Major fire causes apartment evacuation in BaselApril 10, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
23 people were forced out of their homes in central Basel after a major fire that broke out last night.
Basel residents find ways around rubbish bag taxApril 5, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
Basel residents are finding ways around a charge on plastic bags for household waste. For over a year, there’s ...
Basel to use Teslas as police carsApril 3, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Basel City police are buying seven Tesla electric cars. They will be in service by the autumn.
Uber drivers have to be treated as employees - reportMarch 20, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
Uber drivers in Switzerland have to be treated as if they were employees and not self-employed. That’s a decisi...
Major accident causes traffic chaos near BaselMarch 15, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
The A2 autoroute near Basel was closed for the whole of yesterday afternoon after a tanker carrying highly flammable ...
Tremor rocks northern SwitzerlandMarch 12, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
Northern parts of the country were rocked in the early hours by an earth tremor. The epicenter was near the German bo...
Train station cafés in Basel worry about smoking banMarch 6, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
It’s been a month since Swiss Federal Railways has brought in a smoking ban on some stations in the country.
Basel police launch hunt after savage attackFeb. 20, 2018, 6:22 a.m.
Basel police are hunting a group of people who savagely attacked a party goer on Saturday evening.
German bus driver gets confused in BaselFeb. 16, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Passengers on a bus in Basel had to help the German driver navigate the Swiss side of his route.
Teen injured by Basel tram while looking at phone.Feb. 15, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
A 14 year old girl was injured when hit by a Basel tram in Weil-Friedlingen in Germany.
New born llama dies after being frightened by joggers in BaselFeb. 7, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
A new born Llama had to be euthanized when it broke its back after being frightened by joggers.
Littering fines vary across the countryFeb. 6, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
Littering fines vary widely across the country. A move two years ago to bring in a flat rate fine for making a mess w...
Basel police suspect jealousy in murder/suicide caseJan. 30, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Basel police investigating the murder of the well-known lawyer Martin Wagner says he was shot by his neighbor, identi...
Basel lawyer shot dead in his own home - gunman then commits suicideJan. 29, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Basel police are trying to understand why a gunman shot and killed a well-known media lawyer yesterday morning.
Investigations continue after air crash near Basel kills fourJan. 25, 2018, 6:59 a.m.
Investigations are continuing after a midair collision near Basel killed four on Tuesday afternoon.
Small quake rattles home in SwitzerlandJan. 18, 2018, 5:56 a.m.
The earth moved for many in the German speaking regions last night as a small earthquake struck in Austria near the S...
Injured man with amnesia found in BaselDec. 21, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
Basel police are looking for witnesses after an injured man was found on the streets in the early hours of Saturday m...
Uber ditches Pop service in BaselDec. 14, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
Uber is axing its cut price UberPop service in Basel. The US company says it wasn’t profitable enough. The serv...
Basel police seek witnesses after family stabbingDec. 11, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
Basel police are asking for witnesses after a 28 year old man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing his 60 year old f...
Basler Fasnacht recognised by UNESCODec. 7, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
The long running Baseler Fasnacht has been recognized by UNESCO as an ‘intangible heritage’.
More problems expected today for Basel commutersDec. 1, 2017, 5:37 a.m.
Some Basel commuters may face problems getting into work today following the derailment of a German train on Wednesda...
Train services around Basel disrupted due to derailmentNov. 30, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Train services around Basel are likely to remain disrupted this morning after a German intercity train derailed yeste...
Basel police investigate threatening email scamNov. 16, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Basel police are investigating an email scam which threatened the 54 year old victim and his family with being killed...
Basel checks legality of public pig slaughterNov. 15, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Basel authorities are investigating to see if the public slaughter of two pigs was legal. At the end of last month a ...