Major fire causes apartment evacuation in Basel

Major fire causes apartment evacuation in Basel

April 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 tax

Basel residents find ways around rubbish bag tax

April 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 cars

Basel to use Teslas as police cars

April 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 - report

Uber drivers have to be treated as employees - report

March 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 Basel

Major accident causes traffic chaos near Basel

March 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 Switzerland

Tremor rocks northern Switzerland

March 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 ban

Train station cafés in Basel worry about smoking ban

March 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 attack

Basel police launch hunt after savage attack

Feb. 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 Basel

German bus driver gets confused in Basel

Feb. 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.

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 Basel

New born llama dies after being frightened by joggers in Basel

Feb. 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 country

Littering fines vary across the country

Feb. 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 case

Basel police suspect jealousy in murder/suicide case

Jan. 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 suicide

Basel lawyer shot dead in his own home - gunman then commits suicide

Jan. 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 four

Investigations continue after air crash near Basel kills four

Jan. 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 Switzerland

Small quake rattles home in Switzerland

Jan. 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 Basel

Injured man with amnesia found in Basel

Dec. 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 Basel

Uber ditches Pop service in Basel

Dec. 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 stabbing

Basel police seek witnesses after family stabbing

Dec. 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 UNESCO

Basler Fasnacht recognised by UNESCO

Dec. 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 commuters

More problems expected today for Basel commuters

Dec. 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 derailment

Train services around Basel disrupted due to derailment

Nov. 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 scam

Basel police investigate threatening email scam

Nov. 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 slaughter

Basel checks legality of public pig slaughter

Nov. 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 ...
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