Massive Lego event to come to Basel

Massive Lego event to come to Basel

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Lego fans in Basel are celebrating that the city will host a ‘Bricklive’ event in May.
Private Muslim schools maybe set up in Switzerland

Private Muslim schools maybe set up in Switzerland

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Muslims in Switzerland may set up a network of private schools in the country.  
Basel authorities praise European court ruling

Basel authorities praise European court ruling

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Basel cantonal authorities have praised a ruling by the court of Human Rights in Strasbourg after it decided a Muslim...
Woman attacked with fireworks in Basel

Woman attacked with fireworks in Basel

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Basel police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked with fireworks.
Basel and German police kept busy over New Year

Basel and German police kept busy over New Year

Jan. 3, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Basel police had to call their German counterparts after a drunken New Year partier went missing in the cold night on...
Zurich police say Islamic centre shooting has no links with terrorism

Zurich police say Islamic centre shooting has no links with terrorism

Dec. 21, 2016, 5:57 a.m.
Zurich police say there appears to be no link with Islamic extremism and the shooting of three people at an Islamic c...
Security tightened at Swiss Christmas markets

Security tightened at Swiss Christmas markets

Dec. 21, 2016, 5:54 a.m.
Security is being increased at Christmas markets in Zurich and Basel in the wake of the Berlin attack.
Cash stolen from children's theatre

Cash stolen from children's theatre

Dec. 20, 2016, 8:25 a.m.
The Basel Children’s Theatre is facing closure after CHF 20,000 was taken from the office.
Light plane crashes at Basel - one dead

Light plane crashes at Basel - one dead

Dec. 8, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
Basel Mulhouse airport was closed last night after a light aircraft crashed in thick fog. One person was killed.
Basel out of Champions League after Arsenal loss

Basel out of Champions League after Arsenal loss

Dec. 6, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Basel Football Club is out of the European Champions League after losing 4-1 to London club Arsenal last night at St ...
Fire at Basel hospital

Fire at Basel hospital

Nov. 30, 2016, 6:47 a.m.
A fire broke out yesterday afternoon at the University Hospital of Basel.
Switzerland opens terrorist inquiries after German raids

Switzerland opens terrorist inquiries after German raids

Nov. 16, 2016, 6:04 a.m.
Switzerland has opened criminal proceedings against several people suspected of links to terrorist organisations, f...
Woman harassed on Basel tram because she was wearing a headscarf

Woman harassed on Basel tram because she was wearing a headscarf

Nov. 15, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
A 34 year old dual Turkish and Swiss national has complained to the police in Basel after she was harassed on a tra...
Plans to boost swimming in the Rhône at Sentier des Saules

Plans to boost swimming in the Rhône at Sentier des Saules

Aug. 19, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
The Canton of Geneva hope there will be more people swimming in the Rhône next year after they set up new facil...
Basel police find bomb making equipment in apartment

Basel police find bomb making equipment in apartment

Aug. 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
Basel police have raided the apartment of a suspected Islamist sympathizer and have discovered bomb making equipment....
Switzerland celebrates National Day

Switzerland celebrates National Day

Aug. 2, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
Members of the Swiss cabinet crossed the country yesterday to mark National Day. The president, Johann Schneider-Amm...
Tourist saved from drowning in the Rhine River in Basel

Tourist saved from drowning in the Rhine River in Basel

Aug. 2, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
A tourist has been saved from drowning in the Rhine River in Basel. The man was swimming yesterday when his foot got...
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