Geneva government urges voters to reject Swiss People's Party anti-immigration initiative

Geneva government urges voters to reject Swiss People's Party anti-immigration initiative

Aug. 20, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal government is breaking with a tradition and urging voters to reject the Swiss People’s Part...
Government to fix inter-cantonal track and trace issues

Government to fix inter-cantonal track and trace issues

Aug. 17, 2020, 10:25 a.m.
The government says it will work to fix problems in the track and trace system after it was revealed cantons are fail...
Cantonal check-ups on companies' Covid-19 protective measures sporadic

Cantonal check-ups on companies' Covid-19 protective measures sporadic

Aug. 10, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Research by yesterday’s SonntagsBlick shows anti-Covid-19 measures are only being sporadically carried out by t...
Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

July 22, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
More than 40% of the working population in canton Geneva are foreigners. The latest figures from the Cantonal Statist...
Canton Jura says lack of humans in forest a problem

Canton Jura says lack of humans in forest a problem

June 3, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
While there have been many stories on how the lockdown has favoured wildlife, canton Jura says the lack of human acti...
Cantons to each decide how best to reopen schools

Cantons to each decide how best to reopen schools

May 1, 2020, 8:02 a.m.
Schools will be reopening from May 11th but it is up to the cantons on how best to keep the children safe. 
Covid-19 in Geneva update

Covid-19 in Geneva update

March 19, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Geneva’s cantonal doctor - Jacques-André Romand has test positive for the coronavirus.
Cantonal vote results

Cantonal vote results

Feb. 10, 2020, 3:59 p.m.
In cantonal votes, Geneva turned down plans to build high density housing in Meyrin and Vernier. The canton has a hou...
Vaud launches smartphone compatible tax system

Vaud launches smartphone compatible tax system

Jan. 21, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
Canton Vaud is bringing in a new simplified tax system designed for young people. 
Free carrots in canton Zurich!

Free carrots in canton Zurich!

Dec. 20, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A farmer in canton Zurich says anyone is welcome to go to his field and take as many carrots as they like.
Lack of manpower leaves police force in constant state of emergency

Lack of manpower leaves police force in constant state of emergency

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
A lack of police manpower is being blamed for a major Geneva police station being closed on Saturday afternoon and on...
Sankt Gallen calls for new canton to be added

Sankt Gallen calls for new canton to be added

Sept. 20, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Could Switzerland get a new canton?
Cantons restrict outdoor fires during heatwave

Cantons restrict outdoor fires during heatwave

July 25, 2019, 10:03 a.m.
Several cantons have brought in strict restrictions on outdoor fires as the country swelters.
Bakery near festival must close overnight

Bakery near festival must close overnight

July 18, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Festival goers in Bern will have to go hungry overnight. 
Moutier vote to change cantons void

Moutier vote to change cantons void

Nov. 6, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Election officials have declared last year’s vote in the town of Moutier void. Locals were voting to decide if ...
Licence plate auctions generate CHF 3m

Licence plate auctions generate CHF 3m

Oct. 23, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Again, it seems many people have more money than sense.
Swiss vote on burka bans and World Economic Forum funding

Swiss vote on burka bans and World Economic Forum funding

Sept. 24, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
In other votes across the country, Sankt Gallen is now the second canton after Ticino to ban full face coverings.
Petition to end teacher burnout

Petition to end teacher burnout

July 9, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
Teachers in Switzerland are suffering from burnout. 
Appenzell holds annual town meeting.

Appenzell holds annual town meeting.

April 30, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
The townsfolk of Appenzell Inner Rhodes met yesterday in the main square for the annual ‘Landsgemeinde’. ...
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