Swiss economy expected to suffer less than others in EuropeAug. 6, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The Swiss economy is expect to suffer less from the Covid-19 crisis than other countries in Europe.
Basel airport introduces compulsory Covid-19 testing for 3 countriesAug. 4, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
Basel’s EuroAirport has introduced compulsory coronavirus testing for passengers arriving from Turkey, Israel a...
Calls for Spain to be placed on quarantine list as infection rates spikeAug. 4, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
There are calls for those returning to Switzerland from holidaying in Spain to be put in quarantine.
Seven sailors celebrate National Day with fondue whilst floating down Rhone on kayakAug. 3, 2020, 11:26 a.m.
A group of seven sailors have celebrated Swiss National Day by enjoying a full-scale fondue onboard a kayak. ...
Unmarried couples living in different countries to reuniteAug. 3, 2020, 11:21 a.m.
From this morning, unmarried couples living apart between Switzerland and a so-called ‘third country’ nat...
Catering industry turnover takes nosedive in JulyAug. 3, 2020, 11:13 a.m.
The catering industry has announced a sharp decrease in turnover in July.
Geneva opens pandemic-friendly fair todayJuly 31, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
There will be a taste of summer around Lake Geneva, despite the cancellation of the annual firework display back in A...
Pandemic and heatwave change usual National Day plansJuly 31, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
Tomorrow is National Day, but it will be a muted affair.
Speculation that large gatherings could be banned until MarchJuly 29, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
There’s speculation that large scale gatherings could be banned by the government until March next year.&n...
'Superspreader' infects bar-goers and family members in GenevaJuly 28, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
One person infected 20 others at a bar in Geneva over the weekend.
Tourism up but much lower than last yearJuly 27, 2020, 10:17 a.m.
While the number of tourists in Switzerland is climbing slightly, it's still significantly lower than this time l...
Covid-19 outbreak at children's summer camp in GraubündenJuly 24, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
There’s been several infections at a children’s summer camp in Graubünden.
New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safeJuly 24, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
An app to help Geneva nightclubs stay open and customers to stay safe is now being backed by the canton.
Referendum launched against track and trace appJuly 21, 2020, 8:49 a.m.
A referendum has been launched against the Swiss government’s Covid-19 track and trace app.
German doctor illegally issues mask-wearing exemption certificatesJuly 17, 2020, 10:36 a.m.
As stricter mask restrictions are being bought in, there are a few legitimate reasons why some people are exempt...
Valais brings in stricter Covid-19 rules for nightclubsJuly 14, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Canton Valais joins Zurich in bringing in stricter rules for nightclubs to try to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Government recalls 13 million masks due to fungal infectionJuly 10, 2020, 8:12 a.m.
The government is recalling thousands of face masks distributed to the cantons as they may have a fungal infection.&n...
Luxury hotel, The Richemond, in Geneva to close for foreseeable futureJuly 10, 2020, 8:08 a.m.
The Geneva luxury hotel, the Richemond says it will close its doors and will not reopen until business improves.
Contact tracing app specially created for nightclubsJuly 8, 2020, 8:53 a.m.
Nightclub goers are enthusiastically downloading an app aimed to improve contact tracing and save nightlife.
Covid cash handouts recovered as fraudulent claims investigatedJuly 7, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
Geneva authorities have recovered more than CHF 3m from illegal emergency cash handouts due to the lockdown.
Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins todayJuly 6, 2020, 11:46 a.m.
From today, all public transport users will have to wear a mask.
Mask wearing mandatory on public transport from MondayJuly 2, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
The Federal Council says it will now be the law that public transport users will have to wear a mask from Monday.
National Day celebrations largely cancelled due to Covid restrictionsJuly 1, 2020, 10:32 a.m.
This year’s National Day celebrations on August 1st are set to be a damp squib, due to large-scale cancell...
Clubber tests positive for Covid sending another group of partiers into quarantineJuly 1, 2020, 10:21 a.m.
Another group of partiers are being asked to quarantine after a customer at a club in canton Solothurn tested positiv...