3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and Lausanne

3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and Lausanne

May 19, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
A series of three separate accidents on the A1 autoroute between Geneva and Lausanne caused havoc yesterday morning a...
A thousand prize-winning cows on show in Geneva

A thousand prize-winning cows on show in Geneva

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
21,000 people went to look at cows at the Palexpo in Geneva. 
Alpine wrestling festival begins in Zug

Alpine wrestling festival begins in Zug

Aug. 23, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
One of the biggest sporting events in Switzerland starts today. 
Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

July 26, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
A herd of cows in canton Nidwalden was spooked and injured a walker and killed a dog.
Drought causes farmers to slaughter cows early

Drought causes farmers to slaughter cows early

Oct. 23, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Farmers are being forced to slaughter their cows early as the drought means there is not enough food for them.
Swiss cattle too heavy, too big and too greedy, says breeders’ association

Swiss cattle too heavy, too big and too greedy, says breeders’ association

Aug. 14, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Swiss cows need to be smaller, lighter and not so greedy, according to a breeders’ association, which says that...
Charity steps in to help Alpine farmers get water to their cattle

Charity steps in to help Alpine farmers get water to their cattle

Aug. 8, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
A charity has offered CHF 500,000 to help Alpine farmers transport water to their cows in mountain pastures as the dr...
Uri police rethink road rules after media outcry

Uri police rethink road rules after media outcry

June 27, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
Policed in canton Uri are ready to discuss animal transport after a media storm revealed how newly implemented rules ...
Firefighters rescue cows from cesspit in Bern

Firefighters rescue cows from cesspit in Bern

Feb. 22, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
If you think you’ve had a bad day at work – spare a thought for firefighters yesterday who had to climb i...
15 cows killed by lightning

15 cows killed by lightning

June 30, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
Following yesterday’s news a man had been struck by lightning in Geneva – farmers in canton Sankt Gallen ...
Woman saved by dog after being attacked by cows.

Woman saved by dog after being attacked by cows.

June 9, 2017, 7:43 a.m.
A German woman laid injured in a field in canton Jura for 5 hours after being attacked by a herd of cows. 
More travel chaos after train hits cow in Valais

More travel chaos after train hits cow in Valais

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
There was more travel chaos this morning after another train hit animals on the tracks, this time trains between Mart...
Farmer could face cruelty charges after cows starve

Farmer could face cruelty charges after cows starve

Oct. 31, 2016, 5:17 a.m.
A dairy farmer in Canton Valais is likely to face charges of animal cruelty after 2 cows were left to die of starvati...
New grass to cut cow methane emissions

New grass to cut cow methane emissions

Oct. 20, 2016, 4:18 a.m.
Danish researchers say they are developing leaner grass to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cow's flatulence. A ...
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