Swiss President opens Davos meeting heralding direct democracy

Swiss President opens Davos meeting heralding direct democracy

Jan. 23, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
The Swiss president, Ueli Maurer, has opened the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, highlighting the values of di...
Police congregate in Davos for World Economic Meeting

Police congregate in Davos for World Economic Meeting

Jan. 22, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Police units from all over the country are in Davos, as the World Economic Forum meeting starts today.
Half of CEOs in Switzerland pessimistic about world economy

Half of CEOs in Switzerland pessimistic about world economy

Jan. 22, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
As business and political leaders meet in Davos, a survey shows there’s increasing pessimism about the future o...
Anti-capitalists march in protest of World Economic Forum

Anti-capitalists march in protest of World Economic Forum

Jan. 21, 2019, 9:05 a.m.
Hundreds of anti-capitalists marched through Bern on Saturday afternoon protesting the World Economic Forum’s m...
Brexit leaves Theresa May unable to attend Davos meeting

Brexit leaves Theresa May unable to attend Davos meeting

Jan. 18, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is the latest world leader to say she won’t be attending the World Economic ...
Hopes for new Swiss/US trade deal after Davos meeting

Hopes for new Swiss/US trade deal after Davos meeting

Jan. 7, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Swiss politicians will use this month’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos to breathe new life into a planne...
US President Trump to attend World Economic Forum 2019

US President Trump to attend World Economic Forum 2019

Dec. 19, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
The US President Donald Trump will be attending this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. 
'Problem Child' hotel in Davos causes new outrage

'Problem Child' hotel in Davos causes new outrage

Oct. 10, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
A hotel in the upper-class resort town of Davos is causing outrage after putting up a sign saying anyone calling rece...
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.
Switzerland needs more police officers

Switzerland needs more police officers

April 30, 2018, 7:15 a.m.
Switzerland needs around 2,000 more police officers – according to Geneva’s Security Minister Pierre Maudet.
Tax payers face big bill following Trump visit

Tax payers face big bill following Trump visit

April 4, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Donald Trump’s short visit to Switzerland in January cost tax payers.
Drone crashes near Zug

Drone crashes near Zug

March 21, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A Swiss army drone has crashed near Zug. The accident happened yesterday afternoon. The drone crashed into a mountain...
New anti-drone gun unveiled

New anti-drone gun unveiled

Feb. 9, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A new invention has been unveiled in Chur in canton Graubünden. It’s an anti-drone gun and it was deployed...
African delegates at Davos may boycott Trump speech

African delegates at Davos may boycott Trump speech

Jan. 26, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
Delegates from African nations at the World Economic Forum’s meeting in Davos are threatening to boycott Presid...
Trump to arrive in Davos later today

Trump to arrive in Davos later today

Jan. 25, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
US President Donald Trump is due in Davos later today. Just before boarding Air Force One, Trump tweeted he would tel...
Police apologise to journalist after he was ordered to delete pictures at Davos

Police apologise to journalist after he was ordered to delete pictures at Davos

Jan. 25, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
A journalist covering a demonstration in Davos has received an apology from the police after he was ordered to delete...
Anti-Trump demos held across Switzerland

Anti-Trump demos held across Switzerland

Jan. 24, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
More than a thousand marched in Zurich last night, protesting the visit of the US President, Donald Trump to the Worl...
WEF honours celebrities with the Crystal Awards

WEF honours celebrities with the Crystal Awards

Jan. 23, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
The World Economic Forum’s meeting starts in earnest today as the mountain resort of Davos labors under increas...
Davos security in full force - including armed foreign agents

Davos security in full force - including armed foreign agents

Jan. 23, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
The security operation in Davos is now in full swing. Police officers from every canton in the country are on duty, a...
Merkel to attend Davos meeting

Merkel to attend Davos meeting

Jan. 22, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend this year’s annual World Economic Forum’s meeting in Davos wh...
US Secret Service already casing Davos ahead of Trump visit

US Secret Service already casing Davos ahead of Trump visit

Jan. 15, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
The US Secret Service is already in the mountain resort of Davos, checking the security ahead of President Trump&rsqu...
Anti-Trump demo in Bern passes off peacefully

Anti-Trump demo in Bern passes off peacefully

Jan. 15, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
An anti-Trump demonstration in Bern on Saturday passed off peacefully. The City Police had warned of clashes and prop...
Trump to hold Q and A in Davos

Trump to hold Q and A in Davos

Jan. 12, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
The head of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos says there will be a question and answer session with president...
Risk of violence at Bern demonstration

Risk of violence at Bern demonstration

Jan. 12, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Bern police are on alert ahead of an anti-World Economic Forum demonstration planned tomorrow in the capital.
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