Boy, 5, dies from falling rock

Boy, 5, dies from falling rock

March 19, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
A five-year-old boy has died while playing on a farm in Niederurnen in canton Glarus.
Man found dead in Valais

Man found dead in Valais

March 18, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
A man has been found dead in Valais after being reported missing. Police were searching for the 60-year-old after bei...
Man dies felling tree in Vaud

Man dies felling tree in Vaud

Feb. 27, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A man has died in the Vaud commune of Commugny while chopping down a tree.
Teen dies in snow mobile accident

Teen dies in snow mobile accident

Feb. 26, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
A 16-year-old boy died when a snow mobile he was riding on crashed over a cliff in canton Graubünden.
Swiss film star death captivates nation

Swiss film star death captivates nation

Feb. 18, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
The weekend’s press focused heavily on the death of the Swiss actor Bruno Ganz.
Avalanche kills man in Oberland

Avalanche kills man in Oberland

Feb. 7, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
Avalanches have claimed another victim. 
Avalanche warnings very high in many areas

Avalanche warnings very high in many areas

Jan. 10, 2019, 11:03 a.m.
The heavy snow has pushed up avalanche warnings right across the Alps – especially in canton Graubünden.
Base jumper dies in Lauterbrunnen

Base jumper dies in Lauterbrunnen

Dec. 14, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
A French base jumper has died in the Bernese Oberland. The 44-year-old jumped from the cliff in the Lauterbrunnen val...
Sport injures 400,000 Swiss per year

Sport injures 400,000 Swiss per year

Dec. 7, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Being a sporty person is dangerous. 
Listeria outbreak takes two lives

Listeria outbreak takes two lives

Oct. 24, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Two are dead after the recent listeria outbreak.
Swiss foreign ministry demands answers from Saudi Arabia

Swiss foreign ministry demands answers from Saudi Arabia

Oct. 22, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
Switzerland is joining a growing chorus from around the world demanding answers following the death of the Saudi jour...
Glass roof fall causes teen death

Glass roof fall causes teen death

Oct. 3, 2018, 7:32 a.m.
A 17-year-old girl has died after crashing through a glass pane on the roof of Zurich main train station.
Matterhorn bones belong to missing climber

Matterhorn bones belong to missing climber

Oct. 2, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
The human bones found on the Matterhorn in September have been identified as a missing 40-year-old Japanese mountaineer.
Major delays on A6 after pedestrian killed

Major delays on A6 after pedestrian killed

Sept. 19, 2018, 6:06 a.m.
A pedestrian was killed on the A6 autoroute near Rubigen in Bern. The unidentified man ran across the road, climbed o...
Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

Sept. 17, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A man has died while hiking in canton Fribourg. The 28-year-old was walking with a friend when he fell 200m.
Body found at autoroute service station

Body found at autoroute service station

Sept. 11, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
Zurich police are investigating after an 18-year-old was found dead at an autoroute service station near Basserdorf.
Climbers fall to their deaths in Ticino

Climbers fall to their deaths in Ticino

Sept. 10, 2018, 6:04 a.m.
Two climbers have fallen to their deaths in Ticino. Rescuers say they fell 200 meters from a rock face in the Bedrett...
76 year old man dies in flat fire after re-entering home

76 year old man dies in flat fire after re-entering home

Sept. 7, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
A 76-year-old man has died in a fire after he re-entered his burning apartment.  
Tragedy in Valais for wing suit flyer

Tragedy in Valais for wing suit flyer

Sept. 5, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
A 52-year-old wing suit flyer has been killed in canton Valais.
Child dies in horrific A13 crash

Child dies in horrific A13 crash

Aug. 30, 2018, 7:58 a.m.
A child has died following a crash on the A13 autoroute in Graubünden. A German registered car came off the road...
75 year old man dies in Zurich lake

75 year old man dies in Zurich lake

Aug. 20, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
A 75-year-old man has died in a lake in canton Zurich. Two rescue helicopters were used to try to find the man.
Progress in investigation into severed leg found in Graubunden forest

Progress in investigation into severed leg found in Graubunden forest

Aug. 15, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Police investigating the discovery of a severed leg in Graubunden at the end of July say that they are making progres...
Burglar dies after falling from Geneva balcony

Burglar dies after falling from Geneva balcony

Aug. 15, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
A man who had broken into an apartment in Geneva has died after he fell from the apartment’s balcony as he trie...
Vintage plane crash site reopened after recovery work is completed

Vintage plane crash site reopened after recovery work is completed

Aug. 8, 2018, 10:01 a.m.
Wreckage has now been cleared and the bodies of the dead have been recovered following a vintage plane crash in Piz S...
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