Confirmed cases top 20,000 over weekend

Confirmed cases top 20,000 over weekend

April 6, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases surpassed 20,000 in Switzerland over the weekend. 75 people died within a 48 h...
Hot weather partly to blame for mountain, lake and river deaths

Hot weather partly to blame for mountain, lake and river deaths

Aug. 10, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Since the end of July, at least 12 people have died in the mountains or in lakes and rivers, deaths that have been bl...
Several dead after sudden mountain storms

Several dead after sudden mountain storms

May 1, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Sudden mountain storms has led to the deaths of several hikers and skiers in two separate incidents.
Two killed by rock fall close to Swiss border

Two killed by rock fall close to Swiss border

April 3, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Two people have been killed in a rock fall in Italy close to the Swiss border.
Two canyoning experts die in Ticino

Two canyoning experts die in Ticino

April 28, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Two professional canyoning guides have been killed in canton Ticino. They were preparing the course before opening to...
Flu epidemic claims victims in Geneva and France

Flu epidemic claims victims in Geneva and France

Jan. 6, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
The flu epidemic is tightening its grip this winter. Eight have died at the Geneva cantonal hospital so far this seas...
Number of off piste avalanche deaths remain constant

Number of off piste avalanche deaths remain constant

Nov. 1, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
Despite the growing popularity of backcountry skiing, the number deaths caused by avalanches amongst off piste skiers...
Accidents claim human lives as Swiss hunting season begins

Accidents claim human lives as Swiss hunting season begins

Sept. 28, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
The hunting season has begun and already there have been several deaths amongst the hunters themselves. On Tuesday, ...
Swiss mountaineer deaths identified

Swiss mountaineer deaths identified

Aug. 30, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
The three Swiss mountaineers who died on Sunday in the Monte Rosa massif, on border between Switzerland and Italy, we...
31 deaths in Swiss lakes and rivers this year

31 deaths in Swiss lakes and rivers this year

July 22, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
There have been 31 deaths in lakes and rivers across Switzerland already this year, with more than half of victims be...
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