Food bank demand rises considerably in french-speaking region

Food bank demand rises considerably in french-speaking region

May 22, 2020, 9:05 a.m.
More people are asking for food aid in French-speaking Switzerland. 
Swiss emergency loans held up as example to Europe

Swiss emergency loans held up as example to Europe

April 6, 2020, 10:23 a.m.
The Swiss system for providing emergency loans to small and medium sized businesses during the crisis is being admire...
Swiss banks prepare to hand out 0% interest emergency loans

Swiss banks prepare to hand out 0% interest emergency loans

March 26, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Swiss banks are preparing for a rush of emergency loans provided to companies that run out of money due to the p...
Government considers increasing Swiss contribution to IMF

Government considers increasing Swiss contribution to IMF

Feb. 13, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Parliament is to debate doubling the amount of money Switzerland pays into the IMF emergency bailout fund.
Emergency calls disrupted after Swisscom network goes down

Emergency calls disrupted after Swisscom network goes down

Feb. 12, 2020, 10:25 a.m.
The telecom firm Swisscom says much of its network was disrupted last night – including calls to emergency serv...
Parliament votes to charge patients using hospital emergency units

Parliament votes to charge patients using hospital emergency units

Dec. 4, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
The lower House of Parliament has voted in favour of charging patients CHF 50 for using the emergency units at hospit...
Government may reverse decision to stop coffee stockpiling

Government may reverse decision to stop coffee stockpiling

Nov. 12, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Switzerland is reconsidering its decision to stop stockpiling coffee in case of an emergency.
Major emergency response exercise carried out in Geneva

Major emergency response exercise carried out in Geneva

Nov. 11, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
A major exercise was carried out in Geneva over the weekend to test emergency response to a radiological or chemical ...
Call to make forming 'emergency lane' law

Call to make forming 'emergency lane' law

May 8, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The federal government is examining if it should make it law that drivers should create a corridor for emergency vehi...
Swiss plane makes emergency landing in Canada

Swiss plane makes emergency landing in Canada

Feb. 3, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Passengers on a Swiss International Airlines flight from Zurich to Los Angeles found themselves freezing in minus 23 ...
Emergency response exercise carried out on Lake Geneva

Emergency response exercise carried out on Lake Geneva

Sept. 15, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
An exercise to test Swiss and French emergency response systems on Lake Geneva was carried out this morning. At 9....
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