Case of 8-year-old boy's arrest gains global media attentionJune 12, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
The case of an 8-year-old boy being arrested for trying to use carnival money in a shop in canton Basel-Country is no...
Basel-Fasnacht cancelledMarch 2, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
The world-famous Basel-Fasnacht has been cancelled – but there are hopes it can be rescheduled.
Fasnacht celebrations beginFeb. 20, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Fasnacht season is now underway - and one of the biggest kicked off today at 5am.
Animal rights groups call to ban horses during Basel FasnachtMarch 13, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Animal rights groups are renewing their calls to ban the use of horses at the Basel Fasnacht after one slipped and fe...
Fasnacht Ku Klux Klan revellers interviewed by policeMarch 11, 2019, 10:04 a.m.
Police in canton Schwyz have interviewed all 12 people who joined Fasnacht celebrations dressed in Ku Klux Klan robes.
Ku Klux Klan joins in Fasnacht paradeMarch 7, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
Fasnacht revelers in canton Schwyz were shocked when a group dressed as Ku Klux Klan members marched through the midd...
Ear bitten off man partying at FasnachtMarch 6, 2019, 9:07 a.m.
A man partying at the Fasnacht in Lugano is in hospital after having the top of his ear bitten off.
Man falls and dies during Fasnacht paradeMarch 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
A man has died at a Fasnacht parade in Liesberg in canton Basel-Country.
Basel police launch hunt after savage attackFeb. 20, 2018, 6:22 a.m.
Basel police are hunting a group of people who savagely attacked a party goer on Saturday evening.
Basler Fasnacht recognised by UNESCODec. 7, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
The long running Baseler Fasnacht has been recognized by UNESCO as an ‘intangible heritage’.
Baslerfasnacht comes to a wet endMarch 9, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Organisers of this year’s Basel Fasnacht say the event was a success – despite the two main parades, the ...
Biggest and noisiest party in Switzerland now onMarch 6, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
The largest and noisiest party in Switzerland is now on. The Baslerfasnacht kicked off at 4am this morning.
Fasnacht season starts in LucerneFeb. 23, 2017, 5:27 a.m.
Fasnacht season is getting underway. Over the next few weeks, many Swiss cities will be celebrating the end of the wi...