Animal rights groups call to ban horses during Basel Fasnacht

Animal rights groups call to ban horses during Basel Fasnacht

March 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 police

Fasnacht Ku Klux Klan revellers interviewed by police

March 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 parade

Ku Klux Klan joins in Fasnacht parade

March 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 Fasnacht

Ear bitten off man partying at Fasnacht

March 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 parade

Man falls and dies during Fasnacht parade

March 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 attack

Basel police launch hunt after savage attack

Feb. 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 UNESCO

Basler Fasnacht recognised by UNESCO

Dec. 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 end

Baslerfasnacht comes to a wet end

March 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 on

Biggest and noisiest party in Switzerland now on

March 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 Lucerne

Fasnacht season starts in Lucerne

Feb. 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...
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