Former Harbour Master hailed as hero after reacting to boat fireAug. 4, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A former Harbour Master in Ascona is being hailed as a hero after he intervened when a motor boat caught fire yesterd...
Weather alert issued until weekend as temperatures riseJuly 30, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
Several cantons have banned all fires as the risk of forest fires is too high – and there are warnings to stay ...
House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major stormsJuly 29, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Major storms swept across the country yesterday afternoon and into the evening.
Farmer's field destroyed after teens light fireworkJuly 28, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A group of teenagers playing with firecrackers are being blamed for a blaze which destroyed 30,000 square metres of a...
Fire in Lausanne train station caused by dropped batteryJuly 23, 2020, 8:53 a.m.
A small fire broke out at the main train station in Lausanne after a man dropped his backpack, which contained a batt...
Man sets himself alight after asylum bid rejectedJuly 21, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
A man is being treated in hospital after setting himself alight in front of the Federal Palace in Bern yesterday afte...
Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to fleeJuly 16, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
A large fire in Geneva overnight caused 50 people to flee their homes in the Contamines region of the city.
Father burned in rescuing daughter, 1, from car on fireJuly 10, 2020, 8:14 a.m.
A father and his one-year old daughter have been seriously injured after their car caught fire in canton Nidwalden.&n...
Police investigating why man set himself on fire after high-speed chaseJune 25, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Winterthur police are trying to work out why a man failed to stop for a routine check, sped off triggering a high-spe...
Park rangers frustrated at walkers flouting lockdown and countryside rulesApril 27, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Park rangers say they’re getting frustrated as many more people seem to be taking a walk in the countryside and...
Lucerne bus driver sacked for masturbating whilst drivingApril 15, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
A Lucerne bus driver has been sacked after he was spotted masturbating while driving. It’s thought the man beli...
Zurich boy reported to have set himself alightJan. 29, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A boy at a secondary school in Zurich is suffering serious burns after setting himself alight.
Young driver burns to death in car after crashJan. 22, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
A young driver burned to death in his car after a crash in canton Vaud.
Member of fire brigade sentenced to psychiatric hospital for arsonJan. 22, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A young arsonist who was a member of the fire brigade has been sentenced to 6 years in a closed psychiatric hospital.
Suspected arson as Aargau school burns to groundDec. 18, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
Police suspect arson after a school in canton Aargau was destroyed by fire.
Locals donate to Afghan family after house burns downNov. 26, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Locals are donating to an Afghan family in canton Schwyz after a spectacular car crash burnt down their home and they...
Kurdish man set on fire outside UNHCR identifiedOct. 28, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
The Kurdish man who set himself on fire outside the UNHCR buildings in Geneva last Wednesday has been identified as a...
Fire in French district sends smoke across Lake GenevaOct. 17, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A large fire in a French commercial district sent thick black smoke across Lake Geneva yesterday morning.
Town hall roof collapses in major fire in canton GenevaOct. 10, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
Three people have been injured and a town hall is in ruins after a major fire in Satigny in canton Geneva.
Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down barSept. 26, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Thieves have struck another blow to a bar owner in Basel after her business burnt down.
Coty cosmetics company to fire half of Geneva workforceSept. 20, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The US cosmetics company Coty says it will be firing more than half of its Geneva workforce as part of a global cost-...
Man dies in unexplained car fireSept. 16, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Fribourg police are investigating how a car caught fire with a 62-year-old man inside.
Arson victim also culpritAug. 28, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
A man who died in a house fire in Thurgau in April started the blaze himself, say investigators.
Public asked to look out for missing plane engineAug. 22, 2019, 10:20 a.m.
American transport safety authorities are now examining an issue with a plane owned by Swiss International Airlines a...