German doctor illegally issues mask-wearing exemption certificatesJuly 17, 2020, 10:36 a.m.
As stricter mask restrictions are being bought in, there are a few legitimate reasons why some people are exempt...
Cross-border couple's picnic interrupted by police helicopterApril 28, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
A couple who were having a picnic in a forest near the German border had their quiet time rudely interrupted when cus...
Suisse Romande hit 4 times as hard by Covid-19 than German-speaking SwitzerlandApril 20, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
There have been 4 times the number of deaths per 100,000 inhabitants from coronavirus in the Suisse Romande than...
Tourist, 66, jailed for falling off bikeJan. 27, 2020, 8:39 a.m.
A German tourist had to spend two days in jail for falling off his bike in Schaffhausen.
Hospitals to close as Switzerland deemed to have 'too many'Jan. 13, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Switzerland has a problem which many other countries may be envious of – too many hospitals.
German meat alert issued across SwitzerlandOct. 8, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Five people are known to have died in Germany and the Netherlands due to listeria contaminated meat from the German s...
Couple fined EUR 20 for having eaten croissantsOct. 3, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
A couple from Sankt Gallen are fuming for being fined EUR 20 by German customs officers for having an incorrect recei...
Most popular Swiss baby names revealedAug. 20, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The names Liam and Emma were the most popular baby names in the French speaking parts of Switzerland last year &ndash...
Hikers discover German biker's body in forestAug. 20, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
The body of a German mountain biker has been found in the Bernese Oberland.
German arrested for fake bombs placed during Zurich Love ParadeAug. 14, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A German man who caused a bomb alert during the Love Parade in Zurich on Saturday is in custody after he confessed to...
German skiers killed in Valais avalancheApril 29, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
Four skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Alps on Friday.
Mountain biker stunt angers Swiss Federal RailwaysMarch 1, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
A German professional mountain biker is incurring the wrath of Swiss Federal Railways.
Extra German lessons fee proposed for Thurgau schoolsFeb. 12, 2019, 7:09 a.m.
Education authorities in canton Thurgau want to charge parents a fee for extra German lessons for primary school chil...
Bern urged to become more bilingualNov. 13, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
The canton of Bern should do more to promote its bilingualism.
Television black-out in German-speaking SwitzerlandOct. 9, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
News programmes in the German speaking areas were blacked out or shortened last night as a technical breakdown meant ...
Famous speeding case car up for auctionSept. 26, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
You could own the car involved in one of the most famous speeding cases in Switzerland.
Swiss nationals join German right-wing riotsAug. 28, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
German police are on the alert for Swiss nationals who may join the on-going right-wing riots in the town of Chemnitz.
Chance encounter leads to arrestAug. 24, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
A 45-year-old man has been arrested after sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Basel.
More and more don't speak a Swiss language as a mother tongueMarch 29, 2018, 6:58 a.m.
The number of people not speaking a Swiss national language has soared since 1970. Figures from the Federal Statistic...
German bus driver gets confused in BaselFeb. 16, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Passengers on a bus in Basel had to help the German driver navigate the Swiss side of his route.
The 'Angry German' outed as SwissDec. 18, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
The ‘Angry German’ has had over a million views on You Tube. That clip is from a video designed to tell E...
German driver who raced through Gotthard Tunnel may soon be behind barsDec. 6, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
The German driver who outraged Switzerland with his high speed journey through the country, including the Gotthard Tu...
German police track down Swiss road racersAug. 22, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
German police have asked their Swiss counterparts to track down several cars suspected to racing illegally on the aut...
German government summons Swiss ambassador for spying explanationMay 4, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
The Swiss and German spying row is heating up as the Swiss ambassador in Berlin has been summoned to the German forei...