German meat alert issued across Switzerland

German meat alert issued across Switzerland

Oct. 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 croissants

Couple fined EUR 20 for having eaten croissants

Oct. 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 revealed

Most popular Swiss baby names revealed

Aug. 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 forest

Hikers discover German biker's body in forest

Aug. 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 Parade

German arrested for fake bombs placed during Zurich Love Parade

Aug. 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 avalanche

German skiers killed in Valais avalanche

April 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 Railways

Mountain biker stunt angers Swiss Federal Railways

March 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 schools

Extra German lessons fee proposed for Thurgau schools

Feb. 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 bilingual

Bern urged to become more bilingual

Nov. 13, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
The canton of Bern should do more to promote its bilingualism. 
Television black-out in German-speaking Switzerland

Television black-out in German-speaking Switzerland

Oct. 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 auction

Famous speeding case car up for auction

Sept. 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 riots

Swiss nationals join German right-wing riots

Aug. 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 arrest

Chance encounter leads to arrest

Aug. 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 tongue

More and more don't speak a Swiss language as a mother tongue

March 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 Basel

German bus driver gets confused in Basel

Feb. 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 Swiss

The 'Angry German' outed as Swiss

Dec. 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 bars

German driver who raced through Gotthard Tunnel may soon be behind bars

Dec. 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 racers

German police track down Swiss road racers

Aug. 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 explanation

German government summons Swiss ambassador for spying explanation

May 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...
German police hunt Swiss car after rape and murder

German police hunt Swiss car after rape and murder

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
German police are hunting a Swiss registered car after a 27 year old jogger was raped and murdered in a forest in Nov...
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