Fire in Lausanne train station caused by dropped battery

Fire in Lausanne train station caused by dropped battery

July 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...
Heavy rainfall causes flooding in canton Bern

Heavy rainfall causes flooding in canton Bern

June 18, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Heavy rainfall yesterday morning caused flooding, washing away cars and trees in canton Bern. 
National Women's Strike demonstrations held over weekend

National Women's Strike demonstrations held over weekend

June 15, 2020, 11:05 a.m.
There were other demonstrations over the weekend. Thousands of women marched in Lausanne, Geneva, Nyon and Vevey as p...
Man found dead in Lausanne carpark

Man found dead in Lausanne carpark

June 2, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A man has been found dead after being stabbed in Ouchy near Lausanne. 
3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and Lausanne

3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and Lausanne

May 19, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
A series of three separate accidents on the A1 autoroute between Geneva and Lausanne caused havoc yesterday morning a...
Air pollution reduction seen during pandemic lockdown

Air pollution reduction seen during pandemic lockdown

April 10, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
Air pollution in parts of Switzerland has reduced during the coronavirus pandemic.   
Syrian refugees volunteer to help vulnerable during lockdown

Syrian refugees volunteer to help vulnerable during lockdown

March 31, 2020, 10 a.m.
A group of 18 Syrian refugees living in Switzerland has been volunteering to help vulnerable people during the lockdo...
Philip Morris to cut jobs in Neuch√Ętel and Lausanne

Philip Morris to cut jobs in Neuch√Ętel and Lausanne

Jan. 28, 2020, 9:29 a.m.
The international tobacco company, Philip Morris, is to cut around 260 jobs at its bases in Neuchâtel and Lausa...
Taxi driver faces charges for tasing competition

Taxi driver faces charges for tasing competition

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
A Lausanne taxi driver is facing charges after allegedly firing a taser at a competitor in December. 
Acquitted climate protesters set to face higher court

Acquitted climate protesters set to face higher court

Jan. 16, 2020, 8:35 a.m.
The decision by a Lausanne judge to acquit a group of climate protestors on Monday is set to be appealed. 
Judge rules in favour of climate change protesters

Judge rules in favour of climate change protesters

Jan. 14, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
A judge in Lausanne has backed climate protestors for failing to pay a fine after they played an impromptu game of te...
Russian skate in critical condition after Olympics rehearsal accident

Russian skate in critical condition after Olympics rehearsal accident

Jan. 9, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
The opening ceremony of the Youth Winter Olympics later today will be marred following an accident involving a Russia...
Lausanne to lower speed limit to cut noise pollution

Lausanne to lower speed limit to cut noise pollution

Nov. 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
In an effort to cut noise pollution, several roads in Lausanne will have a lower speed limit overnight.
Extinction Rebellion protestors facing obstruction charges

Extinction Rebellion protestors facing obstruction charges

Nov. 8, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
More than 100 Extinction Rebellion protestors are to face charges of obstruction in Lausanne.
Fire in French district sends smoke across Lake Geneva

Fire in French district sends smoke across Lake Geneva

Oct. 17, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A large fire in a French commercial district sent thick black smoke across Lake Geneva yesterday morning.
Switzerland experiences technology industry boom

Switzerland experiences technology industry boom

Sept. 27, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland is experiencing a high-tech jobs boom. 
Climate marches planned around Switzerland

Climate marches planned around Switzerland

Sept. 27, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A series of marches to highlight the threat of climate change are planned over the next couple of days. 
Lausanne to cut speed to cut noise

Lausanne to cut speed to cut noise

Sept. 2, 2019, 7:16 a.m.
The city of Lausanne is to bring in lower overnight speed limits in many residential areas in an effort to cut noise ...
Swiss prices cause issues for youth climate change summit

Swiss prices cause issues for youth climate change summit

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
Discord is breaking out at the youth climate change summit in Lausanne – and one of the biggest problems are ro...
Greta Thunberg in Lausanne for environmental summit

Greta Thunberg in Lausanne for environmental summit

Aug. 6, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A week long environmental summit with hundreds of young people – including climate activist Greta Thunberg &nda...
CHF 80m to be spent on flood defences in Lausanne

CHF 80m to be spent on flood defences in Lausanne

July 10, 2019, 10:13 a.m.
Canton Vaud is to spend CHF 80m on a 2 km long tunnel to direct potential flood water away from vital areas of Lausanne.
Mystery surrounds Belgium family death

Mystery surrounds Belgium family death

June 20, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
There are still plenty of questions surrounding the death of a Belgium family living in canton Vaud.
5-vehicle crash partially closes A1 route to Lausanne

5-vehicle crash partially closes A1 route to Lausanne

June 13, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Traffic was seriously disrupted yesterday afternoon on the A1 autoroute on the Versoix bridge after a five-vehicle ac...
Uber loses court battle in Lausanne

Uber loses court battle in Lausanne

May 6, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
An Uber driver has won a court ruling in Lausanne, which lawyers believe will have far reaching ramifications to the ...
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