Low infection levels push faster lockdown easing than expectedMay 27, 2020, 10:38 a.m.
The continuing low levels of infection is reportedly pushing the government into further lockdown easing – fast...
2019 court case could impact companies currently working from homeMay 26, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
A court case which started more than a year ago, could have an impact on companies which have sent many of their empl...
Professional sports back on from 1st JuneMay 26, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Further good news for sports fans. The government is set to allow professional sports again from June 1st.
Rate of new infections remains low, hope for sport stadiums to reopenMay 25, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
The rate of new infections in Switzerland remains low – only 11 new cases in the last 24 hours according to the...
Religious groups overall pleased to resume services on 28th MayMay 22, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Religious groups are generally pleased services will be able to resume on the 28th May. The date is a little ear...
Food bank demand rises considerably in french-speaking regionMay 22, 2020, 9:05 a.m.
More people are asking for food aid in French-speaking Switzerland.
Epidemiologist concerned over crowds seen at weekendMay 20, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A government epidemiologist says she’s very worried after seeing pictures of crowds of people out on the street...
Hopes for more lockdown easing after infection numbers continue fallingMay 19, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
There are hopes Switzerland remains on track for further lessening of the lockdown restrictions after the number of p...
Food bank needs exacerbated by loss of cleaning jobsMay 19, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Only 20% of people who employ cleaners or home help have continued to pay their workers during the lockdown – e...
Government confirms it was not aware of Italy's border decisionMay 19, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
The government has confirmed it was not aware of a decision by Italy to reopen its border from June 3rd.
Geneva to create over 7km of new cycle lanesMay 14, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
As the lockdown eases and more people are going back to work – there’s a new emphasis on mobility.
Plan put forth to help businesses forced to close during pandemicMay 13, 2020, 10:49 a.m.
A plan to help businesses forced to close during the pandemic has been put forward by the National Economic Council.&...
Thousands flock to shops as country reopensMay 12, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
The shops reopened yesterday and thousands took advantage to get out for the first time in weeks.
New regulations for lockdown easing beginMay 11, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
Entering Switzerland is now a little easier. New regulations that come into force today allow for business meeti...
Uncertainty over reopening of swimming poolsMay 11, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
While we may be able to do a few more things from today, there is still uncertainty over when we may be able to use t...
Survey shows Swiss concerned about loss of personal freedomsMay 8, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
A new survey shows Swiss people are becoming more concerned about the loss of personal freedoms – which many fe...
Straight road becomes notorious for speeders during lockdownMay 8, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
A straight section of road in canton Zurich is becoming notorious for speeders during the lockdown.
Number of people testing positive for coronavirus increases for second dayMay 8, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
For the second day in a row the number of people who’ve tested positive for the coronavirus is up. In the last ...
City of Geneva tries to prevent complete return to normalMay 7, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
As the country prepares for a limited re-opening from Monday, the city of Geneva is keen not to have everything retur...
Parliament ignores own social distancing rules once wine begins flowingMay 7, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
Parliamentarians are under fire for seemingly ignoring their own social distancing rules.
Parliament agrees to financial assistance package worth CHF 57bnMay 7, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Parliament has agreed to a financial assistance package worth CHF 57bn to help businesses and organizations cope with...
Crime has dropped considerably since lockdown beganMay 7, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, a number of crimes has dropped considerably since the lockdown came into force.
Number of new cases jumps up after falling for several daysMay 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The number of new coronavirus infections jumped yesterday after falling for several days.
Public warned to not get complacent as more details on life after lockdown emergeMay 6, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
More details are now emerging on how life will be different when the lockdown lifts a little on Monday.