4 friends win CHF 46m lottery payoutJune 30, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A group of four friends won a lottery payout of over CHF 46m.
Swiss franc predicted to reach one to one with euroJune 18, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The chief economist at UBS says he expects the Swiss franc to continue to strengthen until it reaches parity with the...
Case of 8-year-old boy's arrest gains global media attentionJune 12, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
The case of an 8-year-old boy being arrested for trying to use carnival money in a shop in canton Basel-Country is no...
Twint money app finds first security flaw after 100 million transactionsJune 11, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
A security flaw has been discovered with the money transfer app Twint.
Police raid companies suspected of fraudulent Covid-19 loan claimsMay 26, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Vaud police have raided several companies suspected of making fraudulent Covid-19 loan claims.
Cash machines and card readers fail across countryMay 14, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Thousands of cash machines and shop card readers across the country failed yesterday morning. At around 9.30am system...
Economists warn of Covid-19 impactMarch 24, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Economists are warning the Switzerland is “suffering severely” from the coronavirus crisis - and expect a...
Switzerland predicted to fall into a recession this yearMarch 20, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
It’s predicted Switzerland will fall into recession in 2020.
Government to reassess how it distributes international aidFeb. 21, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
The government is looking to reassess the amount of money it spends on development aid – and how it spends it.&...
Government reports budget surplus exceeding forecastFeb. 20, 2020, 9 a.m.
The government has beaten its own forecast and is reporting a budget surplus of over CHF 3bn.
Government considers increasing Swiss contribution to IMFFeb. 13, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Parliament is to debate doubling the amount of money Switzerland pays into the IMF emergency bailout fund.
Negative interest rates costs Swiss National Bank billionsJan. 23, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank’s policy of negative interest rates is costing banks billions of francs.
Police warn of new scam targeting elderlyJan. 22, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Vaud police have issued a warning about a scam which targets elderly people.
Geneva to vote on abolishing dog taxJan. 21, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
Next month voters in Geneva will decide whether to abolish the dog tax.
Cable car worker finds backpack containing USD 20,000Jan. 14, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
A cable car worker in the ski resort of Laax in canton Graubünden had a surprise when he found a backpack which ...
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.
Swiss National Bank reveals year's profitsJan. 10, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank is expected to reveal a profit last year of nearly CHF 50bn.
Global Refugee Forum considered a successDec. 19, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
The first Global Refugee Forum has ended in Geneva with delegates promising to spend nearly USD 8bn.
Man jailed for murdering grandmotherDec. 13, 2019, 7:37 a.m.
A man has been jailed for 18 years for the brutal murder of his own grandmother in Caslano in canton Ticino.
Family films van robbery outside homeDec. 4, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
A dramatic video of yet another armoured van raid in French speaking Switzerland is going viral.
French police catch armoured truck robbersNov. 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
French police have thwarted a gang which were planning to rob an armoured truck of its load of precious metals in Swi...
ATM-exploding robbers strike again in TicinoOct. 23, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
Thieves have targeted yet another ATM in canton Ticino – but despite using a large amount of explosives to get ...
New 100 franc note causes problems with ATMsOct. 9, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
The new 100 franc note which is now available across the country is causing problems with certain cash machines.
UN running out of moneyOct. 9, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Staff at the United Nations have been told to cut back on conferences, only take essential travel and put off purchas...