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...
Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down barSept. 26, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Thieves have struck another blow to a bar owner in Basel after her business burnt down.
Euromillions odds improve as jackpot reaches limitSept. 19, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
The odds of winning big on the Euromillions lottery may improve after Friday.
Woman's lost wallet returned 31 years laterSept. 18, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A woman in Winterthur has had her wallet returned to her – 31 years after it was stolen.
Woman ordered out of Switzerland as she doesn't earn enoughAug. 30, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
A Belgium woman has been ordered to leave Switzerland as she doesn’t earn enough.
Non-Swiss gambling sites to be blocked from Swiss internetJune 25, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Non-Swiss gambling websites will be banned from next month.
Police crack banknote forgery caseMay 27, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Police have cracked a forgery case after years of suspecting someone was faking bank notes.
Less shoppers spending in France than predictedApril 16, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
A large-scale study to examine shopping habits of those living in the ‘Grand Genève’ region shows ...
New CHF 1,000 note to be releasedMarch 4, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
A new CHF 1,000 note will be released tomorrow - and while you may not see one every day, they are very popular.
Pond coin haul deemed legalFeb. 8, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Three women in Lucerne will not be prosecuted after police determined it is legal to take money thrown into the pond ...
Number of lonely people being scammed on the riseJan. 21, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
An investigation by the SonntagsBlick newspaper shows the amount of single and lonely people being scammed online in ...
New numbers find 4 tonnes of medication wasted dailyNov. 21, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
We waste about a billion francs worth of pharmaceuticals every year – and are not disposing of the drugs properly.