Man jailed for murdering grandmother

Man jailed for murdering grandmother

Dec. 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 home

Family films van robbery outside home

Dec. 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 robbers

French police catch armoured truck robbers

Nov. 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 Ticino

ATM-exploding robbers strike again in Ticino

Oct. 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 ATMs

New 100 franc note causes problems with ATMs

Oct. 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 money

UN running out of money

Oct. 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 bar

Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down bar

Sept. 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 limit

Euromillions odds improve as jackpot reaches limit

Sept. 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 later

Woman's lost wallet returned 31 years later

Sept. 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 enough

Woman ordered out of Switzerland as she doesn't earn enough

Aug. 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 internet

Non-Swiss gambling sites to be blocked from Swiss internet

June 25, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Non-Swiss gambling websites will be banned from next month. 
Police crack banknote forgery case

Police crack banknote forgery case

May 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 predicted

Less shoppers spending in France than predicted

April 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 released

New CHF 1,000 note to be released

March 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 legal

Pond coin haul deemed legal

Feb. 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 rise

Number of lonely people being scammed on the rise

Jan. 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 daily

New numbers find 4 tonnes of medication wasted daily

Nov. 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.
Army apologises over CHF 121m civil servants' annual expenses

Army apologises over CHF 121m civil servants' annual expenses

Nov. 19, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Swiss civil servants rack up CHF 121m in expenses over the course of an average year, leading to an apology from the ...
Huge lottery win for Euro Millions player

Huge lottery win for Euro Millions player

Oct. 23, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
Swiss lottery organizers have confirmed they have transferred a massive CHF 184m to a Euro Millions winner.
Super rich tax payers driven out of Geneva

Super rich tax payers driven out of Geneva

Oct. 12, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Geneva is losing its super rich tax payers, and the canton’s tax regime is being blamed.
Swiss residency permit denied to Abramovich

Swiss residency permit denied to Abramovich

Sept. 26, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
It’s been revealed the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich was denied a Swiss residency permit on the advice of t...
Money vote set to fail on Sunday

Money vote set to fail on Sunday

June 8, 2018, 6:17 a.m.
Voters will be going to the polls on Sunday to decide if the country should adopt a revolutionary financial system.
Government wants banknote law change

Government wants banknote law change

Feb. 22, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
The Swiss government says it wants to end the 20 year limit on how long discontinued bank notes can be exchanged. ...
Switzerland could unblock further Egyptian funds

Switzerland could unblock further Egyptian funds

Dec. 19, 2016, 9:25 a.m.
Switzerland is moving to unblock Egyptian funds seized after the fall of the former dictator Hosni Mubarak in 2011.
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