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.
Finance bosses optimistic for future despite 'Frankenshock'

Finance bosses optimistic for future despite 'Frankenshock'

Oct. 31, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
The majority of heads of finance at Swiss companies' say they are optimistic about the future of their firms for the ...
Switzerland trade surplus highest since at least 1987

Switzerland trade surplus highest since at least 1987

Oct. 20, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
September's trade surplus was the highest in Switzerland since at least 1987, according to the latest trade figu...
Trump admits video of hostage payment to Iran, was from Switzerland

Trump admits video of hostage payment to Iran, was from Switzerland

Aug. 8, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
U.S Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been forced to backtrack after he claimed he'd seen a video of...
Bisse d'Ayent chosen as illustration for new 100-franc notes

Bisse d'Ayent chosen as illustration for new 100-franc notes

July 21, 2016, 7:24 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank has revealed the Bisse d'Ayent as the illustration of the new 100-franc notes that will b...
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