School children create fake news headline in bid to close down school

School children create fake news headline in bid to close down school

March 5, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
It could be the case that some school children are using their computer and design skills to create fake news headlin...
Facebook least trusted media brand in Switzerland

Facebook least trusted media brand in Switzerland

Sept. 13, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
A new survey shows Facebook is the least trusted media brand in the country – the scandal of data theft and fak...
WWII shell evacuates Zurich nursing home

WWII shell evacuates Zurich nursing home

Sept. 5, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
A nursing home in Küsnacht in Zurich had to be evacuated after a World War 2 artillery shell was found in the gr...
Fuel confusion closed Shell service station

Fuel confusion closed Shell service station

Sept. 3, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
About 50 motorists are thought to be affected after a fueling mishap at a Shell service station in Rümlang in Zu...
Suspected thief sets car on fire as she tries to steal it

Suspected thief sets car on fire as she tries to steal it

July 26, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
A woman suspected of trying to steal a car, which then burst into flames, has been arrested by police in the canton o...
Two men escape from burning boat on Lake Geneva

Two men escape from burning boat on Lake Geneva

July 25, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Two men have been badly burned after their boat caught fire on Lake Geneva not long after refuelling.
Zurich man pays CHF 36,000 for a number plate

Zurich man pays CHF 36,000 for a number plate

July 25, 2018, 9:14 a.m.
A Zurich man has bought a car number plate for an incredible CHF 36,000, because the registration plates contain numb...
Drug smuggler home after 18 years in Indonesian jail

Drug smuggler home after 18 years in Indonesian jail

July 24, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
A Frenchman who has been held in Indonesia for 18 years after trying to smuggle drugs into Bali has flown into Geneva...
Sexual harassment platform says one in ten calls for help are from men

Sexual harassment platform says one in ten calls for help are from men

July 24, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
Ten per cent of people who contact a Swiss internet site designed to help employees who feel sexually harassed at wor...
Security review after two more prisoners escape

Security review after two more prisoners escape

July 24, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
Security measures at a detention centre in Geneva are under review after two prisoners escaped at the weekend.
Delayed rail passengers to receive up to CHF 100 if they use an app

Delayed rail passengers to receive up to CHF 100 if they use an app

July 24, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
Rail passengers who are delayed by ongoing construction work can receive goodwill gift certificates worth CHF 100 if ...
Parents and child arrested after taxi hijacking in St. Gallen

Parents and child arrested after taxi hijacking in St. Gallen

July 23, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
A husband and wife, who were with their 10-year-old daughter, have been arrested after they allegedly attacked a taxi...
As many as 250 Swiss citizens locked up in foreign jails every year

As many as 250 Swiss citizens locked up in foreign jails every year

July 23, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
Each year, around 250 Swiss citizens end up in foreign prisons, according to figures released by the Federal Departme...
Switzerland fines international companies

Switzerland fines international companies

July 23, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland hands out nearly 20,000 fines for breach of employment laws
High temperatures return after brief weekend respite

High temperatures return after brief weekend respite

July 23, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
From today, high temperatures will return throughout the country after the brief respite in some places over the week...
Alpine horn festival in Valais declared a great success

Alpine horn festival in Valais declared a great success

July 23, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
The Nendaz Horn festival has grown into a popular event for Swiss nationals and international horn enthusiasts. 
Geneva church badly damaged by massive fire

Geneva church badly damaged by massive fire

July 20, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Firefighters say it will take several months to restore a church in the centre of Geneva that was badly damaged by fi...
Mountaineer killed on the Matterhorn identified

Mountaineer killed on the Matterhorn identified

July 20, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
The body of a mountaineer found on the Matterhorn near Zermatt in the canton of Valais last weekend has been identifi...
Swimmers and sailors warned of dangers near docks on Lake Geneva

Swimmers and sailors warned of dangers near docks on Lake Geneva

July 20, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
Swimmers, paddlers and people in small boats on Lake Geneva have been warned that getting too close to landing stages...
Plentiful harvest leads to waste

Plentiful harvest leads to waste

July 20, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Tonnes of vegetables thrown away due to over-productive harvests
Young boy dies after being hit by falling rock

Young boy dies after being hit by falling rock

July 19, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
A six-year-old boy has died after a rockfall at the foot of a glacier in the canton of Graubunden.
Resurrecting Europe-Asia trade route

Resurrecting Europe-Asia trade route

July 19, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Minister announces goal to strengthen economic ties with Central Asia
Fire bans continue as fish populations moved from struggling rivers

Fire bans continue as fish populations moved from struggling rivers

July 19, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
As the dry spell continues, people are being reminded not to make fires near forests.
Kayaker in critical condition after boat capsizes

Kayaker in critical condition after boat capsizes

July 19, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A 52-year-old man has been seriously injured after his kayak capsized in a river in the canton of Glarus.
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