Nuclear worker faces criminal charges

Nuclear worker faces criminal charges

Sept. 5, 2019, 6:06 a.m.
A worker at a nuclear power plant is to face criminal charges after allegedly falsifying results from radiation detec...
Swiss government refuses to sign nuclear treaty

Swiss government refuses to sign nuclear treaty

April 4, 2019, 10:10 a.m.
The government says it won’t sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons for the time being, despite a parliamenta...
Pressure building on government to sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Pressure building on government to sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Dec. 13, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Parliament is putting pressure on the government to sign the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty adopted by the UN in 2017.
Switzerland decides against signing Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Switzerland decides against signing Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Aug. 16, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
The Swiss Federal Council says that now isn’t the right time for the country to sign the Treaty on the Prohibit...
Calls to cut power from nuclear plant to bring down river temperature

Calls to cut power from nuclear plant to bring down river temperature

Aug. 6, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
Members of a fishing organization in canton Aargau are demanding the power from the Benznau nuclear plant is cut back...
Faults found at nuclear power station

Faults found at nuclear power station

June 29, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
The Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate is looking into why an emergency system has been faulty at the Leibstadt nucl...
Switzerland calls form restraint after US Iran deal pull out

Switzerland calls form restraint after US Iran deal pull out

May 9, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry is calling for restraint on all sides after the US president Donald Trump says he is going...
Switzerland offers to host US/North Korea talks

Switzerland offers to host US/North Korea talks

April 4, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
The Swiss foreign minister has told his Chinese counterpart that Switzerland could host talks between the US and Nort...
Otto Warmbier's parents to speak in Geneva

Otto Warmbier's parents to speak in Geneva

Feb. 13, 2018, 5:28 a.m.
The parents of the American student who was tortured to death in North Korea will be speaking in Geneva at the Human ...
Swiss component found in N.Korea missile

Swiss component found in N.Korea missile

Feb. 12, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
A Swiss made electrical component has been found in the wreckage of a North Korean nuclear missile.
Switzerland to close 1,000 nuclear bunkers

Switzerland to close 1,000 nuclear bunkers

Dec. 8, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
Switzerland is to close around 1,000 civil defence bunkers across the country. About half of the total.
Switzerland will not be signing new nuclear treaty

Switzerland will not be signing new nuclear treaty

Sept. 21, 2017, 6:24 a.m.
Switzerland has said it will not be signing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the UN General Assemb...
Switzerland offers to mediate in North Korea crises

Switzerland offers to mediate in North Korea crises

Sept. 5, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Switzerland is offering to host talks between North Korea, the United States and China on ways to de-escalate the cri...
Japanese buy Swiss nuclear shelters

Japanese buy Swiss nuclear shelters

Aug. 30, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
The Japanese are looking to Swiss companies for the best technology in building nuclear bunkers. Following the rec...
Heatwave cuts power from nuclear plants

Heatwave cuts power from nuclear plants

June 23, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
The heatwave is affecting nuclear power in Switzerland as the river waters used to cool the reactors are too warm.
Fire at nuclear power plant near Geneva

Fire at nuclear power plant near Geneva

June 21, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Emergency services were alerted after a fire broke out at a French nuclear power station just 70 km from Geneva.
Swiss voters agree to new energy plan

Swiss voters agree to new energy plan

May 22, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Swiss voters have said, ‘No Thanks’ to nuclear power. In a vote yesterday, 58% said they backed the gover...
Voters to decide on future of nuclear power this weekend

Voters to decide on future of nuclear power this weekend

May 19, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Voters will decide this weekend on whether the country should phase out nuclear power. The government wants to provid...
Watchdogs slam TV show for propaganda

Watchdogs slam TV show for propaganda

Feb. 28, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
Broadcasting watchdogs have slammed a satirical show on Swiss German language TV for being biased ahead of an importa...
Swiss vote against the closing down of Nuclear power plants.

Swiss vote against the closing down of Nuclear power plants.

Nov. 28, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
Swiss voters have rejected an initiative to close nuclear power plants after 45 years of operation. But the Green par...
Voters to decide on atom power

Voters to decide on atom power

Nov. 25, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
Swiss voters will head to the polls this Sunday to decide on a Green party initiative which clearly sets a date for w...
Swiss unworried about nuclear power

Swiss unworried about nuclear power

Nov. 14, 2016, 7:59 a.m.
Ahead of a national vote on whether to decommission old nuclear power plants – most Swiss are not worried about an ...
Geneva celebrates 30 nuclear free years

Geneva celebrates 30 nuclear free years

Oct. 28, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
As Switzerland prepares for next month's referendum on banning nuclear power stations, people in Geneva are marking 3...
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