Home antibody tests' reliability questioned

Home antibody tests' reliability questioned

May 18, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
There are warnings about home antibody tests which are now available online. 
Post Office breaks all records as lockdown creates new demand

Post Office breaks all records as lockdown creates new demand

May 13, 2020, 10:38 a.m.
During the lockdown, we all turned to online shopping. 
Couple in Vaud thought to be first to marry virtually

Couple in Vaud thought to be first to marry virtually

April 8, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
A couple in canton Vaud have been married in what is thought to be the first virtual marriage in the country. 
Online sales for March reveal how our purchasing trends have changed

Online sales for March reveal how our purchasing trends have changed

April 2, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
Online sales for March show the most popular supermarket products are sugar, yeast, canned goods, pasta, rice, washin...
Online retailers not shipping to Switzerland costs Swiss consumers CHF 2bn a year

Online retailers not shipping to Switzerland costs Swiss consumers CHF 2bn a year

Feb. 26, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Consumers in Switzerland are being ripped off to the tune of billions of francs a year due to the inability to buy ma...
We must tackle online hate speech, says Swiss foreign minister

We must tackle online hate speech, says Swiss foreign minister

Feb. 25, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
In a speech to UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the Swiss foreign minister Ignazio Cassis says more needs to be don...
Police hunt 'Zalando' thief

Police hunt 'Zalando' thief

Sept. 12, 2019, 6:46 a.m.
Police in canton Aargau are hunting someone nicknamed the ‘Zalando’ thief.
Woman transfers CHF 160,000 in online romance scam

Woman transfers CHF 160,000 in online romance scam

July 17, 2019, 10:55 a.m.
Despite constant warnings from the police, another lovelorn person has lost tens of thousands of francs to an online ...
Father of bullied daughter offers 2,000 CHF reward for info

Father of bullied daughter offers 2,000 CHF reward for info

June 5, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
A father in Sankt Gallen is offering a CHF 2,000 reward for any information which will lead to the conviction of a pe...
Online dangers a reality for Swiss schoolchildren

Online dangers a reality for Swiss schoolchildren

May 24, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
School age children are exposed to worryingly high levels of cyber-bullying, internet grooming, privacy violations, p...
One million Swiss victims of cyber-attack

One million Swiss victims of cyber-attack

March 29, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
Around a million people in Switzerland say they’ve been a victim of a cyber-attack – but the vast majorit...
4 teens arrested for online retail scams

4 teens arrested for online retail scams

March 28, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Zurich cantonal police have arrested four teenagers for scamming online retailers.
Biggest Swiss online retailer to accept bitcoin payments

Biggest Swiss online retailer to accept bitcoin payments

March 20, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
The country’s biggest online retailer says it has started accepting bitcoin and other crypto-currencies.
Man fined for trolling Federal Council Minister

Man fined for trolling Federal Council Minister

March 5, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
A man has been fined for trolling the Federal Council Minister Karin Keller-Sutter.
Online shopping now more difficult for Swiss customers

Online shopping now more difficult for Swiss customers

Jan. 4, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
New VAT rules brought in this year means buying goods online is now far more complicated – if possible at all.
Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Changes in Swiss VAT laws mean Amazon will no longer ship to Switzerland from non-EU sites.
Public urged to beware of cyber-crime

Public urged to beware of cyber-crime

Nov. 9, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
The Swiss cyber-crime agency, which goes under the name of Melani, is urging all internet users to make sure they hav...
Swiss customer privacy largely unprotected online

Swiss customer privacy largely unprotected online

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Swiss International Airlines is under pressure to improve its online security by the Federal Data Protection Commission.
Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraud

Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraud

Oct. 2, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
People over the age of 55 are most of risk of being ripped off by online scammers or robbed. It’s thought the a...
Plane and train tickets main items bought online in Switzerland

Plane and train tickets main items bought online in Switzerland

Oct. 2, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
More and more are buying online – and women are catching up with men.
Buying online from abroad to be subject to Swiss VAT

Buying online from abroad to be subject to Swiss VAT

Aug. 16, 2018, 12:22 p.m.
Buying many goods online from businesses abroad is set to become more expensive from next year after a decision by th...
Voters should know more about online campaigns

Voters should know more about online campaigns

June 26, 2018, 6:09 a.m.
Voters should be more aware how political parties and campaign managers use social media and online advertising in th...
Dating sites using chat-bots

Dating sites using chat-bots

June 5, 2018, 6:28 a.m.
It’s been revealed that some online dating sites in Switzerland are using fake profiles and chat bots to lure p...
Anti-censorship group urges rejection of new gambling law

Anti-censorship group urges rejection of new gambling law

May 18, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
An umbrella group called ‘Save the Free Internet’ is urging voters to reject an initiative next month as ...
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