SWISS to return to 40% of pre-pandemic schedule by end of OctoberJune 30, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
SWISS International Airlines says it plans to have 40% of its pre-pandemic services running by the end of October.
Coronavirus tests free for everyoneJune 25, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The government says that from now on all coronavirus tests will be free for everyone. The aim is to encourage more te...
Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increaseJune 22, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The economic effect of the lockdown will be felt for some time.
Federal Health Office combats pandemic fake newsJune 17, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is launching an attack on the spread of fake news.
Summer jobs being cut due to pandemicJune 16, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
The pandemic is likely to have an impact on young people looking for a summer job.
Art Basel 2020 cancelledJune 8, 2020, 12:04 p.m.
The major art fair – Art Basel – has been cancelled.
Study shows workers more productive at homeJune 8, 2020, 12:01 p.m.
New figures out suggest the anecdotal evidence of workers being more productive while at home is true.
Switzerland named safest country in the world for Covid-19June 8, 2020, 11:58 a.m.
Switzerland is the safest country in the world for Covid-19. Germany is second.
Thousands queue each week for bag of food in GenevaJune 5, 2020, 9:02 a.m.
It has become somewhat routine: every Saturday a few thousand people queue for a bag of free food and other...
19 new Covid-19 cases reported yesterdayJune 4, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is reporting 19 new coronavirus infections yesterday. There were 3 on Tuesday and 9 on Mond...
Cost of toilet paper falls as demand dropsJune 4, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
The cost of toilet paper is dropping.
easyJet to recommence flights from June 15thMay 28, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The budget airline easyJet will restart operations from June 15th – almost at full capacity.
Head of pandemic crisis response, Daniel Koch, to retireMay 28, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
In another sign the worst of the infection is behind us – the man who has personified Switzerland’s respo...
Life to largely return to normal by June 19thMay 28, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
June 19th is the date to aim for. The government says from then there will be further relaxations in the lockdow...
Survey reveals 90% of us want to continue working from homeMay 27, 2020, 10:31 a.m.
We do all like working from home – and want to continue after the pandemic.
Finance minister worries about EU stability as pandemic takes its tollMay 20, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
The finance minister says Switzerland is stronger outside the EU – but he warns the financial crises due to the...
Plan put forth to help businesses forced to close during pandemicMay 13, 2020, 10:49 a.m.
A plan to help businesses forced to close during the pandemic has been put forward by the National Economic Council.&...
Switzerland prepares for Covid-19 second wave over summerApril 29, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
While the current rate of infections is flattening, experts are now preparing for a second wave which may hit in July...
Authorities confident spread of virus has stabilisedApril 16, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
As the downward trend of infection rates here in Switzerland continue, the number of new cases of coronavirus increas...
University of Basel conducts online survey about stress during pandemicApril 8, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
The University of Basel wants people to respond to an online survey about stress during the coronavirus.
Swiss Post launches charity stamp to mark pandemicApril 7, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
The Swiss Post is issuing a specially designed charitable stamp to mark the coronavirus pandemic.
Online hackathon against pandemic this weekendApril 3, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
This weekend, more than 1,000 people will take part in an online hackathon to find digital solutions to the coronavir...
Pandemic could cost Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 billionApril 1, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
A study by a university in Valais has found the coronavirus pandemic could cost the Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 bill...
Swiss banks prepare to hand out 0% interest emergency loansMarch 26, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Swiss banks are preparing for a rush of emergency loans provided to companies that run out of money due to the p...