Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughterAug. 13, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Rescuers in canton Valais say there is no chance a missing 6-year-old girl and her 37-year-old father will be found a...
American teens rescued from Zurich's highest mountainJune 26, 2019, 8:37 a.m.
Two teenage American tourists had to be rescued by helicopter on the Uetliberg, Zurich’s highest mountain.
Man rescued after avalancheJan. 4, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
A man is recovering in hospital after being rescued following an avalanche in Flumserberg in canton Sankt Gallen.
Migrant-rescuing ship not allowed to sail under Swiss flagDec. 4, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The government has rejected a plan to allow the ship which has been rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean to sail un...
27,000 signatures for petition to continue migrant-rescue workOct. 10, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
27,000 people have signed a petition to allow a ship to continue its work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean.
Dogs rescued from house of garbageSept. 25, 2018, 7:37 a.m.
18 small dogs have been rescued from an apartment in Lugano which was knee deep in rubbish.
Russian hikers face massive rescue billAug. 21, 2018, 6:33 a.m.
A group of 22 Russian hikers are facing a hefty bill after an ill-thought out walk.
Mountaineer falls 300m to his death in ValaisAug. 8, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
A mountaineer has died after he fell 300 metres from the Dent Blanche in the canton of Valais.
Rescue workers busy over National day holidayAug. 3, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Rescue workers didn’t much of a holiday on Wednesday. A combination of severe storms and the hot weather meant ...
Elderly woman dies and her husband goes missing in Lake ZurichJuly 27, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A private motorboat trip on Lake Zurich yesterday afternoon turned to tragedy when the group onboard jumped into the ...
Party goers rescue troubled swimmer from Zurich riverJuly 27, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
Two students, who were at a birthday party near the River Limmat in Zurich, are being hailed as heroes after they jum...
No trace of swimmer who disappeared in the River AareJuly 26, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
A woman who was swimming with a friend in the River Aare in the canton of Aargau on Tuesday has disappeared without t...
Teenagers rescued from islandJuly 18, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Young couple rescued after getting stuck on an island in the middle of the Rhine
Titlis cable.car to open today after helicopter rescueJune 7, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
It’s hoped the cable car running to the top of the Titlis Mountain will be open today after helicopters were us...
21 year old British man dies in Les Diablerets after crashing into treeFeb. 22, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A 21 year old British man died in Les Diablerets yesterday afternoon after he crashed into a tree.
Firefighters rescue cows from cesspit in BernFeb. 22, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
If you think you’ve had a bad day at work – spare a thought for firefighters yesterday who had to climb i...
Skier found dead in NidwaldenFeb. 5, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
A 56 year old skier was found dead by rescue services on Saturday afternoon. The man was reported missing and a major...
British skiers die after plunging down cliff in ChamonixJan. 29, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Two British skiers have died after plunging several hundred metres off a cliff in the French resort of Chamonix. &...
Record breaking mountain rescue missions over New YearJan. 3, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Helicopter rescue services were busy over the New Year. On New Year’s Eve alone rescuers were called out 110 ti...
Chinese tourist killed by rock fall - possibly triggered by jetsSept. 28, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
A 42 year old Chinese tourist was killed on the Eiger after being struck by a falling rock. Witnesses say the rock fa...
Mountains claim several lives over weekendAug. 28, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
The mountains have claimed several lives over the weekend – 4 are dead and 2 seriously injured.
Hikers injured in Oberland rockfallAug. 21, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Six hikers were injured in the Bernese Oberland yesterday after being caught up in a rock fall.
Paraglider stranded on power lines in NidwaldenAug. 15, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
A paraglider had to be rescued after being stuck on a power line for several hours in canton Nidwalden.
Mountaineers fall to their deaths in the canton of ValaisJuly 14, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Two mountaineers have died after falling 50 metres down a mountainside in the canton of Valais.