Shocked residents told to leave building not 'earthquake proof'

Shocked residents told to leave building not 'earthquake proof'

Feb. 13, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
The residents of an apartment block in canton Lucerne have reacted with incredulity after they were told they all hav...
World Economic Forum to end today

World Economic Forum to end today

Jan. 24, 2020, 8:42 a.m.
The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos ends today – closing remarks are expected at lunchtime. 
Majority of prisoners not Swiss citizens

Majority of prisoners not Swiss citizens

Feb. 7, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Switzerland is locking up more foreigners – and many of those don’t even live in the country.
Geneva residents fight airport building plan

Geneva residents fight airport building plan

Oct. 29, 2018, 9 a.m.
Residents around Geneva airport are fighting plans for new 47-meter-tall building nearby.
Family asked for CHF 27k for flat deposit

Family asked for CHF 27k for flat deposit

April 3, 2018, 8:44 a.m.
A family in Zurich is in shock after they were asked for a deposit of CHF 27,000 to secure a modest 70m2 apartment.
Hundreds line streets in Zurich to look at house up for rent

Hundreds line streets in Zurich to look at house up for rent

March 7, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
500 people lined the streets in Zurich earlier this week just to visit a house which is available to rent.
Geneva to get stricter on non-residents in schools

Geneva to get stricter on non-residents in schools

Feb. 9, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
Geneva is clamping down on non-residents sending their children to school in the canton. Currently there are about 2,...
Long term residents to be forced out of Zurich building

Long term residents to be forced out of Zurich building

Dec. 7, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Around 40 residents in an apartment building in Zurich are to be forced out as the owners say the building needs to b...
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