Doctor avoids jail after accepting suicide request

Doctor avoids jail after accepting suicide request

July 10, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
A doctor has avoided jail after assisting the suicide of a woman who was mentally ill.  
Suicides plaguing Geneva police force

Suicides plaguing Geneva police force

June 21, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
Geneva police is suffering a bout of suicides – and families say the organisation has to show more understandin...
Suicide clinic doctor convicted of manslaughter

Suicide clinic doctor convicted of manslaughter

March 12, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
A doctor has lost his case against involuntary manslaughter after a British woman died at a Dignitas suicide clinic i...
Teen double suicide leaves school in shock

Teen double suicide leaves school in shock

Nov. 29, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Students at a school in Fribourg are in shock after a double suicide. 
Swiss farmers found to have high rate of suicides

Swiss farmers found to have high rate of suicides

Nov. 12, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Farmers in Switzerland are more likely to commit suicide than any other group.
Healthy 74 year old woman plans her death

Healthy 74 year old woman plans her death

Sept. 10, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
A 74-year-old French woman who lives in canton Bern is being accused of a selfish publicity stunt after she announced...
David Goodall dies in Basel

David Goodall dies in Basel

May 11, 2018, 6:17 a.m.
David Goodall is dead. The 104 year old Australian scientist who travelled to Switzerland to end his life carried out...
104 year old holds first and last press conference

104 year old holds first and last press conference

May 10, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
International media were out in force for a press conference with David Goodall, the 104 year old Australian who&rsqu...
Sankt Gallen police investigate shooting and suspected suicide

Sankt Gallen police investigate shooting and suspected suicide

May 10, 2018, 6:10 a.m.
Police in Sankt Gallen are investigating the death of a 52 year old man and the shooting of his 42 year old partner.
Basel politician calls for foreigners to be charged to die in Switzerland

Basel politician calls for foreigners to be charged to die in Switzerland

May 9, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
A local Swiss People’s Party politician in canton Basel-Country says those coming from outside the country to e...
104 year old who wants to end his life arrives in Switzerland

104 year old who wants to end his life arrives in Switzerland

May 8, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
The 104 year old Australian scientist who wants to end his life has arrived in Switzerland.
104 year old Australian to travel to Switzerland to end his life

104 year old Australian to travel to Switzerland to end his life

May 1, 2018, 7:23 a.m.
An Australian scientist plans to travel to Switzerland to end his life. Dr David Goodall is 104 years old and says he...
Basel police suspect jealousy in murder/suicide case

Basel police suspect jealousy in murder/suicide case

Jan. 30, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Basel police investigating the murder of the well-known lawyer Martin Wagner says he was shot by his neighbor, identi...
Swiss broadcaster refuses to air adverts for assisted suicide group

Swiss broadcaster refuses to air adverts for assisted suicide group

Oct. 30, 2017, 6:17 a.m.
The Swiss public broadcaster, the SRG, is refusing to run advertisements for the assisted suicide organization, Exit.
New phone booths aim to cut teen suicide

New phone booths aim to cut teen suicide

Sept. 8, 2017, 6:05 a.m.
New phone booths have been installed near the Parc des Bastions in Geneva in an effort to cut the rate of teen suicide.
Geneva University students told to stop sharing 'illegal and immoral' video

Geneva University students told to stop sharing 'illegal and immoral' video

Sept. 5, 2017, 7:43 a.m.
The University of Geneva is ordering its students to stop sharing a video of a suicide victim, warning there could be...
Man shoots wife dead in Geneva

Man shoots wife dead in Geneva

June 8, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
A man has shot and killed his wife in Geneva. The man then tried to kill himself, but failed.
Geneva police investigate prison death

Geneva police investigate prison death

June 6, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Geneva police are investigating the death of a prisoner in the Champ Dollon prison.
man threatens to jump off crane in Sankt Gallen

man threatens to jump off crane in Sankt Gallen

Jan. 19, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
A man threatening to throw himself off a crane brought the centre of Sankt Gallen to a standstill last night.
Bern police investigate murder/suicide

Bern police investigate murder/suicide

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Bern police are investigating a suspected murder suicide in an apartment over the weekend.  
French police investigate murder/suicide in Bellegarde

French police investigate murder/suicide in Bellegarde

Dec. 12, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
French police are investigating what appears to be a murder/suicide in the neighbouring French town of Bellegarde.
Brothers try to stop voluntary suicide

Brothers try to stop voluntary suicide

Oct. 25, 2016, 3:47 a.m.
A Geneva court has been hearing the case of an 82-year-old man whose two brothers want to stop his bid to legally tak...
Court says care home must allow assisted suicide

Court says care home must allow assisted suicide

Oct. 6, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
A nursing home in the canton of Neuchatel, which belongs to the Salvation Army, must respect patients' wishes and all...
People want right to end their own life

People want right to end their own life

Sept. 22, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Most people living in German-speaking Switzerland expect to get support from their doctor on choosing how they want t...
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