Negative interest rates costs Swiss National Bank billionsJan. 23, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank’s policy of negative interest rates is costing banks billions of francs.
Trump meets Sommaruga, wants free trade agreementJan. 22, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
The US president Donald Trump has met the Swiss president Simonetta Sommaruga at the World Economic Forum meeting in ...
Swiss online shoppers accessing EU-wide productsJan. 15, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss online shoppers are increasingly turning to intermediaries which allow them to access all products available ac...
Swiss cities not as popular as Asian cities for expatsDec. 5, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
Although expats say Swiss cities offer a good quality of life – the country is not high on the list of desirabl...
Volunteers find SWISS engine parts in forestNov. 8, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
A group of volunteers searching a French forest has found parts of an engine from a SWISS international airlines Airb...
Swiss footballer swears at fans during Arsenal gameNov. 1, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Swiss footballer Granit Xhaka’s future is in doubt after he gestured and swore at fans during Arsenal’s g...
More people buying CHF 4,000 travel cardsOct. 18, 2019, 8:58 a.m.
More and more people are buying a General ‘Abonnement’ for public transport.
Thomas Cook collapse to affect thousands of Swiss holiday makersSept. 23, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
It’s expected thousands of Swiss holiday makers will be affected by the collapse of the British travel firm Tho...
Moldova asks for Swiss help in oligarch caseSept. 9, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Swiss authorities have been asked by Moldova to help with the investigation of one of its richest men.
1 in 3 children don't speak Swiss language at schoolAug. 19, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
Swiss schools are facing increased pressures as the number of new students who don’t speak the relevant languag...
New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fumingMarch 26, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Frontier workers in Ticino are fuming at new Italian rules which forbid them driving a Swiss registered car in Italy.
British IS fighter controversy triggers Swiss citizenship debateFeb. 22, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The British case of the teenager who travelled to Syria and now wants to return to the UK has triggered a debate amon...
Swiss man arrested on suspicion of planning terrorist attack in GenevaJan. 15, 2019, 9:07 a.m.
A Swiss man has been arrested in Morocco, suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Geneva.
Switzerland agrees treaties with UK in case of No-Deal BrexitDec. 21, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
The Federal Council has agreed a series of treaties with the United Kingdom which will come into effect if the UK lea...
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...
Parking ticket outburst may cost Italian worker her jobDec. 3, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
An Italian frontier worker is fighting for her Swiss job after she launched a vitriolic tirade against Switzerland.
Swiss Votes: How the country voted on SundayNov. 26, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Voters have decidedly rejected plans to put Swiss law ahead of international treaties.
Swiss influencer loses Instagram account to hackerNov. 22, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
A Swiss social media influencer has had her Instagram account hacked and she says she’s lost everything.
Bern urged to become more bilingualNov. 13, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
The canton of Bern should do more to promote its bilingualism.
1 in 3 Swiss teens want authoritarian governmentNov. 12, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
One in three Swiss teenagers say they would prefer a more authoritarian government.
Swiss weapons used by Saudi soldiers in YemenOct. 29, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Weekend newspaper reports say Saudi Arabian soldiers are using Swiss made weapons in the war in Yemen.
Swiss foreign ministry demands answers from Saudi ArabiaOct. 22, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
Switzerland is joining a growing chorus from around the world demanding answers following the death of the Saudi jour...
Cost of becoming Swiss to be investigatedOct. 22, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
The cost of becoming Swiss varies widely across the country.
Alertswiss app alerts population of potential disastersOct. 19, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
A new app is now available backed by the government to alert us of earthquakes, floods and other potential disasters.