More infections expected due to UK variant

More infections expected due to UK variant

Jan. 13, 2021, 6:44 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says it expects a rise in infections, due mainly to the arrival of the new more contagious ...
UK Covid variant already in country before borders closed

UK Covid variant already in country before borders closed

Jan. 12, 2021, 6:18 a.m.
Despite the Swiss government banning arrivals from the United Kingdom on December 21st in an effort to prevent the sp...
Assange could be granted humanitarian visa for Switzerland

Assange could be granted humanitarian visa for Switzerland

Jan. 6, 2021, 6:38 a.m.
The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be granted a humanitarian visa to enter Switzerland and be treated at the ...
Story of mass-breakout of UK tourists untrue

Story of mass-breakout of UK tourists untrue

Jan. 5, 2021, 6:09 a.m.
The news story which broke over the holidays suggesting hundreds of British tourists fled Verbier after being told th...
UK adds Switzerland to quarantine list

UK adds Switzerland to quarantine list

Aug. 28, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
Switzerland has been added to the UK’s quarantine list.
Switzerland and UK to come to post-Brexit trade deal

Switzerland and UK to come to post-Brexit trade deal

July 1, 2020, 10:34 a.m.
Switzerland and the UK say they want to mutually recognize their financial markets and have easy cross border trading...
Government plans to strengthen ties with UK after Brexit

Government plans to strengthen ties with UK after Brexit

May 15, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
The government has agreed to a plan to strengthen ties with the United Kingdom after Brexit. 
Swiss tech company accused of enabling 'intelligence coup of the century'

Swiss tech company accused of enabling 'intelligence coup of the century'

Feb. 12, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
The reputation of a Swiss technology company is being crushed after allegations it allowed the US, UK, Germany and ot...
Same number of work permits to be issued to non-EU nationals

Same number of work permits to be issued to non-EU nationals

Nov. 28, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
The government says it will issue the same amount of work permits next year to non-EU nationals as it did this year &...
Zermatt bartender accused of raping 14 year old British girl

Zermatt bartender accused of raping 14 year old British girl

Oct. 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
An Italian bartender working at hotel in Zermatt is in court accused of raping a 14-year-old British student.
'No chance of no-deal Brexit without parliament support' says Bercow

'No chance of no-deal Brexit without parliament support' says Bercow

Sept. 20, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The Speaker of the British House of Commons, John Bercow, says there is no chance of a no-deal Brexit without the sup...
UK-Swiss information sharing agreement signed in case of no-deal Brexit

UK-Swiss information sharing agreement signed in case of no-deal Brexit

July 11, 2019, 10 a.m.
The Swiss Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter has signed an agreement with the UK which guarantees the two countries...
Swiss Alps inspire Theresa May to go carbon neutral

Swiss Alps inspire Theresa May to go carbon neutral

June 20, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
The move by the outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May to make the UK carbon neutral by 2050 was inspired by her...
'Mind the Gap' no-deal Brexit strategy in place for UK Swiss workers

'Mind the Gap' no-deal Brexit strategy in place for UK Swiss workers

April 18, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland and the UK have come to an agreement on how to treat workers in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
Sex game to blame for UK woman's hotel room death?

Sex game to blame for UK woman's hotel room death?

April 12, 2019, 10 a.m.
The woman who died in a Ticino hotel room could have been a victim of a sex game gone wrong.
Most wanted man extradited to UK

Most wanted man extradited to UK

Feb. 25, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
One of the UK's most wanted men is back in the country after the Swiss Federal Court gave the green light for his...
Hard Brexit may limit Swiss residence permit numbers

Hard Brexit may limit Swiss residence permit numbers

Feb. 14, 2019, 10:10 a.m.
The number of British citizens allowed to work in Switzerland will be limited if the UK crashes out of the EU at the ...
Further agreements made between Switzerland and UK

Further agreements made between Switzerland and UK

Jan. 29, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
Switzerland and the UK have signed further agreements on trade which will come into force if Britain crashes out of t...
Switzerland agrees treaties with UK in case of No-Deal Brexit

Switzerland agrees treaties with UK in case of No-Deal Brexit

Dec. 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...
No-deal Brexit agreement outlined between UK and Switzerland

No-deal Brexit agreement outlined between UK and Switzerland

Dec. 17, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The Swiss government has agreed the outlines of a trade deal with the UK to make sure the two countries can continue ...
UK base jumper leaves behind twin daughters

UK base jumper leaves behind twin daughters

Aug. 31, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
It’s been revealed the British base jumper who died in the Oberland last weekend has left behind three-year-old...
Mayor defends decision to reject citizenship after raclette question

Mayor defends decision to reject citizenship after raclette question

June 5, 2018, 6:30 a.m.
The Mayor of Freienbach in canton Schwyz is defending the town’s decision to turn down a British national&rsquo...
British man denied Swiss citizenship for raclette ignorance.

British man denied Swiss citizenship for raclette ignorance.

June 4, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
A 43 year old British man has been denied a Swiss passport as he didn’t know where raclette comes from and...
UK driver faces serious speeding charges

UK driver faces serious speeding charges

May 15, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
A British driver is facing serious charges after being stopped speeding through the town of Luterbach in Solothurn on...
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