US Embassy in Bern finds loophole to fly gay pride flag

US Embassy in Bern finds loophole to fly gay pride flag

June 26, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
The US Embassy in Bern has been flying the rainbow gay pride flag – seemingly in violation of orders from Presi...
Study predicts steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland

Study predicts steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland

June 23, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
A study by the financial consulting firm EY is predicting a steep drop in foreign investment in Switzerland this year.
US citizens could be prioritised in case of Switzerland producing vaccine

US citizens could be prioritised in case of Switzerland producing vaccine

May 18, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
The Sunday press is speculating that even if a new Covid-19 vaccine is produced in Switzerland, US citizens could be ...
Some flights to the US continue

Some flights to the US continue

March 13, 2020, 7:05 a.m.
Despite the US travel ban, SWISS International Airlines says it will keep some flights running from Switzerland to th...
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...
US uges Switzerland to ditch Chinese 5G maker

US uges Switzerland to ditch Chinese 5G maker

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
The United States is urging Switzerland to stop using Chinese technology in its 5G telephone network. The US says ...
President Sommaruga criticised for environment focus at WEF

President Sommaruga criticised for environment focus at WEF

Jan. 24, 2020, 8:47 a.m.
The Swiss foreign minister, Ignazio Cassis, is defending the president Simonetta Sommaruga after she was criticized b...
Trump meets Sommaruga, wants free trade agreement

Trump meets Sommaruga, wants free trade agreement

Jan. 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 ...
US Air Force 2 lands at Swiss military base

US Air Force 2 lands at Swiss military base

Dec. 17, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Speculation is rife after a US government aircraft, often dubbed as Air Force 2, landed at the Swiss military base in...
Swiss diplomats aid Iran-US prisoner swap

Swiss diplomats aid Iran-US prisoner swap

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Swiss diplomats were heavily involved with negotiating a prisoner swap between Iran and the United States.
Ban on tech exports to US and France 'unusual'

Ban on tech exports to US and France 'unusual'

May 28, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
Switzerland has banned some technology exports to the US and France, fearing they may be used to develop nuclear weap...
Glimmer of hope for free trade agreement between Switzerland and the US

Glimmer of hope for free trade agreement between Switzerland and the US

May 21, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Talks on a free trade agreement between Switzerland and the United States could be a step closer following the signin...
Swiss president heads to DC for first time since 1992

Swiss president heads to DC for first time since 1992

May 16, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
The Swiss president, Ueli Maurer, is travelling to the United States today to meet Donald Trump. One of the main item...
Novartis faces kickback allegations

Novartis faces kickback allegations

April 2, 2019, 7:49 a.m.
The Swiss drugs firm Novartis faces legal action in the United States. A judge in New York says the US government has...
US pressures Switzerland to stop using Huawei

US pressures Switzerland to stop using Huawei

March 19, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The United States is pressuring Switzerland to stop using technology built by the Chinese firm Huawei, saying it coul...
Switzerland called upon for latest US-Iran spat

Switzerland called upon for latest US-Iran spat

Jan. 23, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
The Swiss ambassador in Iran has been summoned to explain why a journalist working for the Iranian broadcaster Press ...
Hopes for new Swiss/US trade deal after Davos meeting

Hopes for new Swiss/US trade deal after Davos meeting

Jan. 7, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Swiss politicians will use this month’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos to breathe new life into a planne...
Nestlé accused of aiding and abetting slavery

Nestlé accused of aiding and abetting slavery

Oct. 26, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
A child slavery lawsuit against the Swiss food company Nestlé has been resurrected by a California appeals cou...
Possible future Switzerland-US trade deal

Possible future Switzerland-US trade deal

Sept. 25, 2018, 7:44 a.m.
Switzerland is looking to kick-start free trade talks with the United States.
Swiss firms told not to cut ties with Iran in spite of US sanctions

Swiss firms told not to cut ties with Iran in spite of US sanctions

Aug. 10, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
The Swiss government says that it regrets the ‘deteriorating’ situation regarding sanctions imposed by th...
Reports suggest second N.Korea/US summit could be in Switzerland

Reports suggest second N.Korea/US summit could be in Switzerland

July 11, 2018, 7:23 a.m.
A possible second summit between the North Korean leader and the US president could take place in Switzerland.
Switzerland launches official WTO complaint against US

Switzerland launches official WTO complaint against US

July 11, 2018, 7:19 a.m.
Switzerland is launching an official complaint to the World Trade Organization after the United States brought in imp...
Iran tells Swiss audience country will continue to respect nuclear deal

Iran tells Swiss audience country will continue to respect nuclear deal

July 4, 2018, 8:07 a.m.
The Iranian president says the country will continue to respect the agreement it’s signed with other countries ...
Iranian president arrives in Switzerland

Iranian president arrives in Switzerland

July 3, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
The Iran nuclear deal is likely to be the main topic of conversation at meetings today in Bern with the Iranian presi...
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