British man caught with suitcase of antelope meat

British man caught with suitcase of antelope meat

July 19, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
A man has been caught with 23 kilos of antelope meat from South Africa in Brig in canton Valais. 
Mystery plagues Valais forest

Mystery plagues Valais forest

July 16, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
A village in Valais is asking for federal help as a major part of a local forest seems to be dying - and no one knows...
Heat records trigger environmental concerns

Heat records trigger environmental concerns

June 28, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
New heat records are being set as the hot weather continues.
Renowned beauty leads to Creux du Van selfie death

Renowned beauty leads to Creux du Van selfie death

June 4, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
A man has died while trying to take a selfie at the renowned beauty spot of Creux du Van in canton Neuchâtel.
Police crack banknote forgery case

Police crack banknote forgery case

May 27, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Police have cracked a forgery case after years of suspecting someone was faking bank notes.
Thieves hack casino fruit machines

Thieves hack casino fruit machines

May 9, 2019, 7:11 a.m.
A number of people have been arrested in Crans-Montana suspected of hacking the fruit machines in the casino so they ...
Teen dies touching overhead power line

Teen dies touching overhead power line

April 30, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A teenager has died after being electrocuted by an overhead power line at a train station in canton Valais.
German skiers killed in Valais avalanche

German skiers killed in Valais avalanche

April 29, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
Four skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Alps on Friday.
University lecturer under fire for commuting by aircraft

University lecturer under fire for commuting by aircraft

March 29, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
A lecturer at the University of Applied Science in Chur is under fire for commuting to work by light aircraft. 
Trace blood leaves man with 5 year robbery sentence

Trace blood leaves man with 5 year robbery sentence

March 28, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after a robbery at a bank in canton Valais in 2015, just because he lef...
Avalanche kills one, injuries another

Avalanche kills one, injuries another

March 25, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
One has died and another injured after being caught up in an avalanche yesterday morning.
Body of American man, 20, found in Valais

Body of American man, 20, found in Valais

March 22, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
The body of a 20-year-old American man has been found in canton Valais.
Man found dead in Valais

Man found dead in Valais

March 18, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
A man has been found dead in Valais after being reported missing. Police were searching for the 60-year-old after bei...
Proposed speed limit increase on autoroute rejected

Proposed speed limit increase on autoroute rejected

March 12, 2019, 10 a.m.
Canton Valais has rejected plans to increase the speed limit on the A9 autoroute to 140 kph.
Driver hits deer fleeing wolf

Driver hits deer fleeing wolf

March 12, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
A driver in canton Valais hit a deer while it was running from a wolf.
Valais camera trap captures rare white chamois

Valais camera trap captures rare white chamois

Feb. 13, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
A camera trap in canton Valais has caught an image of a rare white chamois – and cantonal game keepers are plea...
Home squeeze in many cantons - unless you have plenty of money

Home squeeze in many cantons - unless you have plenty of money

Sept. 27, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
As anyone looking for somewhere to live in Geneva will know, there are very few apartments available.
Swiss residency permit denied to Abramovich

Swiss residency permit denied to Abramovich

Sept. 26, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
It’s been revealed the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich was denied a Swiss residency permit on the advice of t...
Children hospitalized after wasp attack

Children hospitalized after wasp attack

Sept. 18, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A group of school children had to be helicoptered to hospital after being attacked by a swarm of wasps.
Police stop man driving mobility scooter on autoroute

Police stop man driving mobility scooter on autoroute

Sept. 14, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
Valais police responded to several calls of a man riding his mobility scooter on the A9 autoroute. The 84-year-old wa...
Tragedy in Valais for wing suit flyer

Tragedy in Valais for wing suit flyer

Sept. 5, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
A 52-year-old wing suit flyer has been killed in canton Valais.
Mass shooter deemed mentally unfit

Mass shooter deemed mentally unfit

Aug. 31, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
A man who went on a shooting spree in January in 2013 has been declared mentally unfit and so not responsible for his...
Valais rocked by earthquake

Valais rocked by earthquake

Aug. 23, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
A small earth tremor shook canton Valais last night. The Seismological service says a quake registering 3.2 struck at...
Russian hikers face massive rescue bill

Russian hikers face massive rescue bill

Aug. 21, 2018, 6:33 a.m.
A group of 22 Russian hikers are facing a hefty bill after an ill-thought out walk.
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