Chateau d'Oex rocked by small quake

Chateau d'Oex rocked by small quake

April 9, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
A small earthquake struck under Château d’Oex last night. The Swiss Seismological Survey says it measured...
Central Switzerland residents are the richest

Central Switzerland residents are the richest

March 28, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Those living in central areas of the country are the most well off, according to a new survey.    
Uber drivers have to be treated as employees - report

Uber drivers have to be treated as employees - report

March 20, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
Uber drivers in Switzerland have to be treated as if they were employees and not self-employed. That’s a decisi...
Suspected terrorist deported to Colombia

Suspected terrorist deported to Colombia

March 8, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Switzerland has deported a suspected terrorist back to her native Colombia. The 23 year old was recorded talking abou...
Man dies after car crashed and explodes on A9

Man dies after car crashed and explodes on A9

Feb. 20, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
A 34 year old driver has died after his car crashed and exploded on the A9 autoroute near Villeneuve in canton Vaud.
Less is more - 2017 wine harvest could be exceptional

Less is more - 2017 wine harvest could be exceptional

Feb. 13, 2018, 5:24 a.m.
There’ll be less Swiss wine around – but what there is will be of very high quality.
Littering fines vary across the country

Littering fines vary across the country

Feb. 6, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
Littering fines vary widely across the country. A move two years ago to bring in a flat rate fine for making a mess w...
88 year old woman found in snow after massive search in Vaud

88 year old woman found in snow after massive search in Vaud

Jan. 29, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A major search was triggered in canton Vaud over the weekend to track down a missing 88 year old woman.
Bertarelli faces massive speeding fine

Bertarelli faces massive speeding fine

Jan. 16, 2018, 5:50 a.m.
Swiss pharmaceutical billionaire, Ernesto Bertarelli, is facing a speeding fine of CHF 310,000.
Boy killed by train in Vaud

Boy killed by train in Vaud

Dec. 18, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
A 12 year old boy was killed by a train on Friday evening. Vaud police say he was walking along the tracks near Aigle...
Searchers find body of man looking for dog

Searchers find body of man looking for dog

Nov. 22, 2017, 6:16 a.m.
Search parties have found the body of a 52 year old man in Leysin in Vaud.
Joint Swiss/French operation leads to terror arrests

Joint Swiss/French operation leads to terror arrests

Nov. 8, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
A total of 10 people have been arrested in a joint anti-terror operation between France and Switzerland.
Missing Spanish au-pair found alive, but injured.

Missing Spanish au-pair found alive, but injured.

Aug. 30, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
The 23 year old Spanish au pair who went missing on Friday has been found injured and disorientated, but alive.
Horses injured in Aargau crash

Horses injured in Aargau crash

Aug. 14, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Yet more animals have been injured on the roads – after last week’s crash which killed several hundred ch...
Trucks spill chickens and beer on Swiss autoroutes

Trucks spill chickens and beer on Swiss autoroutes

Aug. 10, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Over 400 chickens were killed when a truck carrying over 4,000 birds tipped over and slid down the autoroute near Pay...
Police in Vaud and Fribourg launch arson investigation

Police in Vaud and Fribourg launch arson investigation

Aug. 9, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Police forces in Vaud and Fribourg are confirming they’re investigating a series of fires which they suspect ma...
Another body found in Valais glacier

Another body found in Valais glacier

Aug. 3, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
Another body has been found in a glacier in Valais. The German climber had been missing for thirty years.
Federal court rules errant doctors can remain anonymous

Federal court rules errant doctors can remain anonymous

July 27, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Questions are being raised over a decision by the Federal Court not to publish the name of a psychiatrist in canton V...
Pumping water from rivers and streams banned in canton of Vaud

Pumping water from rivers and streams banned in canton of Vaud

July 21, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
High temperatures and a distinct lack of rain have led to authorities in the canton of Vaud announcing a ban on pumpi...
British couple sentenced in Swiss court for multimillion franc fraud

British couple sentenced in Swiss court for multimillion franc fraud

July 19, 2017, 7:14 a.m.
A 63-year-old British man, his wife and his financial adviser have been found guilty by a court in the canton of Vaud...
Two bodies found in glacier after 80 years

Two bodies found in glacier after 80 years

July 18, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
Two bodies that have been buried in the ice for at least 80 years have been discovered in a glacier near Les Diablere...
Work well underway for the new Olympic House in Lausanne

Work well underway for the new Olympic House in Lausanne

July 13, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Progress is being made at what will be the new headquarters of the International Olympic Committee, or IOC, in Vidy i...
French President in Lausanne for Paris Olympic bid push

French President in Lausanne for Paris Olympic bid push

July 11, 2017, 6:58 a.m.
The French President Emmanuel Macron is in Lausanne to support the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympic Games. 
Vaud police seize hemp plants and reptiles

Vaud police seize hemp plants and reptiles

March 3, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
Vaud police have raided a house in Vallorbe and seized over 200 hemp plants, 3kilos of hemp products and seeds.
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