Swiss authorities to investigate Turkish spying claims

Swiss authorities to investigate Turkish spying claims

March 20, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Swiss Federal prosecutors are to investigate allegations of spying on opponents of the Turkish president Recep Tayyip...
Swiss newspaper upsets Turkish government

Swiss newspaper upsets Turkish government

March 14, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
The Swiss tabloid newspaper ‘Blick’ has upset the Turkish president after publishing an editorial in Turk...
Turkish minister cancels Swiss visit

Turkish minister cancels Swiss visit

March 13, 2017, 6:12 a.m.
Switzerland has dodged a diplomatic bullet after the Turkish foreign minister cancelled a trip to Zurich.
Brothel workers released after client's death in Zurich

Brothel workers released after client's death in Zurich

March 13, 2017, 6:07 a.m.
Two women working in a brothel in Zurich have been released from police custody after a client jumped to his death fr...
Canadian woman arrested for qat smuggling in Zurich

Canadian woman arrested for qat smuggling in Zurich

March 13, 2017, 6:01 a.m.
A 43 year old Canadian woman has been arrested at Zurich airport for trying to smuggle 40 kilos of the drug qat.
Bern will not ban Turkish visit

Bern will not ban Turkish visit

March 10, 2017, 6:01 a.m.
The federal government has rejected pleas from canton Zurich to ban the visit of the Turkish foreign minister. The ca...
Tear gas readied in Zurich during left wing protest

Tear gas readied in Zurich during left wing protest

March 9, 2017, 7:14 a.m.
Zurich police were called out last night to quell a demonstration by left-wing activists on International Women&rsquo...
Police hunt Kestral killer

Police hunt Kestral killer

March 9, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Police in Zurich are asking for witnesses after a passerby found a kestrel on the street which had been shot.
Customs officers seize art from Zurich hotel

Customs officers seize art from Zurich hotel

March 8, 2017, 7:10 a.m.
Customs officers have seized a variety of art works from a five star hotel in Zurich over a tax dispute.
Convicted Islamic fighter extradited to France

Convicted Islamic fighter extradited to France

March 7, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Switzerland has extradited a member of the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria to France. The man has already served 10 ye...
Fox brings A380 to standstill in Zurich

Fox brings A380 to standstill in Zurich

March 7, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
A humble fox brought a massive Airbus A380 to a shuddering halt at Zurich airport last Friday.
New trend of older learner drivers

New trend of older learner drivers

March 1, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Zurich says it’s seeing a new trend – older learner drivers. Last year nearly 6,000 learner permits were ...
Worker loses leg in crusher

Worker loses leg in crusher

Feb. 27, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
A worker at a recycling plant in Zurich has lost a leg after he fell into a crusher. 
Zurich zoo celebrates new arrival

Zurich zoo celebrates new arrival

Feb. 27, 2017, 6:27 a.m.
Zurich zoo is celebrating a new arrival – a baby elephant. The mother, Farha, gave birth after a 22 month gesta...
Zurich police confirm arrest of Winterthur Imam

Zurich police confirm arrest of Winterthur Imam

Feb. 22, 2017, 5:56 a.m.
Zurich police are continuing to search several houses in Winterthur after they raided them yesterday and arrested 10 ...
Basel police condemn taxi drivers over Uber protests

Basel police condemn taxi drivers over Uber protests

Feb. 20, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Basel police have slammed taxi drivers in the city for taking the law into their own hands and harassing Uber drivers.
Suspected Geneva jihadist to stay in jail until trial

Suspected Geneva jihadist to stay in jail until trial

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
A Genevan suspected of being radicalized on a trip to Turkey early last year will stay in prison until his trial as i...
Surprise at lenient sentence for sex attacker

Surprise at lenient sentence for sex attacker

Feb. 15, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
A Zurich prosecutor has caused surprise by calling for a lenient sentence against a 21 year old German man who spent ...
Geneva residents shocked at free Islamic book

Geneva residents shocked at free Islamic book

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Some residents in Geneva say they were shocked after a free book espousing Islam appeared in their letter boxes.
Convicted pedophile sentence extended for child porn possession

Convicted pedophile sentence extended for child porn possession

Feb. 8, 2017, 6:11 a.m.
A convicted pedophile in a Zurich prison has had his sentence extended as he managed to download child pornography on...
Thousands queue for hours for Zurich exhibition

Thousands queue for hours for Zurich exhibition

Feb. 8, 2017, 5:58 a.m.
Thousands of people are waiting for hours in Zurich to get into an exhibition of the famed photographer Annie Leibovitz.
Zurich police arrest couple for sex tape blackmail

Zurich police arrest couple for sex tape blackmail

Jan. 30, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Zurich police have arrested a couple for blackmailing a 74 year old man with a threat of releasing a sex video, alleg...
Zurich charity launches search for benefactor

Zurich charity launches search for benefactor

Jan. 23, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
A Zurich children’s charity has launched a search to find a mysterious benefactor who donated CHF 25,000 in cas...
Young man's Facebook search for mother goes viral in Switzerland

Young man's Facebook search for mother goes viral in Switzerland

Jan. 19, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
A young man’s search for his mother has gone viral on Facebook. Marco Hauenstein is 19 years old and has spent ...
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