No surprise that majority wore face masks yesterday as 'people like clear rules'

No surprise that majority wore face masks yesterday as 'people like clear rules'

July 7, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
The vast majority of people wore masks on public transport yesterday - the first day of the new law which makes it co...
Most expensive area to live in Switzerland revealed

Most expensive area to live in Switzerland revealed

July 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
We all know Switzerland is an expensive place to live – but where is the most expensive place in Switzerland?&n...
Political rising star, Maudet, kicked out of Liberal Radical Party

Political rising star, Maudet, kicked out of Liberal Radical Party

July 7, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
Former political rising star Pierre Maudet has been kicked out of the Liberal Radical Party. 
Unpaid quarantine likely for those back from travels

Unpaid quarantine likely for those back from travels

July 7, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
An employment lawyer is warning that anyone travelling to one of the 28 countries on a quarantine list may not get pa...
Covid cash handouts recovered as fraudulent claims investigated

Covid cash handouts recovered as fraudulent claims investigated

July 7, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
Geneva authorities have recovered more than CHF 3m from illegal emergency cash handouts due to the lockdown. 
No consequences for tiger that killed zoo-keeper over weekend

No consequences for tiger that killed zoo-keeper over weekend

July 6, 2020, 11:53 a.m.
The director of Zurich Zoo says there’ll be no consequences for the tiger that killed a keeper on Saturday. 
President admits mask-wearing rules too late as infection rate climbs

President admits mask-wearing rules too late as infection rate climbs

July 6, 2020, 11:47 a.m.
The government is rejecting criticisms from some quarters that the lockdown has been ended too early, as the infectio...
Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins today

Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins today

July 6, 2020, 11:46 a.m.
From today, all public transport users will have to wear a mask. 
Dinghy disaster dodged on the Limmat

Dinghy disaster dodged on the Limmat

July 6, 2020, 8:42 a.m.
The hot weather over the weekend brought out the rubber dinghies onto the rivers – but several missed an exit p...
Meteorologists say 'unusual' heatwaves now becoming norm

Meteorologists say 'unusual' heatwaves now becoming norm

July 3, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
In a joint statement – meteorologists from Switzerland, Germany and Austria say heatwaves which were considered...
3 planned demonstrations in Geneva expected to cause traffic problems later today

3 planned demonstrations in Geneva expected to cause traffic problems later today

July 3, 2020, 8:49 a.m.
Geneva police is warning of major traffic problems later this afternoon in the centre of town due to three planned de...
Right-wing former leader uses N-word on TV over chocolate debate

Right-wing former leader uses N-word on TV over chocolate debate

July 3, 2020, 8:40 a.m.
Former federal councilor and leader of the right-wing Swiss People’s Party, Christoph Blocher, is under fire fo...
Government issues quarantine orders for 28 countries

Government issues quarantine orders for 28 countries

July 3, 2020, 8:02 a.m.
The government is bringing in strict quarantine rules for travellers from several at risk countries. Those arriving w...
Mask wearing mandatory on public transport from Monday

Mask wearing mandatory on public transport from Monday

July 2, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
The Federal Council says it will now be the law that public transport users will have to wear a mask from Monday. 
Swisscom explains highly problematic service outages to authorities

Swisscom explains highly problematic service outages to authorities

July 2, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Swisscom has had to explain to national authorities why its mobile phone services suffered seven outages between Janu...
Epidemiologist says 'second wave is here' as infection rate continues to rise

Epidemiologist says 'second wave is here' as infection rate continues to rise

July 2, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The infection rate is rising, leading to concerns the second wave is here. 
Zurich airport to spend further CHF 140m on soundproofing

Zurich airport to spend further CHF 140m on soundproofing

July 2, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
Zurich airport is to spend another CHF 140m on soundproofing nearby homes and offices. 
'Trump heart Kim Jong Un' engraving causes controversy for tourist shop

'Trump heart Kim Jong Un' engraving causes controversy for tourist shop

July 2, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
A tourist shop in Interlaken is under fire for engraving 'Trump heart Kim Jong Un' on a Victorinox Swiss army...
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...
National Day celebrations largely cancelled due to Covid restrictions

National Day celebrations largely cancelled due to Covid restrictions

July 1, 2020, 10:32 a.m.
This year’s National Day celebrations on August 1st are set to be a damp squib, due to large-scale cancell...
Museum puzzled over stolen maid's uniform

Museum puzzled over stolen maid's uniform

July 1, 2020, 10:28 a.m.
Staff at a museum in canton Bern are scratching their heads after a thief stole a 100-year-old maid’s uniform.&...
Clubber tests positive for Covid sending another group of partiers into quarantine

Clubber tests positive for Covid sending another group of partiers into quarantine

July 1, 2020, 10:21 a.m.
Another group of partiers are being asked to quarantine after a customer at a club in canton Solothurn tested positiv...
112,000 people refused entry during lockdown, 1 wanted man arrested

112,000 people refused entry during lockdown, 1 wanted man arrested

July 1, 2020, 10:16 a.m.
Border guards refused entry to 112,000 people and fined almost 9,000 people during the lockdown. Most of the fines we...
Geneva International Motor Show finds potential buyers

Geneva International Motor Show finds potential buyers

July 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Potential buyers of the Geneva International Motor Show are emerging. 
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