Switzerland strengthens travel advice for Turkey

Switzerland strengthens travel advice for Turkey

July 28, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has tightened its travel advice for Turkey. It’s advising travelers they could face ...
Regulators kill dream of summer snowball fight

Regulators kill dream of summer snowball fight

July 28, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
Killjoy government regulators have banned a snowball fight to mark Swiss National Day on Tuesday.
Oil spill leaves Uri tax payers with big bill

Oil spill leaves Uri tax payers with big bill

July 28, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Tax payers in canton Uri will have to pay for a major cleanup on the A2 autoroute after an unknown vehicle left a lon...
German customs catch Ferrari smuggler

German customs catch Ferrari smuggler

July 28, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
German customs officers stopped a car transporter arriving from Switzerland with two unregistered brand new Ferraris.
Teacher sacked after tryst with school boy on EasyJet flight from Geneva

Teacher sacked after tryst with school boy on EasyJet flight from Geneva

July 28, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
A schoolboy on a trip from the UK to Switzerland got more than he bargained for after joining the mile high club with...
Three UK men stuck in Swiss legal system

Three UK men stuck in Swiss legal system

July 27, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Three British nationals are caught up in Swiss legal limbo after being accused of racing sports cars through the coun...
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...
Swiss paper factory blames strong franc for closure

Swiss paper factory blames strong franc for closure

July 27, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
The strong franc has led to the closure of a Swiss paper mill. Utzenstorf Papier operated for the last 125 years and ...
Schaffhausen police say no clear motive for chainsaw attack

Schaffhausen police say no clear motive for chainsaw attack

July 27, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Schaffhausen police say they have no motive behind Monday’s chainsaw attack in the cantonal capital’s old...
One in three blood poisoning cases contracted in hospital

One in three blood poisoning cases contracted in hospital

July 27, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
A study has shown that one in three blood poisoning infections in children was contracted while in hospital.
Police search for driver after Chihuahua

Police search for driver after Chihuahua

July 27, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
Graubünden police are searching for a car driver who ran over and killed a Chihuahua being taken for a walk by i...
Chainsaw attack suspect arrested

Chainsaw attack suspect arrested

July 26, 2017, 10:36 a.m.
Zurich police have arrested Franz Wrousis, the man thought to be responsible for the chainsaw attack in Schaffhausen ...
Swiss court approves supercar seizure

Swiss court approves supercar seizure

July 26, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
The Swiss Federal Court has upheld a decision to seize 23 supercars belonging to the son of the president of Equatori...
Volunteer firefighter accused of arson maintains his innocence

Volunteer firefighter accused of arson maintains his innocence

July 26, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
A volunteer fire fighter who’s currently being detained on suspicion of starting a series of fires which killed...
Kids find tropical snake in Geneva

Kids find tropical snake in Geneva

July 25, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
A group of kids in Geneva had a shock when they came across a boa-constrictor on the banks of the Arve River on Sunda...
Chainsaw attacker still on run

Chainsaw attacker still on run

July 25, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
A man thought to be responsible for a chainsaw attack in Schaffhausen yesterday remains on the run. He injured f...
Switzerland calls on UN to check Libya detention centres

Switzerland calls on UN to check Libya detention centres

July 25, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Switzerland is demanding Libya open its migrant detention centres to the United Nations.
Insurance claims after storms expected to be more than CHF 2m

Insurance claims after storms expected to be more than CHF 2m

July 25, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Insurance companies are beginning to count the cost of the weekend storms. Damage is being estimated at more than CHF...
Government to launch incentives to encourage car sharing

Government to launch incentives to encourage car sharing

July 25, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
The government is looking at ways to encourage car sharing for commuters. Ministers hope to have a plan in place to s...
Schaffhausen attack - 'not terror related' say police

Schaffhausen attack - 'not terror related' say police

July 24, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
A man armed with a chainsaw injured at least 5 people, two of them seriously, when he entered a branch of the CSS Ins...
Weekend storms cause havoc in central Switzerland

Weekend storms cause havoc in central Switzerland

July 24, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Major thunderstorms caused havoc on Saturday night and Sunday morning right across the country. Torrential rain, hail...
Younger porn offenders should be educated not punished

Younger porn offenders should be educated not punished

July 24, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
There are calls to treat younger people who may be accused of distributing pornographic images more leniently than ad...
Geneva emergency services teach throwing life rings

Geneva emergency services teach throwing life rings

July 24, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Geneva emergency services held an information session over the weekend to teach people how to throw a life ring and r...
2017 Paleo a success

2017 Paleo a success

July 24, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
This year’s Paleo Festival has wrapped up – and the organisers say it was a tremendous success. The shows...
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