1 in 3 children don't speak Swiss language at school

1 in 3 children don't speak Swiss language at school

Aug. 19, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
Swiss schools are facing increased pressures as the number of new students who don’t speak the relevant languag...
Man arrested carrying dead wife in car

Man arrested carrying dead wife in car

Aug. 19, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
French police have arrested a man who was carrying his dead wife in a car near the Swiss border.
Man arrested for driving over two times speed limit

Man arrested for driving over two times speed limit

Aug. 19, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A man has been arrested for driving at over 120 kph across the Dreirosenbrücke towards Basel.
2019 expected to break lightning strike record

2019 expected to break lightning strike record

Aug. 19, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
A major storm swept across the country overnight bringing heavy rain, high winds and hail. 
Roadworks trap drivers in carpark for hours

Roadworks trap drivers in carpark for hours

Aug. 19, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
A combination of roadworks and a demonstration caused major traffic problems in Zurich on Saturday afternoon. 
Girl, 5, fined CHF 100 for travelling without ticket

Girl, 5, fined CHF 100 for travelling without ticket

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Transport officials in Schaffhausen are being accused of over-zealousness after fining a 5-year-old girl CHF 100 for ...
5G resistance impedes roll-out

5G resistance impedes roll-out

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
The telecom giant Swisscom is admitting resistance to the new 5G network is hampering its roll-out.
Stats show border-crossing workers on the rise

Stats show border-crossing workers on the rise

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The number of cross border workers is continuing to grow.
Roundabout paid for by stationery

Roundabout paid for by stationery

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The future could be sponsored traffic furniture. 
Do we still go to the cinema?

Do we still go to the cinema?

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The death of the movie theatre has been predicted for many years, but the latest numbers from the Statistics Office s...
Boulder hurtles towards Graub√ľnden neighbourhood

Boulder hurtles towards Graub√ľnden neighbourhood

Aug. 15, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
The village of Brienz in Graubünden had a narrow escape when a boulder weighing around 100 tonnes rolled across ...
Federal Railways dismiss controversial automatic doors video

Federal Railways dismiss controversial automatic doors video

Aug. 15, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are dismissing a video that’s going viral showing an unnamed – and unseen – ...
New train timetable to boost Geneva nightlife

New train timetable to boost Geneva nightlife

Aug. 15, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
In what’s being seen as a boost to the rather underwhelming Geneva nightlife, the new trains running on the L&e...
Woman arrested for arson in Zug

Woman arrested for arson in Zug

Aug. 15, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
A woman has been arrested for suspicion of arson after a major fire in a residential apartment block in Zug.
Swiss Railways to compensate elderly man dragged along tracks

Swiss Railways to compensate elderly man dragged along tracks

Aug. 14, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
The Federal Court has upheld a lower court ruling that Swiss Railways has to pay CHF 35,000 to an 89-year-old man who...
Uber may be forced out of Switzerland

Uber may be forced out of Switzerland

Aug. 14, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
It seems Uber’s days operating in Geneva are numbered. 
Man secretly films 500 women changing videos at Yverdon-les-Bains

Man secretly films 500 women changing videos at Yverdon-les-Bains

Aug. 14, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A man has been arrested for secretly filming women in the changing rooms at the thermal baths at Yverdon-les-Bains.
German arrested for fake bombs placed during Zurich Love Parade

German arrested for fake bombs placed during Zurich Love Parade

Aug. 14, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A German man who caused a bomb alert during the Love Parade in Zurich on Saturday is in custody after he confessed to...
Foreign ministry warns travellers to avoid Kashmir

Foreign ministry warns travellers to avoid Kashmir

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has hardened its warning to travellers to the disputed Indian administered area of Kashmir.
Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughter

Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughter

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Rescuers in canton Valais say there is no chance a missing 6-year-old girl and her 37-year-old father will be found a...
Liechtenstein causes concern over gambling growth

Liechtenstein causes concern over gambling growth

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Anti-gambling groups are worried about the massive growth of casinos in Liechtenstein. 
Gunfight breaks out between bank robbers and Geneva police

Gunfight breaks out between bank robbers and Geneva police

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
A gunfight between Geneva police and bank robbers broke out yesterday morning on the Route de Florissant in Champel.
More drivers over the limit in Switzerland says survey

More drivers over the limit in Switzerland says survey

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A European survey run by the Swiss media group Tamedia seems to show Swiss drivers are more likely to get behind the ...
Separatists in Geneva monitored by Spanish government

Separatists in Geneva monitored by Spanish government

Aug. 12, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
The Spanish government is keeping a close eye on Catalan separatists in Geneva - and the Spanish secret service may a...
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