Spanish hikers rescued from avalanche

Spanish hikers rescued from avalanche

Dec. 11, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Two Spanish hikers had to be rescued after sudden snow trapped them on the mountains near Sörenburg in canton Lu...
Migros chicken products being recalled

Migros chicken products being recalled

Dec. 11, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
The supermarket chain Migros is recalling a chicken product as it says a mistake during the cooking process means the...
Federal Counsellors assigned justice and defence positions

Federal Counsellors assigned justice and defence positions

Dec. 11, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
The newly elected Federal Counsellors have been allocated their departments. 
Avalanche warning for canton Graub√ľnden

Avalanche warning for canton Graub√ľnden

Dec. 11, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
Many areas of canton Graubünden are under an avalanche alert following heavy snow.
Outrage over police photo posted on social media

Outrage over police photo posted on social media

Dec. 11, 2018, 9 a.m.
A picture posted by Sankt Gallen police is causing ire on social media.
Driving age could be lowered despite opposition

Driving age could be lowered despite opposition

Dec. 10, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
The government looks set to push through a lowering of the driving age, despite opposition from safety groups.
Frog rescued from Migros salad bag

Frog rescued from Migros salad bag

Dec. 10, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
A shopper in Basel decided to save a frog he noticed in a bag of salad for sale in a local Migros.
Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas markets

Stormy weather cancels weekend Christmas markets

Dec. 10, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
High winds and heavy rain ruined the weekend for many and led to cancelled Christmas markets.
German train strikes to lead to delays in Switzerland

German train strikes to lead to delays in Switzerland

Dec. 10, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are warning a strike by German train workers could lead to delays and cancellations in Switzer...
Privacy concerns hinder Geneva cable car plan

Privacy concerns hinder Geneva cable car plan

Dec. 7, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
It doesn’t look like Geneva will be getting a commuter cable car after all.
Sport injures 400,000 Swiss per year

Sport injures 400,000 Swiss per year

Dec. 7, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Being a sporty person is dangerous. 
Electric cars to be used by by Basel police force

Electric cars to be used by by Basel police force

Dec. 7, 2018, 10 a.m.
Basel City police have bought three Tesla electric cars. 
Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sex

Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sex

Dec. 7, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
A man is in court in Vevey in Vaud accused of blackmailing women to have sex with him and give him money.
Basel to provide security guards for Jewish community

Basel to provide security guards for Jewish community

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
The canton of Basel City has agreed to pay for private armed security guards to watch over synagogues and other Jewis...
Geneva to cut down on city centre traffic

Geneva to cut down on city centre traffic

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Geneva wants to fight the city’s traffic problems by getting trucks off the roads.
Swiss tradition causing visa application problems

Swiss tradition causing visa application problems

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
The tradition of having the place of where you’re from and not your birth place listed on official documents in...
No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
In the end there were no surprises at yesterday’s votes.
Law passed in major step towards gender pay equality

Law passed in major step towards gender pay equality

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Parliament has passed a law which it’s hoped will be a major step against gender pay inequality.
Gunman fires shots in Lucerne bar

Gunman fires shots in Lucerne bar

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
One person was injured and several shots fired in Lucerne when a gunman entered a bar and demanded cash from the till.
Two women to be voted onto Federal Council today

Two women to be voted onto Federal Council today

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Its likely parliament will vote two women onto the Federal Council later today.
Winter weather to arrive this weekend

Winter weather to arrive this weekend

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Despite the warm – although wet – weather, forecasters say the winter will start to arrive at the weekend.
Trapped cat rescued from Lugano tunnel air vents

Trapped cat rescued from Lugano tunnel air vents

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A cat has been rescued from a road tunnel near Lugano in Ticino after being trapped in air vents for the past two weeks.
Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Changes in Swiss VAT laws mean Amazon will no longer ship to Switzerland from non-EU sites.
Migrant-rescuing ship not allowed to sail under Swiss flag

Migrant-rescuing ship not allowed to sail under Swiss flag

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The government has rejected a plan to allow the ship which has been rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean to sail un...
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