Death crash driver likely to escape punishmentNov. 17, 2017, 5:56 a.m.
A driver who deliberately crashed head-on into a car in Valais, killing the other driver is likely to escape punishment.
Court backs government decision to sack ambassadorNov. 17, 2017, 5:53 a.m.
A federal court has backed the government on the sacking of the former ambassador to Venezuela.
Geneva is boomingNov. 17, 2017, 5:52 a.m.
Business is booming in Geneva. That’s the conclusion following a survey by the local Chamber of Commerce.
Government rejects bilingual direction signsNov. 17, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
The Federal Government has rejected a proposal road signs should be in two languages.
Major geothermal project starts in GenevaNov. 17, 2017, 5:47 a.m.
A major geothermal project has kicked off in Geneva. The canton hopes the new power source will cut the use of heatin...
Ski season kicks offNov. 17, 2017, 5:46 a.m.
Some good early snow means the ski season is getting underway. Resorts in the eastern parts of the country are alread...
Swiss government to issue electronic IDsNov. 16, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
The Swiss government says it wants to roll out digital ID cards to everyone in the country – including foreigners.
Basel police investigate threatening email scamNov. 16, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Basel police are investigating an email scam which threatened the 54 year old victim and his family with being killed...
SVP to launch initiative to force police to release nationality of suspectsNov. 16, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
The right wing Swiss People’s Party says it will launch an initiative in Zurich to force to the police to alway...
Children to be allowed to ride bikes on pavementNov. 16, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
As part of a package involving a series of changes to road rules due to come into force next year, the law may be cha...
Sarnen residents angered by tax form failNov. 16, 2017, 5:01 a.m.
Residents in Sarnen in the tiny canton of Obwalden are outraged their tax forms were sent in unsealed envelopes.
Basel checks legality of public pig slaughterNov. 15, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Basel authorities are investigating to see if the public slaughter of two pigs was legal. At the end of last month a ...
Valais gets tough with ski schoolsNov. 15, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Canton Valais is to get tough with ski schools. Authorities want to make sure the rules are followed. Currently at le...
Stowaway found on EasyJet flight to GenevaNov. 15, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
A 25 year old stowaway was found on an EasyJet flight at Gatwick airport heading for Geneva on Sunday evening. He&rsq...
Credit Suisse pays US fine to end forex investigationNov. 15, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
Credit Suisse has agreed to pay USD125m as a fine to US authorities following an investigation into how the bank set ...
Police catch drug dealer - because he was on the phoneNov. 15, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
Police made a major drugs bust - because the driver was on the phone.
Man injured by snowploughNov. 15, 2017, 7:11 a.m.
A 45 year old man has been seriously injured after being hit by a snow plough in Birmensdorf in Zurich.
Petition launched to can smacking childrenNov. 14, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
A petition is to be launched to force a vote to ban smacking children in Switzerland.
Major crash kills driver and delays thousandsNov. 14, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
A major crash on the A3 at Altendorf in canton Schwyz yesterday afternoon killed a 52 year old driver and caused hour...
Pool bathing in burkini - or topless - now permitted in GenevaNov. 14, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
While topless bathing may not be something on your mind in the current weather – it is now allowed in Geneva. ...
Geneva initiative launched to cap health insuranceNov. 14, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
An initiative is being launched in Geneva to cap the cost of health insurance to 10% of a household income.
E-cigarette sellers find way around nicotine banNov. 14, 2017, 7:45 a.m.
E-cigarette sellers in Switzerland are circumventing a law which forbids selling e-liquid containing nicotine.
High winds and heavy rain cause damage in SwitzerlandNov. 13, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
High winds and heavy rains caused damage right across the country over the weekend.
Justice minister wants more oversight of commodity traders in SwitzerlandNov. 13, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Switzerland’s justice minister is calling for more oversight into the operations of commodity traders in the co...