Infection rates drop - but worries over winter continue

Infection rates drop - but worries over winter continue

Nov. 25, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Infection rates are dropping across the country – but there are fears as the weather gets colder, rates could c...
France to move from lockdown to curfew

France to move from lockdown to curfew

Nov. 25, 2020, 6:14 a.m.
France will come out of lockdown on the 15th December – but there will be a curfew instead.
Man fined for not quarantining

Man fined for not quarantining

Nov. 25, 2020, 6:12 a.m.
A man in Aargau has ben fined CHF 1,000 for not quarantining after he returned from Ukraine. 62-year-old Thomas Ba...
Geneva prisoner loses inhumane case in Europe

Geneva prisoner loses inhumane case in Europe

Nov. 25, 2020, 6:07 a.m.
An inmate in Geneva’s Champ-Dollon prison has had his case alleging inhumane treatment thrown out by the Europe...
City of Geneva looks to bring in 30kph limit on far more roads

City of Geneva looks to bring in 30kph limit on far more roads

Nov. 25, 2020, 6:04 a.m.
The City of Geneva wants to expand the 30 kph limit to virtually all roads in the centre of town. It says the limit i...
Switzerland may have to wait for Covid vaccine

Switzerland may have to wait for Covid vaccine

Nov. 24, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
We may have to wait until after the New Year before a vaccine becomes available in Switzerland – and then older...
Hopeful signs of falling infection rates in Geneva

Hopeful signs of falling infection rates in Geneva

Nov. 24, 2020, 7:01 a.m.
There are encouraging signs infection rates ae coming down in Geneva as fewer people are being admitted to the Univer...
Basel City residents annoyed by half-lockdown

Basel City residents annoyed by half-lockdown

Nov. 24, 2020, 6:59 a.m.
Residents in the half canton of Basel-City are angry that they’re on lockdown and businesses are forced to clos...
Murderer may already be in prison

Murderer may already be in prison

Nov. 24, 2020, 6:55 a.m.
The perpetrator of an unsolved murder from over 20 years ago may already be in a Bern prison.
Geneva using less fossil fuel for heating

Geneva using less fossil fuel for heating

Nov. 24, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
The average Geneva resident is using less fuel to heat their homes and less electricity.
Federal Heath Office - cautiously optimistic

Federal Heath Office - cautiously optimistic

Nov. 23, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
The head of the Federal Health Office, Anne Lévy, sounded a cautiously optimistic note yesterday as infection ...
Valais to extend lockdown

Valais to extend lockdown

Nov. 23, 2020, 6:19 a.m.
Canton Valais is extending its lockdown for a further two weeks. But there will be some loosening of restrictions for...
Clergy member arrested on suspicion of kidnapping

Clergy member arrested on suspicion of kidnapping

Nov. 23, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
A senior member of the clergy in Lugano has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping.
Police investigate football field vandalism

Police investigate football field vandalism

Nov. 23, 2020, 6:15 a.m.
Police in cantons Vaud and Fribourg say they will investigate after several football fields were damaged by cars.
Failed blackmail attempt against health minister

Failed blackmail attempt against health minister

Nov. 23, 2020, 6:12 a.m.
Details are emerging of a blackmail attempt against the Health Minister, Alain Berset.
Switzerland calls for climate friendly post-pandemic recovery

Switzerland calls for climate friendly post-pandemic recovery

Nov. 23, 2020, 6:09 a.m.
Switzerland is calling for the economic recovery after the pandemic to be climate-friendly.
Infection rate drops - death rate should follow

Infection rate drops - death rate should follow

Nov. 20, 2020, 7:10 a.m.
The infection rate in Switzerland is coming down. Over the last 24 hours, nearly 5,000 were confirmed new cases &ndas...
Geneva protestors fight lockdown

Geneva protestors fight lockdown

Nov. 20, 2020, 7:04 a.m.
Hundreds protested in Geneva yesterday against the continuing cantonal lockdown.
Canton moves from worst hit to safest - track and trace to thank

Canton moves from worst hit to safest - track and trace to thank

Nov. 20, 2020, 6:57 a.m.
Canton Schwyz is being studied by epidemiologists as it has moved from one of the worst hit cantons to one of the saf...
Man seriously injured after falling off autoroute overpass

Man seriously injured after falling off autoroute overpass

Nov. 20, 2020, 6:55 a.m.
A man was seriously injured yesterday after he fell off a bridge over the A51 autoroute near Bülach in canton Zu...
More people leaving the church

More people leaving the church

Nov. 20, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
More people are leaving the church than ever before.
Small loosening of Geneva restrictions

Small loosening of Geneva restrictions

Nov. 19, 2020, 6:03 a.m.
Geneva is loosening its lockdown regulations slightly.
Contactless CHF 80 limit to remain

Contactless CHF 80 limit to remain

Nov. 19, 2020, 6:01 a.m.
The limit for contactless payments will stay at CHF 80.
Woman fined for breaking isolation leading to mass quarantine

Woman fined for breaking isolation leading to mass quarantine

Nov. 19, 2020, 5:52 a.m.
A young woman in canton Solothurn has been fined for leaving her home and going to a party, despite testing positive ...
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