Cantonal vote results

Cantonal vote results

Feb. 10, 2020, 3:59 p.m.
In cantonal votes, Geneva turned down plans to build high density housing in Meyrin and Vernier. The canton has a hou...
Skiers urged not to cancel trips to Les Contamines

Skiers urged not to cancel trips to Les Contamines

Feb. 10, 2020, 3:57 p.m.
Locals in the French ski resort of Les Contamines are urging skiers to come for their vacations. The tourist office s...
Basel police hunt rapists

Basel police hunt rapists

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Basel police are hunting for two men after a woman was raped on Saturday morning.
Police open fire after being threatened

Police open fire after being threatened

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
A police officer in canton Thurgau opened fire after he was threatened by an armed man.
US uges Switzerland to ditch Chinese 5G maker

US uges Switzerland to ditch Chinese 5G maker

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
The United States is urging Switzerland to stop using Chinese technology in its 5G telephone network. The US says ...
Body found in Lake Geneva

Body found in Lake Geneva

Feb. 3, 2020, 10 a.m.
A body has been found in Lake Geneva. The female corpse was discovered by the shore near the French town of Evian on ...
Geneva warns of forged pollution stickers

Geneva warns of forged pollution stickers

Feb. 3, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
Geneva’s troubled anti-pollution initiative has run into further problems due to a shortage of stickers –...
Partiers poisoned at BBQ

Partiers poisoned at BBQ

Feb. 3, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
It seems to be the wrong time of year for a barbeque – and you’d be right. Eight people are in hospita...
Switzerland joins open exchange of health threat info

Switzerland joins open exchange of health threat info

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:27 a.m.
Switzerland has joined the EU’s Early Warning and Response System which allows an exchange of information on he...
Swiss company defends offering chance to hunt big game

Swiss company defends offering chance to hunt big game

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:23 a.m.
A Swiss company which offers the chance to kill big game – such as lions and elephants - is defending its busin...
Alarm raised after man tries to lure children with sweets

Alarm raised after man tries to lure children with sweets

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:19 a.m.
Two schools in canton Bern are warning parents after a man in a black car tried to lure children with the promise of ...
Léman Express passengers complain about service

Léman Express passengers complain about service

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Users of the new Léman Express train network are complaining of late and cancelled services. 
'Swiss Brexit' to be voted on in May

'Swiss Brexit' to be voted on in May

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:15 a.m.
Switzerland is looking at its own Brexit moment in May. 
Coop robbers sentenced to jail

Coop robbers sentenced to jail

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
Two men have been sentenced to 8 and 9 years in jail after robbing a Coop store in Geneva.
Voters likely to approve anti-discrimination laws

Voters likely to approve anti-discrimination laws

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
The latest polls ahead of nationwide votes next month show voters are likely to approve tougher laws against homophob...
Sophisticated UN hack raises suspicions of state backing

Sophisticated UN hack raises suspicions of state backing

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
It’s emerged the UN’s IT system was hacked last summer – but the organization decided not to public...
Train makes unscheduled stop for exam-taking student

Train makes unscheduled stop for exam-taking student

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
A student managed to get an intercity train to make an unscheduled stop so she wouldn’t miss her exam.
Pensioner warns of computerised phone call scam

Pensioner warns of computerised phone call scam

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
A pensioner in Zurich is warning other elderly people not to be tricked into agreeing to pay for a service which prom...
Peeping Tom finally jailed despite many previous up-skirting convictions

Peeping Tom finally jailed despite many previous up-skirting convictions

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Questions are being asked why a Zurich man had not been jailed earlier after being convicted of secretly filming hund...
Zurich hospital patients test negative for coronavirus

Zurich hospital patients test negative for coronavirus

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
Health officials say the two patients in a Zurich hospital don’t have the coronavirus.
Operation Papyrus immigrants to be reexamined after forgery case

Operation Papyrus immigrants to be reexamined after forgery case

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
Geneva authorities are examining more than 100 applications from illegal immigrants to formalize their lives in the c...
Man arrested in Milan in connection with Geneva death

Man arrested in Milan in connection with Geneva death

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
A man has been arrested by Italian police in Milan following a request by Geneva after a 55-year-old woman was found ...
Zurich boy reported to have set himself alight

Zurich boy reported to have set himself alight

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A boy at a secondary school in Zurich is suffering serious burns after setting himself alight.
Coronavirus to cut Chinese tourism

Coronavirus to cut Chinese tourism

Jan. 28, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
Tourism could take a hit due to the coronavirus. 
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