Swiss authorities act to prevent spread of bird flu.

Swiss authorities act to prevent spread of bird flu.

Nov. 22, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Zoos and parks in Switzerland are arming themselves against bird flu, following instructions from the authorities.
Ex-Tunisian president’s son-in-law guilty of aiding and abetting corruption

Ex-Tunisian president’s son-in-law guilty of aiding and abetting corruption

Nov. 21, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
A son-in-law of the former Tunisian dictator Ben Ali has been found guilty of aiding and abetting corruption by the O...
Food database launched to help improve Swiss diets

Food database launched to help improve Swiss diets

Nov. 21, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
A new online database with information on over 14,000 foods sold in Switzerland has been launched by The Federal Inst...
Swiss children spend less than 30 minutes a day playing outdoors

Swiss children spend less than 30 minutes a day playing outdoors

Nov. 21, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Swiss children spend on average less than 30 minutes a day playing outdoors, unsupervised, according to youth support...
Morges confectioner creates Switzerland's first donkey milk chocolate

Morges confectioner creates Switzerland's first donkey milk chocolate

Nov. 21, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
Switzerland’s first ever chocolate made from donkey milk has been produced by a confectioner in Morges.
Foehn winds reaching up to 160km/h cause temperatures to soar

Foehn winds reaching up to 160km/h cause temperatures to soar

Nov. 21, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Foehn winds with gusts measuring between 100 to 130 km / h caused temperatures to reach nearly 20 degrees in Alpine v...
Cyprus talks to conclude in Geneva

Cyprus talks to conclude in Geneva

Nov. 21, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
Talks in Geneva between Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders to try to resolve the final issues that could see the islan...
Switzerland bans record number of suspected jihadists

Switzerland bans record number of suspected jihadists

Nov. 21, 2016, 6:27 a.m.
Switzerland has banned the entry of 26 jihadists since the beginning of the year, compared to 17 for the whole of 2...
Russia asks Switzerland why plane was intercepted by fighters

Russia asks Switzerland why plane was intercepted by fighters

Nov. 21, 2016, 6:24 a.m.
Russia has demanded an explanation as to why the Swiss Air Force dispatched three fighter jets to escort a Russian ...
Swiss army boots made by underpaid workers

Swiss army boots made by underpaid workers

Nov. 21, 2016, 6:20 a.m.
Politicians have been reacting strongly to reports that the Swiss army boots are produced by underpaid workers in R...
Injuries at Bern football match

Injuries at Bern football match

Nov. 21, 2016, 6:13 a.m.
Seven people from Valais have been injured in an attack by thirty hooded football fans at a match between Sion and...
Nestlé forced to drop made in Switzerland label

Nestlé forced to drop made in Switzerland label

Nov. 21, 2016, 6:11 a.m.
Nestlé has been forced to drop the Swiss cross from 80 products following legislation that tightens rules over the ...
Swiss adult is world's richest

Swiss adult is world's richest

Nov. 21, 2016, 6:08 a.m.
Switzerland has come out top in the rankings for wealth amongst the average adult.
Uri wins night sky competition

Uri wins night sky competition

Nov. 21, 2016, 5:14 a.m.
Canton Uri has won the title of “Knight of the Night” for reducing light pollution in the tourist region of Anderma...
Swiss Tourism launch new campaigns

Swiss Tourism launch new campaigns

Nov. 18, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
Switzerland Tourism has announced the launch of its winter campaign for 2016 and ‘Nature wants you back’ campaign for...
Swiss have greater confidence in their news outlets

Swiss have greater confidence in their news outlets

Nov. 18, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Researchers in Zurich have found that publicly funded news outlets elevate people’s overall trust in journalism.
Thomson Reuters cut over 50 jobs in Switzerland

Thomson Reuters cut over 50 jobs in Switzerland

Nov. 18, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
Thomson Reuters plans to cut 53 jobs in Switzerland, including 40 from its Geneva office and three in Zurich and Lugano.
Switzerland’s first patient hotel opens in Lausanne

Switzerland’s first patient hotel opens in Lausanne

Nov. 18, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
Switzerland’s first ever patient hotel – which allows recovering patients to enjoy medical supervision in comfortable...
Swiss environment minister urges 'small steps' for change

Swiss environment minister urges 'small steps' for change

Nov. 18, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
The Swiss environment minister has urged the world’s industrialised nations to do more to help emerging and developin...
5m employed in Switzerland

5m employed in Switzerland

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:20 a.m.
The number of people employed in Switzerland peaked in the third quarter of this year to reach just over 5 million.
Swiss climate efforts could be improved

Swiss climate efforts could be improved

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:17 a.m.
Switzerland has been placed 14th place out of 61 countries in a worldwide ranking of climate change performance.
No border wall for Ticino

No border wall for Ticino

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:13 a.m.
The Swiss government has rejected the idea of building a fence along its southern border near the town of Chiasso t...
Swiss companies will no longer be able to claim bribe costs against tax

Swiss companies will no longer be able to claim bribe costs against tax

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:10 a.m.
Companies will no longer be able to claim tax rebates on criminal fines and bribe money under proposed changes to t...
Zurich has most expensive coffee in the world

Zurich has most expensive coffee in the world

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:07 a.m.
If you’re in Zurich you may want to head for the pub rather than the café as it’s been revealed that coffee in the ...
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