Man arrested after stabbing two train passengers near Swiss border

Man arrested after stabbing two train passengers near Swiss border

Aug. 16, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two passengers were stabbed on a train near the Swiss border in Aust...
Drunk man almost hit by own speedboat after falling into Lake Zurich

Drunk man almost hit by own speedboat after falling into Lake Zurich

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
A drunk man managed to avoid being hit by his own speedboat when he fell into Lake Zurich on Sunday. According to 20...
Driver crashes after falling asleep at the wheel near Pully-Belmont

Driver crashes after falling asleep at the wheel near Pully-Belmont

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
A 49-year-old motorist is recovering after losing control of his car on the A9 motorway at Pully-Belmont, heading tow...
First exhibition of Geneva Instagramers launched today

First exhibition of Geneva Instagramers launched today

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
The first exhibition dedicated Geneva Instagramers is being launched today in Servette. Nearly 100 photos from over ...
Cyclist rescues baby alligator in a street in the canton of Zurich

Cyclist rescues baby alligator in a street in the canton of Zurich

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
A woman who thought she had crossed paths with a large lizard when she was out cycling in the canton of Zurich, has d...
Rail authorities to review security measures following Salez knife attack

Rail authorities to review security measures following Salez knife attack

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
The regional railway Südostbahn (SOB) says it will carefully review its security measures following the attack o...
Zurich man dies in paragliding accident in the Upper Valais

Zurich man dies in paragliding accident in the Upper Valais

Aug. 16, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
A 51-year-old from Zurich has died in a paragliding accident in the Upper Valais. It's not yet known why the man got...
Thousand flock to Geneva for the finale of the Lake Festival

Thousand flock to Geneva for the finale of the Lake Festival

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
The finale of the Lake Geneva festival attracted hundreds of thousands of spectators on Saturday night, despite the i...
New stadium for ‘combats de reines' opens in Evolène

New stadium for ‘combats de reines' opens in Evolène

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:33 a.m.
A new 2,500 capacity auditorium in Evolène, designed for the famous cow fights of the Val d'Hérens ...
Flights between Sion and London to be tested next winter

Flights between Sion and London to be tested next winter

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
Flights between Sion and London to attract winter tourists could soon be a possibility. Swiss International Airlines...
900,000 people flocked to the 25th Zurich Street Parade

900,000 people flocked to the 25th Zurich Street Parade

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
900,000 people flocked to the world's largest techno parade on Saturday, celebrated with the motto "Zurich is un...
Police say no terrorist motive to a knife attack on Swiss train

Police say no terrorist motive to a knife attack on Swiss train

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Police say, as yet, there is no political or terrorist motive to a knife attack on a Swiss train on Saturday where tw...
WWF say 80% of Swiss rivers have 'ecological deficiencies'

WWF say 80% of Swiss rivers have 'ecological deficiencies'

Aug. 15, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
About 80 percent of rivers and streams in Switzerland show signs of ecological deficiencies, according to a survey by...
5 rare turtles who escaped a Chinese soup pot arrive in Vaud

5 rare turtles who escaped a Chinese soup pot arrive in Vaud

Aug. 14, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Five rare turtles who narrowly escaped a Chinese soup pot, are soon to arrive at the Chavornay turtle rescue center i...
Switzerland to experience longest period of good weather this summer

Switzerland to experience longest period of good weather this summer

Aug. 14, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
As of tomorrow, Switzerland will have its longest period of good weather this summer. On Monday and Tuesday temperat...
Wearing fitness trackers could earn money back from Swiss health insurers

Wearing fitness trackers could earn money back from Swiss health insurers

Aug. 14, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Fitbit and other fitness tracker wearers could be quid's in if they make their daily step goal. Private health insur...
Car theft 6 times more likely in Geneva than rest of Switzerland

Car theft 6 times more likely in Geneva than rest of Switzerland

Aug. 11, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
The risk of getting your car stolen is six times higher in Geneva than the rest of Switzerland. According to the ins...
Airport legal dispute between France and Switzerland resolved

Airport legal dispute between France and Switzerland resolved

Aug. 11, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
A legal spat between Geneva and France which prevented 200 people from taking up jobs at the airport has been resolve...
Forest fires could be to blame for 6 barns burning down in Valais

Forest fires could be to blame for 6 barns burning down in Valais

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
It's thought forest fires are to blame for several barns and stables in Valais burning to the ground on Tuesday night...
Nestlé musuem throws open its doors to celebrate founders birthday

Nestlé musuem throws open its doors to celebrate founders birthday

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
Around 2,500 people visited Nestlé's new cultural venue in Vevey yesterday as it threw open its doors for free...
Two men die attempting to climb Monte Rosa

Two men die attempting to climb Monte Rosa

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Two men have died after climbing on the south side of Monte Rosa in the northern Italian Aosta Valley. The 4634 mete...
Unemployment rises in Geneva and Vaud in June

Unemployment rises in Geneva and Vaud in June

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Unemployment rose 0.1 points last month, compared to June in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud. The figure was much the...
Thai King reduces sentence of Geneva businessman

Thai King reduces sentence of Geneva businessman

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
The King of Thailand has ordered a sentence of three years to be reduced to two for a Geneva businessman found guilty...
Switzerland one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving

Switzerland one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving

Aug. 10, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
Switzerland has been named as one of the worst countries in Europe for drink driving. A survey by the Swiss Council ...
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