French and Vaud police make more amoured truck arrestsNov. 19, 2020, 5:45 a.m.
Police in canton Vaud and in France have made further arrests in connection with a series of attacks on cash transpor...
Gamers queue overnight for new consoleNov. 19, 2020, 5:42 a.m.
Hard core gamers queued last night outside a video game store at Zurich main train station as the new PlayStation 5 w...
Pressure on ICU remains highNov. 18, 2020, 6:23 a.m.
Although the infection rate is falling, its not by much and there’s still pressure on intensive care beds.
Support for Geneva lockdown falls - bar owners threaten rebellionNov. 18, 2020, 6:21 a.m.
Support for the Geneva lockdown seems to be crumbling – and café and bar owners are threatening to break...
Police shoot dead 68 year old man in AargauNov. 18, 2020, 6:19 a.m.
Investigations are continuing after Aargau police shot dead a 68-year-old man in the town of Suhr.
Support slumps for two federal votesNov. 18, 2020, 6:16 a.m.
The latest polls show a slump in support for the Responsible Business initiative. The vote calls for Swiss companies ...
Economist calls for sceptics to be denied careNov. 18, 2020, 6:13 a.m.
Comments by a Zurich based health economist are being rejected by all sides.
Switzerland is a worry for neighboursNov. 17, 2020, 8:45 a.m.
Switzerland is a European hotspot – and our neighbours fear we could become a second Sweden – noted for n...
Grim crematorium workloadsNov. 17, 2020, 7:04 a.m.
The grim reality of the pandemic in French speaking Switzerland is reflected by funeral workers.
Federal warning over self-testingNov. 17, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
Some Swiss travel agents are selling self-testing kits for those who need to show a negative result before entering s...
Climate change hitting Switzerland hardestNov. 17, 2020, 7 a.m.
Switzerland seems to be more affected by climate change than other areas.
Govt plans vaccine publicity campaignNov. 16, 2020, 7 a.m.
The federal government is getting ready to launch a publicity campaign to counter any anti-vaccination messages to tr...
Federal taskforce issues confusing messagesNov. 16, 2020, 6:57 a.m.
The Federal Coronavirus Taskforce sent confusing messages over the weekend. On Saturday at a press conference, the me...
Carouge shop owners say rules are unfairNov. 16, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
Shop owners in Carouge say the current covid rules are unfair on them and if they can’t open to benefit from pr...
Geneva protestors fight lockdown and blame 5GNov. 16, 2020, 6:49 a.m.
Several hundred protested in Geneva on Saturday – breaking several safety rules. Four of the leaders were arres...
Second wave may be peakingNov. 13, 2020, 8:10 a.m.
There are some hopeful signs the second wave may be reaching the peak.
Man to stand trial next year after sex-game death in TicinoNov. 13, 2020, 7:05 a.m.
A man will go on trial early next year after the death of a 22-year-old British woman in Ticino last year.
Biel police fire on murder suspectNov. 13, 2020, 7:03 a.m.
Police in Biel opened fire during an operation yesterday evening. A spokesman says they were arresting a man armed wi...
Jet d'eau to remain off for lockdownNov. 13, 2020, 7:01 a.m.
The Jet d’eau in Geneva will stay off as a reminder to the population to follow all the current safety laws.
Government prepares for mass vaccinationNov. 12, 2020, 6:56 a.m.
The Swiss government is preparing the logistics for a mass immunization programme which will involve the army.
Heath office blocks Twitter usersNov. 12, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
The Federal Health Office has outraged some Twitter users as it has blocked them from following the account.
Zurich bus drivers hit by laserNov. 12, 2020, 6:51 a.m.
Two bus drivers in Zurich could have permanent eye damage after being blinded by a laser.
Fribourg police increase patrols after abduction attemptNov. 12, 2020, 6:49 a.m.
Fribourg police are upping patrols in the town of Marly after a man approached an 8-year-old boy and tried to entice ...
Geneva car pollution sticker rules now fully in forceNov. 12, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
In Geneva the Stick’Air car sticker is now fully in force and fines can be issued for breaking the regulations ...