Mountain roads busy whilst Gotthard Tunnel remains quietMay 22, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Mountain roads were busy yesterday as thousands took to the hills for the long weekend.
Number of new infections remains lowMay 22, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show there were 36 new infections in the last 24 hours. A small dro...
4 men jailed over horrific attack on group of young womenMay 22, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Four men have been jailed by a French court after a horrific attack on a group of young women outside a Geneva nightc...
Food bank demand rises considerably in french-speaking regionMay 22, 2020, 9:05 a.m.
More people are asking for food aid in French-speaking Switzerland.
Basel bars face possible new restrictionsMay 21, 2020, 12:06 p.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show 40 new infections over the past 24 hours – up from 21 th...
'Money not a problem' for vaccines for all Swiss residentsMay 21, 2020, 12:02 p.m.
The government is ready to make sure everyone in Switzerland will have access to a Covid-19 vaccine when one becomes ...
Mask and non-mask train carriagesMay 21, 2020, noon
There could soon be train carriages for those who are wearing masks – and those who are not.
New traffic rules from next yearMay 21, 2020, 11:58 a.m.
A new series of traffic rules have been unveiled – they will take effect from the beginning of next year.
Man held after pushing child into roadMay 21, 2020, 11:55 a.m.
A man is in psychiatric detention after pushing an 8-year-old boy into the path of an oncoming car on Tuesday afternoon.
Distracted Citroen driver destroys LamboMay 21, 2020, 11:51 a.m.
A distracted driver in a Citroen smashed into a Lamborghini while he was looking at work papers.
Federal Health Office defends 2m distancing ruleMay 20, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Daniel Koch of the Federal Health Office is defending its two-meter rule, which is one of the strictest in the world....
Taxi driver fined for extortion over customer's lost phoneMay 20, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
A taxi driver has been fined for extortion after he demanded CHF 100 to return a lost mobile phone.
Finance minister worries about EU stability as pandemic takes its tollMay 20, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
The finance minister says Switzerland is stronger outside the EU – but he warns the financial crises due to the...
Epidemiologist concerned over crowds seen at weekendMay 20, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A government epidemiologist says she’s very worried after seeing pictures of crowds of people out on the street...
Major studies shows Swiss youth at top of cannabis consumption in EuropeMay 20, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
A major study shows Swiss young people are at the top of cannabis consumption in Europe. The numbers show that 13% of...
Hopes for more lockdown easing after infection numbers continue fallingMay 19, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
There are hopes Switzerland remains on track for further lessening of the lockdown restrictions after the number of p...
Food bank needs exacerbated by loss of cleaning jobsMay 19, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Only 20% of people who employ cleaners or home help have continued to pay their workers during the lockdown – e...
3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and LausanneMay 19, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
A series of three separate accidents on the A1 autoroute between Geneva and Lausanne caused havoc yesterday morning a...
Government confirms it was not aware of Italy's border decisionMay 19, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
The government has confirmed it was not aware of a decision by Italy to reopen its border from June 3rd.
Car showrooms under threat as vehicle sales plummetMay 19, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Hundreds of car showrooms are under threat as the sales of new vehicles plummets.
US citizens could be prioritised in case of Switzerland producing vaccineMay 18, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
The Sunday press is speculating that even if a new Covid-19 vaccine is produced in Switzerland, US citizens could be ...
Home antibody tests' reliability questionedMay 18, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
There are warnings about home antibody tests which are now available online.
Latest figures show sharp fall in daily infectionsMay 18, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office are showing a sharp fall in daily infections – yesterday only...
Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected loverMay 18, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
A former police officer in Ticino shot and killed his wife and a man assumed to be her new lover.