French and Vaud police make more amoured truck arrests

French and Vaud police make more amoured truck arrests

Nov. 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 console

Gamers queue overnight for new console

Nov. 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 high

Pressure on ICU remains high

Nov. 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 rebellion

Support for Geneva lockdown falls - bar owners threaten rebellion

Nov. 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 Aargau

Police shoot dead 68 year old man in Aargau

Nov. 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 votes

Support slumps for two federal votes

Nov. 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 care

Economist calls for sceptics to be denied care

Nov. 18, 2020, 6:13 a.m.
Comments by a Zurich based health economist are being rejected by all sides.
Switzerland is a worry for neighbours

Switzerland is a worry for neighbours

Nov. 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 workloads

Grim crematorium workloads

Nov. 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-testing

Federal warning over self-testing

Nov. 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 hardest

Climate change hitting Switzerland hardest

Nov. 17, 2020, 7 a.m.
Switzerland seems to be more affected by climate change than other areas.    
Govt plans vaccine publicity campaign

Govt plans vaccine publicity campaign

Nov. 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 messages

Federal taskforce issues confusing messages

Nov. 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 unfair

Carouge shop owners say rules are unfair

Nov. 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 5G

Geneva protestors fight lockdown and blame 5G

Nov. 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 peaking

Second wave may be peaking

Nov. 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 Ticino

Man to stand trial next year after sex-game death in Ticino

Nov. 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 suspect

Biel police fire on murder suspect

Nov. 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 lockdown

Jet d'eau to remain off for lockdown

Nov. 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 vaccination

Government prepares for mass vaccination

Nov. 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 users

Heath office blocks Twitter users

Nov. 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 laser

Zurich bus drivers hit by laser

Nov. 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 attempt

Fribourg police increase patrols after abduction attempt

Nov. 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 force

Geneva car pollution sticker rules now fully in force

Nov. 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 ...
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