Switzerland keeps vaccine choices open

Switzerland keeps vaccine choices open

Nov. 11, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
The Swiss government is hedging its bets when it comes down to securing a vaccine.
Infection rates down - but restrictions remain

Infection rates down - but restrictions remain

Nov. 11, 2020, 8:10 a.m.
Although the infection rate is now beginning to fall – there is still a long way to go before restrictions can ...
Geneva to allow tested positive staff to work in hospital

Geneva to allow tested positive staff to work in hospital

Nov. 11, 2020, 6:41 a.m.
Geneva health authorities are changing the rules to allow nursing staff who’ve tested positive for Covid to ret...
Dumb Valais driver faces jail

Dumb Valais driver faces jail

Nov. 11, 2020, 6:38 a.m.
A young driver in canton Valais thought he’d be smart on how to dodge a speed trap.  
Mystery cash can now be naked by commune

Mystery cash can now be naked by commune

Nov. 11, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
It will probably be an enduring mystery in the small Aargovian town of Kirchleerau.
169 dead over weekend and violence against health staff up

169 dead over weekend and violence against health staff up

Nov. 10, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
The latest numbers from the Federal Health Office show there were over 17,000 new infections over the weekend, 536 we...
Geneva has highest infection rate in Europe

Geneva has highest infection rate in Europe

Nov. 10, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
Geneva has the highest rate of covid-19 infections in Europe, based on numbers collected over the past two weeks.
Public opinion shifts on gay marriage

Public opinion shifts on gay marriage

Nov. 10, 2020, 8:05 a.m.
The Swiss Parliament is due to debate gay marriage later this week. A motion tabled by the Green Liberal party back i...
International body says no evidence of fraud in US vote

International body says no evidence of fraud in US vote

Nov. 10, 2020, 8:02 a.m.
The international body, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe – of which Switzerland is a le...
Swiss president congratulates Biden/Harris

Swiss president congratulates Biden/Harris

Nov. 9, 2020, 7:18 a.m.
The President, Simonetta Sommaruga, has congratulated Joe Biden on his election victory in the United States.
Berset intervenes to ensure patient transfer between cantons

Berset intervenes to ensure patient transfer between cantons

Nov. 9, 2020, 7:10 a.m.
The helicopter transfer of Covid patients from Geneva to Zurich last week nearly didn’t go ahead and it took th...
Ticino ramps up anti-infection measures again

Ticino ramps up anti-infection measures again

Nov. 9, 2020, 7:05 a.m.
Canton Ticino is bringing back stricter measures to control the infection rate. The State Council announced yesterday...
Vaud school fire is suspected arson

Vaud school fire is suspected arson

Nov. 9, 2020, 7:03 a.m.
Vaud police say they suspect arson after a fire broke out at a school in Begnins.
More Covid deaths and infections - Geneva remains worst hit

More Covid deaths and infections - Geneva remains worst hit

Nov. 6, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
In the last 24 hours, 62 people have died and another 10,000 have tested positive for covid-19.
Geneva hospital transfers patients to Zurich and Bern

Geneva hospital transfers patients to Zurich and Bern

Nov. 6, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
Geneva is transferring some Covid patients to hospitals in Zurich and Bern as the local hospital struggles to cope wi...
Next Geneva public workers strike called off

Next Geneva public workers strike called off

Nov. 6, 2020, 8:50 a.m.
Geneva public sector workers have called off a day of action scheduled for next Thursday as the canton agrees to rein...
The City of Carouge aims to list spirits

The City of Carouge aims to list spirits

Nov. 6, 2020, 8:48 a.m.
The city of Carouge in Geneva has decided we all need cheering up and is putting up its Christmas decorations a month...
Pandemic will be expensive, but ICU space remains

Pandemic will be expensive, but ICU space remains

Nov. 5, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
Although the latest infection figures make grim reading – the health minister says there is some good news.
Swiss shooting suspects already under investigation

Swiss shooting suspects already under investigation

Nov. 5, 2020, 8:47 a.m.
It’s been revealed the two suspects arrested in canton Zurich in connection with the terror attack in Austria w...
Chavannes benefits from Geneva and French lockdowns

Chavannes benefits from Geneva and French lockdowns

Nov. 5, 2020, 8:42 a.m.
The Chavannes commercial centre in canton Vaud has seen business boom with customers arriving from lockdown hit Franc...
Geneva parking set to get more expensive

Geneva parking set to get more expensive

Nov. 5, 2020, 8:37 a.m.
Canton Geneva is set to make car parking in the city more expensive in an effort to persuade more people to take publ...
Man falls asleep in car he broke into

Man falls asleep in car he broke into

Nov. 5, 2020, 8:34 a.m.
Aargau police arrested a man suspected of breaking into a series of cars in Rheinfelden after he fell asleep in one o...
More cantons move to lockdown

More cantons move to lockdown

Nov. 4, 2020, 11:29 a.m.
More cantons are moving to lockdown – Vaud will shut down leisure activities from 5pm today. Fribourg will clos...
Two arrested in canton Zurich in connection with Vienna attack

Two arrested in canton Zurich in connection with Vienna attack

Nov. 4, 2020, 11:21 a.m.
Two people have been arrested in canton Zurich as police investigate links with the terror attack in Austria.
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