Acquitted climate protesters set to face higher court

Acquitted climate protesters set to face higher court

Jan. 16, 2020, 8:35 a.m.
The decision by a Lausanne judge to acquit a group of climate protestors on Monday is set to be appealed. 
Château de Chillon one of 2019 most popular Swiss attractions

Château de Chillon one of 2019 most popular Swiss attractions

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The Château de Chillon on the shores of Lake Geneva was again one of the most popular tourist attractions in th...
Swiss online shoppers accessing EU-wide products

Swiss online shoppers accessing EU-wide products

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss online shoppers are increasingly turning to intermediaries which allow them to access all products available ac...
Village evacuated after kilo of explosives found

Village evacuated after kilo of explosives found

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
More than 60 people had to be evacuated from the village of Presinge in canton Geneva as the bomb squad destroyed a k...
Geneva pollution sticker plan stopped by courts

Geneva pollution sticker plan stopped by courts

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Geneva’s plan for all cars to show a sticker to determine how polluting it is has been stopped by the courts.
Restaurant's unruly children sign starts Facebook debate

Restaurant's unruly children sign starts Facebook debate

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
A restaurant just inside Italy on the Graubünden border is causing a social media spat after the owner put up a ...
Campaign against new Geneva car park forces issue to vote

Campaign against new Geneva car park forces issue to vote

Jan. 14, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
Campaigners against a massive new underground car park in Geneva have collected double the number of signatures requi...
Army big wigs against new recruit care packs

Army big wigs against new recruit care packs

Jan. 14, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
Army big wigs want to curtail the tradition of care packs given to new recruits.
One dead in barge crash with rowing boat

One dead in barge crash with rowing boat

Jan. 14, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
A person has died and two others injured after a barge crashed into a rowing boat on the Rhine River in Basel yesterd...
Judge rules in favour of climate change protesters

Judge rules in favour of climate change protesters

Jan. 14, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
A judge in Lausanne has backed climate protestors for failing to pay a fine after they played an impromptu game of te...
Cable car worker finds backpack containing USD 20,000

Cable car worker finds backpack containing USD 20,000

Jan. 14, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
A cable car worker in the ski resort of Laax in canton Graubünden had a surprise when he found a backpack which ...
Hospitals to close as Switzerland deemed to have 'too many'

Hospitals to close as Switzerland deemed to have 'too many'

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Switzerland has a problem which many other countries may be envious of – too many hospitals.
Burnout on the rise as more workers signed off

Burnout on the rise as more workers signed off

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
More and more workers are being signed off by their doctors for burnout. 
Unattended bags cause flight delays at Geneva airport

Unattended bags cause flight delays at Geneva airport

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
Hundreds of passengers at Geneva airport had to be evacuated yesterday morning as two bags had been left unattended i...
Public warned to stay off Engadine frozen lakes

Public warned to stay off Engadine frozen lakes

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Graubünden police are warning people should stay off the ice which has formed on lakes in the Engadine.
Demonstrations held against homophobia and World Economic Forum

Demonstrations held against homophobia and World Economic Forum

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Demonstrations against homophobia were held in many cities on Saturday.
'Rising star' tax manager arrested under embezzlement suspicions

'Rising star' tax manager arrested under embezzlement suspicions

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
A tax office manager in Sankt Gallen – once thought a rising star – has been arrested under suspicion of ...
Protesters march in Geneva for more pedestrianised areas

Protesters march in Geneva for more pedestrianised areas

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
A couple of hundred protestors marched in the St Gervais area of Geneva on Saturday, calling for more pedestrianised ...
Copycat orchestra leaves concert-goers fuming

Copycat orchestra leaves concert-goers fuming

Jan. 10, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
Concert goers in Geneva are fuming after they shelled out more than CHF 100 for a concert they thought was by a famou...
Swiss National Bank reveals year's profits

Swiss National Bank reveals year's profits

Jan. 10, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank is expected to reveal a profit last year of nearly CHF 50bn.
Trump to attend World Economic Forum

Trump to attend World Economic Forum

Jan. 10, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
US president Donald Trump will be at the World Economic meeting in Davos at the end of the month.
Transport unions call to remove name tags

Transport unions call to remove name tags

Jan. 10, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Transport unions are calling for a change in policy on train workers wearing name tags.
Russian skate in critical condition after Olympics rehearsal accident

Russian skate in critical condition after Olympics rehearsal accident

Jan. 9, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
The opening ceremony of the Youth Winter Olympics later today will be marred following an accident involving a Russia...
CGN buys electric ships to cut fuel consumption

CGN buys electric ships to cut fuel consumption

Jan. 9, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The company which runs the boats on Lake Geneva – the CGN - has ordered two new ships which will be partly elec...
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