Geneva politician in court next year

Geneva politician in court next year

Nov. 4, 2020, 11:19 a.m.
Troubled Geneva politician Pierre Maudet will face trial next year.
Infections continue to rise and Neuchatel locks down

Infections continue to rise and Neuchatel locks down

Nov. 3, 2020, 8:45 a.m.
There’s no letup in the rate of infection in the country, despite attempts by the government to bring down the ...
Police make arrests after Halloween street trouble.

Police make arrests after Halloween street trouble.

Nov. 3, 2020, 8:39 a.m.
Groups of youths caused havoc on the streets of Geneva on Halloween night. For the third year in a row police and fir...
Two dead four injured after car chase in Fribourg

Two dead four injured after car chase in Fribourg

Nov. 3, 2020, 8:17 a.m.
Two people are dead and four injured after a car tried to outrun police in canton Fribourg in the early hours of Monday.
Italian police suspicious after trouser bulge

Italian police suspicious after trouser bulge

Nov. 3, 2020, 8:14 a.m.
Italian police became suspicious when they spotted a man on a train travelling from Geneva to Venice. He has a suspic...
Geneva moves to partial lockdown from 7pm today

Geneva moves to partial lockdown from 7pm today

Nov. 2, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
Canton Geneva will be partially locked down from 7pm today.
Concerns over radical pandemic deniers

Concerns over radical pandemic deniers

Nov. 2, 2020, 8:49 a.m.
There are worries over the increasing radicalization of those who believe the pandemic is a hoax.
Still a week's wait before new Covid tests

Still a week's wait before new Covid tests

Nov. 2, 2020, 8:47 a.m.
While the new rapid coronavirus tests are legally permitted from today – it’ll be another week before the...
We are travelling less

We are travelling less

Nov. 2, 2020, 8:45 a.m.
The message that we should be staying at home more does seem to be getting through – but we are still more mobi...
Geneva unions to appeal new minimum wage law

Geneva unions to appeal new minimum wage law

Nov. 2, 2020, 8:37 a.m.
Geneva unions are to appeal the introduction of the minimum wage.
Infections continue to rise

Infections continue to rise

Oct. 30, 2020, 8:37 a.m.
The second wave of infections continues to burn through the country. Zurich broke its own record for the number of ne...
Geneva to offer more help to small businesses

Geneva to offer more help to small businesses

Oct. 30, 2020, 8:36 a.m.
Canton Geneva is to pay CHF 5m to a series of small self-employed workers who have been hit hard by the pandemic.
Geneva Covid hospital cases double

Geneva Covid hospital cases double

Oct. 30, 2020, 6:27 a.m.
The number of Covid patients in the Geneva University Hospital has doubled in the past week.
Young driver jailed after death crash in Graub√ľnden

Young driver jailed after death crash in Graub√ľnden

Oct. 30, 2020, 6:26 a.m.
A young driver has been sentenced to five years in prison for an accident which killed one of his friends in canton G...
Swiss visitors to France and Germany warned of fines

Swiss visitors to France and Germany warned of fines

Oct. 29, 2020, 6:20 a.m.
Germany and France have brought in tougher lockdowns than Switzerland and there are warnings border controls will mak...
Geneva banker jailed for shooting ex-wife and friend

Geneva banker jailed for shooting ex-wife and friend

Oct. 29, 2020, 6:18 a.m.
A former Geneva banking executive has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for attempted murder after he shot at his ex...
Family in narrow escape when  boulder crashes down mountain

Family in narrow escape when boulder crashes down mountain

Oct. 29, 2020, 6:16 a.m.
A family in canton Valais had a narrow escape when a boulder crashed through their home and nearly struck their two y...
Government brings in new restrictions - but no lockdown

Government brings in new restrictions - but no lockdown

Oct. 28, 2020, 4:57 p.m.
As expected, the Federal Council has outlined more restrictions in an attempt to cut the rate of infections – b...
Government expected to announce new Covid measures today

Government expected to announce new Covid measures today

Oct. 28, 2020, 6:50 a.m.
The Federal Council are expected to announce further measures in an effort to stem Switzerland’s soaring Covid ...
Switzerland's biggest newspaper says government has 'failed' country

Switzerland's biggest newspaper says government has 'failed' country

Oct. 28, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Switzerland’s biggest selling newspaper ‘The Blick’ is leading this morning with an editorial sayin...
Thousands of hospitality jobs under threat

Thousands of hospitality jobs under threat

Oct. 28, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
33,000 jobs have already been lost in the hospitality sector and tens of thousands are under threat.
Major changes to quarantine law expected

Major changes to quarantine law expected

Oct. 28, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
There’s speculation the government will change the quarantine policy later today which will end the need for tr...
Lottery winner misses out

Lottery winner misses out

Oct. 28, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Someone has missed out on a million-franc lottery win.
Switzerland is a virus hotspot

Switzerland is a virus hotspot

Oct. 27, 2020, 8:10 a.m.
Switzerland is a coronavirus hotspot and action needs to be taken. That’s the message from the health minister ...
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