Man arrested for series of animal theftsJuly 24, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
A man has been arrested for a series of animal thefts in canton Vaud. The 22-year-old father of twins from Begnins ha...
Walker shocked after seeing farmer hang dead crows on poleJune 3, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A walker in canton Solothurn says he was shocked after a farmer used dead crows as a scarecrow.
French police shoot escaped llamaDec. 4, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
French police say they had no option other than to shoot an escaped llama.
Man arrested for animal cruelty and illegally imported meatOct. 3, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
A man has been arrested near Nyon in canton Vaud for carrying 72 kilos of illegally imported meat and cosmetic produc...
Out of control cat terrorizes villageApril 12, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
An out of control tomcat is terrorizing a small village in canton Jura and authorities are determined the animal has ...
Guinea pig left in rubbishApril 1, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
The hunt in on for the person who threw a living guinea pig in the rubbish.
Animal rights activists accused of stealing goats from slaughter houseDec. 19, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
A pair of animal rights activists are in court in Nyon accused of stealing 18 goats from a slaughter house in Ro...
Wolves venture down into Sankt Gallen villageNov. 9, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Locals in a village in Sankt Gallen were surprised to find wolves wandering the streets on Wednesday evening.
Wounded deer wanders into country fairOct. 16, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
Shoppers at a country fair in canton Schwyz were shocked when a wounded deer wandered into the middle of the market.
Courts tougher on animal crueltyJune 25, 2018, 6:13 a.m.
Courts are taking a harder line on animal cruelty cases. Figures from the Federal Statistics Office show there’...
Initiative launched to ban factory farmingJune 13, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
Animal rights activists have launched an initiative to ban all types of factory farming.
Woman finds African snake in apartmentMay 3, 2018, 6:08 a.m.
A woman moving into a new apartment in Dietikon in canton Zurich had a shock when she spotted a large snake in her ne...
Farmer jailed for animal mistreatmentMay 1, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
A farmer from canton Solothurn will be going to jail after allowing some of his cows to starve to death.
Don't worry about bears on the ski slopes!April 11, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
Wildlife authorities are reassuring skiers near Engleberg not to be too worried about a brown bear that was spotted e...
Cat found after eight yearsFeb. 23, 2018, 6:19 a.m.
A cat owner in canton Bern has got her friend back after eight years he disappeared.
Woman and dog attacked by boar in ZurichFeb. 14, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
A woman walking her dog in canton Zurich was attacked by a wild boar. The dog suffered serious injuries to the stomac...
New born llama dies after being frightened by joggers in BaselFeb. 7, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
A new born Llama had to be euthanized when it broke its back after being frightened by joggers.
Boiling live lobsters to be bannedJan. 11, 2018, 5:51 a.m.
The Swiss government is banning the practice of boiling live lobsters. The new rules are part of a wide ranging set o...
Animal rights group to launch initiative to ban foie grasDec. 4, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Animal right groups are planning to launch an initiative to ban certain foods after a bill to do the same failed in p...
Government rejects bilingual direction signsNov. 17, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
The Federal Government has rejected a proposal road signs should be in two languages.
Basel checks legality of public pig slaughterNov. 15, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Basel authorities are investigating to see if the public slaughter of two pigs was legal. At the end of last month a ...
Swiss excellent road safety record threatenedOct. 27, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
The Swiss Office of Accident Prevention is warning the country’s excellent road safety record is under threat.
Parliament discusses new road rulesOct. 5, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Swiss road laws could see some changes next year as parliament discuses new rules. It seems certain cyclists will ...
Deaf cat causes delays on autorouteOct. 4, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
A deaf white cat caused delays on the autoroute in Sankt Gallen after taking a walk on the road.