Swiss tourists quarantined in Austria

Swiss tourists quarantined in Austria

Sept. 29, 2020, 7:36 a.m.
A small group of Swiss tourists have been quarantined in Austria after visiting a restaurant which later reported a p...
Four killed in Valais plane crash

Four killed in Valais plane crash

July 27, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
Four people have been killed in a light-plane crash in canton Valais. 
Meteorologists say 'unusual' heatwaves now becoming norm

Meteorologists say 'unusual' heatwaves now becoming norm

July 3, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
In a joint statement – meteorologists from Switzerland, Germany and Austria say heatwaves which were considered...
Austria opens borders in further lockdown easing

Austria opens borders in further lockdown easing

June 4, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
In a further sign of lockdown easing, Austria is the latest country to open its borders once again to all its neighbo...
Border to open to tourist traffic from June 15th

Border to open to tourist traffic from June 15th

May 14, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
The borders between Switzerland and France, Germany and Austria will be open to tourist traffic again from June 15th&...
Borders may open in time for beach vacation

Borders may open in time for beach vacation

May 13, 2020, 10:35 a.m.
Taking a break on a beach could be possible this summer. The Swiss government is in discussion with France, Germany a...
Austrian shoppers to wear surgical mask - Switzerland not to follow suit

Austrian shoppers to wear surgical mask - Switzerland not to follow suit

March 31, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there are no plans to follow Austria and demand all supermarket shoppers wear a surgic...
Sankt Gallen calls for new canton to be added

Sankt Gallen calls for new canton to be added

Sept. 20, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Could Switzerland get a new canton?
Austria examines possible criminal charges against Swiss border officers

Austria examines possible criminal charges against Swiss border officers

Sept. 11, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
Austrian authorities are examining if Swiss customs agents are guilty of a criminal offence after press reports revea...
Swiss customs officers illegally spy in Austria

Swiss customs officers illegally spy in Austria

Sept. 10, 2019, 6:49 a.m.
Swiss customs officers are being accused of conducting illegal observation operations in Austria.
Rescue operation called off after man found at home

Rescue operation called off after man found at home

Sept. 9, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
A major search and rescue operation was called off after the supposedly missing man was found at home safe and sound.
EU regions urge 'understanding' for Switzerland's politics

EU regions urge 'understanding' for Switzerland's politics

Sept. 5, 2019, 6:09 a.m.
Local regions of EU countries bordering Switzerland are urging Brussels to be more understanding about this country&r...
12 bee colonies destroyed at Austrian border

12 bee colonies destroyed at Austrian border

June 13, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Twelve bee colonies have been destroyed by cantonal vets after they were brought into the country illegally on Sunday.
German couple found with guns and drugs on border

German couple found with guns and drugs on border

May 10, 2018, 6:04 a.m.
Border guards in Graubünden have seized two hand-guns and drugs from a German couple entering the country from A...
Four Swiss skiers die in Austrian Alps avalanche

Four Swiss skiers die in Austrian Alps avalanche

March 16, 2017, 5:58 a.m.
Four Swiss men have been killed when an avalanche swept away a ski group in the Austrian Alps.
Man arrested after stabbing two train passengers near Swiss border

Man arrested after stabbing two train passengers near Swiss border

Aug. 16, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two passengers were stabbed on a train near the Swiss border in Aust...
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