Sankt Gallen non-lockdown questioned

Sankt Gallen non-lockdown questioned

Nov. 26, 2020, 6:29 a.m.
Questions are being asked why canton Sankt Gallen is doing nothing to stop the spread of the virus as it’s now ...
Basel City residents annoyed by half-lockdown

Basel City residents annoyed by half-lockdown

Nov. 24, 2020, 6:59 a.m.
Residents in the half canton of Basel-City are angry that they’re on lockdown and businesses are forced to clos...
More people leaving the church

More people leaving the church

Nov. 20, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
More people are leaving the church than ever before.
Basel has its own virus

Basel has its own virus

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
A team from Basel University have discovered there is a specific Basel mutation of the coronavirus.
SVP MP fined for punching foreigner

SVP MP fined for punching foreigner

Oct. 1, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
A Swiss People’s Party parliamentarian for canton Basel City has been fined for punching a foreigner in the face.
US drug firm sets up European HQ in Basel

US drug firm sets up European HQ in Basel

Sept. 17, 2020, 4:01 p.m.
The US pharmaceutical company Moderna is setting up its European HQ in Basel. The Boston based company hopes to be...
Manhunt launched after patient escapes psychiatric hospital

Manhunt launched after patient escapes psychiatric hospital

Sept. 4, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Police in Basel-City have launched a major manhunt after an in-patient at a psychiatric hospital escaped. 
Spike in infections leads to long queues at testing stations

Spike in infections leads to long queues at testing stations

Sept. 3, 2020, 10:46 a.m.
The spike in the number of infections is causing problems at some testing stations. Many are complaining about long q...
Water at idyllic waterfall could make bathers sick

Water at idyllic waterfall could make bathers sick

Aug. 12, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
Bathers are being warned cooling down in a picturesque spot near Basel could make you ill. 
Video showing animal cruelty from teens passed on to authorities

Video showing animal cruelty from teens passed on to authorities

Aug. 11, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Animal welfare officers in Basel are horrified at a video that’s been posted on Instagram showing a group of te...
Basel airport introduces compulsory Covid-19 testing for 3 countries

Basel airport introduces compulsory Covid-19 testing for 3 countries

Aug. 4, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
Basel’s EuroAirport has introduced compulsory coronavirus testing for passengers arriving from Turkey, Israel a...
Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridges

Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridges

July 15, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Authorities in Basel are warning that jumping into the Rhine from bridges is dangerous and illegal. 
Thousands march across country in anti-racism protests

Thousands march across country in anti-racism protests

June 8, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Thousands marched across the country over the weekend in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign. 
Basel bars face possible new restrictions

Basel bars face possible new restrictions

May 21, 2020, 12:06 p.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show 40 new infections over the past 24 hours – up from 21 th...
Man held after pushing child into road

Man held after pushing child into road

May 21, 2020, 11:55 a.m.
A man is in psychiatric detention after pushing an 8-year-old boy into the path of an oncoming car on Tuesday afternoon.
Epidemiologist concerned over crowds seen at weekend

Epidemiologist concerned over crowds seen at weekend

May 20, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A government epidemiologist says she’s very worried after seeing pictures of crowds of people out on the street...
Basel police rescue deer trapped in underground car park

Basel police rescue deer trapped in underground car park

May 5, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
Basel police had to track down a deer which had wandered into the middle of the city and then was trapped in an under...
3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in France

3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in France

March 23, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
Three Swiss hospitals have agreed to take critical coronavirus patients from neighbouring France.   
Confirmed cases in Switzerland triples in one week

Confirmed cases in Switzerland triples in one week

March 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Switzerland has more than tripled in the past week. 
Second person infected with Covid-19 dies

Second person infected with Covid-19 dies

March 9, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
Two people have now died after being infected with Covid-19. 
Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitals

Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitals

March 4, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Hospitals around the country say people are stealing face masks and disinfectant. 
Basel-Fasnacht cancelled

Basel-Fasnacht cancelled

March 2, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
The world-famous Basel-Fasnacht has been cancelled – but there are hopes it can be rescheduled.
Basel smokers encouraged to throw cigarette butts on ground

Basel smokers encouraged to throw cigarette butts on ground

March 2, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
Smokers throwing their cigarettes butts on the ground has long been an annoyance for cities – but now in Basel,...
8 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Switzerland

8 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Switzerland

Feb. 28, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
There are now eight cases of confirmed Covid-19 in Switzerland. Cantons Vaud and Basel have now reported their first ...
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