Bitesize News from Thursday, April 8th, 2021
The news stories here are written for radio and designed to be read in under a minute.
Conspiracy believers have lower educational levels
A study by the University of Basel suggests those who believe conspiracy theories about the coronavirus are often younger, hold more extreme political views and have a low level of education.
Man not sacked for being gay
A gay former ticket inspector for Zurich Public Transport has had his firing upheld by a court.
Confusion for border crossers
There remains some confusion under what conditions people living close to the French border can cross into France and why.
Free tests come with warnings
There are warnings that people should not get complacent with the arrival of free at home testing kits.
Same sex marriage looks set for vote
Switzerland is behind many other European countries on its marriage policy.
Keeping Swiss ski stations open was a good decision
It seems Switzerland’s decision to keep the ski slopes open during the pandemic, when neighbouring countries closed theirs was the right one.