Infections and deaths rise

Infections and deaths rise

Oct. 20, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
The infection and death rates in Switzerland are continuing to rise. Over the weekend, the Federal Health Office says...
Man dies after rock crushes car

Man dies after rock crushes car

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
A man died yesterday after a rock fell onto his car in canton Valais.
Ticino investigates possible manslaughter in care home

Ticino investigates possible manslaughter in care home

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:48 a.m.
Ticino prosecutors are launching criminal proceedings against three care home workers after a deadly covid-19 outbreak.
Girl found dead in Neuchatel apartment

Girl found dead in Neuchatel apartment

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
Police are investigating the death of a girl in an apartment in canton Neuchatel. The body was discovered early last ...
Horrific crash kills father and one year old

Horrific crash kills father and one year old

Oct. 1, 2020, 6:57 a.m.
Investigators are examining a horrific crash in Ticino which killed a 43-year-old father and his one-year old son.
Second man dies falling from same window in Zurich

Second man dies falling from same window in Zurich

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:55 a.m.
A man has died after falling from a brothel window in Zurich – the second death of its type in the last three y...
Man killed in Morges following knife attack

Man killed in Morges following knife attack

Sept. 14, 2020, 10:41 a.m.
A man was killed after a knife attack in Morges in canton Vaud on Saturday evening.  The attacker is still at la...
Woman dies after electric bike fall along cliff

Woman dies after electric bike fall along cliff

Aug. 26, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
A woman has died after she fell off her electric bike and down a cliff in canton Uri.
Mountain guide and climber found dead after fall

Mountain guide and climber found dead after fall

Aug. 24, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
A mountain guide and his client have both died after falling off the Weisshorn in canton Valais.
Newborn elephants trampled to death by herd at Zurich zoo

Newborn elephants trampled to death by herd at Zurich zoo

Aug. 21, 2020, 10:31 a.m.
A newborn elephant at Zurich zoo has been trampled to death by the other elephants shortly after being born.
Young woman watches father fall to his death

Young woman watches father fall to his death

Aug. 21, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
A young woman watched in horror as her father fell to his death while on a hike on the Brienzer Rothorn in Lucerne.
Person dies in burning car in Zurich

Person dies in burning car in Zurich

Aug. 14, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
A person has died in a burning car in Zurich. 
Ban on swimming in Lake Neuch√Ętel after 6 dogs die in 24 hours

Ban on swimming in Lake Neuch√Ętel after 6 dogs die in 24 hours

Aug. 4, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
A ban on swimming in Lake Neuchâtel has been continued into this week.  
Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

July 28, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
The body of a 6-year-old girl who was washed away in a storm last summer has been found in Lake Geneva. 
Woman trampled by own horse dies

Woman trampled by own horse dies

July 27, 2020, 10:39 a.m.
A woman has died after she was trampled by her own horse at a showjumping competition in canton Schwyz. 
Detention guard could be charged with asylum seeker death

Detention guard could be charged with asylum seeker death

July 22, 2020, 8:42 a.m.
A police guard who was supposed to be watching detainees in a Vaud detention centre could face charges of negligent h...
Man dies whilst attempting military training exercise

Man dies whilst attempting military training exercise

July 15, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
A man has died while on a military exercise in canton Ticino. The 21-year-old from canton Vaud was on a 6.5km march c...
Mountain climber dies after falling 400 metres

Mountain climber dies after falling 400 metres

July 14, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
A mountain climber died over the weekend when he fell 400 meters while climbing the Piz Bernina. 
No consequences for tiger that killed zoo-keeper over weekend

No consequences for tiger that killed zoo-keeper over weekend

July 6, 2020, 11:53 a.m.
The director of Zurich Zoo says there’ll be no consequences for the tiger that killed a keeper on Saturday. 
3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and Lausanne

3 separate accidents cause havoc on A1 between Geneva and Lausanne

May 19, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
A series of three separate accidents on the A1 autoroute between Geneva and Lausanne caused havoc yesterday morning a...
Ticino reports no new infections for first time since crisis began

Ticino reports no new infections for first time since crisis began

May 13, 2020, 10:44 a.m.
Canton Ticino has reported no new infections or deaths from Covid-19 for the first time since the start of the crises...
Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospital

Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospital

May 12, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
A man in hospital in canton Valais may have died after eating listeria-infected cheese during his stay.
Suisse Romande hit 4 times as hard by Covid-19 than German-speaking Switzerland

Suisse Romande hit 4 times as hard by Covid-19 than German-speaking Switzerland

April 20, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
There have been 4 times the number of deaths per 100,000 inhabitants from coronavirus in the Suisse Romande than...
Elderly woman run over by own car

Elderly woman run over by own car

April 17, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
An elderly woman was run over and killed by her own car in a car park in Schaffhausen yesterday afternoon.  &...
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