Boat party upsets two countries

Boat party upsets two countries

Sept. 22, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
A boat party on Lake Constance over the weekend annoyed Swiss authorities as a mask requirement seems to have been wi...
German government advises against travel to Vaud and Geneva

German government advises against travel to Vaud and Geneva

Sept. 10, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Germany has issued travel advice to its citizens about visiting cantons Geneva and Vaud.
Germany asked to hold up their side of 1996 rail plans

Germany asked to hold up their side of 1996 rail plans

Sept. 1, 2020, 9:05 a.m.
Switzerland is putting pressure on Germany to finish its rail plans it agreed to in 1996. 
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...
MP demands ban on homosexual conversion therapy

MP demands ban on homosexual conversion therapy

June 25, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
A member of parliament has written to the Federal Council demanding a legal ban on homosexual conversion therapies.&n...
Switzerland named safest country in the world for Covid-19

Switzerland named safest country in the world for Covid-19

June 8, 2020, 11:58 a.m.
Switzerland is the safest country in the world for Covid-19. Germany is second. 
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...
Paramedic petitions to allow cross-border parental visits

Paramedic petitions to allow cross-border parental visits

April 14, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
A paramedic in Switzerland is launching a petition to allow separated parents to visit their children if they’r...
Strain at borders as many try to cross illegally

Strain at borders as many try to cross illegally

March 20, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
Customs officials have reported ‘breakthrough attempts’ to cross the country’s borders - illegally....
Germany blocks medical equipment shipment to Switzerland

Germany blocks medical equipment shipment to Switzerland

March 11, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
Germany has been blocking a shipment of medical equipment to Switzerland due its ban on exporting such materials.
Swiss tech company accused of enabling 'intelligence coup of the century'

Swiss tech company accused of enabling 'intelligence coup of the century'

Feb. 12, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
The reputation of a Swiss technology company is being crushed after allegations it allowed the US, UK, Germany and ot...
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...
"Video games an important part of our culture"

"Video games an important part of our culture"

Aug. 21, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
The Home Affair Minister Alain Berset says video games are an important part of our culture and contributes to the ec...
Stats show border-crossing workers on the rise

Stats show border-crossing workers on the rise

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The number of cross border workers is continuing to grow.
German summer holidays may cause Gotthard Tunnel tailbacks

German summer holidays may cause Gotthard Tunnel tailbacks

July 26, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
Traffic warnings are in place for the Gotthard Tunnel this weekend as two large German Länder start their summer...
4-year-old runaway crosses border to Germany

4-year-old runaway crosses border to Germany

Feb. 28, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
A four-year-old boy is back home after running away and taking a train to Germany. 
No Swiss detectives sent to examine Panama Papers

No Swiss detectives sent to examine Panama Papers

Jan. 28, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
Switzerland has not sent any financial detectives to Germany to examine the leaked Panama Papers.
German train strikes to lead to delays in Switzerland

German train strikes to lead to delays in Switzerland

Dec. 10, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are warning a strike by German train workers could lead to delays and cancellations in Switzer...
Anti-racist demonstration in Zurich

Anti-racist demonstration in Zurich

Sept. 4, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
Several hundred people gathered in Zurich last night to protest racism and show solidarity with anti-racist demonstra...
Graub√ľnden police believe they've identified leg owner

Graub√ľnden police believe they've identified leg owner

Sept. 4, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
Graubünden police say they believe they have identified the owner of a leg which was found in a field in July.
Swiss nationals join German right-wing riots

Swiss nationals join German right-wing riots

Aug. 28, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
German police are on the alert for Swiss nationals who may join the on-going right-wing riots in the town of Chemnitz.
Swiss police weapons possibly sold on Darknet

Swiss police weapons possibly sold on Darknet

June 14, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
Federal prosecutors have confirmed they’re investigating how a large number of weapons which were supposed to b...
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