Bars and clubs suffer as majority still await financial aidAug. 18, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
Bars and nightclubs are suffering as they were forced to close during the lockdown and even now capacity is only at a...
Bugatti, Porsche and Mercedes collide in extremely expensive car accidentAug. 13, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
An extremely expensive car accident will have insurers tearing their hair out.
Cash van robbers arrested thanks to Geneva-French police operationJuly 16, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
A joint Geneva-French police operation has resulted in several arrests in France and has likely thwarted further...
More applying for loans causes lenders to tighten rulesJuly 8, 2020, 8:44 a.m.
Lenders are tightening their rules as they fear the pandemic will increase household debt.
4 friends win CHF 46m lottery payoutJune 30, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A group of four friends won a lottery payout of over CHF 46m.
Swiss franc predicted to reach one to one with euroJune 18, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The chief economist at UBS says he expects the Swiss franc to continue to strengthen until it reaches parity with the...
Case of 8-year-old boy's arrest gains global media attentionJune 12, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
The case of an 8-year-old boy being arrested for trying to use carnival money in a shop in canton Basel-Country is no...
Twint money app finds first security flaw after 100 million transactionsJune 11, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
A security flaw has been discovered with the money transfer app Twint.
Police raid companies suspected of fraudulent Covid-19 loan claimsMay 26, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Vaud police have raided several companies suspected of making fraudulent Covid-19 loan claims.
Cash machines and card readers fail across countryMay 14, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Thousands of cash machines and shop card readers across the country failed yesterday morning. At around 9.30am system...
Economists warn of Covid-19 impactMarch 24, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Economists are warning the Switzerland is “suffering severely” from the coronavirus crisis - and expect a...
Switzerland predicted to fall into a recession this yearMarch 20, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
It’s predicted Switzerland will fall into recession in 2020.
Government to reassess how it distributes international aidFeb. 21, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
The government is looking to reassess the amount of money it spends on development aid – and how it spends it.&...
Government reports budget surplus exceeding forecastFeb. 20, 2020, 9 a.m.
The government has beaten its own forecast and is reporting a budget surplus of over CHF 3bn.
Government considers increasing Swiss contribution to IMFFeb. 13, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Parliament is to debate doubling the amount of money Switzerland pays into the IMF emergency bailout fund.
Negative interest rates costs Swiss National Bank billionsJan. 23, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank’s policy of negative interest rates is costing banks billions of francs.
Police warn of new scam targeting elderlyJan. 22, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Vaud police have issued a warning about a scam which targets elderly people.
Geneva to vote on abolishing dog taxJan. 21, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
Next month voters in Geneva will decide whether to abolish the dog tax.
Cable car worker finds backpack containing USD 20,000Jan. 14, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
A cable car worker in the ski resort of Laax in canton Graubünden had a surprise when he found a backpack which ...
Hospitals to close as Switzerland deemed to have 'too many'Jan. 13, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Switzerland has a problem which many other countries may be envious of – too many hospitals.
Swiss National Bank reveals year's profitsJan. 10, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank is expected to reveal a profit last year of nearly CHF 50bn.
Global Refugee Forum considered a successDec. 19, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
The first Global Refugee Forum has ended in Geneva with delegates promising to spend nearly USD 8bn.
Man jailed for murdering grandmotherDec. 13, 2019, 7:37 a.m.
A man has been jailed for 18 years for the brutal murder of his own grandmother in Caslano in canton Ticino.
Family films van robbery outside homeDec. 4, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
A dramatic video of yet another armoured van raid in French speaking Switzerland is going viral.