Hot weather weekend brings about a number of tragedies across countryAug. 10, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
The hot weekend weather brought thousands out to enjoy the lakes and mountains – but some never made it home.&n...
Man found 160m from holiday home in Ticino after 8 day searchJuly 13, 2020, 8:50 a.m.
A Geneva man has been found in Ticino after being lost in the mountains for 8 days.
Sister of former SVP leader dies walking in mountainsApril 28, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
The younger sister of the prominent Swiss politician Christoph Blocher has died while walking in the mountains.
People with second homes asked not to spend weekends thereMarch 20, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
People with two homes in Switzerland have been asked not to move to the the second one - for example in the alps.&nbs...
Paraglider dies after crashing into building in JuraFeb. 25, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
A paraglider has died after crashing into a building in the Bernese Jura.
Elderly man dies snow-shoeingFeb. 21, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
An elderly man has died while snow-shoeing in Graubünden.
Boulder hurtles towards Graubünden neighbourhoodAug. 15, 2019, 9:59 a.m.
The village of Brienz in Graubünden had a narrow escape when a boulder weighing around 100 tonnes rolled across ...
Four people die in the Alps over weekendAug. 5, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
It’s been a deadly weekend in the mountains.
Avalanche buries three cars in canton UriJan. 14, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
An avalanche in canton Uri buried three cars yesterday afternoon.
Rural kids have better motor skills that urban kidsNov. 21, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
Kids that grow up in the country have better motor and coordination skills than those in the city.
Rain and snow to end drought this weekendOct. 26, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
Winter will arrive sharply this weekend.
Glaciers shrinking after warmest summer season everOct. 17, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The long hot summer may have been good news for sun worshippers – but it’s been bad news for the country&...
Climbers warned of likely rockfallsOct. 9, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
The government is warning there could be rockfalls in the mountains and climbers are being urged to take care.
Hot weather partly to blame for mountain, lake and river deathsAug. 10, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Since the end of July, at least 12 people have died in the mountains or in lakes and rivers, deaths that have been bl...
Violent thunderstorms batter many parts of SwitzerlandJuly 16, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
The stormy front struck the Jura with full force, leading to heavy rainfall and hailstorms.
Cars swept away by avalancheMay 22, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
Three people have been airlifted to hospital after their cars were swept away by an avalanche on top of the Klausen P...
Colour code warnings for new hiking mapsMay 18, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
If you like being in the mountains in the summer and winter- make sure you know your color codes. New hiking maps hav...
Watch out for spring avalanchesApril 24, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
Anyone thinking of heading up to the mountains over the next few days are being urged to take extra precautions as th...
Steck public memorial to be held in InterlakenMay 18, 2017, 6:36 a.m.
There will be a public memorial to the Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck next week in Interlaken, says his family.
Swiss mountaineer to be buried in NepalMay 1, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
The Swiss extreme mountaineer, Ueli Steck, will be buried in Nepal. His family says he had many friends in the Him...
Lauterbrunnen will not ban wingsuit flyingOct. 14, 2016, 7:28 a.m.
Despite Chamonix banning wingsuit jumping last week, authorities in Switzerland's mecca of the sport, Lauterbrunnen (...
World Nature Forum opens this weekend at Swiss UNESCO siteSept. 23, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
The "World Nature Forum " in Valais opens this weekend as the base of the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps ...
Swiss Alpine Club hold 1st ever open day at iconic mountain cabinsSept. 1, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
The doors of some of Switzerland's most iconic mountain cabins will be thrown open to the public from tomorrow. The ...
Mountaineers die in Valais AlpsAug. 29, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
Three Swiss mountaineers have died after a snow cornice collapsed on Sunday morning near Switzerland's highest peak. ...