Christmas possibly 'cancelled' due to pandemic

Christmas possibly 'cancelled' due to pandemic

Sept. 9, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
Will the virus cancel Christmas? 
Survey shows more personal space, less greeting-kisses wanted

Survey shows more personal space, less greeting-kisses wanted

Aug. 31, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
A survey suggests that even before the pandemic, people wanted more personal space and were fed up with all kissing.
Pandemic expected to lead to machinery sector mass job losses

Pandemic expected to lead to machinery sector mass job losses

Aug. 27, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The pandemic is expected to lead to heavy job losses in the important machinery sector.
Study shows serious effects of lockdown on mental health

Study shows serious effects of lockdown on mental health

Aug. 24, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
The lockdown has had a serious impact on the mental health of millions in the country.
Pandemic leads to more interest in countryside living

Pandemic leads to more interest in countryside living

Aug. 24, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
The pandemic is causing people to reassess where they want to live – and it’s not in the cities.
Zurich mayor worried as new Covid cases continue to rise

Zurich mayor worried as new Covid cases continue to rise

Aug. 24, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there were 276 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. That includes 42 from a late r...
Pandemic control measures led to reduced disease spread and accidents compared to previous years

Pandemic control measures led to reduced disease spread and accidents compared to previous years

Aug. 17, 2020, 10:21 a.m.
The lockdown and increased hygiene measure mean Switzerland recorded fewer deaths in the first seven months of the ye...
Swiss economy expected to suffer less than others in Europe

Swiss economy expected to suffer less than others in Europe

Aug. 6, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The Swiss economy is expect to suffer less from the Covid-19 crisis than other countries in Europe.   
Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

July 14, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The Geneva branch of the Swiss People’s Party, together with the anti-immigration Geneva Citizens Movement, are...
Many uninstall Covid-19 track and trace app

Many uninstall Covid-19 track and trace app

July 14, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
More people are uninstalling the Covid-19 track and trace app. Figures from Sunday show just over 950,000 have the ap...
SWISS to return to 40% of pre-pandemic schedule by end of October

SWISS to return to 40% of pre-pandemic schedule by end of October

June 30, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
SWISS International Airlines says it plans to have 40% of its pre-pandemic services running by the end of October. 
Coronavirus tests free for everyone

Coronavirus tests free for everyone

June 25, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The government says that from now on all coronavirus tests will be free for everyone. The aim is to encourage more te...
Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increase

Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increase

June 22, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The economic effect of the lockdown will be felt for some time. 
Federal Health Office combats pandemic fake news

Federal Health Office combats pandemic fake news

June 17, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is launching an attack on the spread of fake news. 
Summer jobs being cut due to pandemic

Summer jobs being cut due to pandemic

June 16, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
The pandemic is likely to have an impact on young people looking for a summer job. 
Art Basel 2020 cancelled

Art Basel 2020 cancelled

June 8, 2020, 12:04 p.m.
The major art fair – Art Basel – has been cancelled. 
Study shows workers more productive at home

Study shows workers more productive at home

June 8, 2020, 12:01 p.m.
New figures out suggest the anecdotal evidence of workers being more productive while at home is true. 
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. 
Thousands queue each week for bag of food in Geneva

Thousands queue each week for bag of food in Geneva

June 5, 2020, 9:02 a.m.
It has become somewhat routine: every Saturday a few thousand people queue for a bag of free food and other...
19 new Covid-19 cases reported yesterday

19 new Covid-19 cases reported yesterday

June 4, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is reporting 19 new coronavirus infections yesterday. There were 3 on Tuesday and 9 on Mond...
Cost of toilet paper falls as demand drops

Cost of toilet paper falls as demand drops

June 4, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
The cost of toilet paper is dropping. 
easyJet to recommence flights from June 15th

easyJet to recommence flights from June 15th

May 28, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The budget airline easyJet will restart operations from June 15th – almost at full capacity. 
Head of pandemic crisis response, Daniel Koch, to retire

Head of pandemic crisis response, Daniel Koch, to retire

May 28, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
In another sign the worst of the infection is behind us – the man who has personified Switzerland’s respo...
Life to largely return to normal by June 19th

Life to largely return to normal by June 19th

May 28, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
June 19th is the date to aim for. The government says from then there will be further relaxations in the lockdow...
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