Public confused by compulsory mask wearing on boats

Public confused by compulsory mask wearing on boats

July 21, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
People are generally adhering to the new law that makes mask wearing on public transport compulsory – but some ...
German doctor illegally issues mask-wearing exemption certificates

German doctor illegally issues mask-wearing exemption certificates

July 17, 2020, 10:36 a.m.
As stricter mask restrictions are being bought in, there are a few legitimate reasons why some people are exempt...
Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridges

Public warned not to jump into Rhine from bridges

July 15, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Authorities in Basel are warning that jumping into the Rhine from bridges is dangerous and illegal. 
4 teens arrested following bus driver attack over mask wearing

4 teens arrested following bus driver attack over mask wearing

July 15, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Four teenagers were arrested in canton Fribourg after one attacked a bus driver and then police officers, after ...
No surprise that majority wore face masks yesterday as 'people like clear rules'

No surprise that majority wore face masks yesterday as 'people like clear rules'

July 7, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
The vast majority of people wore masks on public transport yesterday - the first day of the new law which makes it co...
Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins today

Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins today

July 6, 2020, 11:46 a.m.
From today, all public transport users will have to wear a mask. 
Growing calls for mandatory mask wearing as infection rate rises

Growing calls for mandatory mask wearing as infection rate rises

June 29, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
There are growing calls to make mask wearing on public transport compulsory as the infection rate starts to rise agai...
Geneva health minister calls for mask wearing to be mandatory on public transport

Geneva health minister calls for mask wearing to be mandatory on public transport

June 19, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
The Geneva health minister says the cantons should be given the power to make mask wearing on public transport compul...
Small fraction of public wearing masks on public transport

Small fraction of public wearing masks on public transport

June 18, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
There are further calls to make mask wearing on public transport compulsory after a survey shows only a small fractio...
Geneva public transport to see return to almost-normal

Geneva public transport to see return to almost-normal

June 5, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
From Monday Geneva public transport will be running at virtually full strength. Since the start of the lockdown many ...
Public reminded to social distance over long weekend

Public reminded to social distance over long weekend

May 26, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Those looking to take a break over the upcoming long weekend are being reminded social distancing rules remain in pla...
Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

May 15, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Despite government recommendations, only about 5% of train passengers are wearing a mask. 
Covid-19 Updates: Ticino lockdown extended and masks not mandatory

Covid-19 Updates: Ticino lockdown extended and masks not mandatory

April 23, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Ticino’s lockdown is to be extended until May 3 - instead of starting to ease restrictions on Monday, along wit...
Public transport schedules to begin return to normal

Public transport schedules to begin return to normal

April 22, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
Public transport will start to run close to normal schedules from Monday as lockdown restrictions start to end. 
Geneva police report that rules were followed over weekend

Geneva police report that rules were followed over weekend

April 6, 2020, 10:36 a.m.
Geneva police say the population followed all the rules this weekend and stayed away from public places and didn&rsqu...
Public asks when restrictions on life might ease

Public asks when restrictions on life might ease

April 6, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
We are now three weeks into lockdown in Switzerland - and public debate has started to ask when we might expect restr...
Covid-19: Geneva local elections votes to be counted in private

Covid-19: Geneva local elections votes to be counted in private

March 5, 2020, 10:37 a.m.
The virus outbreak will mean votes in Geneva will be counted in private.
Public warned to stay off Engadine frozen lakes

Public warned to stay off Engadine frozen lakes

Jan. 13, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Graubünden police are warning people should stay off the ice which has formed on lakes in the Engadine.
Escalade celebrations to disrupt Geneva travel

Escalade celebrations to disrupt Geneva travel

Dec. 6, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Public transport in Geneva will be disrupted today due to Escalade celebrations.
Communal treasurer charged with fraud

Communal treasurer charged with fraud

Aug. 28, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
A communal treasurer in a Fribourg village is being charged with fraud. It’s thought he could have stolen CHF 4...
Court backs Swiss weapon trade transparency

Court backs Swiss weapon trade transparency

April 25, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
The Federal Court has backed a journalist’s claim that the government has to publish information on which count...
Second tram stop death shocks Bern officials

Second tram stop death shocks Bern officials

Nov. 7, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Bern public transport officials admit they’re shocked after a second death on the network and will review safet...
Swiss public against sugar tax

Swiss public against sugar tax

Sept. 20, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
The people are solidly against the introduction of a sugar tax.
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