112,000 people refused entry during lockdown, 1 wanted man arrested

112,000 people refused entry during lockdown, 1 wanted man arrested

July 1, 2020, 10:16 a.m.
Border guards refused entry to 112,000 people and fined almost 9,000 people during the lockdown. Most of the fines we...
Almost half of all food trucks fail health inspection

Almost half of all food trucks fail health inspection

June 23, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Nearly half of all food trucks last summer failed cantonal health checks. 
Restaurant owners frustrated over social distancing hypocrisy

Restaurant owners frustrated over social distancing hypocrisy

June 17, 2020, 10:29 a.m.
Restaurant owners are becoming increasingly frustrated about social distancing rules, which is cutting the capacity o...
Geneva bar owners investigated for reopening too early

Geneva bar owners investigated for reopening too early

May 5, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
A pair of Geneva bar owners are being questioned after they opened too early. 
Border controls to ease from May 11th

Border controls to ease from May 11th

April 30, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
Border controls will be lightened from May 11th – but there will still be checks. 
Park rangers frustrated at walkers flouting lockdown and countryside rules

Park rangers frustrated at walkers flouting lockdown and countryside rules

April 27, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Park rangers say they’re getting frustrated as many more people seem to be taking a walk in the countryside and...
Hairdressers given guidelines on how to reopen on Monday

Hairdressers given guidelines on how to reopen on Monday

April 23, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
One thing you will be able to do from Monday is get your hair cut. The government has now issued rules and guidelines.
Hope for service industry but 'the virus sets the pace'

Hope for service industry but 'the virus sets the pace'

April 21, 2020, 10 a.m.
There’s may be a ray of hope for bars, restaurants and the tourist sector. Federal Councillor Alain Berset was ...
Coiffure Suisse asks for government guidance on social distancing regulations

Coiffure Suisse asks for government guidance on social distancing regulations

April 21, 2020, 9:58 a.m.
While some lockdown regulations will be lifted on Monday, there is still some confusion on how some businesses should...
Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

April 16, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
A handy commuter route near Basel is causing a headache for locals as part of the road crosses into France. 
Government prepares to enforce lockdown over Easter

Government prepares to enforce lockdown over Easter

April 8, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The Swiss government and cantonal officials are preparing to enforce lockdown rules over the sunny Easter weekend. 
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...
Self-service scooter companies warned to comply with Zurich safety rules

Self-service scooter companies warned to comply with Zurich safety rules

Aug. 26, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
Local authorities in Zurich have warned start-ups behind self-service electric scooters that they may find themselves...
Signatures collected to stop arms exports rules relaxing

Signatures collected to stop arms exports rules relaxing

Dec. 12, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
An initiative has been launched to stop the government relaxing rules on arms exports. 
Bern protests plan to relax arms rules

Bern protests plan to relax arms rules

Sept. 5, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
Hundreds of people gathered yesterday afternoon in Bern to protest government plans to relax the rules over arms expo...
Government rejects bilingual direction signs

Government rejects bilingual direction signs

Nov. 17, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
The Federal Government has rejected a proposal road signs should be in two languages.
Children to be allowed to ride bikes on pavement

Children to be allowed to ride bikes on pavement

Nov. 16, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
As part of a package involving a series of changes to road rules due to come into force next year, the law may be cha...
Swiss excellent road safety record threatened

Swiss excellent road safety record threatened

Oct. 27, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
The Swiss Office of Accident Prevention is warning the country’s excellent road safety record is under threat.
Parliament discusses new road rules

Parliament discusses new road rules

Oct. 5, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Swiss road laws could see some changes next year as parliament discuses new rules. It seems certain cyclists will ...
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