More deaths in the mountains

More deaths in the mountains

Sept. 11, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A woman has died while hiking near Hasliberg in canton Bern.
Valais village gets cash for flood defences after deaths

Valais village gets cash for flood defences after deaths

Sept. 10, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
After two people died last year in the Valais village of Chamoson following torrential rain, the canton has agreed to...
Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"

Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"

Aug. 3, 2020, 11:01 a.m.
Belgium has red-listed travel to Geneva, Vaud and Valais.  
Four killed in Valais plane crash

Four killed in Valais plane crash

July 27, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
Four people have been killed in a light-plane crash in canton Valais. 
Major storms cause flooding and rockfalls in Valais

Major storms cause flooding and rockfalls in Valais

July 23, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
Canton Valais and parts of Fribourg were hit by major storms last night, triggering flash-flooding and rockfalls. 
Valais brings in stricter Covid-19 rules for nightclubs

Valais brings in stricter Covid-19 rules for nightclubs

July 14, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Canton Valais joins Zurich in bringing in stricter rules for nightclubs to try to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 
Valais police bust seatbelt myth on mountain roads

Valais police bust seatbelt myth on mountain roads

July 9, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
Police in canton Valais are urging drivers not to take their seatbelts off when driving on mountain roads. 
Man dies in attempt to climb mountain single-handedly

Man dies in attempt to climb mountain single-handedly

June 30, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
A man has died in canton Valais during an attempt to climb a mountain single-handedly. 
Small earthquake felt in Valais

Small earthquake felt in Valais

June 24, 2020, 9:08 a.m.
A small earthquake was felt in the Lower Valais region yesterday morning. It measured 3.8 on the Richter Scale &ndash...
Mountain roads busy whilst Gotthard Tunnel remains quiet

Mountain roads busy whilst Gotthard Tunnel remains quiet

May 22, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Mountain roads were busy yesterday as thousands took to the hills for the long weekend. 
Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospital

Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospital

May 12, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
A man in hospital in canton Valais may have died after eating listeria-infected cheese during his stay.
Swiss urged to take summer vacation in Switzerland

Swiss urged to take summer vacation in Switzerland

May 11, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
With international travel so uncertain this summer, we’re all being urged to take our vacations in Switzerland....
Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

April 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Valais police are asking motorcyclists to stay off the road. 
Pandemic could cost Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 billion

Pandemic could cost Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 billion

April 1, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
A study by a university in Valais has found the coronavirus pandemic could cost the Swiss tourism industry CHF 6 bill...
Valais ski resort to undergo major hotel project

Valais ski resort to undergo major hotel project

March 6, 2020, 10:27 a.m.
The Valais ski resort of Saas-Fee is set to get a massive boost with a major hotel project. 
Vaud town looking to change name back to simply Crans

Vaud town looking to change name back to simply Crans

March 3, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
The town of Crans-près-Céligny in canton Vaud wants to change its name back to simply Crans. 
Switzerland enjoys unusually warm weather

Switzerland enjoys unusually warm weather

Feb. 24, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
The country basked in warm weather over the weekend with Geneva reaching 20 degrees and in canton Valais 18 degrees a...
Families outraged after soldiers with norovirus sent home

Families outraged after soldiers with norovirus sent home

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
Families of new recruits in canton Valais says the army was irresponsible to send the soldiers home after an outbreak...
Snowfall breaks records and causes avalanches

Snowfall breaks records and causes avalanches

Nov. 19, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
The weekend’s heavy snow has broken records and cut off resorts. 
Chance of big earthquake in next few days

Chance of big earthquake in next few days

Nov. 8, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
The earthquake swarm hitting canton Valais is continuing.
Strong earthquake could be on the way

Strong earthquake could be on the way

Nov. 7, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
The Swiss Seismological Service is warning a strong earthquake could be on the way.
Neo-Nazi rock concerts shut down

Neo-Nazi rock concerts shut down

Oct. 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Two Neo-Nazi rock concerts have been shut down by police in cantons Lucerne and Valais.
Car missing in August flood found in Rhone

Car missing in August flood found in Rhone

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A car that went missing in August following massive flooding has been found in the Rhone. 
Zermatt bartender accused of raping 14 year old British girl

Zermatt bartender accused of raping 14 year old British girl

Oct. 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
An Italian bartender working at hotel in Zermatt is in court accused of raping a 14-year-old British student.
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