Valais rescuers admit they're searching for bodies

Valais rescuers admit they're searching for bodies

March 20, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Rescuers in canton Valais are to restart a search for two missing skiers after an avalanche on Friday. A Valais polic...
Little hope for missing Valais skiiers after avalanche

Little hope for missing Valais skiiers after avalanche

March 19, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Search and rescue efforts are being hampered in canton Valais due to the bad weather. On Saturday night two bodies we...
Spring has not sprung!

Spring has not sprung!

March 15, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
Weather forecasters are warning that we should not be lulled into thinking spring is on the way.
Valais bid to host Winter Olympics under threat

Valais bid to host Winter Olympics under threat

March 14, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
Plans that Switzerland will host the 2026 Winter Olympics are under threat after a motion was accepted in parliament ...
Search for lost goats on mountain slopes

Search for lost goats on mountain slopes

March 5, 2018, 6:01 a.m.
Locals in a Valais village have launched a search for some missing goats which are facing starvation on the slopes.
January was the warmest on record

January was the warmest on record

Feb. 2, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
It’s now official – last month was the mildest January on record. The average temperature was 0.6 degrees...
This January set to be one of the warmest ever

This January set to be one of the warmest ever

Jan. 29, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
Despite the heavy snow in the mountain resorts – this month is due to go down in history as one of the warmest ...
Heavy rain and snow continue to cause problems in Switzerland

Heavy rain and snow continue to cause problems in Switzerland

Jan. 23, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
Heavy rain and snow is continuing to cause problems in Switzerland. Zermatt and Andermatt remain cut off. Mudslides h...
Heavy snow traps tourists, closes road and train links and worries WEF

Heavy snow traps tourists, closes road and train links and worries WEF

Jan. 22, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
Heavy snow in the mountains means tourists are once again stuck in the high end resort of Zermatt. The tourist office...
Thousands without power in Valais after accident

Thousands without power in Valais after accident

Jan. 16, 2018, 5:53 a.m.
Thousands of homes in canton Valais spent the night without electricity due to a construction mishap.
Heavy snow and avalanche risk traps thousands

Heavy snow and avalanche risk traps thousands

Jan. 10, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
  UPDATE: Trains to Zermatt have started running on the Matterhorn-Gotthard Bahn. First service at 11.15. ...
Baby unaware of car crash in Valais

Baby unaware of car crash in Valais

Jan. 10, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
An eight month old baby was uninjured when a car crashed down a 4 meter embankment in Wiler in canton Valais. The chi...
Environmentalists slam Heli-biking plan

Environmentalists slam Heli-biking plan

Dec. 19, 2017, 5:51 a.m.
Environmentalists are up in arms following a decision by canton Valais to allow Heli-biking from this summer.
Swiss MP resigns from party after stalking allegations

Swiss MP resigns from party after stalking allegations

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
A Swiss MP has resigned from his party, the Christian Democrats, after allegations of stalking a woman.
New airline Powdair runs into financial turbulence

New airline Powdair runs into financial turbulence

Nov. 29, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
The airline says its future is now uncertain after a major investor pulled out – citing personal reasons.
Valais village inundated with global applications after cash offer

Valais village inundated with global applications after cash offer

Nov. 27, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
The Valais village of Albinen is overwhelmed by international interest after it offered CHF 70,000 for anyone wishing...
Man who killed driver in suicide attempt jailed

Man who killed driver in suicide attempt jailed

Nov. 22, 2017, 6:23 a.m.
The man who killed another driver in an attempt to kill himself is to go to prison for five years. His defence team t...
Death crash driver likely to escape punishment

Death crash driver likely to escape punishment

Nov. 17, 2017, 5:56 a.m.
A driver who deliberately crashed head-on into a car in Valais, killing the other driver is likely to escape punishment.
Valais gets tough with ski schools

Valais gets tough with ski schools

Nov. 15, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Canton Valais is to get tough with ski schools. Authorities want to make sure the rules are followed. Currently at le...
Valais police investigate body in the bin mystery

Valais police investigate body in the bin mystery

Oct. 24, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Police have made an arrest in the strange case of the body in the bin. On Sunday an 81 year old woman was found dead ...
High speed chase in Valais leads to high drama

High speed chase in Valais leads to high drama

Oct. 16, 2017, 6:15 a.m.
A high speed chase in Valais led to a police car having an accident and a man being run over on the autoroute.
Two year old stuck in rocks for 13 hours in Valais

Two year old stuck in rocks for 13 hours in Valais

Oct. 6, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
A major 13 hour rescue operation was launched in Riederalp in canton Valais after a two year old girl slipped and fel...
24 year old seriously injured by live train cable

24 year old seriously injured by live train cable

Oct. 2, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
A 24 year old man is in a serious condition after being electrocuted on a train line in Martigny in canton Valais.
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