Zurich police accused of arresting journalist on behalf of Thai King

Zurich police accused of arresting journalist on behalf of Thai King

April 9, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Zurich police is being accused of acting as a unit of the Thai security forces. 
Cancelled and postponed events this week

Cancelled and postponed events this week

April 3, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
A round-up of some events in Switzerland which have been cancelled or postponed this week.  
Woman scams pensioner, offering to do shopping

Woman scams pensioner, offering to do shopping

March 31, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
A pensioner living in Zurich fears he will never see the 70 francs he gave to a young woman who said she would do his...
Woman selling surgical masks at inflated price arrested

Woman selling surgical masks at inflated price arrested

March 27, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
A woman from Zurich has been arrested - after police caught her selling surgical face masks online, for an inflated p...
Zurich hospitals prepared for increase in severe cases

Zurich hospitals prepared for increase in severe cases

March 26, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Officials from the canton of Zurich have said their hospitals are well-equipped for an increase in severe cases. 
Geneva Airport sees 97% fewer flights

Geneva Airport sees 97% fewer flights

March 25, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Passenger flights from Geneva Airport have slumped by 97 %. 
Groups gathering by Zurich lake told to go home

Groups gathering by Zurich lake told to go home

March 19, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Zurich police had to break up a gathering on the lake side. 
Zurich minister says schools could be shut for months

Zurich minister says schools could be shut for months

March 16, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Schools across the country could be closed for several months – that’s the view of the Zurich minister of...
Zurich airport claims no 'ghost flights' so far

Zurich airport claims no 'ghost flights' so far

March 12, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
Zurich airport says it is not having a problem with so called ‘ghost flights.’
Greta Thunberg spotted at Zurich train station

Greta Thunberg spotted at Zurich train station

March 12, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg turned heads after being spotted at a Zurich train station.
Covid-19: Zurich public transport brings in measures to protect staff

Covid-19: Zurich public transport brings in measures to protect staff

March 11, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Zurich pubic transport is bringing in new measures to protect passengers and staff from the Covid-19 virus.
Knife fight in Winterthur injures two

Knife fight in Winterthur injures two

March 11, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Two people have been seriously injured in a knife fight in canton Zurich.
Unauthorised women's march through Zurich disrupts city

Unauthorised women's march through Zurich disrupts city

March 9, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
An unauthorized demonstration brought traffic to standstill yesterday in Zurich. 
Passenger flying Zurich to Geneva confirmed with Covid-19

Passenger flying Zurich to Geneva confirmed with Covid-19

March 5, 2020, 10:46 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is going through an airline passenger list after one was confirmed with Covid-19. 
School children create fake news headline in bid to close down school

School children create fake news headline in bid to close down school

March 5, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
It could be the case that some school children are using their computer and design skills to create fake news headlin...
Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitals

Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitals

March 4, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Hospitals around the country say people are stealing face masks and disinfectant. 
Retired physicist plans to prove he didn't cause accident with maths

Retired physicist plans to prove he didn't cause accident with maths

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
A retired physicist in canton Zurich is planning to use mathematics to show he was not to blame for an accident. 
More than half of cocaine smugglers on flight from Sao Paulo to Zurich

More than half of cocaine smugglers on flight from Sao Paulo to Zurich

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
Figures from the Federal Customs Office show more cocaine is being seized at Zurich airport than ever before.
Zurich police arrest teen suspected of groping women

Zurich police arrest teen suspected of groping women

Feb. 20, 2020, 8:41 a.m.
Zurich police have finally arrested a young man they suspect of being responsible for groping several women around th...
Over 80kg of marijuana seized at Zurich airport

Over 80kg of marijuana seized at Zurich airport

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Customs officers at Zurich airport have seized 83 kg of marijuana. 
London train station beats Zurich as Europe's best

London train station beats Zurich as Europe's best

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
In what maybe thought a surprising result for British train users – in one survey at least, the UK has pipped S...
Storm batters country but expected to weaken

Storm batters country but expected to weaken

Feb. 11, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
High winds are expected again this morning – but forecasters say the storm will start to weaken during the cour...
Train makes unscheduled stop for exam-taking student

Train makes unscheduled stop for exam-taking student

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
A student managed to get an intercity train to make an unscheduled stop so she wouldn’t miss her exam.
Pensioner warns of computerised phone call scam

Pensioner warns of computerised phone call scam

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
A pensioner in Zurich is warning other elderly people not to be tricked into agreeing to pay for a service which prom...
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