People wearing a protective face mask are shopping duing the reopening of the Saturday’s market during the state of emergency of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) … Read more
A growing majority of Swiss residents favour an official order for passengers in public transport to wear protective masks but very few appear to do … Read more
Switzerland is planning to re-open its borders with Germany, France and Austria as part of a gradual loosening of restrictions over the coronavirus pandemic imposed … Read more
Switzerland from today started relaxing the restrictions that were introduced due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Attending masses is still banned in Switzerland due to the … Read more
People in Switzerland will be able to go to bars and restaurants again from May 11, but only if they leave their phone numbers, according … Read more
Prince Andrew is caught in a dispute over a Swiss chalet amid reports legal proceedings have been launched against him over an unpaid bill of … Read more
Unexpected discoveries about a virus scientists still don’t know well could slow down the development of a safe and effective vaccine, Matthias Egger said in … Read more
Swiss teacher Christophe Blanc gives an economics lesson in his class in front of pictures of his students at the private school ‘Ecole Ardevaz’, amid … Read more
In a revised forecast in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, federal authorities predict GDP will contract by 6.7% in 2020 and recover slowly in … Read more
Swiss soldiers patrol behind concrete blocks at the Swiss-French border of the Greenway as an additional measure, during the Swiss state of emergency due to … Read more
A team of researchers at the University of Bern is hoping to be the first to produce a vaccine against Covid-19 and inoculate the entire … Read more
Switzerland has delivered humanitarian supplies to the Democratic Republic of the Congo before repatriating tourists stranded in central Africa due to the coronavirus pandemic.
On … Read more
A chocolate Easter bunny pictured in a letterbox during the state of emergency of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Daillens, Switzerland, 09 April 2020.… Read more
The University of Zurich has repurposed its Travel Clinic as a COVID-19 test center. Designed to complement the tests currently offered by family doctors in … Read more
The iconic Matterhorn mountain is illuminated by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter aiming to send messages of hope, support and solidarity to the ones sufferings … Read more
Switzerland has introduced temporary restrictions on the export of protective equipment to head off shortages among medical staff and others fighting the coronavirus outbreak.
Licences … Read more
Switzerland’s militia army is getting ready to increase its support in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected over 1,500 people nationwide.
For … Read more
A 74-year-old woman in western Switzerland has died after contracting the new coronavirus, the country’s first death from the rapidly spreading disease outbreak, regional police … Read more
Researchers at the University of Bern have perfected a technique to produce synthetic clones of the new coronavirus strain much faster.
The method should allow … Read more
The 90th edition of the International Motor Show, which was scheduled to begin on 05 March 2020, has been cancelled due to the advancement of … Read more
Cryptocurrencies as an investment class is becoming more popular among Swiss savers. Young people in particular are increasingly venturing into bitcoin and other digital money.… Read more
The Swiss government has ordered an inquiry into a global encryption company based in Zug following revelations it was owned and controlled for decades by … Read more
The iconic ski resort of Zermatt has become the second local authority in Switzerland to allow residents to pay their tax bills using the cryptocurrency … Read more
Two suspected cases of coronavirus infection have been quarantined in a Zurich hospital, as Switzerland tightens reporting rules.
Two people are in isolation in a … Read more
Turkey’s foreign minister called on Thursday for the enlargement of NATO and the addition of Georgia to the organization.
“I don’t understand why we have … Read more
A Swiss policeman investigates the site of a plane crash, a Piper Archer PA-28, in Saint-Legier, Switzerland, 23 January 2020.
Two people are reported killed … Read more
Switzerland continues to lead the world in talent competitiveness, having held the number one spot since the annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) was launched … Read more
The UN agency devoted to ending AIDS as a public health threat is calling on top politicians and governments across the world to ensure the … Read more
In order to respond to crises, the EU needs “credible military capabilities,” the leader of the EU Commission Ursula von der Leyen said at the … Read more
The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population, reveals a new report … Read more
Some of the world’s top business people and politicians – and some celebrities – will gather in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum (WEF) … Read more
F-5 Tiger jets of the ‘Patrouille Suisse’ and a commercial Airbus A321 plane of Swiss International Air Lines perform ahead of the Men’s Downhill race … Read more
Switzerland’s largest trade union group has repeated its warning that any framework deal reached with the European Union must respect measures to protect wages from … Read more
A picture taken with a drone shows cyclists taking part in the 31st edition of the ‘GP St-Sylvestre’, a new-year snow mountain bike race, in … Read more
Switzerland witnessed its first deportations over links to the Italian mafia in 2019. It also conducted extensive security screenings for nearly 2,000 asylum seekers, according … Read more
Most of the Swiss seem to oppose a referendum campaign launched by the far right aimed at ending free movement of citizens from the European … Read more
Several cities in Switzerland held more environmentally-friendly fireworks displays – or none at all – to see in the New Year.
In Basel, the … Read more
Over the past year, the Swiss authorities have issued 118 entry bans – more than ever before.
Those affected include radical Islamists, neo-Nazis, Mafia members … Read more
Luminous Bird Sculptures titled ‘Le Desire et la Menace’ realized by French artist Cedric Le Borgne is displayed on the Carouge Fountain during the Carouge … Read more
The American navy is in talks with the Swiss army to purchase 22 decommissioned F5 Tiger fighter jets to help train its pilots in air … Read more
The Swiss branch of HSBC’s private bank has been fined almost CHF200 million by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for having helped American clients … Read more
The Swiss parliament has approved the automatic exchange of bank data with 18 additional countries from 2021. However, Turkey failed to make the cut.
On … Read more