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Mental health Anti-depressants can increase suicide risk, study finds

Swiss-Austrian research has found that the risk of suicide in patients suffering from depression can rise after starting a course of medication.

This content was published on June 25, 2019 5:45 PM

Blockchain sector ‘Mature’ Swiss crypto industry demands banking access

Representatives from Switzerland’s crypto and blockchain sector say it has matured into a viable industry that demands to be taken seriously by banks.

This content was published on June 25, 2019 5:07 PM

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Product placement Complaint filed against Federer and other Instagram influencers

A Swiss consumer protection organisation has filed a complaint against Swiss celebrity “influencers”, accusing them of “surreptitious advertising”.

This content was published on June 25, 2019 9:57 AM

People’s initiative Voters to have final say on arms export ban

Campaigners for a ban on Swiss arms exports have handed in the necessary number of signatures to force a nationwide vote on the issue.

This content was published on June 24, 2019 6:36 PM

Row with EU Swiss poised to retaliate against EU stock market access

The finance ministry has reaffirmed that it is ready to ban stock exchanges in the EU from trading Swiss shares.

This content was published on June 24, 2019 4:12 PM

dirty money Switzerland to return millions in laundered funds to Uzbekistan

Authorities will turn CHF130 million over after securing a conviction in an investigation involving the former Uzbek president's daughter.

This content was published on June 24, 2019 1:51 PM

crime stats Increase in deportation rate of foreign offenders

In 2018, Swiss courts issued expulsion orders for 71% of all convictions that qualified for mandatory expulsion.

This content was published on June 24, 2019 11:00 AM

#SBHACK19 Industry challenges blockchain during hackathon

More than 200 hackers from 19 countries converged on Switzerland at the weekend to take part in the Swiss Blockchain Hackathon.

This content was published on June 24, 2019 10:15 AM

Olympic spirit IOC inaugurates new headquarters in Lausanne

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has inaugurated its new CHF145-million ($147 million) headquarters in the Swiss city of Lausanne. 

This content was published on June 23, 2019 12:03 PM

Science Saturday EPFL software aims to protect the world’s most endangered species

Researchers in Lausanne have developed software that helps biologists better identify animal and plant species most exposed to climate change.

This content was published on June 22, 2019 3:20 PM

Negligence? Victims’ lawyer claims Bondo disaster was predicted

The lawyer for families of people who died in the 2017 Bondo landslide claims that the necessary security measures were not taken. 

This content was published on June 21, 2019 7:31 PM

Justice ruling  Court upholds Geneva crossborder pupils ban  

A local court says the Geneva authorities acted lawfully when they decided to stop crossborder pupils from France attending its state schools.

This content was published on June 21, 2019 11:22 AM