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Mountain accident Huge avalanche hits skiers on Crans-Montana slope

Several skiers were swept away by an avalanche that hit a ski slope in the Swiss mountain resort of Crans-Montana.

This content was published on February 19, 2019 7:56 PM

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Islamic State Justice minister wants Swiss jihadists to be tried abroad

Swiss Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter has said that Swiss citizens who went to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State should face trial ...

This content was published on February 19, 2019 10:53 AM

Testosterone levels Sports tribunal hears landmark gender case

An appeal hearing is underway at the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport in a case with wide-reaching consequences for gender politics.

This content was published on February 18, 2019 9:09 PM

‘Streetlights of memory’ Federal Court rejects opposition to Armenia genocide memorial

Switzerland’s highest court has rejected the opposition of several Genevans to a recently-unveiled monument commemorating the Armenian genocide.

This content was published on February 18, 2019 2:42 PM

Two-headed proposal Ministers make the case for tax and pension reform package

The Swiss government has launched its campaign in favour of the upcoming national vote on a reform of the corporate tax and pension systems.

This content was published on February 18, 2019 11:52 AM

Munich Security Conference Defence Minister: Swiss must be ready for global threats

Swiss Defence Minister Viola Amherd gives her verdict on the atmosphere at the Munich Security Conference.

This content was published on February 17, 2019 6:48 PM

Railway danger Level crossings: one accident every three days

There is on average one accident every three days at level crossings, according to officials statistics, which have been seen by the SonntagsZeitung.

This content was published on February 17, 2019 3:06 PM

PostBus scandal Federal police investigate former PostBus chief

The Federal Office of Police says an investigation has been started against ex-PostBus boss Daniel Landolf and his former head of finances.

This content was published on February 17, 2019 1:29 PM

Working conditions Survey: one in two care workers wants to quit

Almost 50% of staff working in care professions in Switzerland want to leave their jobs, according to report by trade union Unia.

This content was published on February 16, 2019 6:33 PM

Science Saturday Dying star may have helped form Earth as we know it

If it had not been for a massive star, Earth may well have developed into a hostile ocean world covered in ice sheets, say scientists.

This content was published on February 16, 2019 2:41 PM

Actor Swiss film legend Bruno Ganz dies

Bruno Ganz, Switzerland’s best-known actor, has died in Zurich, his management has announced. He was 77.

This content was published on February 16, 2019 11:20 AM

Financial support Switzerland boosts Rohingya aid efforts

Switzerland will contribute an extra CHF10 million ($10 million) towards easing the plight of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. This brings total ...

This content was published on February 15, 2019 4:13 PM

Foreigners Immigration to Switzerland continues to rise

The number people moving into Switzerland rose again last year, taking the foreign population further above two million.

This content was published on February 15, 2019 11:51 AM