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Terrorism Two Swiss confirmed dead in Sri Lanka bombings

Two Swiss citizens, one of them a Swiss-Sri Lankan dual national, were killed in bombings in Colombo on Sunday, the Swiss foreign ministry has ...

This content was published on April 22, 2019 6:49 PM

Religious intolerance Swiss Mennonites forgive canton Bern for persecution

Swiss Mennonites have forgiven canton Bern for the suffering inflicted on their ancestors, the Anabaptists, from the 16th to the 18th century.

This content was published on April 22, 2019 6:08 PM

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Three arrested Incendiary devices thrown at Turkish consulate in Zurich

Swiss police say two incendiary devices have been thrown at the Turkish consulate general in Zurich and that three men have been arrested. 

This content was published on April 22, 2019 12:41 PM

Polymanga Comic fans of all shapes and species gather in Montreux

Polymanga, one of Switzerland’s largest events for pop culture, video games and manga, has celebrated its 15th edition in Montreux. 

This content was published on April 22, 2019 11:15 AM

Science Saturday Swiss polytechnic hosts international physics competition

Over 200 physics students are gathering at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne for the 2019 International Physicists’ Tournament.

This content was published on April 20, 2019 3:21 PM

Festive tailbacks Good Friday, bad Gotthard traffic

Long queues have been reported at the Gotthard tunnel in central Switzerland as holidaymakers head south for the Easter break.

This content was published on April 19, 2019 7:22 PM

UNESCO nominated Thousands watch historic Easter Mendrisio processions

Crowds have been watching the Easter processions in Mendrisio, a practice nominated for inclusion on UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage list.

This content was published on April 19, 2019 11:47 AM

Humanitarian appeal Swiss call for political solution to Libya fighting

The Swiss government has urged all parties in the military conflict in Libya to agree to a truce that would allow humanitarian operations to proceed. 

This content was published on April 18, 2019 12:03 PM

NGO investigation Syngenta slammed for hazardous pesticide profits

A UN representative is demanding action following reports that Swiss crop science company Syngenta is selling highly hazardous pesticides abroad.

This content was published on April 17, 2019 2:52 PM

House of Switzerland Swiss to launch charm initiative in China

The government plans to launch a major promotion campaign in China ahead of and during the 2022 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympic Games.

This content was published on April 17, 2019 2:21 PM

Mobile communications Swisscom forges ahead with 5G amid safety fears

Telecoms operator Swisscom has gone live with its 5G fifth-generation mobile communications.

This content was published on April 17, 2019 11:03 AM