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Fatal crash Swiss follow EU Boeing 737 MAX flight ban

Switzerland has confirmed that Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights have also been banned in Swiss airspace following the second of two fatal crashes ...

This content was published on March 13, 2019 2:56 PM

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Mountain accident Crans-Montana avalanche claims a life

A 34-year-old man, who was pulled out of a Swiss ski resort avalanche, died from his injuries overnight. Three others sustained lesser injuries.

This content was published on February 20, 2019 10:11 AM

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

Week in Numbers Tremors, watches and refugees

Here’s a round-up of the most interesting statistics to appear in the past week’s stories from Switzerland.

Seismic activity 900 earthquakes hit Switzerland in 2018 but few were felt

Switzerland recorded more than 900 earthquakes in 2018, according to the Swiss Seismological Service (SED).

This content was published on January 28, 2019 2:03 PM

WEF19 Humanitarians and Davos: Pure as the driven snow?

Is it ethical for humanitarian NGOs to rub shoulders with the rich elite at the World Economic Forum in Davos?

snow risk Two lives lost in weekend avalanches

Two people lost their lives in separate avalanches in south-eastern Switzerland on Saturday. The risk of further incidents remains high.

This content was published on January 20, 2019 12:48 PM

Accident investigation Swiss probe says boy, 14, at controls of crashed plane

Swiss investigators say a 14-year-old was at the controls of a small plane that crashed in the Alps in 2017, killing him and two other people.

This content was published on January 18, 2019 3:11 PM

Second strike Avalanche damages Swiss mountain cable car

A second avalanche at a Swiss mountain resort has forced a cable car to stop operating, most likely for several months.

This content was published on January 18, 2019 12:07 PM

crash Swiss tourists killed in Swedish traffic accident

At least six young Swiss citizens have been killed in a road accident outside the northern Swedish town of Kiruna.

This content was published on January 13, 2019 11:56 AM

Schwägalp Avalanche forces its way into Swiss hotel, people injured

An avalanche in northeastern Switzerland has entered a hotel restaurant and reportedly injured several people.

This content was published on January 11, 2019 11:08 AM

Lost at sea Shipping company to pay for container clear-up

The Geneva-headquartered Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has promised to reimburse the costs of clearing up around 270 containers that were ...

This content was published on January 6, 2019 10:39 AM