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Andreas Meyer Railway boss defends record after fatal accident

The head of Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has hit back at a growing number of critics following the death of a conductor on a faulty train. “This ...

This content was published on August 18, 2019 12:39 PM

50th anniversary Switzerland mulls honorary citizenship for WEF founder Schwab

Plans to award World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab honorary Swiss citizenship may run into opposition, reports SonntagsZeitung. The idea has ...

This content was published on August 18, 2019 11:39 AM

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Lights, camera, inaction Swiss cinemas: more films, fewer filmgoers

The average Swiss goes to the cinema once or twice a year to watch an American film in a multiplex.

Accident on the rails Defects found in train carriage doors following fatal accident

The Swiss Federal Railways has identified problems linked to the train type involved in the accident that killed a conductor on August 4.

This content was published on August 14, 2019 5:14 PM

Studying Switzerland The German researcher who rocked Swiss cheese

When Michael Harenberg came to Switzerland, he never imagined he would find himself trying to find out whether cheese can be improved with music.

Matter of opinion  Swiss financial sector shines in international survey 

Switzerland’s financial centre has a positive reputation abroad, despite a string of scandals in 2018, according to a 19-nation survey conducted ...

This content was published on August 13, 2019 2:37 PM

French film legend Alain Delon recovers in Switzerland after stroke

Legendary French actor Alain Delon is recovering in a Swiss clinic after suffering a stroke and a small brain haemorrhage several weeks ago.

This content was published on August 8, 2019 8:08 PM

Opening night Locarno Film Festival starts with tribute

The 72nd Locarno Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday with a tribute to Swiss film critic and historian Freddy Buache, who passed away earlier ...

This content was published on August 7, 2019 9:12 PM

Gene therapy Novartis rejects suspected data manipulation in US

Swiss pharma giant Novartis has dismissed criticism that it allegedly withheld information about animal testing data inaccuracies to US authorities.

This content was published on August 7, 2019 10:47 AM