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Schreckhorn case Pilot error caused fatal Swiss plane crash

A Swiss military court says pilot error was the cause of a fatal army plane crash in the Bernese Oberland in September 2017. Despite insufficient ...

This content was published on August 20, 2019 8:34 AM

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Inside ‘On’ shoes The making of a Swiss footwear multinational

Swiss footwear company On is making a name for itself in an industry that has been dominated by big players like Nike. What makes it different?

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

National report Swiss groundwater quality threatened by pollution

Pollution from agriculture, former industrial sites and landfills is threatening Switzerland’s groundwater reserves, according to a detailed study ...

This content was published on August 15, 2019 10:58 AM

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