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Marguerite Bays Switzerland gets a new saint

Swiss seamstress Marguerite Bays is among five new saints who have been canonized by Pope Francis in Rome.

This content was published on October 13, 2019 11:42 AM

Companies targeted Unions urge probe on asbestos-linked deaths

Unions want a probe into company practices in relation to recent asbestos-linked deaths.

This content was published on October 12, 2019 4:38 PM

Standing ovation Nobel winner Mayor feted at home university

Nobel Prize winner Michel Mayor was the star attraction as he attended the Dies Academicus at his alma mater, Geneva University, on Friday.

This content was published on October 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Turkey operation Swiss foreign minister criticises Turkish offensive in Syria

Ignazio Cassis has criticised the Turkish military operation in northern Syria calling it a flagrant violation of international law. 

This content was published on October 11, 2019 8:04 AM

Mental health Mad Pride in Geneva aims to destigmatise mental illnesses

Some 500 people have taken to the streets of Geneva as part of the first Mad Pride to be held in Switzerland.

This content was published on October 10, 2019 6:50 PM

“At risk” Minority groups to get better protection 

The Swiss government has announced it will spend up to CHF500,000 ($503,000) annually to protect “particularly at risk” communities in Switzerland.

This content was published on October 10, 2019 12:09 PM