Events

Flood Risk Due to Heavy Rainfall
Heavy rains cause flooding of the Thur and Sitter rivers in Thurgau, with Alertswiss warning of continued flood risk until Saturday morning.
Death At Corpus Christi Procession In Switzerland
A tragic cannon shot accident during the Corpus Christi procession in Raron VS claims one life, prompting an investigation by the Valais cantonal police and public prosecutor.
Art Thief Gave Back The Paintings? Zurich Investigation Ongoing
Two paintings reappeared at the Zurich Kunsthaus after a year. The whereabouts during this period remain unknown as investigations into the art theft continue.
Chemical Company Incident in Bubendorf BL
A burst pipe in a Bubendorf BL chemical company led to ten injuries and property damage, prompting a thorough investigation by Basel-Landschaft police.
Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown For Overhaul
Gösgen nuclear power plant to undergo a four-week maintenance shutdown, replacing 36 fuel elements and performing extensive inspections.
Ski Tourist Killed in Avalanche on Piz Palü
A tragic avalanche accident on Piz Palü claims the life of a 38-year-old ski tourer, while his partner remains unharmed.
Avalanche Claims Two Lives in Valais
Tragic avalanche on Pigne d'Arolla claims two lives; one alpinist survives, according to Valais police and Italian news agency Ansa.
Swiss Auction For Michael Schumacher Watches Fetches Over 3 Million
Schumacher's Timepiece Collection Nets Over 3 Million Euros; Special Edition F.P.
Switzerland Viral TikTok Gone Wrong: Child Injured During 24,000 CHF Drone Cash Frenzy!
A 12-year-old suffers severe injuries during a chaotic cash drop event in Zurich, sparking a police investigation and community concern.
Nemo, Non-Binary, Wins Eurovision For Switzerland
Amid political tensions and a history of challenges, Nemo's win at the Eurovision Song Contest heralds a new era for Switzerland, showcasing artistic brilliance and resilience.
Storm Brings A Rare Aurora To Switzerland
An atmospheric phenomenon captured late Friday evening in Ravoire and expected to continue through Saturday night.
Tragic Ski Tour Accident on Belalp
A ski touring mishap on Belalp led to the tragic death of a man on Thursday, casting a shadow over the serene Swiss Alps.
Limmat River: Search For Missing Man Called Off
A late-night incident along the Limmat in Wettingen AG leads to a dramatic search operation.
Protests At ETH, Lausanne & Geneva: Students Take Direct Action
Student-led pro-Palestine demonstrations escalate at major Swiss universities. KEYSTONE/Valentin Flauraud This week, Swiss universities have become focal points for pro-Palestinian protests, with students at ETH Zurich, EPFL Lausanne, and the University of Geneva staging significant demonstrations.
Bern Riots: 11 Policeman Injured & Arrests
Violence erupts at Bern's Schützenmatte as rioters clash with police, leading to numerous injuries and arrests.
Swiss Northern Lights Visible
In a rare celestial display, the Northern Lights were seen from Säntis, Switzerland, lighting up the night with vibrant colours through the cloud gaps.
Is Swiss Labour Day Here To Stay? May 1st
As the Swiss Young Finns campaign to abolish May 1st as a public holiday citing economic losses, trade union Syna launches a petition to make it a national day off, spotlighting workers' rights.
Fire Burns Commercial & Residential Property In Valais
A major fire engulfed a commercial and residential building in Vionnaz early Wednesday.
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