Calls for police patrols after Zurich fan violence

Calls for police patrols after Zurich fan violence

Switzerland on Monday decried violence that led to the cancellation of the weekend's derby between FC Zurich and Grasshopper, with the country's biggest newspapers calling on police to patrol stadiums.

SVP launches new foreign criminals plan

SVP launches new foreign criminals plan

Switzerland's far-right SVP has launched a new initiative calling for the deportation of foreign criminals at the same time as a pre-election projection suggests the party will retain power later this month.

27,000 francs: the cost of speeding at 290 km/h

27,000 francs: the cost of speeding at 290 km/h

A Swedish driver caught clocking Formula 1 speeds in Freiburg last year is due to appear in court this week to appeal his hefty fine despite posting an incriminating video of his ‘travel adventures’ on Facebook.

Basel in dreamland with major Surrealist show

Basel in dreamland with major Surrealist show

Art lovers in Switzerland are in for an irrational treat as the Fondation Beyeler of Basel curates Switzerland’s first ever comprehensive exhibition of Parisian Surrealism.