Weather warning: Part of Swiss Alps placed on high avalanche alert

Weather warning: Part of Swiss Alps placed on high avalanche alert

Due to the heavy snowfall in recent days and more expected until the weekend, an avalanche warning is issued for Switzerland’s southern canton of Valais.

Will an American-style queuing system end chaos at Swiss ski lifts?

Will an American-style queuing system end chaos at Swiss ski lifts?

Where in Switzerland is the rate of Covid-19 infections falling?

Where in Switzerland is the rate of Covid-19 infections falling?

UPDATE: Valais becomes latest Swiss canton to tighten coronavirus restrictions

UPDATE: Valais becomes latest Swiss canton to tighten coronavirus restrictions

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Attackers torch prayer books in Swiss church

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Switzerland seeing driest year in decades

Abnormally warm weather forces Swiss ski resorts to take early avalanche action

Abnormally warm weather forces Swiss ski resorts to take early avalanche action

Glance around Switzerland: Fake marriages, E-bike dangers, rabbit killers and Suter censored

Glance around Switzerland: Fake marriages, E-bike dangers, rabbit killers and Suter censored

Swiss canton votes down bid to host 2026 Olympics

Swiss canton votes down bid to host 2026 Olympics

Death toll up to eight after Swiss Alps storm: police

Death toll up to eight after Swiss Alps storm: police

Missing Valais man ‘froze to death’

Missing Valais man ‘froze to death’

Valais launches referendum campaign for Sion Olympics

Valais launches referendum campaign for Sion Olympics

Swiss government backs Sion 2026 as date set for Valais vote

Swiss government backs Sion 2026 as date set for Valais vote

Swiss canton launches new local currency

Swiss canton launches new local currency

Valais investigates claims of  fraud in recent cantonal election

Valais investigates claims of fraud in recent cantonal election

Valais voters oust right-wing politician in ‘defeat for populism’

Valais voters oust right-wing politician in ‘defeat for populism’

Swiss bidder pays record 160,100 francs for licence plate

Swiss bidder pays record 160,100 francs for licence plate

Hot weather causes forest fire fears in Valais

Hot weather causes forest fire fears in Valais

Self-driving shuttles premiere in Sion

Self-driving shuttles premiere in Sion

8 fantastic reasons to visit French-speaking Switzerland

8 fantastic reasons to visit French-speaking Switzerland

Swiss champion snowboarder killed by avalanche

Swiss champion snowboarder killed by avalanche

Swiss police save horse in dramatic river rescue

Swiss police save horse in dramatic river rescue

Avalanche kills Austrian and German ‘freeriders’

Avalanche kills Austrian and German ‘freeriders’

Spectacular video shows Swiss avalanche danger

Spectacular video shows Swiss avalanche danger

Four climbers die in Lauterbrunnen accidents

Four climbers die in Lauterbrunnen accidents

Second CERN club skier dies from avalanche

Second CERN club skier dies from avalanche

CERN ‘in shock’ over fatal Valais avalanche

CERN ‘in shock’ over fatal Valais avalanche

Lone German skier buried by avalanche

Lone German skier buried by avalanche

US teen survives 48 hours lost in Swiss Alps

US teen survives 48 hours lost in Swiss Alps

Swiss avalanches claim 248 lives over ten years

Swiss avalanches claim 248 lives over ten years

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Avalanche death toll in Swiss Alps rises to 11

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French teen dies in avalanche near Verbier

Avalanches claim weekend victims in Alps

Avalanches claim weekend victims in Alps

German dies in Valais glacier crevasse fall

German dies in Valais glacier crevasse fall

Investigation into Sierre crash officially closed

Investigation into Sierre crash officially closed

Hiker dies after fall in Vaud Alps ravine

Hiker dies after fall in Vaud Alps ravine

Swiss tourism rises but Alps go downhill

Swiss tourism rises but Alps go downhill

American skier latest Valais avalanche victim

American skier latest Valais avalanche victim

Avalanche claims life of Swedish off-piste skier

Avalanche claims life of Swedish off-piste skier

Two British skiers die in Valais Alps accidents

Two British skiers die in Valais Alps accidents

Hospital surgeon quits after suspect deaths

Hospital surgeon quits after suspect deaths

Mountain guide died leading avalanche course

Mountain guide died leading avalanche course

Avalanches in Swiss Alps claim four more victims

Avalanches in Swiss Alps claim four more victims

Web campaign launched to cut avalanche deaths

Web campaign launched to cut avalanche deaths

Ski area managers found guilty over girl’s death

Ski area managers found guilty over girl’s death

Switzerland to ban foreign trophy hunters from killing Alpine ibex

Switzerland to ban foreign trophy hunters from killing Alpine ibex

Cows lock horns to crown national ‘queen’

Cows lock horns to crown national ‘queen’

Deadly Valais avalanches claim three victims

Deadly Valais avalanches claim three victims

Second avalanche victim dies from injuries

Second avalanche victim dies from injuries

Third avalanche victim raises ski safety issues

Third avalanche victim raises ski safety issues

Pharma firm cuts 400 Swiss jobs

Pharma firm cuts 400 Swiss jobs

Cause of fatal Swiss bus crash still unclear

Cause of fatal Swiss bus crash still unclear

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First bus crash survivors back in Belgium

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Switzerland hit by major flooding

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Parents slam school over ‘racist’ game

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Quadriplegic child case reopened after 7 years

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Teenager owns up to Swiss church arson attack

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Swiss prisoner caught after leap to freedom

Swiss president to visit coach crash site: official

Swiss president to visit coach crash site: official

Nine Dutch children were in coach crash: ministry

Nine Dutch children were in coach crash: ministry

Belgium declares day of mourning after crash

Belgium declares day of mourning after crash

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Agony for parents after Swiss crash tragedy

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Rescuers recount ‘war scene’ at bus crash site

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Relatives identifying crash victims: police

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Swiss press question safety of crash tunnel

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Driver ‘wanted to play DVD’ just before crash

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British boy among Swiss bus crash victims

Swiss crash driver not unwell: prosecutor

Swiss crash driver not unwell: prosecutor

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Teacher gave driver DVD before crash: survivor

Swiss bus crash report due this month

Swiss bus crash report due this month