Swiss Info

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 08:40:00 GMT
Protests over Covid policy continue in Switzerland
Several Swiss cities witnessed demonstrations against the government's Covid-19 policy on Saturday, notably the recent imposition of a Covid certificate requirement to enter indoor areas like restaurants. Between 800 to 1,000 people took to the stre...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 15:50:00 GMT
Glencore opens talks with Chad on debt overhaul
Switzerland-based commodities trader Glencore has started talks with Chad over the restructuring of the nation’s more than CHF1 billion commercial debt, Reuters news agency reported on Saturday, citing a letter from the company to the International...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 11:06:36 GMT
Brain fingerprints evolve and could help us tackle Alzheimer
Everyone has a unique brainprint but - unlike fingerprints - it can change over time, according to a neuroscientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). This finding, which was detailed in an Oct. 15 study published by Sc...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:24:34 GMT
Hour-long tech glitch takes Swiss covid app offline
Switzerland’s Covid app went offline for an hour late Friday due to technical issues, Keystone-SDA reported. The glitch also affected the operation of EU-issued Covid certificates in Swiss territory. The Swiss digital health certificate could not ...

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:51:59 GMT
New Geneva tunnel to improve city and international links
Tunnellers digging from two ends of a new tunnel in Geneva met up on Friday as part of an ambitious project to improve transport. Some 60 workers have been relaying each other since September 2017 to dig the 500-metre tunnel for an underground road ...