Read more about the article World’s Most Expensive Hotdog Makers Keep Price DOWN To Just GBP 221
Image shows the luxury hot dog that costs CHF 250 (GBP 221), undated photo. It can be bought at the Rudolf's Christmas market in the city of Lucerne, Switzerland. (CEN)

World’s Most Expensive Hotdog Makers Keep Price DOWN To Just GBP 221

As fast food goes, these luxury GBP 221 hotdogs have to be one of the wurst Christmas bargains ever. But the maker of the world's most expensive hotdog claims the price is an inflation-buster because they have not put it up since last year. Image shows the luxury hot dog…

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Read more about the article 5,300-Year-Old Ice Mummy Died In Spring And Not Autumn As Previously Believed
Image shows the investigation of Otzi in South Tyrol, Austria, undated photo. The South Tyrolean Museum of Archeology is the exhibition venue of the "Man from the Tisenjoch". (South Tyrol Museum of Archeology, EURAC, Samadelli, Staschitz/Newsflash)

5,300-Year-Old Ice Mummy Died In Spring And Not Autumn As Previously Believed

New research has suggested that Otzi the 5,300-year-old prehistoric iceman did not die in autumn before being preserved under winter snow, and instead had died in early spring on a high Alpine snow field. The Ice Age huntsman, considered one of the oldest and best-preserved mummies in the world, is…

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Read more about the article Please Annex Our Village Frustrated Italians Beg Switzerland
Image shows the Italian village of Monteviasco, undated photo. Residents asked their village to be annexed to Switzerland after cable car that connects them to the rest of the world has remained broken since 2018. (Newsflash)

Please Annex Our Village Frustrated Italians Beg Switzerland

Stranded villagers in an Italian Alpine hamlet have asked Switzerland to annex them after four years of bungling by local politicians. The village's gondola lift has been out of action since 2018 after a fatal cable-car accident and can only be reached through a 1,400-step mule track up the mountainside.…

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Read more about the article Four Rescued Bears Meet For The First Time At Sanctuary In The Swiss Alps
Image shows bears Jamila and Sam relaxing, undated photo. Four bears met at the Arosa Bear Sanctuary in Switzerland for the first time ever on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (Stiftung Arosa Baren, VIER PFOTEN/Newsflash)

Four Rescued Bears Meet For The First Time At Sanctuary In The Swiss Alps

Four rescued bears have met together for the first time in a plush animal sanctuary in Switzerland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm4OhbIfdnU Stiftung Arosa Baren, VIER PFOTEN/Newsflash Bear siblings Jamila and Sam met two furry new roommates named Amelia and Meimo at the Arosa Bear Sanctuary in Graubuenden, Switzerland, on Wednesday, 5th October. This…

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Read more about the article Adorable Newborn Spotted Hyena Cub’s First Outing With Mum
Image shows female hyena Tesi with her cub, undated photo. (Zoo Zurich, Fabio Suess/Newsflash)

Adorable Newborn Spotted Hyena Cub’s First Outing With Mum

A proud spotted hyena mum has shown off her adorable newborn cub for the first time at her zoo enclosure. The solo dark-coloured cub is just over a week old in footage released by Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, as it bonds with its five-year-old mother Tesi. https://youtu.be/C3cj3SwLp2s Zoo Zurich, Nicole…

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Read more about the article Rare ‘Fortune Pink’ Diamond Set To Fetch USD 35 Million At Auction
Image shows the Fortune Pink pear-shaped fancy vivid pink diamond, undated photo. (Christie's 2022/Newsflash)

Rare ‘Fortune Pink’ Diamond Set To Fetch USD 35 Million At Auction

An exceptionally rare giant gemstone dubbed the largest pear-shaped pink diamond to ever be offered at an auction is expected to fetch up to USD 35 million in Switzerland. Standing at more than 18 carats the vividly coloured 'Fortune Pink' will lead the Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale as part of…

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Read more about the article Tarni The Randy New Koala Wastes No Time Looking For A Date
Image shows koala Uki in his new plant paradise, undated photo. (Zoo Zurich, Maria Schmid/Newsflash)

Tarni The Randy New Koala Wastes No Time Looking For A Date

These images show a male koala joining other members of its species at a zoo in Switzerland that include a female, with the cute animal apparently wasting no time to call out to its potential mate Maisy. The randy koala can be seen being released into its new surroundings, before…

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Read more about the article Adorable Female Red Panda From Chester Zoo Set To Mother A New Generation
Image shows red panda Tiang Tang, undated footage. (Zoo Zurich, Enzo Franchini/Newsflash)

Adorable Female Red Panda From Chester Zoo Set To Mother A New Generation

An adorable female red panda brought to a Swiss zoo from England is set to start a new generation for the endangered species. The three-year-old Tiang Tang from Chester Zoo is currently getting used to the Himalayan enclosure in Zurich which she'll share with two other red pandas, an elderly…

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Read more about the article British Man Dies While Swimming In Swiss Lake
Picture shows Vorderer Schwendisee, Switzerland, undated. A 43-year-old unidentified Briton died here in a swimming accident, on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. (Kantonspolizei St. Gallen/Newsflash)

British Man Dies While Swimming In Swiss Lake

A British man died while trying to swim towards a platform in the middle of a Swiss lake. The tragedy took place on the small lake of Schwendisee in St. Gallen Canton, north-eastern Switzerland, on the afternoon of 26th August. First responders started resuscitating the man on the wooden platform…

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Read more about the article Swiss Glaciers Lose Half Their Volume In 85 Years, Study Shows
The Marjelenalp glacier in Switzerland, pictured in 2021. Scientists reconstructed the retreat of glaciers using historical photo material and came to the conclusion that the volume of the glaciers halved between 1931 and 2016, in Switzerland. (VAW, ETH Zurich/Newsflash)

Swiss Glaciers Lose Half Their Volume In 85 Years, Study Shows

Switzerland’s glaciers have decreased by around 50 per cent within 85 years - and are now melting at an even faster rate. Experts studied tens of thousands of period photographs from 1931 onwards to reconstruct early 20th-century climate patterns. Between 1931 and 2016 the glaciers lost almost half their volume,…

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