Read more about the article 1,500 Swiss Cabbies Lose Licence Over New German Language Law
Illustrative image shows a taxi, undated. Poor German skills cost 1,500 taxi drivers their jobs. (Newsflash)

1,500 Swiss Cabbies Lose Licence Over New German Language Law

Hundreds of taxi drivers in Switzerland have been stripped of their licences after strict new German language rules came into force. The regulation means any cabbie without advanced qualifications and…

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Read more about the article Furious Customer Found SS Symbol In Store Cardi
Photo shows a Sandro jacket with a petter that resembles the esoteric insignia of the Schutzstaffel, known in German as the SS-Runen, undated. They were used from the 1920s to 1945 on Schutzstaffel (SS) flags, uniforms and other items as symbols of various aspects of Nazi ideology and Germanic mysticism. (CEN)

Furious Customer Found SS Symbol In Store Cardi

A shopper has told of his horror as he found a shocking Nazi SS symbol in the pattern of a cardigan at a store in Switzerland. The furious customer, not…

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Read more about the article Moment Female Elephant Meets Mum And Sister For 1st Time In 28 Years
Image shows Asian elephant Panang at the Zurich Zoo, Switzerland, undated photo. She reunited with her mother and sister on Nov. 24, 2023. (Zurich Zoo, Sandro Schoenbaechler/Newsflash)

Moment Female Elephant Meets Mum And Sister For 1st Time In 28 Years

This is the heartwarming moment a female elephant meets her mother and sister for the first time in 28 years. Endangered Panang has returned to her home in Switzerland after…

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Read more about the article Female Elephant Returns To Swiss Zoo After 28 Years And Waits To Meet Mum And Little Sister
Image shows Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Panang at the Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park, in Zurich, Switzerland, undated photo. Panang, 34, was transferred back to the Swiss zoo on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023. (Zurich Zoo, Nicole Schnyder/Newsflash)

Female Elephant Returns To Swiss Zoo After 28 Years And Waits To Meet Mum And Little Sister

An endangered female elephant has been waiting to meet her mum and little sister after she was brought back to a zoo in Switzerland for the first time in nearly…

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Read more about the article Female Elephant To Reunite With Mum And Little Sister 28 Years After She Moved From Home
Image shows Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) Panang and Gajendra, undated photo. Panang, 34, will move back to the Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, at the end of November 2023. (Hellabrunn Zoo, Jan Saurer/Newsflash)

Female Elephant To Reunite With Mum And Little Sister 28 Years After She Moved From Home

An endangered female elephant will be reunited with her mum and meet her sister in a zoo in Switzerland for the first time in nearly three decades. Panang will return…

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Read more about the article Newborn Seal Pup’s Loving Display With Mum
Image shows the adorable seal pup and its mum, undated photo. It was born at the Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, on June 28, 2023. (Zurich Zoo, Enzo Franchini/Newsflash)

Newborn Seal Pup’s Loving Display With Mum

Newborn harbour seal pup snuggles up to its mother just hours after it came into the world. The pup and its mum delighted crowds at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland when…

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Read more about the article Swiss Plane Leaves For Spain Without Luggage Due To Staff Shortage
Image shows an Airbus A220-100, similar to the one that traveled from Zurich, Switzerland, to Bilbao, Spain, undated photo. It arrived at the airport in Spain without the passengers' luggage due to a shortage of staff on Saturday, Sep. 9, 2023. (Swiss International Air Lines Ltd./Newsflash)

Swiss Plane Leaves For Spain Without Luggage Due To Staff Shortage

A Swiss airline has set a new standard after it managed to lose everyone's luggage while on a flight from Switzerland to Spain. The 111 Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)…

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Read more about the article Baby Caiman Stuns Zookeepers By Hatching A Month Early
Image shows the new broad-snouted caiman, undated photo. It hatched at the Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, in June 2023. (Zurich Zoo, Enzo Franchini/Newsflash)

Baby Caiman Stuns Zookeepers By Hatching A Month Early

A baby broad-snouted caiman has baffled zookeepers by nipping out a month ahead of schedule. The tiny croc was spotted by delighted zoogoers in Zurich, Switzerland, on 28th June who…

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Read more about the article Swiss Zoo Boasts With Two Near Threatened Chilean Flamingo Chicks As More Are Yet To Hatch
Image shows the Chilean flamingo offspring at the Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, undated photo. The species is listed as 'Near Threatened' on IUCN's Red List of Threatened Species. (Zurich Zoo, Fabio Sueess/Newsflash)

Swiss Zoo Boasts With Two Near Threatened Chilean Flamingo Chicks As More Are Yet To Hatch

A zoo in Switzerland has boasted with two adorable Chilean flamingo chicks as zookeepers await for more to hatch soon. The two fluffy flamingo chicks overjoyed authorities at the Zurich…

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