100 Years of Northern Ireland: Grand Parade

Great Britain – Tens of thousands celebrated the 100th anniversary of Northern Ireland with a large parade in Belfast, a year late due to the pandemic. Supporters of closer ties between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK – also known as Unionists – marched from the Stormont regional parliament towards Belfast city center […]

Stan Wawrinka and the Complicated Puzzle

French Open – Stan Wawrinka still needs time after his long compulsory break to regain a foothold in world tennis. The man from Lausanne wants to give himself time. But how much does he have left at 37? It was a rather sobering short stint by Stan Wawrinka in Paris. The fact that the 2015 […]

Lehmann follows bean bluster | Sports at home/abroad

Athletics – 50-year-old Markus Lehmann will succeed Peter Huhnblust as Managing Director at Swiss Athletics. Lehmann is a sportsman. The sports teacher and MBA graduate was managing director of the Lauberhorn races in Wengen for 14 years. Since September 2020 he has been the project manager “Swiss Athletics 2030” at Swiss Athletics. In this role, […]

Alex Frei is the new coach of FC Basel

Super League – Two days after bringing FC Winterthur into the Super League for the first time in 37 years, Alex Frei has signed a two-year contract with FC Basel. The change did not come as a surprise. During the night of last Sunday, as part of the celebrations around the Winterthur Stadthaus, there were […]

Police find over 100 kilograms of marijuana

Crime – The police confiscated drugs worth around 1.4 million francs in the Zurich Oberland on Tuesday. A suspected drug dealer couple was arrested at their home. Police officers from the Winterthur city police and the Zurich canton police confiscated more than 120 kilograms of marijuana, 20 kilograms of hashish, 60 ecstasy pills and numerous […]

With “Musig i dä Beiz” 9 times live music on May 6th

Marc Gähwiler, Tiger Restaurant-Bar, and Jürg Sennhauser, Restaurant Trinkstube zum Hartz, expect 900 to 1000 music-loving guests on Friday, May 6, 2022, in the Wiler suburb and old town. The “Musig i dä Beiz” visitors will be able to enjoy attractive live music in nine restaurants and bars. It’s all about reviving the old town […]

Travelers need patience like before Corona

Easter travel – the desire to travel has finally returned to people in Switzerland. Zurich Airport is expecting more travelers over the Easter weekend than at any time since the beginning of the corona pandemic. The Easter traffic jam in front of the Gotthard tunnel was longer than it had been in years. There were […]

Kevin Fiala on target again | Sports at home/abroad

NHL – Kevin Fiala hits and hits. Two days after scoring two goals against Edmonton, the St. Gallen striker also became a double in Minnesota’s 3-2 away win after extra time in Dallas. First Fiala scored the 1:0 after 134 seconds, in the middle period he managed to lead the Wild again to 2:1 with […]

Zurich loses, Basel hardly benefits

Super League – Zurich concedes fourth defeat this season. The 0: 1 at Servette Geneva in the 29th Super League round has no major consequences because the first pursuer Basel played 2: 2 in St. Gallen. With eleven points, seven rounds before the end of the season, Basel is still well behind FC Zurich. In […]

Police Poetry and Dirty Sneakers | Abroad

Exhibition – In the Kunsthaus Baselland in Muttenz BL, artists meet and tell engaging art stories in a subtle way. This means that the art city of Basel, from the art museum to the Fondation Beyeler, is completely in the hands of women. Quick gestures dominate the painterly and installative work of the French artist […]