Switzerland signs deal with Peru to offset greenhouse gasses

Switzerland signs deal with Peru to offset greenhouse gasses

Oct. 21, 2020, 6:51 a.m.
Switzerland and Peru have signed an agreement to offset greenhouse emissions.
Clocks go back Sunday - and likely to move again in March

Clocks go back Sunday - and likely to move again in March

Oct. 21, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
The clocks will go back an hour this Sunday – and it looks set they will go forward an hour again in March.
New federal rules brought in - including working from home if possible

New federal rules brought in - including working from home if possible

Oct. 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The federal government announced a series of new rules and regulations yesterday all in an effort to bring the infect...
Bern warns cantons to act decisively or the government will take over

Bern warns cantons to act decisively or the government will take over

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
The federal government has issued a warning to the cantons - get the virus under control in your areas or we’ll...
Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin in quarantine

Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin in quarantine

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:42 a.m.
Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin is in quarantine after coming into contact with a staffer who’s tested positive.
Rest assured - we will not run out of butter

Rest assured - we will not run out of butter

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Switzerland will not run out of butter.
Calls to change quarantine rules

Calls to change quarantine rules

Oct. 14, 2020, 8:39 a.m.
There are calls to rethink quarantine rules as the infection rate in Switzerland continues to rise.
Canton Bern brings in stricter mask wearing rules

Canton Bern brings in stricter mask wearing rules

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:36 a.m.
Canton Bern is bringing in stricter mask wearing rules – bringing it up to date with many other cantons.
Infections continue to rise

Infections continue to rise

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:10 a.m.
The number of infections continue to rise.  The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show there have be...
Federal councillor calls to reject Multinational Initiative

Federal councillor calls to reject Multinational Initiative

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:06 a.m.
Federal Councilor Karin Keller-Sutter is calling on voters to reject a popular initiative due to be held next month.
SNB intervening heavily to keep CHF down

SNB intervening heavily to keep CHF down

Oct. 1, 2020, 6:54 a.m.
Figures released yesterday show the Swiss National Bank has been intervening heavily in the currency markets to keep ...
Two more Covid deaths over weekend

Two more Covid deaths over weekend

Sept. 29, 2020, 8:03 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there have been 782 new cases of covid-19 in the last 72 hours and two more have died.
Diplomats not paying parking fines

Diplomats not paying parking fines

Sept. 28, 2020, 6:24 a.m.
Diplomats in Switzerland are not paying their parking tickets. New figures show the country is owed CHF 692,000.
Voters will be busy this weekend - what are the main issues?

Voters will be busy this weekend - what are the main issues?

Sept. 25, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
Voters have to make a slew of decisions this weekend. A plethora of federal and cantonal votes need to be decided.
Video of Bern police pushing over man goes viral

Video of Bern police pushing over man goes viral

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
A video of a Bern policeman pushing an older man to the ground is causing outrage.
Police clear Bern square of protestors

Police clear Bern square of protestors

Sept. 23, 2020, 8:38 a.m.
Bern police have been clearing the square outside the Federal Palace overnight. It’s been occupied by climate p...
New inheritance laws in the pipeline

New inheritance laws in the pipeline

Sept. 23, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
Proposed new laws on inheritance have passed the lower house of Parliament. Backers say the current rules – ...
ITU gets federal cash for new Geneva buildings

ITU gets federal cash for new Geneva buildings

Sept. 22, 2020, 6:58 a.m.
The lower house of Parliament has given the go ahead to a CHF 96m interest free loan to the International Telecommuni...
Government wants to push ahead with 5G

Government wants to push ahead with 5G

Sept. 21, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
The government says it wants to make the roll out of the 5G mobile network a top priority.
Maurer wants to cut quarantine time

Maurer wants to cut quarantine time

Sept. 16, 2020, 6:18 a.m.
The Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer says he wants to cut the quarantine time for those returning from a country deemed...
Bank robber hunted in Bern

Bank robber hunted in Bern

Sept. 16, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Bern police are hunting a man who robbed a bank in Muri.
UBS and Credit Suisse could merge

UBS and Credit Suisse could merge

Sept. 15, 2020, 8:05 a.m.
The two main Swiss banks, UBS and Credit Suisse, could merge. The rumour broke yesterday afternoon.
No fare rises promises Swiss Federal Railways

No fare rises promises Swiss Federal Railways

Sept. 11, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Train fares will not go up to cover the cost of the pandemic. That’s the assurance of the head of Swiss Federal...
More deaths in the mountains

More deaths in the mountains

Sept. 11, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A woman has died while hiking near Hasliberg in canton Bern.
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