Pastor chooses to accept gift despite clear church rulesJuly 23, 2020, 8:48 a.m.
A pastor in Bern had to make a choice: the church or accepting a legacy from one of his parishioners. He chose t...
Nurses outraged at being 'thanked' with ballpoint penJuly 23, 2020, 8:41 a.m.
Nurses at Bern’s main hospital, the Inselspital, are outraged by a ballpoint pen as a gift.
Man sets himself alight after asylum bid rejectedJuly 21, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
A man is being treated in hospital after setting himself alight in front of the Federal Palace in Bern yesterday afte...
Government issues quarantine orders for 28 countriesJuly 3, 2020, 8:02 a.m.
The government is bringing in strict quarantine rules for travellers from several at risk countries. Those arriving w...
Museum puzzled over stolen maid's uniformJuly 1, 2020, 10:28 a.m.
Staff at a museum in canton Bern are scratching their heads after a thief stole a 100-year-old maid’s uniform.&...
21-hour party triggers coronavirus concernsJune 29, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
A party raged for 21 hours in Bern over the weekend, triggering noise complaints and worries about spreading the coro...
US Embassy in Bern finds loophole to fly gay pride flagJune 26, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
The US Embassy in Bern has been flying the rainbow gay pride flag – seemingly in violation of orders from Presi...
Heavy rainfall causes flooding in canton BernJune 18, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Heavy rainfall yesterday morning caused flooding, washing away cars and trees in canton Bern.
Black Lives Matter marches continue over weekendJune 15, 2020, 11:02 a.m.
Thousands marched across the country on Saturday in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign.
'Money not a problem' for vaccines for all Swiss residentsMay 21, 2020, 12:02 p.m.
The government is ready to make sure everyone in Switzerland will have access to a Covid-19 vaccine when one becomes ...
New traffic rules from next yearMay 21, 2020, 11:58 a.m.
A new series of traffic rules have been unveiled – they will take effect from the beginning of next year.
Thousands flock to shops as country reopensMay 12, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
The shops reopened yesterday and thousands took advantage to get out for the first time in weeks.
Demonstrations held to protest Covid-19 restrictionsMay 11, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Demonstrators gathered in several cities on Saturday, protesting the coronavirus restrictions.
Armed officers surround mosque linked to Muslim hate preacherMay 4, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
Bern cantonal police launched a massive operation yesterday in Biel after witnesses say they heard a shot outside a m...
Police prepare in case of International Workers Day marchApril 30, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
Police forces around the country are on alert in case marchers take to the streets tomorrow to mark International Wor...
Tourism sector pleads case for reopening by summerApril 27, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Representatives from the tourism sector met federal councillors in Bern yesterday to plead their case for reopening b...
Man spotted cycling naked from Bern to LucerneApril 14, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
A man has been spotted cycling naked from Bern to Lucerne.
Easter bunnies wearing face masks and chocolatiers donating to hospitalsApril 10, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
Swiss chocolatiers are donating 11 tons of chocolate to hospitals throughout the country.
Coronavirus in Switzerland: 18,000 cases and 1,000 new cases dailyApril 3, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
There are now over 18,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, and 432 people have died from the virus - according to offi...
Bern under pressure to allow construction sites to reopenApril 2, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Bern authorities are under pressure to allow construction sites to reopen – despite opposition from unions, wor...
Daily coronavirus testing almost doublesApril 2, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
Switzerland has massively increased its number of daily coronavirus tests - to 16,000 a day.
Country in lock-down, chaos as borders, home testing trialed.March 17, 2020, 12:05 p.m.
Switzerland is now in lock-down. Only essential shops, such as food and pharmacies, can be open. Also servic...
Government likely to announce more restrictions to cut virus spreadMarch 16, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
The federal government is expected to announce far reaching restrictions later today in an effort to stem the spread ...
Doctor slams federal system for not helping stop Covid-19March 6, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
Is the Swiss federal system hampering attempts to stop the spread of Covid-19?