Women warned of disciplinary action if they strike on June 14

Women warned of disciplinary action if they strike on June 14

May 15, 2019, 6:36 a.m.
Some companies are warning there could be disciplinary proceedings against any woman who strikes on June 14th.
Runner dies after Bern half-marathon

Runner dies after Bern half-marathon

May 13, 2019, 7:13 a.m.
A 42-year-old runner from Zurich died near the finish line of the Bern half marathon over the weekend.
Attorney General faces more questions over private meetings

Attorney General faces more questions over private meetings

May 13, 2019, 6:41 a.m.
The embattled Swiss Attorney General is facing further questions after weekend press reports suggest he held private ...
Heroin smuggling ring broken-up

Heroin smuggling ring broken-up

May 8, 2019, 6:03 a.m.
Police have broken up a massive heroin smuggling operation based in Albania after a year long investigation.
Tourists trapped in Mongolia after plague outbreak

Tourists trapped in Mongolia after plague outbreak

May 7, 2019, 6:16 a.m.
More than 150 tourists are trapped in Mongolia after an outbreak of the plague.
Arctic blast breaks records and causes accidents

Arctic blast breaks records and causes accidents

May 6, 2019, 6:47 a.m.
The weekend’s arctic blast brought snow and ice across the country and caused several accidents. Snow was down ...
Cantonal moratorium on 5G masts 'illegal'

Cantonal moratorium on 5G masts 'illegal'

May 6, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
The decision by some cantons and communes to stop the building of new 5G mobile phone masts is illegal, according to ...
Cyclists campaign for overtaking gap in Bern

Cyclists campaign for overtaking gap in Bern

April 29, 2019, 11 a.m.
A group of cyclists protesting in Bern on Saturday, demanding a law change to force drivers to give cyclists least a ...
Man charged with mistreating dead daughter, 8

Man charged with mistreating dead daughter, 8

April 26, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
A man is in court in Bern charged with mistreating his 8-year-old daughter who died in hospital in February last year.
Swiss population rises to 8.5m

Swiss population rises to 8.5m

April 10, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
The number of people living in Switzerland is up a bit – at 8.5m. That’s a rise of 0.7%.
Bad management blamed for lack of new security measures at UN

Bad management blamed for lack of new security measures at UN

April 9, 2019, 6:57 a.m.
Not enough money is being spent on the safety and security of the international organisations in Geneva – altho...
Swiss government refuses to sign nuclear treaty

Swiss government refuses to sign nuclear treaty

April 4, 2019, 10:10 a.m.
The government says it won’t sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons for the time being, despite a parliamenta...
Foreign firms still setting up in Switzerland

Foreign firms still setting up in Switzerland

April 3, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
Switzerland is still proving attractive to foreign firms. Last year 282 companies set up offices in the country, crea...
E-voting platform has licence revoked

E-voting platform has licence revoked

April 1, 2019, 9:05 a.m.
The government has withdrawn the licence for the electronic voting system run by the post office.
Yellow Vests to protest anti-riot weapon factory

Yellow Vests to protest anti-riot weapon factory

March 28, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
A yellow vest protest is being planned outside a weapons factory in canton Bern that makes the anti-riot projectile l...
False siren alarms distress Bern residents

False siren alarms distress Bern residents

March 19, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
A series of false siren alarms in Bern is annoying the residents – and worrying them at the same time.
Train stations offer passengers free online magazines

Train stations offer passengers free online magazines

March 19, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Train passengers are being offered the chance to read several online magazines for free while waiting at the station.
Government hopes burka law will see off national ban

Government hopes burka law will see off national ban

March 18, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The government has published its plan it hopes will see off an upcoming national vote which seeks to ban all face-cov...
Drone pilots will need to register from next year

Drone pilots will need to register from next year

March 18, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
All drone users will soon have to register their machines. Switzerland will follow new EU regulations which means any...
Swiss foreign minister highlights Geneva's importance at Human Rights meeting

Swiss foreign minister highlights Geneva's importance at Human Rights meeting

Feb. 26, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
The UN Human Rights Council started its first session of the year yesterday with opening remarks from the Swiss Forei...
Four vehicle pile up causes A1 delays

Four vehicle pile up causes A1 delays

Feb. 22, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Six people were injured in a four vehicle pile up on the A1 near Bern yesterday morning.
Autoroute collision after car drives in wrong direction

Autoroute collision after car drives in wrong direction

Feb. 11, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
A 26-year-old man is in a critical condition after colliding with a car that was driving in the wrong direction on th...
Child's body recovered from burned apartment

Child's body recovered from burned apartment

Jan. 28, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A child’s body has been recovered after an apartment building burnt to the ground in canton Bern.
Man found dead in Ittigen, Bern

Man found dead in Ittigen, Bern

Jan. 25, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
Bern police have launched a major investigation after a dead man was found outside a building in Ittigen, near the city.
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