Bern police fire warning shots during football match

Bern police fire warning shots during football match

Aug. 23, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A Bern police officer was forced to fire three warning shots into the air during Wednesday’s football match bet...
Bern tourists advised not to drink Aare river water

Bern tourists advised not to drink Aare river water

Aug. 9, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Tourists to Bern are being told to ignore comments on TripAdvisor that it’s safe to drink the water direct from...
Lightning strikes golfer during violent storm

Lightning strikes golfer during violent storm

Aug. 8, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
Many parts of the country are recovering from the storms yesterday.
Bakery near festival must close overnight

Bakery near festival must close overnight

July 18, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Festival goers in Bern will have to go hungry overnight. 
Passengers evacuated from funicular

Passengers evacuated from funicular

July 12, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
Around 300 people had to be evacuated from the Niesenbahn funicular railway in canton Bern after a technical fault br...
Swiss footballer buried today

Swiss footballer buried today

July 10, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
The funeral of the Swiss national football player Florijana Ismaili will take place today in canton Bern (Thursday 9 ...
Body of national football player found in Lake Como

Body of national football player found in Lake Como

July 3, 2019, 10:13 a.m.
The body of the 24 year old Swiss national football player, Florijana Ismaili has been recovered from Lake Como. 
Bern police renew plea for witnesses in 20-year-old murder case

Bern police renew plea for witnesses in 20-year-old murder case

June 26, 2019, 8:28 a.m.
Police in Bern are launching a new campaign in an attempt to solve a 20-year-old murder.
Protesters march against Bern Formula E race

Protesters march against Bern Formula E race

June 21, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
More than 1,000 protestors took to the street of Bern yesterday ahead of this weekend’s Formula E motor race.
Bern locals sell balcony places for Formula E race

Bern locals sell balcony places for Formula E race

June 14, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Locals in Bern are cashing in on the upcoming Formula E race in the city. 
Shot woman dies in hospital

Shot woman dies in hospital

June 13, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
A woman who was shot and seriously injured three weeks ago in her home in Herzogenbuchsee in canton Bern has died in ...
Bern police puzzled by man on fire death

Bern police puzzled by man on fire death

May 30, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Bern police are still investigating the mysterious death of a man who seemingly set himself on fire in the town of Ni...
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...
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