New fathers may get paternity leave

New fathers may get paternity leave

Oct. 4, 2019, 5:55 a.m.
New fathers could soon be given the right to have two weeks paternity leave.
Farmer sentenced to jail for self-justice lock-up

Farmer sentenced to jail for self-justice lock-up

Oct. 2, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A Bernese farmer is fighting a one-year prison sentence after he locked up a potential thief in his cellar for two ho...
Bern climate march demands more be done to tackle problem

Bern climate march demands more be done to tackle problem

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Around 100,000 people took to the streets of Bern on Saturday, demanding more be done to tackle climate change.
Bern post office closed as spitting woman suspected of having tuberculosis

Bern post office closed as spitting woman suspected of having tuberculosis

Sept. 23, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A post office in Bern had to be closed as a safety precaution after a woman became angry and started spitting.
Right-wing party posters being stolen and defaced

Right-wing party posters being stolen and defaced

Sept. 20, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
A Bernese city councillor Henri Beuchat is offering a CHF 1,000 reward for any information to catch the person who st...
Ticino village demand secure border with Italy

Ticino village demand secure border with Italy

Sept. 12, 2019, 6:48 a.m.
A small village in canton Ticino is demanding Bern do more to secure the local border with Italy.
New 100 franc note out today

New 100 franc note out today

Sept. 12, 2019, 6:37 a.m.
The new 100-franc note is released today. The first notes will be available from the Swiss National Bank offices in B...
Austria examines possible criminal charges against Swiss border officers

Austria examines possible criminal charges against Swiss border officers

Sept. 11, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
Austrian authorities are examining if Swiss customs agents are guilty of a criminal offence after press reports revea...
Woman denied C permit as she lives in wrong commune

Woman denied C permit as she lives in wrong commune

Sept. 10, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
A Brazilian woman has been denied a category C resident permit as she lives only 100 meters away from a communal line...
Moldova asks for Swiss help in oligarch case

Moldova asks for Swiss help in oligarch case

Sept. 9, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Swiss authorities have been asked by Moldova to help with the investigation of one of its richest men.
EU regions urge 'understanding' for Switzerland's politics

EU regions urge 'understanding' for Switzerland's politics

Sept. 5, 2019, 6:09 a.m.
Local regions of EU countries bordering Switzerland are urging Brussels to be more understanding about this country&r...
New CHF 100 note released

New CHF 100 note released

Sept. 4, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank has released the details of the new 100 franc note. It will go into circulation later this mo...
French water plant raises concerns in Bern

French water plant raises concerns in Bern

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:34 a.m.
Plans to open a mineral water bottling plant in the French border town of Divonne-les-Bains is now being discussed at...
Women killed by rockfall in canton Bern

Women killed by rockfall in canton Bern

Sept. 2, 2019, 8:43 a.m.
A woman has been killed in a rockfall near the Susten Pass in canton Bern. She was hiking with a male friend when she...
Bern police hunt bank robber

Bern police hunt bank robber

Sept. 2, 2019, 8:39 a.m.
Bern cantonal police are hunting a bank robber who fled a UBS branch in Zollikofen after threatening staff.
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.
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