False siren alarms distress Bern residentsMarch 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 magazinesMarch 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 banMarch 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 yearMarch 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 meetingFeb. 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 delaysFeb. 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 directionFeb. 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 apartmentJan. 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, BernJan. 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.
Arrests made over dead babyJan. 24, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Bern cantonal police have made two arrests in connection with a dead baby found in a plastic rubbish bag in Reconvili...
Geneva explosion reported by US embassyJan. 24, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
A brief panic was triggered in Geneva yesterday afternoon after the US embassy in Bern sent a report of an explosion ...
Newborn baby found in plastic bag in carparkJan. 18, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A dead newborn baby has been found in a plastic bag in a car park in canton Bern.
Government urges everyone to get vaccinated for tick diseaseJan. 11, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
The government is urging everyone to get vaccinated against a potentially killer disease which is spread by ticks.
Fire engines couldn't reach blaze due to illegally parked carsJan. 9, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
Bernese fire-fighters were forced to tackle a blaze with only hand-held extinguishers due to badly parked cars.
Government eyes traffic blackspots for improvementsJan. 7, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Reports in yesterday’s NZZ newspaper suggests the Swiss government is examining a series of major road improvem...
Hopes for new Swiss/US trade deal after Davos meetingJan. 7, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Swiss politicians will use this month’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos to breathe new life into a planne...
Gilets-Jaune protest flops in BernJan. 7, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
A Swiss Gilets-Jaune, or yellow vest, protest failed to get much traction in Bern on Saturday. Only 50 turned up.
Football fan in hospital after falling from stadium in BernDec. 14, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
A Juventus fan is in hospital in Bern after falling several meters from a stand at the Stade de Suisse during the Cha...
Bern urged to become more bilingualNov. 13, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
The canton of Bern should do more to promote its bilingualism.
Protest in Moutier over vote to switch cantonsNov. 12, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Up to 10,000 marched in the town of Moutier on Friday night, protesting the decision to annul the vote which had seem...
Second tram stop death shocks Bern officialsNov. 7, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Bern public transport officials admit they’re shocked after a second death on the network and will review safet...
Moutier vote to change cantons voidNov. 6, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Election officials have declared last year’s vote in the town of Moutier void. Locals were voting to decide if ...
Bern to spend CHF 100m on new tramsNov. 1, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
The Bernese public transport company, Bernmobil, is to spend CHF 100m on new trams. Its asking for tenders for 20 new...
Bern commuter train evacuatedOct. 30, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
Passengers on a commuter train in Bern had a shock yesterday morning when loud bangs and sparks triggered an evacuation.