Elections to Federal Council today - Greens fight for a seat

Elections to Federal Council today - Greens fight for a seat

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Elections to the Federal Council take place today and the Greens will be fighting for a seat at the top table. Althou...
Three Geneva beneft from government grants

Three Geneva beneft from government grants

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Three organizations working for peace in Geneva will get a grant from the Swiss government of CHF 128m for the next t...
Bern police hunt armed robbers and beagle sidekick

Bern police hunt armed robbers and beagle sidekick

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Police in Bern are hunting for two armed robbers who took their dog with them on the raid.
Football fans riot in Bern after loss

Football fans riot in Bern after loss

Nov. 29, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
There were riots in Bern last night after the football club Young Boys lost a Europa league game against the Portugue...
Plans to further automate parking tickets

Plans to further automate parking tickets

Nov. 22, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Geneva is the only canton in the country that uses camera cars to spot parking violations – but officials want ...
Green parties disappoint at Senate elections

Green parties disappoint at Senate elections

Nov. 18, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
The Green Party, recently flushed with success from its parliamentary election results has failed to repeat the resul...
Drivers told they have to stop in case of animal hit

Drivers told they have to stop in case of animal hit

Nov. 18, 2019, 10:14 a.m.
Police are warning drivers it’s illegal not to report a collision with a wild animal.
Stray cats will not be compulsorily neutered

Stray cats will not be compulsorily neutered

Nov. 15, 2019, 10:34 a.m.
The Federal Government has rejected calls to make it compulsory to neuter cats which have not been chipped.
Rush hour chaos around Bern and Zurich

Rush hour chaos around Bern and Zurich

Nov. 14, 2019, 8:52 a.m.
A perfect storm of train delays and road accidents caused havoc during rush hour yesterday evening between Bern and Z...
Football fans urinate in streets at Euro League match in Bern

Football fans urinate in streets at Euro League match in Bern

Oct. 25, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
Fireworks, public urination and pepper spray all featured during yesterday’s Euro League match between Bern You...
Bern police prepare for major match at Stade de Suisse

Bern police prepare for major match at Stade de Suisse

Oct. 22, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
The Bern cantonal police force is closing several police stations on Thursday as the force prepares for a major footb...
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...
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