Switzerland signs deal with Peru to offset greenhouse gassesOct. 21, 2020, 6:51 a.m.
Switzerland and Peru have signed an agreement to offset greenhouse emissions.
Clocks go back Sunday - and likely to move again in MarchOct. 21, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
The clocks will go back an hour this Sunday – and it looks set they will go forward an hour again in March.
New federal rules brought in - including working from home if possibleOct. 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The federal government announced a series of new rules and regulations yesterday all in an effort to bring the infect...
Bern warns cantons to act decisively or the government will take overOct. 16, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
The federal government has issued a warning to the cantons - get the virus under control in your areas or we’ll...
Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin in quarantineOct. 15, 2020, 6:42 a.m.
Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin is in quarantine after coming into contact with a staffer who’s tested positive.
Rest assured - we will not run out of butterOct. 15, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Switzerland will not run out of butter.
Calls to change quarantine rulesOct. 14, 2020, 8:39 a.m.
There are calls to rethink quarantine rules as the infection rate in Switzerland continues to rise.
Canton Bern brings in stricter mask wearing rulesOct. 8, 2020, 6:36 a.m.
Canton Bern is bringing in stricter mask wearing rules – bringing it up to date with many other cantons.
Infections continue to riseOct. 7, 2020, 6:10 a.m.
The number of infections continue to rise. The latest figures from the Federal Health Office show there have be...
Federal councillor calls to reject Multinational InitiativeOct. 7, 2020, 6:06 a.m.
Federal Councilor Karin Keller-Sutter is calling on voters to reject a popular initiative due to be held next month.
SNB intervening heavily to keep CHF downOct. 1, 2020, 6:54 a.m.
Figures released yesterday show the Swiss National Bank has been intervening heavily in the currency markets to keep ...
Two more Covid deaths over weekendSept. 29, 2020, 8:03 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there have been 782 new cases of covid-19 in the last 72 hours and two more have died.
Diplomats not paying parking finesSept. 28, 2020, 6:24 a.m.
Diplomats in Switzerland are not paying their parking tickets. New figures show the country is owed CHF 692,000.
Voters will be busy this weekend - what are the main issues?Sept. 25, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
Voters have to make a slew of decisions this weekend. A plethora of federal and cantonal votes need to be decided.
Video of Bern police pushing over man goes viralSept. 24, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
A video of a Bern policeman pushing an older man to the ground is causing outrage.
Police clear Bern square of protestorsSept. 23, 2020, 8:38 a.m.
Bern police have been clearing the square outside the Federal Palace overnight. It’s been occupied by climate p...
New inheritance laws in the pipelineSept. 23, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
Proposed new laws on inheritance have passed the lower house of Parliament. Backers say the current rules – ...
ITU gets federal cash for new Geneva buildingsSept. 22, 2020, 6:58 a.m.
The lower house of Parliament has given the go ahead to a CHF 96m interest free loan to the International Telecommuni...
Government wants to push ahead with 5GSept. 21, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
The government says it wants to make the roll out of the 5G mobile network a top priority.
Maurer wants to cut quarantine timeSept. 16, 2020, 6:18 a.m.
The Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer says he wants to cut the quarantine time for those returning from a country deemed...
Bank robber hunted in BernSept. 16, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Bern police are hunting a man who robbed a bank in Muri.
UBS and Credit Suisse could mergeSept. 15, 2020, 8:05 a.m.
The two main Swiss banks, UBS and Credit Suisse, could merge. The rumour broke yesterday afternoon.
No fare rises promises Swiss Federal RailwaysSept. 11, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Train fares will not go up to cover the cost of the pandemic. That’s the assurance of the head of Swiss Federal...
More deaths in the mountainsSept. 11, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A woman has died while hiking near Hasliberg in canton Bern.