Somali family blame poor electrics for children's deaths

Somali family blame poor electrics for children's deaths

Feb. 8, 2017, 6:06 a.m.
A Somali family living in Kehrsatz in canton Bern are blaming bad electrical installation in thier apartment for the ...
Weekend vote campaigns come to an end

Weekend vote campaigns come to an end

Feb. 7, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
The campaigns for three major federal votes on Sunday are coming to an end.
Petition to ban Trump from Switzerland

Petition to ban Trump from Switzerland

Feb. 2, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
A petition has been launched in Switzerland, calling on the government to ban President Trump from the country.
Early votes already cast ahead of major federal ballots

Early votes already cast ahead of major federal ballots

Feb. 1, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Despite campaigners still pushing their cases ahead of three important federal votes later this month, plenty of peop...
Bern police investigate murder/suicide

Bern police investigate murder/suicide

Jan. 11, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Bern police are investigating a suspected murder suicide in an apartment over the weekend.  
New poster against easier citizenship rules unveiled

New poster against easier citizenship rules unveiled

Jan. 10, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Swiss right wing parties have launched a new poster in the run up to the vote to make it easier for foreigners to app...
Parliament discusses new immigration law

Parliament discusses new immigration law

Dec. 13, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
Parliament is discussing a new law which will impact anyone living in the country on a B or C permit.  
Grand Genève calls on Bern for transport investment

Grand Genève calls on Bern for transport investment

Dec. 9, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
Representatives from Grand Genève, which covers Geneva, Vaud and neighboring France have sent a proposal to Be...
Leuthard to be president in 2017

Leuthard to be president in 2017

Dec. 8, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
Doris Leuthard will be the Swiss president for 2017. The longest serving federal cabinet member will take on the role...
Trump books call with Swiss president

Trump books call with Swiss president

Dec. 6, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
The Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann has told Swiss television that Donald Trump’s transition team has a...
Bern police investigate a possible case of voter fraud.

Bern police investigate a possible case of voter fraud.

Nov. 28, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
Following yesterday’s votes – Bern police are now investigating a case of possible voter fraud. More than...
Injuries at Bern football match

Injuries at Bern football match

Nov. 21, 2016, 6:13 a.m.
Seven people from Valais have been injured in an attack by thirty hooded football fans at a match between Sion and...
Man dies in firework accident

Man dies in firework accident

Nov. 15, 2016, 10 a.m.
Bern police are investigating how a 23 year old died following an accident with a firework.
Egg attackers caught in Bern

Egg attackers caught in Bern

Aug. 26, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
Bern cantonal police have finally tracked down two people thought to be responsible for several cars and buildings be...
Pippa Middleton scales Matterhorn

Pippa Middleton scales Matterhorn

Aug. 3, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
Pippa Middleton has successfully climbed the Matterhorn in a charity ascent led by mountain guides. The younger sist...
Payments by debit cards soon possible in Swiss post offices

Payments by debit cards soon possible in Swiss post offices

July 22, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
Post office users in Switzerland may soon be able to pay for services and products in branches using their debit card...
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