Three Swiss cities in world top ten for best quality of life

Three Swiss cities in world top ten for best quality of life

March 15, 2017, 5:18 a.m.
Zurich, Geneva and Basel are among the top ten cities in the world when it comes to quality of life, according to the...
Bern tourist office worried about riot effect

Bern tourist office worried about riot effect

March 2, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
The Bern tourist office is worried the pictures of the recent riots in the city will put off visitors. The images of ...
Man electrocuted on top of Swiss train

Man electrocuted on top of Swiss train

March 1, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
A man trying to enter Switzerland illegally on the top of a train was electrocuted and burst into flames. He died on ...
2,000 illegal workers meet unions in Geneva

2,000 illegal workers meet unions in Geneva

March 1, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Around 2,000 undocumented migrants gathered at the Palladium in Geneva last night to learn more about ‘Operatio...
Parliament rejects stronger punishments for those attacking police

Parliament rejects stronger punishments for those attacking police

Feb. 28, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
The Swiss parliament has thrown out proposals to increase punishments for those who attack police officers.
Bern rocked by weekend riots

Bern rocked by weekend riots

Feb. 27, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
The capital Bern has been rocked by riots all weekend. Protestors set up barricades in the centre of the city and set...
Looted Nazi art work to go on display in Bern and Bonn

Looted Nazi art work to go on display in Bern and Bonn

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Bern’s Museum of Fine Arts will host a controversial exhibition of Nazi looted art works.
Geneva finance minister disappointed at tax vote

Geneva finance minister disappointed at tax vote

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
Geneva’s finance minister, Serge Dal Busco, says he’s worried about the uncertainty the rejection of the ...
Bern arsonists tracked down and face jail

Bern arsonists tracked down and face jail

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Bern police have tracked down a group of young people who spread petrol, across roads and set it on fire when cars pa...
Yes to easier immigration and road fund

Yes to easier immigration and road fund

Feb. 12, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Voters followed the advice from the government in all votes, other than the tax deal. There was overwhelming sup...
Threat to multinationals in Switzerland after tax deal rejected

Threat to multinationals in Switzerland after tax deal rejected

Feb. 12, 2017, 5 p.m.
The Swiss government is going to have to come up with a new idea to keep multinationals from fleeing the country afte...
Bern buildings evacuated after bomb find

Bern buildings evacuated after bomb find

Feb. 9, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Several buildings in Bern had to be evacuated after workers discovered a cache of World War 2 munitions.
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...
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