Covid-19 regulations left up to cantons as daily infection rate doublesJune 30, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
The health minister, Alain Berset, says its now up to the cantons to bring in regulations to stop the spread of the c...
Warm weather increasing risk of forest firesApril 16, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
The dry warm weather is leading to increased risk of forest fires and many cantons are bringing in strict rules.
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...
Listeria outbreak source to be investigatedOct. 16, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Government scientists are trying to track down a listeria outbreak in Switzerland.
Bern conference to look at health insurance premiumsJan. 30, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
A major conference is going on in Bern discussing how to stop the relentless rise in health insurance premiums.
Hundreds demonstrate in Geneva against health insurance hikeNov. 20, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
Around 500 people took to the streets on Saturday in Geneva protesting at yet another rise in health insurance premiums.
Educational video on Switzerland likened to 'stoned smurfs'Nov. 20, 2017, 6:27 a.m.
An educational video about Switzerland has appeared on You Tube, and it’s not going down well. The video is ...
Geneva initiative launched to cap health insuranceNov. 14, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
An initiative is being launched in Geneva to cap the cost of health insurance to 10% of a household income.
More support for cantonal health systemOct. 19, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
More and more people are coming around to the idea of cantons being able to run their own health insurance companies.
New deal for pay equalitySept. 7, 2016, 7:47 a.m.
A deal to promote equal pay for men and women has been signed by the Confederation and over 20 cantons and municipali...