Calls for cantonal border closures

Calls for cantonal border closures

Sept. 21, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
A university professor says cantons should be sealed off if there’s a significant rise in coronavirus infections.
Sex-worker murderer jailed for 16 years

Sex-worker murderer jailed for 16 years

Sept. 9, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
A man who murdered a sex-worker in Fribourg has been jailed for 16 years.
Major storms cause flooding and rockfalls in Valais

Major storms cause flooding and rockfalls in Valais

July 23, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
Canton Valais and parts of Fribourg were hit by major storms last night, triggering flash-flooding and rockfalls. 
Boy, 13, dies during skiing trip

Boy, 13, dies during skiing trip

Feb. 12, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
A schoolboy has died while on a skiing trip in canton Vaud. 
Light aircraft crash victims identified

Light aircraft crash victims identified

Jan. 24, 2020, 8:45 a.m.
The two occupants of a light aircraft that crashed in canton Vaud have been identified. 
Two killed in light aircraft crash

Two killed in light aircraft crash

Jan. 23, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Two people have been killed after a light aircraft crashed last night near Chatel St Denis in canton Fribourg. 
Fribourg signs Airbnb tax agreement

Fribourg signs Airbnb tax agreement

Jan. 16, 2020, 8:44 a.m.
Fribourg is the latest canton to sign an agreement with Airbnb. 
Climate marches planned around Switzerland

Climate marches planned around Switzerland

Sept. 27, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A series of marches to highlight the threat of climate change are planned over the next couple of days. 
Man dies in unexplained car fire

Man dies in unexplained car fire

Sept. 16, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Fribourg police are investigating how a car caught fire with a 62-year-old man inside.
Hopes for better autoroute journeys

Hopes for better autoroute journeys

Sept. 6, 2019, 6:46 a.m.
A joint autoroute body for French speaking Switzerland should help to make journeys smoother and save money.
Communal treasurer charged with fraud

Communal treasurer charged with fraud

Aug. 28, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
A communal treasurer in a Fribourg village is being charged with fraud. It’s thought he could have stolen CHF 4...
Man drowns in Sarine River

Man drowns in Sarine River

July 1, 2019, 10:19 a.m.
A man has drowned in the Sarine River in canton Fribourg. Police say it’s a bathing accident.
Skydiver critical after crashing to ground

Skydiver critical after crashing to ground

June 24, 2019, 10:11 a.m.
A skydiver in in critical condition after jumping from a plane in canton Fribourg yesterday afternoon.
Man attempts to bribe colleague to help murder wife

Man attempts to bribe colleague to help murder wife

June 20, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A man is in court in canton Fribourg charged with attempting to hire a work colleague to murder his wife.
Geneva couple find missing wedding ring in Fribourg

Geneva couple find missing wedding ring in Fribourg

May 31, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A Geneva couple are celebrating after finding a lost wedding ring. 
Prisoners evacuated after fire in jail

Prisoners evacuated after fire in jail

May 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Several prisoners had to be evacuated from a jail in Fribourg after a fire broke out in a cell. 
Heroin smuggling ring broken-up

Heroin smuggling ring broken-up

May 8, 2019, 6:03 a.m.
Police have broken up a massive heroin smuggling operation based in Albania after a year long investigation.
Tree catches fire after uninsured car crashes into it

Tree catches fire after uninsured car crashes into it

May 2, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
A car burst into flames after crashing into a tree in canton Fribourg. 
Driver, 94, causes three car accidents in one day

Driver, 94, causes three car accidents in one day

Feb. 19, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
A 94 year old driver caused three separate accidents in a short space of time yesterday in Fribourg.
Man killed in Fribourg avalanche

Man killed in Fribourg avalanche

Feb. 5, 2019, 8:44 a.m.
A man was killed in an avalanche in canton Fribourg yesterday afternoon. 
Family seriously injured following crash with tractor

Family seriously injured following crash with tractor

Jan. 28, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
A family of four have been seriously injured after their car crashed into a tractor which had a gripper on the front.
Teen double suicide leaves school in shock

Teen double suicide leaves school in shock

Nov. 29, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Students at a school in Fribourg are in shock after a double suicide. 
Fish poisoned in Fribourg river

Fish poisoned in Fribourg river

Oct. 1, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
Over 300 fish were killed after a man released a poisonous cleaning agent into a stream in canton Fribourg.
Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

Sept. 17, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A man has died while hiking in canton Fribourg. The 28-year-old was walking with a friend when he fell 200m.
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