Town bans non-Swiss residents from using local swimming pool

Town bans non-Swiss residents from using local swimming pool

July 31, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Could swimming pools in Switzerland soon be off-limits to those not living in the country? 
House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major storms

House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major storms

July 29, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Major storms swept across the country yesterday afternoon and into the evening. 
Canton Jura says lack of humans in forest a problem

Canton Jura says lack of humans in forest a problem

June 3, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
While there have been many stories on how the lockdown has favoured wildlife, canton Jura says the lack of human acti...
3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in France

3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in France

March 23, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
Three Swiss hospitals have agreed to take critical coronavirus patients from neighbouring France.   
Paraglider dies after crashing into building in Jura

Paraglider dies after crashing into building in Jura

Feb. 25, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
A paraglider has died after crashing into a building in the Bernese Jura. 
Teen finds parents dead in apartment

Teen finds parents dead in apartment

Oct. 22, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
Police are investigating after a teenager found their parents dead in their apartment in canton Jura yesterday mornin...
Canton Jura declares forest emergency

Canton Jura declares forest emergency

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:39 a.m.
Canton Jura says it’s facing a forest emergency. More than 200,000 cubic meters of trees are dying.
Mass vehicle check conducted in Jura

Mass vehicle check conducted in Jura

May 30, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Jura cantonal police conducted a massive driver and vehicle check on the A16 autoroute yesterday afternoon.
Turkish national charged for meat smuggling

Turkish national charged for meat smuggling

May 2, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
A Turkish national is facing several charges after trying to smuggle in almost 300 kilos of meat in the back of his car.
Speed camera radio reports angers local MP

Speed camera radio reports angers local MP

April 23, 2019, 9 a.m.
A local cantonal MP in Jura is angry French radio stations are reporting on the locations of speed traps in Switzerland.
Out of control cat terrorizes village

Out of control cat terrorizes village

April 12, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
An out of control tomcat is terrorizing a small village in canton Jura and authorities are determined the animal has ...
Protest in Moutier over vote to switch cantons

Protest in Moutier over vote to switch cantons

Nov. 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...
Moutier vote to change cantons void

Moutier vote to change cantons void

Nov. 6, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Election officials have declared last year’s vote in the town of Moutier void. Locals were voting to decide if ...
School children escape bus fire in tunnel

School children escape bus fire in tunnel

Oct. 5, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
A group of French school children had a narrow escape when their bus caught fire in a tunnel in canton Jura.
Farmers buzzing about project to protect bees

Farmers buzzing about project to protect bees

Aug. 13, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Nearly 900 farmers have signed up for a project to promote bees in the cantons of Vaud, Jura and Bernese Jura.
Violent thunderstorms batter many parts of Switzerland

Violent thunderstorms batter many parts of Switzerland

July 16, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
The stormy front struck the Jura with full force, leading to heavy rainfall and hailstorms.
25 year old dies in horrific crash in Jura

25 year old dies in horrific crash in Jura

May 23, 2018, 5:50 a.m.
A 25 year old hockey player from canton Jura is dead after a horrific crash in the early hours of Monday morning &nda...
Moutier vote buying investigation dropped

Moutier vote buying investigation dropped

Feb. 8, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Officials have dropped their investigation into alleged vote buying in the town of Moutier, currently in canton Bern.
Jura votes in minimum wage

Jura votes in minimum wage

Nov. 23, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Canton Jura has introduced a minimum wage of CHF 20 an hour.
Investigators check Moutier vote for fraud

Investigators check Moutier vote for fraud

Sept. 11, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Investigators are checking claims the historic vote in the town of Moutier three month ago was hit by fraud.
Swiss football team breaks unwanted record

Swiss football team breaks unwanted record

Aug. 15, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
A low league Swiss football team has broken a new record – but perhaps one they’d rather not have. The bi...
Speeder who crashed into president faces jail

Speeder who crashed into president faces jail

Aug. 11, 2017, 3:36 a.m.
A speeding driver who crashed into the president’s car last September faces up to four years in jail.
Cows rescued after lightning strike in Jura

Cows rescued after lightning strike in Jura

Aug. 10, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Farm workers rescued over 70 cows from a burning barn in canton Jura last night. The barn caught fire after it was st...
Lucky escape for Jura light plane crash

Lucky escape for Jura light plane crash

June 22, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Rescuers say the occupants of a light aircraft that crashed in the Jura all had a lucky escape.
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