Lightning bolt ignites fire that destroys farmhouse

Lightning bolt ignites fire that destroys farmhouse

A bolt of lightning sparked a fire that destroyed a farmhouse in the canton of Bern at the weekend as Switzerland’s latest heatwave gave way to thunderstorms and rain.

Four climbers die in Lauterbrunnen accidents

Four climbers die in Lauterbrunnen accidents

Bern fireman admits to setting 15 fires

Bern fireman admits to setting 15 fires

Three people die in Bern village shootings

Three people die in Bern village shootings

Bern police track clues on 50 armed robbers

Bern police track clues on 50 armed robbers

Asylum seeker identified as victim in Bern woods

Asylum seeker identified as victim in Bern woods

Bern police seek help after boy dies in woods

Bern police seek help after boy dies in woods

Bernese Alps climber dies from fall in crevasse

Bernese Alps climber dies from fall in crevasse

Two French hikers die in Bernese Alps mishap

Two French hikers die in Bernese Alps mishap

Woman dies after river plunge to save husband

Woman dies after river plunge to save husband

Police remove caravan-dwellers from Bern field

Police remove caravan-dwellers from Bern field

Police probe Bern train station deaths of sisters

Police probe Bern train station deaths of sisters

Alleged boat ‘killer’ declines to testify

Alleged boat ‘killer’ declines to testify

Bern police probe woman’s bus stop death

Bern police probe woman’s bus stop death

Turk arrested for 1998 Bern tearoom murders

Turk arrested for 1998 Bern tearoom murders

Bern police probe toddler’s drowning death

Bern police probe toddler’s drowning death

Orphanage director one of double murder victims

Orphanage director one of double murder victims

Norwegian base jumper dies in Bern cliff crash

Norwegian base jumper dies in Bern cliff crash

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Cycling policeman dies in crash with motorbike

Man retrieving ball drowns in Aar River

Man retrieving ball drowns in Aar River

Neighbour shoots US expat over noise issues

Neighbour shoots US expat over noise issues

Brothel brawl leaves man in critical state

Brothel brawl leaves man in critical state

Motors seized from Lake Biel boat fleet

Motors seized from Lake Biel boat fleet

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‘Rampaging’ man sets fire to his home

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Swiss police continue neo-Nazi hunt

Austrian prostitute’s killer jailed for 18 years

Austrian prostitute’s killer jailed for 18 years

Woman’s mystery death probed in Bern village

Woman’s mystery death probed in Bern village