News and updates about Bern

Switzerland to fund national memorial for Holocaust victims

Switzerland’s executive body agrees to help pay for the country’s first national memorial to honor the victims of the Holocaust.

Switzerland to fund national memorial for Holocaust victims

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Man with explosives arrested outside Parliament

Police in Switzerland’s capital of Bern evacuate Parliament after man arrested near one of its entrances and found to be bearing explosives.

Man with explosives arrested outside Parliament

Big Donation to Help Swiss Museum Receive Nazi Art Hoard

800,000 euro donation to ensure arrival of the art trove to the Bern, as saga over hoard of looted paintings continues.

Big Donation to Help Swiss Museum Receive Nazi Art Hoard

Jewish Leader Warns Swiss Museum Not to Accept Gift of Nazi Art

WJC leader warns of 'Pandora's box' of consequences if Bern accepts art stolen from Jews by Nazis.

Jewish Leader Warns Swiss Museum Not to Accept Gift of Nazi Art

Nazi Art Hoarder Leaves Stash to Swedish Museum

Disputed artworks donated to Bern Art Museum foundation. Will they ever be returned to their Jewish owners?

Nazi Art Hoarder Leaves Stash to Swedish Museum