Bern (Switzerland)

Type: City
Name: Bern (Switzerland)
Country: Switzerland
Latitude: 46.950001
Longitude: 7.44
population: 123,018
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Highest flood level in 300 years hits Emmental, Switzerland

© 20minTorrential rains in the Emmental region caused the Emme river to overflow its banks on Thursday, causing massive flooding in the area. Statistically, this level of flooding takes place just once in 300 years, the environment ministry reported.The ... [Published Sott.net - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Unsuccessful wolf hunts worry farmers

The farmers and livestock breeders of the Alpes Maritimes have found little comfort in edited legislation permitting higher wolf culls, as hunters are having difficulty locating the animals. With attacks on livestock on the rise, some are calling for ... [Published Riviera Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Residents flee as river Emme floods village

Rega, the Swiss air-ambulance service, evacuated residents of Schangnau in the canton of Bern on Thursday morning as the river Emme broke its banks.For more stories about Switzerland, join us on ... [Published The Local Switzerland - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

University of Bern Details Findings in Biomedicine and Biomedical Engineering (X-ray image calibration and its application to clinical orthopedics)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- Data detailed on Biotechnology have been presented. According to news originating from Bern, Switzerland , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "X-ray imaging is one of the most commonly used ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wildfire’s raw, unpredictable power shouldn’t be taken lightly

It was an ephemeral moment, yet despite its brevity, it packed a wallop that’s with me still. A wildfire’s raw, unpredictable power has a way of doing that.Last Wednesday afternoon, I had just checked on a small grass fire in north Tooele City to see ... [Published Tooele Transcript Bulletin Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Switzerland commits a further CHF 500,000 to fight Ebola epidemic in West Africa

BERN, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The SDC is allocating CHF 500,000 to support Médecins Sans Frontières-Switzerland (MSF-Suisse) in its work to combat the...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Epidemic, Switzerland
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom Partners Dives Into North Carolina Senate Race

By Posted at 11 p.m. on July 22Kay Hagan will seek re-election in North Carolina. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Photo)Freedom Partners, a group affiliated with the Koch Brothers, has purchased at least $2.8 million in airtime in North Carolina to boost the ... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Medford airport has second-best June ever

Commercial passenger travel saw its biggest year-over-year jump since December 2011 last month as the Medford airport posted its second-largest June on record.Just one of the four commercial carriers — Alaska Air Group unit Horizon Air — serving the Rogue ... [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wheelchair user killed in station by SBB train

An investigation is under way into the death of a man in a wheelchair who was killed on Tuesday by a Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) train travelling through the Roggwil-Wynau train station in the canton of Bern.For more stories about Switzerland, join us ... [Published The Local Switzerland - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Oprah regular Peter Walsh gets your life organised

:40 AM byBern Young's wardrobe hasn't looked this organised ever! And she used Peter Walsh's advice without even realising it.Peter Walsh is a professional organiser and author who built his reputation as a regular with Oprah Winfrey.He's on ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Stockton water is turned back on

Wildfire now listed as ‘controlled’  ♦The arson-caused wildfire that swept down from the foothills east of Stockton last Wednesday and threatened homes and contaminated the town’s water supply has been listed as controlled, a fire official said.And by ... [Published Tooele Transcript Bulletin Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

SkyWork Airlines moves its London service to Southend Airport

A new route from Southend to Bern will be taking off twice daily from October 27.The SkyWork Airlines service is scheduled to easily allow business and leisure travellers to make a swift and hassle free day – or longer trip to the capital city of Swi ... [Published Travel Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]

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...in these areas have the opportunity to apply for farmland preservation agreements, which afford them tax credits," Secretary Brancel said. "To date, we have enrolled more than 430 farmland"
...in partnership with the Resource Centre Network (RCN) Ghana, in collaboration with the MWRWH/MLGRD has held a sanitation workshop on the theme "The Current National Sanitation Challenges and the potential role of Endogenous Development Approach (ED) in Ghana."

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Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in EuropeCountry: Ukraine Bern, July 24, 2014 – Noting today’s consensus decision of the OSCE Permanent Council to deploy an Observer Mission to two checkpoints of Donetsk and Gukovo on the Russian-Ukrainian ...
Deployment of OSCE observers to the Russian Fed... [Published OSCE All top stories - Jul 24 2014]
Bern, July 24, 2014 – Noting today’s consensus decision of the OSCE Permanent Council to deploy an Observer Mission to two checkpoints of Donetsk and Gukovo on the Russian-Ukrainian border, the Chairperson-in-Office and Swiss Foreign Minister, Didier ...
Sierra Leone: Switzerland commits a further CHF... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 23 2014]
Source: Swiss Agency for Development and CooperationCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Switzerland Bern, 23.07.2014 - The SDC is allocating CHF 500,000 to support Médecins Sans Frontières-Switzerland (MSF-Suisse) in its work to combat the Ebola virus ...
Switzerland commits a further CHF 500,000 to fi... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jul 23 2014]
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Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in EuropeCountry: Ukraine BERN, 22 July 2014 - After the decision of the OSCE Permanent Council, upon request by the Ukrainian government, to extend the mandate of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission ...
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