Ticino village demand secure border with Italy

Ticino village demand secure border with Italy

Sept. 12, 2019, 6:48 a.m.
A small village in canton Ticino is demanding Bern do more to secure the local border with Italy.
Austria examines possible criminal charges against Swiss border officers

Austria examines possible criminal charges against Swiss border officers

Sept. 11, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
Austrian authorities are examining if Swiss customs agents are guilty of a criminal offence after press reports revea...
Swiss customs officers illegally spy in Austria

Swiss customs officers illegally spy in Austria

Sept. 10, 2019, 6:49 a.m.
Swiss customs officers are being accused of conducting illegal observation operations in Austria.
Stats show border-crossing workers on the rise

Stats show border-crossing workers on the rise

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The number of cross border workers is continuing to grow.
Swiss customs app brings in over CHF 1 million

Swiss customs app brings in over CHF 1 million

July 3, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
The Swiss customs office says they have netted more than a million francs since they released a mobile phone app to a...
Canton Geneva holds firm on French resident kids in schools

Canton Geneva holds firm on French resident kids in schools

May 16, 2019, 6:40 a.m.
French resident Geneva parents fighting for the right to have their children educated in the canton are feeling more ...
More illegal medicines being stopped at border

More illegal medicines being stopped at border

May 3, 2019, 5:57 a.m.
Customs officers are seizing more and more illegal pharmaceutical drugs – leading to concerns of safety.
Italian and Swiss border guards clamp down on illegal immigration

Italian and Swiss border guards clamp down on illegal immigration

Feb. 19, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Swiss and Italian border guards have started joint patrols along the border to tackle illegal immigration.
German train strikes to lead to delays in Switzerland

German train strikes to lead to delays in Switzerland

Dec. 10, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are warning a strike by German train workers could lead to delays and cancellations in Switzer...
Drug bust by French police on Swiss border

Drug bust by French police on Swiss border

Oct. 19, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
French police have made a significant drug bust on the Swiss border.
First international carpool lane to open

First international carpool lane to open

Oct. 5, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The world’s first international carpooling lane will open on Monday.
Police chase through Geneva into France

Police chase through Geneva into France

Sept. 3, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Vaud police chased a car towing a stolen caravan in the early hours of Sunday morning through Vaud, Geneva and then i...
German couple found with guns and drugs on border

German couple found with guns and drugs on border

May 10, 2018, 6:04 a.m.
Border guards in Graubünden have seized two hand-guns and drugs from a German couple entering the country from A...
Officers seize drugs in combined operation

Officers seize drugs in combined operation

Jan. 17, 2018, 5:43 a.m.
Italian border guards have seized drugs worth more than a million francs on the Swiss border.
Swiss medicine agency calls for tougher sentences on outdated drug scandal

Swiss medicine agency calls for tougher sentences on outdated drug scandal

Jan. 15, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The Swiss medicines agency is protesting a sentence against executives from a now-bankrupt pharmaceutical company. Th...
Campaign to legalize cannabis moves ahead

Campaign to legalize cannabis moves ahead

Jan. 5, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
The campaign to legalize cannabis in Switzerland has taken a step forward. The group ‘Legalize it!’ has r...
Three in custody after border bridge closed following bomb scare

Three in custody after border bridge closed following bomb scare

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Three people are in custody after the bridge crossing into Germany at Rheinfelden was closed for several hours on Sat...
Geneva frontalier numbers climb again

Geneva frontalier numbers climb again

Nov. 10, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
The number of cross border workers in Geneva is up again – but not by the same rate as earlier in the year.
British MPs take lessons from Swiss border officials

British MPs take lessons from Swiss border officials

Nov. 3, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
A British parliamentary committee has been hearing how Switzerland handles customs controls with its EU neighbours.
French patients demand drugs from Geneva pharmacies

French patients demand drugs from Geneva pharmacies

Oct. 18, 2017, 6:44 a.m.
French patients suffering from Thyroid problems are demanding their drugs from Geneva pharmacies after the formulatio...
Warnings over illegal pharmaceuticals on sale

Warnings over illegal pharmaceuticals on sale

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Swiss authorities are warning about illegal pharmaceuticals could be on sale in the country after a seizure at the bo...
Swiss shops annoyed at German efficiency

Swiss shops annoyed at German efficiency

June 2, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
Swiss shops near the German border are annoyed at plans by German customs authorities to make life easier for Swiss s...
French 'Fake Residents' being hunted again

French 'Fake Residents' being hunted again

May 19, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
French and Geneva authorities are relaunching their hunt for ‘false residents’. These are people who live...
Frontaliers warned to act on health insurance now

Frontaliers warned to act on health insurance now

May 3, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Border workers living in France are being warned to make sure their health insurance is sorted out by September &ndas...
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