Ticino village demand secure border with ItalySept. 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 officersSept. 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 AustriaSept. 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 riseAug. 16, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The number of cross border workers is continuing to grow.
Swiss customs app brings in over CHF 1 millionJuly 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 schoolsMay 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 borderMay 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 immigrationFeb. 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 SwitzerlandDec. 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 borderOct. 19, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
French police have made a significant drug bust on the Swiss border.
First international carpool lane to openOct. 5, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The world’s first international carpooling lane will open on Monday.
Police chase through Geneva into FranceSept. 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 borderMay 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 operationJan. 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 scandalJan. 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 aheadJan. 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 scareDec. 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 againNov. 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 officialsNov. 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 pharmaciesOct. 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 saleSept. 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 efficiencyJune 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 againMay 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 nowMay 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...