Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected lover

Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected lover

May 18, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
A former police officer in Ticino shot and killed his wife and a man assumed to be her new lover. 
Crime has dropped considerably since lockdown began

Crime has dropped considerably since lockdown began

May 7, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, a number of crimes has dropped considerably since the lockdown came into force. 
'Worst child molester in Switzerland' to be released

'Worst child molester in Switzerland' to be released

Dec. 20, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
A man who’s been labeled as the ‘worst child molester in Switzerland’ is to be released.
Kosovar man married to Swiss woman asked to leave country

Kosovar man married to Swiss woman asked to leave country

Dec. 18, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
A Kosovar man has lost his battle to stay in Switzerland, despite being married to a Swiss woman and having 5 childre...
Switzerland-born Turkish man to be deported

Switzerland-born Turkish man to be deported

Oct. 16, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A Turkish national who was born in Switzerland and never lived in his home country is being deported. 
Police use taser after man attacks with knife

Police use taser after man attacks with knife

Sept. 18, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
Lucerne police had to use tasers to bring down a 39-year-old man who attacked an officer with a knife yesterday morning.
Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

Man held on suspicion of robbing same bank twice

Sept. 18, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A man suspected of robbing the same bank in Basel twice in a matter of months is now in custody, according to the can...
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.
Man avoids deportation with low IQ

Man avoids deportation with low IQ

June 18, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The Federal Court has stopped the deportation of a 32-year-old man from Kosovo as judges decided his IQ level was so ...
Switzerland suffers cash machine crime wave

Switzerland suffers cash machine crime wave

March 20, 2019, 8:52 a.m.
Switzerland is fighting a sustained crime wave against cash machines. 
Brutal attack shocks Lausanne neighbourhood

Brutal attack shocks Lausanne neighbourhood

Oct. 4, 2018, 7:43 a.m.
A neighbourhood in Lausanne is still in shock after a brutal attack over the weekend.
Court rules that Swiss criminal’s data can be passed to Italy

Court rules that Swiss criminal’s data can be passed to Italy

July 17, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Information about a Swiss citizen, convicted of spreading terrorist propaganda, can be shared with Italian authoritie...
Court confirms foreigners can be deported if they only attempt a crime

Court confirms foreigners can be deported if they only attempt a crime

May 16, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
The Federal Court in Lausanne has confirmed foreigners can be expelled from the country if they attempt to commit a c...
Crime falls in Switzerland - but cyber offences up

Crime falls in Switzerland - but cyber offences up

March 27, 2018, 5:54 a.m.
Crime continues to fall in Switzerland. The latest numbers released by the Federal Statistics Office show crime is do...
UN criticizes Switzerland for dirty money

UN criticizes Switzerland for dirty money

March 1, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Switzerland is being criticized in the current session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. A UN expert says the co...
Aging population brings unexpected challenges

Aging population brings unexpected challenges

Feb. 26, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
An aging population brings many issues, including pensions and health care – bit it’s also bringing a new...
Mafia very active in Switzerland

Mafia very active in Switzerland

Nov. 13, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
The Italian Mafia is very active in Switzerland. In an interview with the SonntagsBlick newspaper, the Federal Prosec...
Roman Polanski faces fresh Swiss sex claims

Roman Polanski faces fresh Swiss sex claims

Oct. 4, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
The film director Roman Polanski is facing new allegations of rape. Police in Sankt Gallen are investigating a claim ...
Mixed signal on Geneva burglaries

Mixed signal on Geneva burglaries

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva police have signaled a mixed picture of their success in tackling burglary in the canton.
'Upskirting' growing problem in Switzerland

'Upskirting' growing problem in Switzerland

Aug. 16, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
‘Upskirting’ is becoming more and more of a problem in Switzerland and the police have issued guidelines ...
Suspected mafia members extradited to Italy

Suspected mafia members extradited to Italy

Aug. 4, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Two people, suspected of being members of the Calabrian mafia ‘Ndrangheta, have been extradited from Switzerlan...
Younger porn offenders should be educated not punished

Younger porn offenders should be educated not punished

July 24, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
There are calls to treat younger people who may be accused of distributing pornographic images more leniently than ad...
Man stabbed to death in Geneva apartment

Man stabbed to death in Geneva apartment

July 18, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Investigations by Geneva police are continuing after a 22 year old man was stabbed to death in an apartment in the ci...
Geneva residents feel safer

Geneva residents feel safer

June 28, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
People in Geneva are feeling safer. According to a local security survey in 2016, only 34% of citizens feel unsafe...
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