Police investigate wolf killed by shotgun

Police investigate wolf killed by shotgun

April 15, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Valais police are investigating after a wolf was found dead, killed by a shotgun.
Poll shows city dwellers more in favour of tighter gun laws

Poll shows city dwellers more in favour of tighter gun laws

April 5, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
Opinion polls are showing a lead for those who wish to bring in tighter gun laws, but there’s a clear differenc...
Ticino student charged with planning killing spree

Ticino student charged with planning killing spree

Dec. 19, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
The Ticino teenager who was arrested in May for allegedly planning a mass school shooting has now been charged.
New gun laws could go to referendum

New gun laws could go to referendum

Sept. 21, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Switzerland could be heading for a show-down with the EU over its gun laws.
Swiss man arrested travelling to Syria with weapons

Swiss man arrested travelling to Syria with weapons

Sept. 14, 2018, 6:38 a.m.
A Swiss man has been arrested trying to travel to the Syrian town of Idlib with several weapons in his car.
Swiss hand grenades on sale on markets in Libya

Swiss hand grenades on sale on markets in Libya

Sept. 10, 2018, 6:09 a.m.
Swiss made hand grenades have been spotted for sale in street markets in Libya – and even on Facebook.
Swiss arms exporters use law loopholes

Swiss arms exporters use law loopholes

Sept. 4, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
The Federal Audit Office says Swiss arms manufacturers are adapt at finding loopholes in the law to ship weapons to w...
Swiss arms exports in first half of year higher than last year

Swiss arms exports in first half of year higher than last year

July 27, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
For the first six months of this year, Switzerland exported weapons and munitions worth CHF 205.2 million, higher tha...
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...
Swiss arms maker markets German WWII weapons

Swiss arms maker markets German WWII weapons

March 9, 2018, 6:22 a.m.
Swiss anti-gun groups are outraged at a new advert from gun maker ‘Swiss Arms’ which is selling replica w...
Woman gunned down in Geneva

Woman gunned down in Geneva

Nov. 23, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
A 36 year old woman was gunned down in the middle of Geneva in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Geneva police raid flat after man fires into the air

Geneva police raid flat after man fires into the air

June 26, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
A specialist armed intervention squad raided an apartment in Geneva yesterday afternoon after a 53 year old man fired...
Amnesty International urges Geneva not to buy 'expanding' ammunition

Amnesty International urges Geneva not to buy 'expanding' ammunition

June 12, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
Geneva left wing parties and Amnesty International are both calling for the law on the use of expanding bullets by th...
Questions over Geneva police request for firepower

Questions over Geneva police request for firepower

June 2, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
Geneva police could get 150 military standard assault rifles, designed to cope with the current terrorist threat.
Man shot dead at Solothurn train station

Man shot dead at Solothurn train station

Oct. 27, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Police in canton Solothurn have launched a manhunt after a man was shot dead at the main train station in the city on...
Man arrested after firefight in Vaud

Man arrested after firefight in Vaud

Sept. 19, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
A man has been arrested after opening fire on police officers in a residential area in Vaud on Friday night. Officer...
3 years in prison and CHF 20,000 fine if caught bringing a gun on a plane

3 years in prison and CHF 20,000 fine if caught bringing a gun on a plane

Sept. 1, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
Anyone attempting to bring a gun or other dangerous object onto a plane could risk up to three years in prison and a ...
New EU gun laws could scupper Swiss Schengen membership

New EU gun laws could scupper Swiss Schengen membership

Aug. 25, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
EU plans to tighten its laws on firearms, including introducing psychological and medical tests for all gun holders, ...
Terrorism sparks increase in gun licence applications in Switzerland

Terrorism sparks increase in gun licence applications in Switzerland

July 25, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
There has been a big increase in requests for gun licenses across Switzerland which police say is due to the growing ...
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