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.
EU regions urge 'understanding' for Switzerland's politics

EU regions urge 'understanding' for Switzerland's politics

Sept. 5, 2019, 6:09 a.m.
Local regions of EU countries bordering Switzerland are urging Brussels to be more understanding about this country&r...
Man arrested carrying dead wife in car

Man arrested carrying dead wife in car

Aug. 19, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
French police have arrested a man who was carrying his dead wife in a car near the Swiss border.
Italian coach driver caught without valid licence

Italian coach driver caught without valid licence

July 23, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
An Italian coach driver has been arrested in canton Valais for not having a valid driving licence.
Swiss footballer buried today

Swiss footballer buried today

July 10, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
The funeral of the Swiss national football player Florijana Ismaili will take place today in canton Bern (Thursday 9 ...
Body of national football player found in Lake Como

Body of national football player found in Lake Como

July 3, 2019, 10:13 a.m.
The body of the 24 year old Swiss national football player, Florijana Ismaili has been recovered from Lake Como. 
Defective coach stopped on way back to Italy

Defective coach stopped on way back to Italy

June 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Police in Lucerne stopped an Italian registered coach which had a smashed windscreen and missing part of its front.
Illegal supercar race stopped in Ticino

Illegal supercar race stopped in Ticino

June 12, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
An illegal race through Switzerland was stopped after police in Ticino were tipped off by colleagues in Italy.
Magazines and clothes more expensive in Switzerland than neighbouring countries

Magazines and clothes more expensive in Switzerland than neighbouring countries

May 24, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
In Switzerland, we’re used to paying high prices for almost everything but now a study has found that we can pa...
New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fuming

New Swiss car rule in Italy leaves frontier workers fuming

March 26, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Frontier workers in Ticino are fuming at new Italian rules which forbid them driving a Swiss registered car in Italy.
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.
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...
Police track down mafia loot in Lugano

Police track down mafia loot in Lugano

April 19, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Italian police say they’ve tracked down EUR 700,000 of stolen property in a bonded warehouse in Lugano – ...
Two killed by rock fall close to Swiss border

Two killed by rock fall close to Swiss border

April 3, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Two people have been killed in a rock fall in Italy close to the Swiss border.
Supersonic bangs alarm Ticino residents

Supersonic bangs alarm Ticino residents

March 23, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Several schools and a court were evacuated yesterday morning as loud bangs were heard across Ticino and northern Italy.
Family pressures led to double shooting in Zurich

Family pressures led to double shooting in Zurich

Feb. 26, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Zurich police are piecing together why a man shot his wife and then himself on the streets of Zurich on Friday aftern...
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...
Ticino border closures anger Rome

Ticino border closures anger Rome

April 5, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
New border closures in canton Ticino has triggered a diplomatic incident in Rome. The Swiss ambassador to Italy, G...
Swiss firefighters to help Italian avalanche victims

Swiss firefighters to help Italian avalanche victims

Jan. 24, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Swiss firefighters and snow plough drivers are heading to central Italy to help in the rescue of residents at the Rig...
Switzerland should take more responsibility for abuses of refugees

Switzerland should take more responsibility for abuses of refugees

Nov. 3, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
A new report from Amnesty International has claimed that Switzerland should take more responsibility for the unlawful...
Switzerland to take 200 asylum seekers to help southern Europe.

Switzerland to take 200 asylum seekers to help southern Europe.

Aug. 25, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Switzerland is to take 200 asylum seekers from Italy to relieve the stress on southern Europe. Swiss public televisi...
Switzerland and Italy agree to work closer together on EU policy

Switzerland and Italy agree to work closer together on EU policy

Aug. 23, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
The foreign ministers of Switzerland and Italy have agreed to work closer together, in particular over European polic...
Migrant camp to be built on Swiss border

Migrant camp to be built on Swiss border

Aug. 19, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
Asylum seekers who have been sent back to Italy after trying to cross into Switzerland will soon be sent to a migrant...
Two men die attempting to climb Monte Rosa

Two men die attempting to climb Monte Rosa

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Two men have died after climbing on the south side of Monte Rosa in the northern Italian Aosta Valley. The 4634 mete...
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