Swiss and Italian police operation leads to 75 arrests

Swiss and Italian police operation leads to 75 arrests

July 22, 2020, 8:48 a.m.
Years of cooperation between Swiss and Italian police culminated yesterday after 75 people were arrested in a joint r...
Trains to Italy to restart next week

Trains to Italy to restart next week

June 24, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
In another sign of life beginning to return to normal, Swiss Federal Railways say services to Italy will restart on M...
Austria opens borders in further lockdown easing

Austria opens borders in further lockdown easing

June 4, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
In a further sign of lockdown easing, Austria is the latest country to open its borders once again to all its neighbo...
Government confirms it was not aware of Italy's border decision

Government confirms it was not aware of Italy's border decision

May 19, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
The government has confirmed it was not aware of a decision by Italy to reopen its border from June 3rd. 
Police forces prepare for Easter weekend as many Swiss already caught vacationing

Police forces prepare for Easter weekend as many Swiss already caught vacationing

April 7, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
Cantonal police forces around the country are gearing up for the Easter weekend as they continue to warn people again...
Matterhorn continues to light up with messages of hope

Matterhorn continues to light up with messages of hope

April 3, 2020, 9:48 a.m.
And the Matterhorn continues to be lit up every night - with messages of hope and now also flags of areas badly affec...
Ticino holds minute silence to mark 100 deaths

Ticino holds minute silence to mark 100 deaths

March 31, 2020, 9:56 a.m.
A minute’s silence has been held in Ticino.  
Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

March 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Twenty patients from France are now being cared for in Swiss hospitals. 
Switzerland closes borders

Switzerland closes borders

March 26, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
As of midnight last night, Switzerland’s borders were completely closed to visitors from anywhere around the wo...
Strain at borders as many try to cross illegally

Strain at borders as many try to cross illegally

March 20, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
Customs officials have reported ‘breakthrough attempts’ to cross the country’s borders - illegally....
Country under increasing pressure to close border with Italy

Country under increasing pressure to close border with Italy

March 11, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
The Federal Council is under increasing pressure to close the Swiss border with Italy. 
Italian shutdown affecting neighbouring Ticino

Italian shutdown affecting neighbouring Ticino

March 10, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
The Italian shutdown is affected neighboring Swiss cities in canton Ticino. 
Majority of citizens support government handling of Covid-19 outbreak

Majority of citizens support government handling of Covid-19 outbreak

March 9, 2020, 9:56 a.m.
The majority of people in the country believe the government is doing a good job in its efforts to control the spread...
Switzerland confirms first Covid-19 case

Switzerland confirms first Covid-19 case

Feb. 26, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
Switzerland has confirmed its first case of Covid-19. 
European health ministers to discuss Covid-19 crisis in Rome

European health ministers to discuss Covid-19 crisis in Rome

Feb. 25, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
Several European health ministers will be meeting in Rome later today to discuss the Covid-19 crises. 
Swiss BMW steering wheels targeted by thieves in Italy

Swiss BMW steering wheels targeted by thieves in Italy

Feb. 20, 2020, 8:55 a.m.
Swiss registered BMW’s are being targeted by thieves in Italy. 
Restaurant's unruly children sign starts Facebook debate

Restaurant's unruly children sign starts Facebook debate

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
A restaurant just inside Italy on the Graubünden border is causing a social media spat after the owner put up a ...
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.
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