Gotthard Tunnel traffic 10% of usual levels

Gotthard Tunnel traffic 10% of usual levels

April 10, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
For the first time in many years - there have been no Easter traffic jams at the Gotthard Tunnel - as most holidaymak...
Zurich police accused of arresting journalist on behalf of Thai King

Zurich police accused of arresting journalist on behalf of Thai King

April 9, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Zurich police is being accused of acting as a unit of the Thai security forces. 
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...
Geneva police called to stop daily balcony choir

Geneva police called to stop daily balcony choir

April 1, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
Is patience wearing thin?
Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

April 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Valais police are asking motorcyclists to stay off the road. 
Authorities combat large gatherings using mobile phone data

Authorities combat large gatherings using mobile phone data

March 25, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Swiss authorities are using mobile phone data to monitor if people are staying home and choosing not to meet in big g...
Helicopters to be used to police borders

Helicopters to be used to police borders

March 23, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Switzerland’s customs officials will begin using helicopters to police the borders - after reports of people br...
Groups gathering by Zurich lake told to go home

Groups gathering by Zurich lake told to go home

March 19, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Zurich police had to break up a gathering on the lake side. 
Boat slips off trailer blocking A1 autoroute

Boat slips off trailer blocking A1 autoroute

March 12, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
The A1 autoroute was blocked for almost 2 hours yesterday afternoon due to a crashed boat.
Couple fined CHF 500 for bringing own champagne to hotel

Couple fined CHF 500 for bringing own champagne to hotel

March 5, 2020, 10:44 a.m.
A hotel attempted to fine a couple CHF 500 for bringing their own champagne into the room. 
Basel police hunt rapists

Basel police hunt rapists

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Basel police are hunting for two men after a woman was raped on Saturday morning.
Police open fire after being threatened

Police open fire after being threatened

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
A police officer in canton Thurgau opened fire after he was threatened by an armed man.
Body found in Lake Geneva

Body found in Lake Geneva

Feb. 3, 2020, 10 a.m.
A body has been found in Lake Geneva. The female corpse was discovered by the shore near the French town of Evian on ...
Man arrested in Milan in connection with Geneva death

Man arrested in Milan in connection with Geneva death

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
A man has been arrested by Italian police in Milan following a request by Geneva after a 55-year-old woman was found ...
Man arrested for firing gun into air whilst drunk

Man arrested for firing gun into air whilst drunk

Jan. 27, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
Thurgau cantonal police have arrested a man suspected of firing a gun into the air near Romanshorn train station.
Tourist, 66, jailed for falling off bike

Tourist, 66, jailed for falling off bike

Jan. 27, 2020, 8:39 a.m.
A German tourist had to spend two days in jail for falling off his bike in Schaffhausen.
World Economic Forum to end today

World Economic Forum to end today

Jan. 24, 2020, 8:42 a.m.
The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos ends today – closing remarks are expected at lunchtime. 
Graubünden police outline Davos security measures

Graubünden police outline Davos security measures

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
The head of Graubünden cantonal police has been outlining the security measures in place for this year’s W...
Basel City police chase down tram to find lost phone

Basel City police chase down tram to find lost phone

Jan. 8, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
A story of police going above and beyond over New Year has emerged.
Body found on shores of Lake Neuchâtel

Body found on shores of Lake Neuchâtel

Jan. 7, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Vaud police are working to identify a body found on the shores of Lake Neuchâtel yesterday afternoon.
Couple in 60s catch burglar and sit on him

Couple in 60s catch burglar and sit on him

Jan. 7, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
A couple in their sixties are being praised by police after they caught a burglar in their home and held him until he...
Woman found dead in Lugano apartment

Woman found dead in Lugano apartment

Jan. 6, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Ticino police have launched a murder investigation after a 52-year-old woman was found dead in her apartment in Lugano.
Suspected arson as Aargau school burns to ground

Suspected arson as Aargau school burns to ground

Dec. 18, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
Police suspect arson after a school in canton Aargau was destroyed by fire. 
Man shot by police dies in hospital

Man shot by police dies in hospital

Dec. 18, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The man shot by a Geneva police officer on Monday has died in hospital.
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