Basel to provide security guards for Jewish community

Basel to provide security guards for Jewish community

Dec. 6, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
The canton of Basel City has agreed to pay for private armed security guards to watch over synagogues and other Jewis...
University of Zurich suffers ongoing cyber-attack

University of Zurich suffers ongoing cyber-attack

Nov. 5, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
The University of Zurich is suffering a sustained cyber-attack.
Swiss customer privacy largely unprotected online

Swiss customer privacy largely unprotected online

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Swiss International Airlines is under pressure to improve its online security by the Federal Data Protection Commission.
Police debate body cameras in Zurich

Police debate body cameras in Zurich

Aug. 27, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Zurich police officers are fighting against the introduction of body cams.
Security is quicker at Geneva airport due to new machines

Security is quicker at Geneva airport due to new machines

July 9, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Geneva airport is leading the world with the use of new luggage scanners. The machines produce a 3D image of the bags...
New VIP space opened at Geneva airport

New VIP space opened at Geneva airport

Feb. 23, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
Geneva airport has unveiled a new space – especially for VIPs. Or even, VVIPs.
Hackers steal more Swiss internet passwords

Hackers steal more Swiss internet passwords

Dec. 6, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
The Federal Cyber Security Unit says another 70,000 user names and passwords have been stolen by potential hackers in...
Swiss government to issue electronic IDs

Swiss government to issue electronic IDs

Nov. 16, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
The Swiss government says it wants to roll out digital ID cards to everyone in the country – including foreigners.
Stowaway found on EasyJet flight to Geneva

Stowaway found on EasyJet flight to Geneva

Nov. 15, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
A 25 year old stowaway was found on an EasyJet flight at Gatwick airport heading for Geneva on Sunday evening. He&rsq...
Defence minister calls for more cyber-security resources

Defence minister calls for more cyber-security resources

Oct. 25, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
The Swiss Defence Minister is calling for more resources to fight cybercrime.
No trains to Geneva airport this Saturday

No trains to Geneva airport this Saturday

Oct. 4, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Travellers are being warned this weekend about several train cancellations around Geneva. The main disruption will be...
New automatic passport control opens in Zurich

New automatic passport control opens in Zurich

Sept. 29, 2017, 5:41 a.m.
Zurich airport will be hoping new automatic passport control gates will relieve the pressures on passengers entering ...
Swiss government warns of email hacks

Swiss government warns of email hacks

Aug. 31, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
The Swiss government is raising the alarm over 21,000 Swiss based email accounts that maybe compromised.
Passengers stranded at Geneva airport

Passengers stranded at Geneva airport

Aug. 15, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Some passengers and those picking up friends were stuck at Geneva airport yesterday afternoon after an unattended bag...
High security costs put Zurich Street Parade in the red

High security costs put Zurich Street Parade in the red

Aug. 4, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
The cost of installing extra security measures to guard against possible terror attacks left Zurich Street Parade org...
Swiss diplomat on the way to becoming OSCE Secretary General

Swiss diplomat on the way to becoming OSCE Secretary General

July 12, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
A top Swiss Foreign Ministry official has been named as the most likely next Secretary General of the Organization fo...
Police raise concerns of private security companies

Police raise concerns of private security companies

March 27, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Police forces across the country are concerned at the surge in private security companies. According to an investi...
Cointrin becomes world's first to install special shoe metal detectors

Cointrin becomes world's first to install special shoe metal detectors

Nov. 24, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Cointrin has become the world’s first airport to install special metal detectors carpets to help passengers che...
Islamic Central Council of Switzerland denounced “yes” vote on surveillance

Islamic Central Council of Switzerland denounced “yes” vote on surveillance

Sept. 26, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland have denounced Sunday's “yes” vote on the law on intelligence,...
Violence on Swiss trains in decline

Violence on Swiss trains in decline

Aug. 23, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
Despite the debate over security on Swiss trains followed the Salez attack, violence on trains has been going down fo...
Rail authorities to review security measures following Salez knife attack

Rail authorities to review security measures following Salez knife attack

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
The regional railway Südostbahn (SOB) says it will carefully review its security measures following the attack o...
Airport legal dispute between France and Switzerland resolved

Airport legal dispute between France and Switzerland resolved

Aug. 11, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
A legal spat between Geneva and France which prevented 200 people from taking up jobs at the airport has been resolve...
Cornavin shut down after suspicious suitcase investigated

Cornavin shut down after suspicious suitcase investigated

Aug. 9, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
Cornavin station was shut down yesterday afternoon after security forces investigated a suspicious suitcase. Access ...
Bomb suspect gets no compensation for missing flight

Bomb suspect gets no compensation for missing flight

Aug. 9, 2016, 7:48 a.m.
A French woman who missed her flight after being stopped by security at Geneva Airport won't receive any compensation...
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