Trains to restart limited Italian services after govt interventionDec. 10, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
After Swiss Federal Railways announced it will stop services to Italy due to strict Italian rules to prevent the spre...
Switzerland boosts vaccine orders and stops trains to ItalyDec. 9, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
Switzerland has boosted its order of vaccines from the US company Moderna. It had placed an order for 4 and a half mi...
Italian police suspicious after trouser bulgeNov. 3, 2020, 8:14 a.m.
Italian police became suspicious when they spotted a man on a train travelling from Geneva to Venice. He has a suspic...
Swiss and Italian police operation leads to 75 arrestsJuly 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 weekJune 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 easingJune 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 decisionMay 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 vacationingApril 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 hopeApril 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 deathsMarch 31, 2020, 9:56 a.m.
A minute’s silence has been held in Ticino.
Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelledMarch 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Twenty patients from France are now being cared for in Swiss hospitals.
Switzerland closes bordersMarch 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 illegallyMarch 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 ItalyMarch 11, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
The Federal Council is under increasing pressure to close the Swiss border with Italy.
Italian shutdown affecting neighbouring TicinoMarch 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 outbreakMarch 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 caseFeb. 26, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
Switzerland has confirmed its first case of Covid-19.
European health ministers to discuss Covid-19 crisis in RomeFeb. 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 ItalyFeb. 20, 2020, 8:55 a.m.
Swiss registered BMW’s are being targeted by thieves in Italy.
Restaurant's unruly children sign starts Facebook debateJan. 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 ItalySept. 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 politicsSept. 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 carAug. 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 licenceJuly 23, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
An Italian coach driver has been arrested in canton Valais for not having a valid driving licence.