Valais police bust seatbelt myth on mountain roads

Valais police bust seatbelt myth on mountain roads

July 9, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
Police in canton Valais are urging drivers not to take their seatbelts off when driving on mountain roads. 
3 planned demonstrations in Geneva expected to cause traffic problems later today

3 planned demonstrations in Geneva expected to cause traffic problems later today

July 3, 2020, 8:49 a.m.
Geneva police is warning of major traffic problems later this afternoon in the centre of town due to three planned de...
21-hour party triggers coronavirus concerns

21-hour party triggers coronavirus concerns

June 29, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
A party raged for 21 hours in Bern over the weekend, triggering noise complaints and worries about spreading the coro...
Police investigating why man set himself on fire after high-speed chase

Police investigating why man set himself on fire after high-speed chase

June 25, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Winterthur police are trying to work out why a man failed to stop for a routine check, sped off triggering a high-spe...
Case of 8-year-old boy's arrest gains global media attention

Case of 8-year-old boy's arrest gains global media attention

June 12, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
The case of an 8-year-old boy being arrested for trying to use carnival money in a shop in canton Basel-Country is no...
Police recruitment video hastily edits out scene showing officer kneeling on actor's neck

Police recruitment video hastily edits out scene showing officer kneeling on actor's neck

June 10, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
Lucerne police have had to hastily re-edit a recruitment video after a scene of two officers arresting a man seemingl...
Man in trouble for 'coercion' in apartment building peeing debacle

Man in trouble for 'coercion' in apartment building peeing debacle

June 9, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
A man who was fed up with people peeing in the entrance hall of his apartment building is now in trouble with the pol...
Aargau police call for young driver horsepower cap

Aargau police call for young driver horsepower cap

June 3, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Aargau police are calling for a horsepower limit for young drivers. The police force says over the holiday weekend th...
Man held after pushing child into road

Man held after pushing child into road

May 21, 2020, 11:55 a.m.
A man is in psychiatric detention after pushing an 8-year-old boy into the path of an oncoming car on Tuesday afternoon.
Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected lover

Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected lover

May 18, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
A former police officer in Ticino shot and killed his wife and a man assumed to be her new lover. 
Government plans to strengthen ties with UK after Brexit

Government plans to strengthen ties with UK after Brexit

May 15, 2020, 9:42 a.m.
The government has agreed to a plan to strengthen ties with the United Kingdom after Brexit. 
Illegally partying young people throw objects at police officers in Neuch√Ętel

Illegally partying young people throw objects at police officers in Neuch√Ętel

May 12, 2020, 9:58 a.m.
Police in Neuchâtel were called to an illegal party on the lakeside on Sunday night. It’s thought as many...
Straight road becomes notorious for speeders during lockdown

Straight road becomes notorious for speeders during lockdown

May 8, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
A straight section of road in canton Zurich is becoming notorious for speeders during the lockdown. 
Man rescued after being trapped under quad bike for 5 hours

Man rescued after being trapped under quad bike for 5 hours

May 7, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
A man in canton Graubünden was trapped under his quad bike for more than 5 hours before being rescued. 
Geneva bar owners investigated for reopening too early

Geneva bar owners investigated for reopening too early

May 5, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
A pair of Geneva bar owners are being questioned after they opened too early. 
Basel police rescue deer trapped in underground car park

Basel police rescue deer trapped in underground car park

May 5, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
Basel police had to track down a deer which had wandered into the middle of the city and then was trapped in an under...
Armed officers surround mosque linked to Muslim hate preacher

Armed officers surround mosque linked to Muslim hate preacher

May 4, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
Bern cantonal police launched a massive operation yesterday in Biel after witnesses say they heard a shot outside a m...
Cross-border couple's picnic interrupted by police helicopter

Cross-border couple's picnic interrupted by police helicopter

April 28, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
A couple who were having a picnic in a forest near the German border had their quiet time rudely interrupted when cus...
Over 50,000 people denied entry into Switzerland since lockdown began

Over 50,000 people denied entry into Switzerland since lockdown began

April 27, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
56,000 people have been denied entry at Swiss customs since March 13, with around 150 fines imposed every day - accor...
Elon Musk to blame for lit up night sky triggering calls to police

Elon Musk to blame for lit up night sky triggering calls to police

April 24, 2020, 10:23 a.m.
The night sky over Switzerland was lit up yesterday, triggering calls to the police and media.   
Police break up catholic mass in Ticino

Police break up catholic mass in Ticino

April 21, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Police broke up a catholic mass in canton Ticino on Sunday. 
Zurich police break up protest for breaking social distancing rules

Zurich police break up protest for breaking social distancing rules

April 20, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
Zurich police broke up a demonstration on Saturday afternoon as many people were breaking social distancing rules. 
Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

April 16, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
A handy commuter route near Basel is causing a headache for locals as part of the road crosses into France. 
Restaurant owner fined for selling hotdogs in car park

Restaurant owner fined for selling hotdogs in car park

April 16, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
A restauranteur in canton Sankt Gallen is fuming after authorities took his license away to sell hotdogs from a cart ...
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