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 ...
Human rights bodies condemn Zurich police's harassment of press photographer

Human rights bodies condemn Zurich police's harassment of press photographer

April 15, 2020, 10:37 a.m.
Two major human rights bodies have severely condemned Zurich police after they allegedly harassed a press photographe...
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.
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