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guillaume barazzone Geneva councillor to throw in the towel over expenses scandal

Geneva Environment Councillor Guillaume Barazzone, caught up in an expenses scandal, will step back from his political roles over the next two years.

This content was published on November 30, 2018 1:23 PM

benefits investigation Radical-Liberals step up the pressure on Maudet

Geneva politician Pierre Maudet received a further blow Wednesday when the national committee of his Radical-Liberal party called for his resignation.

This content was published on November 28, 2018 8:46 PM

Maudet affair Online petition calls for Geneva minister Pierre Maudet to resign

Several thousand people have signed an online petition in Switzerland calling for the resignation of Geneva minister Pierre Maudet

This content was published on November 27, 2018 9:55 PM

Crime Italian mob member gets Swiss prison sentence

An Italian man living near the Swiss capital has been handed a prison sentence for his membership in and support of the ’Ndrangheta.

This content was published on November 27, 2018 5:12 PM

Crime and Restitution Swiss make slow progress returning Nazi-looted art

Progress in Switzerland has been patchy since it agreed to encourage museums to identify Nazi-looted art.

In court Life sentence for Tajik killer of Swiss cyclist

A court in Tajikistan has sentenced to life imprisonment a man found guilty of killing four western tourists, including a Swiss citizen in July.

This content was published on November 21, 2018 12:30 PM

Attorney General’s office Swiss investigator quits despite being cleared of FIFA crimes

A senior member of the Swiss Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has been cleared of taking bribes whilst handling the criminal investigation of ...

This content was published on November 16, 2018 10:49 AM

Vitol Swiss oil trader accused of profiting from ties to elites in Kazakhstan

The NGO Public Eye has accused Vitol of using a discreet joint venture to conceal links to powerful elites in Kazakhstan.

New technology App shows Zurich police stop 91 people per day

Zurich City Police has produced figures for the first time on the number of people they stop, along with the reasons.