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Crime statistics Thefts halved but fraud on the rise

The number of registered thefts in Switzerland has nearly halved since 2012 but fraud is increasing. Violent crimes remain stable.

This content was published on March 25, 2019 1:10 PM

Anarchists in Switzerland ‘Empress stabbed in the heart’:

In 1898 the Empress Elisabeth of Austria was killed in Geneva by an Italian anarchist - a dramatic case that aroused strong feelings around the world.

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Photography What does Swiss security look like?

Switzerland is one of the world's safest countries. But who should be protected from what, and what does this protection look like?

Leaders in the field Top Swiss institutes launch joint cyber-security programme

Switzerland’s federal technology institutes are to launch a new Masters in cyber-security this autumn.

This content was published on March 20, 2019 6:00 PM

Controlling the skies Switzerland plans drone register

Tens of thousands of drones are flying over Switzerland unregistered but now the authorities are trying to put an end to their uncontrolled use.

This content was published on March 17, 2019 11:40 AM

Condemnation Swiss politicians shocked by NZ mosque killings

The Swiss president, Ueli Maurer, has joined politicians worldwide to express dismay at the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday.

This content was published on March 15, 2019 2:22 PM

Controversy Swiss police investigate KKK carnival costumes

The Schwyz cantonal police force has interviewed all 12 people who dressed in Ku Klux Klan costumes during carnival celebrations last week.

This content was published on March 10, 2019 6:27 PM

Security ‘No-deal’ Brexit increases terror-related risks, warns Swiss minister

If Britain leaves the EU without a deal, terrorism-related risks could increase, warns Swiss Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter. 

This content was published on March 10, 2019 11:27 AM

Coke and cash Self-appointed crime fighter causes ruckus in parliament

A Swiss parliamentarian is currently attracting media attention after he claimed to have handled cocaine and fake currency in the parliament building.

This content was published on March 8, 2019 3:05 PM

Football hooliganism FC Sion football fans convicted over Neuchâtel riots

Some 52 FC Sion football supporters have been sentenced for rioting at an FC Neuchâtel Xamax-FC Sion match last year.

This content was published on March 5, 2019 10:07 AM