Ticino officials ask government to reintroduce checks at Swiss-Italian border

Ticino officials ask government to reintroduce checks at Swiss-Italian border

With a number of cases of mutated coronavirus detected in a retirement home and middle school, the canton wants Swiss federal authorities to better monitor cross-border traffic.

Cross-border workers in Switzerland face growing unemployment

Cross-border workers in Switzerland face growing unemployment

Swiss stabbing suspect ‘linked to jihadism inquiry’

Swiss stabbing suspect ‘linked to jihadism inquiry’

Thousands of Italian cross-border workers set to lose their jobs in Switzerland

Thousands of Italian cross-border workers set to lose their jobs in Switzerland

What do Italy’s new restrictions mean for the Swiss border canton of Ticino?

What do Italy’s new restrictions mean for the Swiss border canton of Ticino?

UPDATE: Swiss canton Ticino tightens coronavirus restrictions

UPDATE: Swiss canton Ticino tightens coronavirus restrictions

Locals grumble as Italian viral video sends thousands to Swiss village

Locals grumble as Italian viral video sends thousands to Swiss village

Everything you need to know about Swiss Italian, Switzerland’s third language

Everything you need to know about Swiss Italian, Switzerland’s third language

Swiss canton withdraws requirement for Italian workers to show police record

Swiss canton withdraws requirement for Italian workers to show police record

Ticino votes to adopt bin bag tax

Ticino votes to adopt bin bag tax

Forest fire risk raised to highest level in Ticino

Forest fire risk raised to highest level in Ticino

Easter getaways more popular than ever with Swiss

Easter getaways more popular than ever with Swiss

Italians angered after Switzerland closes border crossings at night

Italians angered after Switzerland closes border crossings at night

IN PICS: Mario Botta inaugurates latest creation in Switzerland

IN PICS: Mario Botta inaugurates latest creation in Switzerland

Suspect arrested in Swiss anti-terror investigation

Suspect arrested in Swiss anti-terror investigation

Four arrested for allegedly smuggling migrants into Switzerland

Four arrested for allegedly smuggling migrants into Switzerland

Why you should visit Switzerland’s Italian-speaking region of Ticino this year

Why you should visit Switzerland’s Italian-speaking region of Ticino this year

Morcote named loveliest village in Switzerland

Morcote named loveliest village in Switzerland

Italians enraged by Ticino foreign worker vote

Italians enraged by Ticino foreign worker vote

EU warns Swiss over vote to curb cross-border workers

EU warns Swiss over vote to curb cross-border workers

Ticino votes to favour local workers over foreigners

Ticino votes to favour local workers over foreigners

Ticino to vote on hiring Swiss workers over foreigners

Ticino to vote on hiring Swiss workers over foreigners

United Nations weighs in on burqini ban debate

United Nations weighs in on burqini ban debate

Survey: majority of Swiss in favour of burqa ban

Survey: majority of Swiss in favour of burqa ban

Swiss army helicopter used in search for illegal immigrants

Swiss army helicopter used in search for illegal immigrants

Ticino tourist sector has ‘real fears’ over effect of burqa ban

Ticino tourist sector has ‘real fears’ over effect of burqa ban

Swiss households employ half of country’s illegal immigrants

Swiss households employ half of country’s illegal immigrants

Thieves leave the cars but steal their parts

Thieves leave the cars but steal their parts

Ticino bucks trend in cross-border workers

Ticino bucks trend in cross-border workers

Zurich eatery charges fee for skipping main course

Zurich eatery charges fee for skipping main course

Bern backs closing Ticino borders at night

Bern backs closing Ticino borders at night

Ticino job market study angers local politicians

Ticino job market study angers local politicians

Swiss canton accused of being ‘too strict’ with residence permits for foreigners

Swiss canton accused of being ‘too strict’ with residence permits for foreigners

Murderer caught by Swiss border guards

Murderer caught by Swiss border guards

Parents leave baby son in car to attend concert

Parents leave baby son in car to attend concert

Autopsy confirms heat killed girl left in car

Autopsy confirms heat killed girl left in car

Girl, 5, dies after mum leaves her in boiling car

Girl, 5, dies after mum leaves her in boiling car

Filmmakers hold open casting in Ticino

Filmmakers hold open casting in Ticino

Ticino threatens closing Italy border to refugees

Ticino threatens closing Italy border to refugees

Man nabbed with bricks of cocaine in Porsche

Man nabbed with bricks of cocaine in Porsche

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Swiss ploy to ban Italian workers ‘not racist’

Ticino villagers make stink over rotten smells

Ticino villagers make stink over rotten smells

Phoney doctor convicted after practising 30 years

Phoney doctor convicted after practising 30 years

Ticino cities brace for more rain — and flooding

Ticino cities brace for more rain — and flooding

Flood alerts issued for Ticino’s Locarno region

Flood alerts issued for Ticino’s Locarno region

Switzerland and Italy hope to deliver cross-border worker tax deal ‘by 2021’

Switzerland and Italy hope to deliver cross-border worker tax deal ‘by 2021’

Passenger demands return of hash stash

Passenger demands return of hash stash

Roughing it beyond the power grid in Ticino

Roughing it beyond the power grid in Ticino

Ticino restaurant tells diners: eat up or pay up

Ticino restaurant tells diners: eat up or pay up

Minister urges tax hikes for Italian frontaliers

Minister urges tax hikes for Italian frontaliers

New prosecutor quits over ‘illegal’ charwoman

New prosecutor quits over ‘illegal’ charwoman

Reports highlight French PM’s Swiss origins

Reports highlight French PM’s Swiss origins

Italian smuggler undone by bulging underpants

Italian smuggler undone by bulging underpants

Man dies after fatal embrace in Ticino brothel

Man dies after fatal embrace in Ticino brothel

Air force aids snow-stricken Ticino villages

Air force aids snow-stricken Ticino villages

Ticino MPs back tax amnesty programme

Ticino MPs back tax amnesty programme

Mushroom pickers die from falls in Ticino

Mushroom pickers die from falls in Ticino

Ticino voters back ban on wearing face veils

Ticino voters back ban on wearing face veils

Swiss court blocks bank data transfer to Italy

Swiss court blocks bank data transfer to Italy

Switzerland braces for wet and wintry weather

Switzerland braces for wet and wintry weather

Ticino MPs seek Swiss anthem in schools

Ticino MPs seek Swiss anthem in schools

Ticino lakes threaten to burst banks after rain

Ticino lakes threaten to burst banks after rain

Dead party founder wins election in Lugano

Dead party founder wins election in Lugano

Italian police nab Ticino gold smugglers at border

Italian police nab Ticino gold smugglers at border

Ticino court backs dead man’s candidacy

Ticino court backs dead man’s candidacy

Dead Ticino politician still on election ballot

Dead Ticino politician still on election ballot

Former Ticino utility chief jailed for ‘scam’

Former Ticino utility chief jailed for ‘scam’

Swiss football games among those fixed

Swiss football games among those fixed

Paedophile bus driver jailed for new sex crimes

Paedophile bus driver jailed for new sex crimes

Ticino tortoises at risk from warm weather

Ticino tortoises at risk from warm weather

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Prosecutor seeks life in jail for ‘gay lover’ killer

Ticino blast exposes grappa-making dangers

Ticino blast exposes grappa-making dangers

Ticino vintner wins best winemaker prize

Ticino vintner wins best winemaker prize

Ticino clamps down on illegal prostitution

Ticino clamps down on illegal prostitution

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Two Swiss dead in Moroccan bomb attack

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Swiss hockey legend found dead in Italy

Italy angered by Swiss stance on Italian workers

Italy angered by Swiss stance on Italian workers