Man jailed for murdering grandmother

Man jailed for murdering grandmother

Dec. 13, 2019, 7:37 a.m.
A man has been jailed for 18 years for the brutal murder of his own grandmother in Caslano in canton Ticino. 
Police seize over 2,000 hemp plants

Police seize over 2,000 hemp plants

Dec. 13, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Police have seized more than 2,000 hemp plants at a large facility in Bülach. 
Little economic growth predicted for 2020

Little economic growth predicted for 2020

Dec. 13, 2019, 7:28 a.m.
The economy is not going to grow much in 2020 according to a new government report. 
Léman Express officially inaugurated

Léman Express officially inaugurated

Dec. 13, 2019, 7:19 a.m.
The new Léman Express train service was officially inaugurated yesterday in Geneva. 
Car air-lifted out of field

Car air-lifted out of field

Dec. 13, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
A car had to be lifted out of a field by helicopter after heavy rains made it impassable. 
French strikes to likely affect Léman Express start date

French strikes to likely affect Léman Express start date

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
It looks likely the start of the Léman Express will be affected by French industrial action.
Green party fails to secure seat on Federal Council

Green party fails to secure seat on Federal Council

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Green party leaders say parliament has missed an opportunity after they failed to secure a seat on the Federal Council.
Care workers demonstrate outside Geneva Uni Hospital

Care workers demonstrate outside Geneva Uni Hospital

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Care workers have been demonstrating outside the Geneva University Hospital saying they deserve higher pay as their r...
Driver wins case against two vignette fines given within 15 minutes

Driver wins case against two vignette fines given within 15 minutes

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A driver has won a battle against getting two fines for not having an autoroute vignette in the space of only 15 minu...
Elections to Federal Council today - Greens fight for a seat

Elections to Federal Council today - Greens fight for a seat

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Elections to the Federal Council take place today and the Greens will be fighting for a seat at the top table. Althou...
Swiss use trains more than anyone else in Europe

Swiss use trains more than anyone else in Europe

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
We love our trains – according to the latest numbers which show Swiss passengers travel more kilometers on rail...
Three Geneva beneft from government grants

Three Geneva beneft from government grants

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Three organizations working for peace in Geneva will get a grant from the Swiss government of CHF 128m for the next t...
Geneva finally installs automatic immigration gates

Geneva finally installs automatic immigration gates

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
Geneva airport has installed automatic immigration gates for the first time.
Small chance of white Christmas

Small chance of white Christmas

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
We’re not in for a white Christmas, that’s the conclusion from forecasters. In fact, it’s likely to...
3 injured as Zurich bus crashes into apartment building

3 injured as Zurich bus crashes into apartment building

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Three people have been injured after a bus in Zurich crashed into an apartment building.
Trump administration puts WTO future under threat

Trump administration puts WTO future under threat

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
The future of the Geneva based World Trade Organization is under threat as the system designed to enforce trading rul...
Racist comedian ordered to Geneva court

Racist comedian ordered to Geneva court

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
The French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala is being ordered to attend court in Geneva for alleged...
Nut allergies no longer catered for in Geneva schools

Nut allergies no longer catered for in Geneva schools

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Geneva schoolchildren who have a nut allergy are being told the schools cannot cater for their needs and they will ha...
Lack of manpower leaves police force in constant state of emergency

Lack of manpower leaves police force in constant state of emergency

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
A lack of police manpower is being blamed for a major Geneva police station being closed on Saturday afternoon and on...
Man dies hiking in Obwalden

Man dies hiking in Obwalden

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A man has died while hiking in canton Obwalden. 
Voters urged to reject tobacco advertising ban

Voters urged to reject tobacco advertising ban

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
The government is urging voters to reject an initiative which is calling for a total ban on tobacco advertising.
EU court rules Switzerland can keep its guns

EU court rules Switzerland can keep its guns

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The European Court of Justice has determined Switzerland is a special case and army members can continue to keep thei...
Swiss diplomats aid Iran-US prisoner swap

Swiss diplomats aid Iran-US prisoner swap

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Swiss diplomats were heavily involved with negotiating a prisoner swap between Iran and the United States.
Bern police hunt armed robbers and beagle sidekick

Bern police hunt armed robbers and beagle sidekick

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Police in Bern are hunting for two armed robbers who took their dog with them on the raid.
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