Foreigner limits could hurt Geneva

Foreigner limits could hurt Geneva

Oct. 12, 2016, 9:40 a.m.
A cross border agency, the Le Conseil du Léman has revealed the findings of two studies looking at the consequ...
Geneva bankers worried about city's financial future

Geneva bankers worried about city's financial future

Oct. 12, 2016, 4:20 a.m.
Banking groups say they're increasingly worried about Geneva's competitiveness after six difficult months with lower ...
Swiss halal regulations will not be strengthened

Swiss halal regulations will not be strengthened

Oct. 12, 2016, 4:18 a.m.
A Swiss parliamentary commission has ruled against a call for halal meat importers in Switzerland to be obliged to de...
New news organisation opens in Geneva

New news organisation opens in Geneva

Oct. 12, 2016, 4:17 a.m.
A non-profit news outlet, specialised in reporting on humanitarian crisis, officially opens its new office in Geneva ...
WEF to open new office addressing issues raised by new technologies

WEF to open new office addressing issues raised by new technologies

Oct. 11, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
The Geneva-based World Economic Forum is to open an office in San Francisco to deal with issues around new technologi...
Assisted suicide increases in Switzerland

Assisted suicide increases in Switzerland

Oct. 11, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
There has been a 26 per cent increase in assisted suicides in Switzerland over the previous year - with the majority ...
Second Swiss bank shut down in Singapore in money laundering crackdown

Second Swiss bank shut down in Singapore in money laundering crackdown

Oct. 11, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Singapore's central bank has shut down a second Swiss bank in the city and fined UBS in a crackdown on alleged money-...
Swiss Solar Impulse team plan to launch solar drones

Swiss Solar Impulse team plan to launch solar drones

Oct. 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
The pilots of the record breaking Swiss Solar Impulse 2 - the first aircraft to fly around the world without using fu...
Switzerland rated one of the best places in the world to be a girl

Switzerland rated one of the best places in the world to be a girl

Oct. 11, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Switzerland has been ranked as one of the top ten places in the world to be a girl. The 'Every Last Girl' re...
Gotthard Tunnel tests ramp up

Gotthard Tunnel tests ramp up

Oct. 11, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
The testing of trains in the Gotthard base tunnel is to step up a gear this week, two months after its opening. Unti...
Swiss teams start emergency help in Haiti

Swiss teams start emergency help in Haiti

Oct. 11, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Eleven Swiss specialists have begun their emergency operation in Haiti following the destruction caused by Hurricane ...
LGBT nursing home to open in Zurich

LGBT nursing home to open in Zurich

Oct. 11, 2016, 9:48 a.m.
Plans to create Switzerland's first nursing home for elderly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Zurich ...
Swiss bank staff in Singapore charged with corruption

Swiss bank staff in Singapore charged with corruption

Oct. 11, 2016, 5:37 a.m.
Authorities in Singapore have charged two senior private bankers at the country's branch of Swiss-based BSI bank for ...
Bid to overturn Vaud anti-begging laws

Bid to overturn Vaud anti-begging laws

Oct. 11, 2016, 3:28 a.m.
A bid to hold a referendum against the banning of begging in the canton of Vaud has been launched in Lausanne by left...
Silk worms return to Switzerland

Silk worms return to Switzerland

Oct. 11, 2016, 3:18 a.m.
The native silk industry has returned to Switzerland after a gap of nearly a century. According to the association S...
Electric cars should be able to use emergency lanes

Electric cars should be able to use emergency lanes

Oct. 11, 2016, 3:16 a.m.
Switzerland's transport minister says electric and driverless cars should be able to use emergency lanes to escape tr...
One in three rapists escape a prison sentence

One in three rapists escape a prison sentence

Oct. 10, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
One in three rapists in Switzerland end up with a suspended sentence, rather than spending time in prison. According...
Study into hospital's treatment of intersex children to begin

Study into hospital's treatment of intersex children to begin

Oct. 10, 2016, 3 p.m.
The Children's Hospital of Zurich is to launch a two-year study into its treatment of intersex children from 1945...
SBB to close first class lounges in Geneva and Zurich

SBB to close first class lounges in Geneva and Zurich

Oct. 10, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Switzerland's national railway are to close their first class lounges Geneva and Zurich at the end of the year. The ...
SBC director general expected to retire within the next two years

SBC director general expected to retire within the next two years

Oct. 10, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
The director general of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, Roger de Weck, is expected to leave his post within the n...
Gault Millau guide name Rico Zandonella Swiss “Chef of the Year 2017”

Gault Millau guide name Rico Zandonella Swiss “Chef of the Year 2017”

Oct. 10, 2016, 2:19 p.m.
Rico Zandonella has been named Swiss “Chef of the Year 2017” by the Gault Millau restaurant guide. The T...
Hail storm causes 24 car pile up in Thielle

Hail storm causes 24 car pile up in Thielle

Oct. 10, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
15 people were injured after a hail storm on Sunday afternoon caused a 24 car pileup on the A5 at Thielle at around 4...
New night train service to Germany

New night train service to Germany

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
A night train service between Switzerland and Germany is to be launched in December. The Austrian Federal Railways i...
IOC calls for new doping agency

IOC calls for new doping agency

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
The International Olympic Committee have called on the World Anti-Doping agency to create a new drug testing body fol...
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