Emergency response exercise carried out on Lake Geneva

Emergency response exercise carried out on Lake Geneva

Sept. 15, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
An exercise to test Swiss and French emergency response systems on Lake Geneva was carried out this morning. At 9....
First American literature festival in Switzerland arrives in Vaud

First American literature festival in Switzerland arrives in Vaud

Sept. 15, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
The first American literature festival in Switzerland arrives in Vaud tomorrow. L'Amérique à Oron'...
LGBT campaigners stage 'kiss in' at Zurich pub

LGBT campaigners stage 'kiss in' at Zurich pub

Sept. 15, 2016, 8:09 a.m.
Gay and lesbian couples staged a ‘kiss in' outside the Nelson Pub in central Zurich to show support for a gay c...
Geneva to boost e-voting

Geneva to boost e-voting

Sept. 15, 2016, 8:05 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal government is hoping to boost its electronic voting system with a new promotional campaign. Curr...
Google street view to extend to train stations

Google street view to extend to train stations

Sept. 15, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
The insides of Swiss train stations could soon be visible through Google Street View. Swiss Federal Railways are tes...
Swiss and EU meet to discuss free movement agreement

Swiss and EU meet to discuss free movement agreement

Sept. 15, 2016, 7:14 a.m.
Swiss and EU officials have met again to discuss the terms of the free movement of people agreement after Switzerland...
Switzerland and UK meet to discuss Brexit trade

Switzerland and UK meet to discuss Brexit trade

Sept. 15, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
Switzerland's president and Britain's trade minister have met to discuss bilateral economic relations and the fallout...
Swiss flight cancelled after on board fight

Swiss flight cancelled after on board fight

Sept. 14, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Swiss International Air Lines aborted a flight from Geneva to Algiers after six passengers got into a fight about the...
Two Vaud pig farms face charges for poor treatment

Two Vaud pig farms face charges for poor treatment

Sept. 14, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
Two of the three Vaud pig farms accused by animal rights campaigners to be keeping their animals in squalid living co...
City debates a shorter Geneva Lake Festival

City debates a shorter Geneva Lake Festival

Sept. 14, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Geneva City Council are debating an initiative to further reduce the duration of the Geneva Lake Festival. In 2015 t...
New lights to control pedestrians installed at Bern railway station

New lights to control pedestrians installed at Bern railway station

Sept. 14, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
New lights to control the rush hour chaos have been installed at Bern railway station for pedestrians. In June, SBB ...
New president, Aleksander Ceferin says UEFA must show leadership

New president, Aleksander Ceferin says UEFA must show leadership

Sept. 14, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
Slovenia's Aleksander Ceferin has been elected as UEFA's seventh president at a congress in Athens. The orga...
New and improved breathalyzer to be launched in Switzerland

New and improved breathalyzer to be launched in Switzerland

Sept. 14, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
A new and improved breathalyzer is to be launched in Switzerland next month that will test alcohol levels without the...
Migros in Geneva signs deal with French firm for sale of all alcohol

Migros in Geneva signs deal with French firm for sale of all alcohol

Sept. 14, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
Migros in Geneva has signed a deal with French firm for the sale of alcohol in its stores from the end of this month....
Motion to limit spending on health insurance premiums rejected

Motion to limit spending on health insurance premiums rejected

Sept. 14, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
The Swiss Senate has rejected a motion to put a cap on spending on health insurance premiums. Geneva Socialist MP, L...
Chamonix cable car crisis would not happen in Switzerland

Chamonix cable car crisis would not happen in Switzerland

Sept. 14, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
An expert on cable cars has said last week's incident in Chamonix where 33 tourists spent the night trapped in gondol...
Major fire alerts across Switzerland

Major fire alerts across Switzerland

Sept. 14, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
The whole of western Switzerland is under red alert for fire hazards, except for Geneva, which is an oasis of green! ...
Pressure to do more to target unhealthy food

Pressure to do more to target unhealthy food

Sept. 14, 2016, 6:56 a.m.
An increasing number of Swiss want to see higher taxes on sugar and unhealthy food, with three out of four saying the...
CHF 1.5bn to be spent on A1 in Geneva

CHF 1.5bn to be spent on A1 in Geneva

Sept. 14, 2016, 6:49 a.m.
CHF 2.5 bn is to be invested in building a third lane on the A1 autoroute in Geneva over the next 15 years, in a bid ...
Geneva police to man major junctions

Geneva police to man major junctions

Sept. 14, 2016, 6:41 a.m.
From today police will make regular checks at road intersections in Geneva to improve traffic flow. The procedure, b...
Zurich named greenest city in the world

Zurich named greenest city in the world

Sept. 13, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Zurich has been named the greenest city in the world. Geneva came 12th in the 2016 Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index,...
TPG tram driver injured in collision with truck in Geneva

TPG tram driver injured in collision with truck in Geneva

Sept. 13, 2016, 3:09 p.m.
A tram driver has been injured after colliding with a truck this morning near Geneva airport. Passengers had to comp...
Pilot who died in Susten Pass crash honoured at military funeral

Pilot who died in Susten Pass crash honoured at military funeral

Sept. 13, 2016, 3:03 p.m.
The funeral of the pilot from Vaud who died in a crash near the Susten pass at the end of August has been held at a c...
Vaud pig farm to close after squalid living conditions revealed

Vaud pig farm to close after squalid living conditions revealed

Sept. 13, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
A pig farm in the canton of Vaud is to close after animal rights campaigners released a video showing the squalid liv...
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