Facebook cryptocurrency launches in Geneva

Facebook cryptocurrency launches in Geneva

Oct. 15, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Facebook’s new cryptocurrency project has been officially launched in Geneva. 
Geneva police force interpreter to walk 2km home in dark

Geneva police force interpreter to walk 2km home in dark

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Geneva police are apologizing to an interpreter who works for them after dropping the woman off at the border and for...
Car missing in August flood found in Rhone

Car missing in August flood found in Rhone

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A car that went missing in August following massive flooding has been found in the Rhone. 
Car, tram and bus in major crash in Basel

Car, tram and bus in major crash in Basel

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
17 people had to be treated in hospital after a major crash between a car, a bus and a tram in Basel. 
Young people urged to vote over weekend

Young people urged to vote over weekend

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
Young people are being urged to vote ahead of the Federal Parliamentary Elections on Sunday. 
Cost of drugs in Switzerland often double European average

Cost of drugs in Switzerland often double European average

Oct. 14, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
We’re paying at least a billion francs a year too much in health insurance premiums – and that’s du...
Communes told to boil water after faecal contamination

Communes told to boil water after faecal contamination

Oct. 11, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Two communes in canton Zurich are being told to boil their water for the time being, as it’s been contaminated ...
Dash-cams cannot be used as evidence, Supreme Court rules

Dash-cams cannot be used as evidence, Supreme Court rules

Oct. 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
The Swiss Supreme Court has ruled video taken by dash-cams cannot be used as evidence unless it’s for a serious...
Man dangles child over balcony in hostage situation

Man dangles child over balcony in hostage situation

Oct. 11, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A man barricaded himself and his wife in his house and threatened to drop his small child from a balcony, and one poi...
Geneva holds 'Mad Pride' for World Mental Health Day

Geneva holds 'Mad Pride' for World Mental Health Day

Oct. 11, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
500 people gathered in Geneva yesterday as part of ‘Mad Pride’ on World Mental Health Day.
Town hall roof collapses in major fire in canton Geneva

Town hall roof collapses in major fire in canton Geneva

Oct. 10, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
Three people have been injured and a town hall is in ruins after a major fire in Satigny in canton Geneva.
Switzerland urges Turkey follow humanitarian laws

Switzerland urges Turkey follow humanitarian laws

Oct. 10, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
Switzerland is joining other western nations and calling for restraint as Turkey launches an assault on Kurdish areas...
Geneva commuters using more public transport

Geneva commuters using more public transport

Oct. 10, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Commuters in the Grand Genève region are using public transport more and shunning the car. 
Migros issues listeria alert for cheese

Migros issues listeria alert for cheese

Oct. 10, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
Another listeria alert has been issued – this time for cheese.
Air display cancelled due to cracks in planes

Air display cancelled due to cracks in planes

Oct. 10, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
An air display later today has been cancelled after cracks were found in flaps on the F/A 18 jets.
Woman killed in A1 autoroute accident

Woman killed in A1 autoroute accident

Oct. 10, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
An accident on the A1 autoroute near Morges yesterday morning caused havoc all day.
Lego pack containing ecstasy pills intercepted

Lego pack containing ecstasy pills intercepted

Oct. 9, 2019, 10:06 a.m.
This Lego pack is not for children. 
New 100 franc note causes problems with ATMs

New 100 franc note causes problems with ATMs

Oct. 9, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
The new 100 franc note which is now available across the country is causing problems with certain cash machines.
UN running out of money

UN running out of money

Oct. 9, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Staff at the United Nations have been told to cut back on conferences, only take essential travel and put off purchas...
Authorities investigate Iman preaching wife beating

Authorities investigate Iman preaching wife beating

Oct. 9, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Authorities are investigating an Iman who preaches at a mosque in canton Lucerne after he allegedly told his congrega...
New 'secretive' speed cameras rolled out in Haute-Savoie

New 'secretive' speed cameras rolled out in Haute-Savoie

Oct. 9, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A new generation of speed cameras are being rolled out on French roads close to the Swiss border.
Higher-priced tickets for Léman Express travelling through France

Higher-priced tickets for Léman Express travelling through France

Oct. 8, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
The new Léman Express rail network starts in December. 
Bank information shared with 63 countries to thwart tax evasion

Bank information shared with 63 countries to thwart tax evasion

Oct. 8, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
Switzerland has shared bank account information with 63 countries as part of the agreement to thwart tax evasion.
New train ticket to replace airlink between Zurich and Lugano

New train ticket to replace airlink between Zurich and Lugano

Oct. 8, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Following the collapse of Adria Airlines – a new ticket will be available for airline passengers to take the tr...
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