Marchers fight plans for asylum centre

Marchers fight plans for asylum centre

Oct. 5, 2020, 6:42 a.m.
Hundreds marched in Geneva over the weekend against plans to build a detention centre for failed asylum seekers.
Asian hornet nest gassed in Geneva

Asian hornet nest gassed in Geneva

Oct. 5, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
Over the weekend, Geneva firefighters used miniature technology to track down an Asian hornet nest.
More infections and Zurich club closed

More infections and Zurich club closed

Oct. 2, 2020, 9:17 a.m.
The latest numbers from the Federal Health Office show there were 550 new infections in the last 24 hours with 18 peo...
School students fight 't-shirt of shame'

School students fight 't-shirt of shame'

Oct. 2, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Students at a school in Geneva are protesting after staff introduced a so-called t-shirt of shame.
Geneva parliament rejects dress code for itself - but will discuss school uniforms

Geneva parliament rejects dress code for itself - but will discuss school uniforms

Oct. 2, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The dress code issue is also being discussed at the Geneva cantonal parliament. Deputies have voted not to impose one...
Robbers get only broken watches

Robbers get only broken watches

Oct. 2, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Armed robbers in Lausanne only got away with three broken watches yesterday afternoon.
Switzerland escapes second wave

Switzerland escapes second wave

Oct. 1, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
Switzerland has so far escaped a second wave of infections and cantons are doing an excellent job on track and trace.
Horrific crash kills father and one year old

Horrific crash kills father and one year old

Oct. 1, 2020, 6:57 a.m.
Investigators are examining a horrific crash in Ticino which killed a 43-year-old father and his one-year old son.
SNB intervening heavily to keep CHF down

SNB intervening heavily to keep CHF down

Oct. 1, 2020, 6:54 a.m.
Figures released yesterday show the Swiss National Bank has been intervening heavily in the currency markets to keep ...
SVP MP fined for punching foreigner

SVP MP fined for punching foreigner

Oct. 1, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
A Swiss People’s Party parliamentarian for canton Basel City has been fined for punching a foreigner in the face.
One of world's biggest aircraft makes final flight from Switzerland

One of world's biggest aircraft makes final flight from Switzerland

Oct. 1, 2020, 6:37 a.m.
Plane spotters had their last chance to watch one of the world’s biggest aircraft leave from Switzerland.
Canton Zurich could be breaking law on refusing sex-worker permits

Canton Zurich could be breaking law on refusing sex-worker permits

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:58 a.m.
Canton Zurich is under fire for possibility breaking the law on the free movement of EU nationals by refusing permits...
Second man dies falling from same window in Zurich

Second man dies falling from same window in Zurich

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:55 a.m.
A man has died after falling from a brothel window in Zurich – the second death of its type in the last three y...
National broadcaster to cut jobs amid downturn

National broadcaster to cut jobs amid downturn

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:50 a.m.
The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation is to sack 250 people over the next three years – blaming the coronavirus.
Geneva debate calls for working support to be extended

Geneva debate calls for working support to be extended

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Geneva business leaders, journalists, trade unionists and politicians are calling for an extension of the reduced wor...
Bike owner says she'll search for rest of her life

Bike owner says she'll search for rest of her life

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
A Zurich woman says she will search for her stolen bike for the rest of her life. Milena Moser’s bike was stole...
Bus gets stuck on farm

Bus gets stuck on farm

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
Lausanne commuters suffered a double problem trying to get into work on Monday after a derailment stopped the Lausann...
Two more Covid deaths over weekend

Two more Covid deaths over weekend

Sept. 29, 2020, 8:03 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there have been 782 new cases of covid-19 in the last 72 hours and two more have died.
Swiss voters don't want US fighter jets

Swiss voters don't want US fighter jets

Sept. 29, 2020, 8:01 a.m.
After the weekend’s narrow acceptance to buy new fighter jets – a survey suggests there’s strong op...
Geneva wage law may not come in until 2021

Geneva wage law may not come in until 2021

Sept. 29, 2020, 7:40 a.m.
Workers hoping for a pay rise in Geneva after the weekend’s adoption of the minimum wage law may have to wait a...
Power cut hits central Geneva

Power cut hits central Geneva

Sept. 29, 2020, 7:38 a.m.
A flood knocked out power to many areas of central Geneva yesterday morning. The outage hit the main shopping distric...
Swiss tourists quarantined in Austria

Swiss tourists quarantined in Austria

Sept. 29, 2020, 7:36 a.m.
A small group of Swiss tourists have been quarantined in Austria after visiting a restaurant which later reported a p...
Geneva New Year's Party binned

Geneva New Year's Party binned

Sept. 29, 2020, 7:34 a.m.
More cancellations. The City of Geneva has confirmed the traditional New Year’s celebrations around the lake wi...
Voters reject move to stop EU free movement

Voters reject move to stop EU free movement

Sept. 28, 2020, 6:49 a.m.
Voters have roundly rejected an initiative launched by the right-wing Swiss People’s Party to limit immigration...
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