Vaccine supply causes more problems for roll-out

Vaccine supply causes more problems for roll-out

Jan. 28, 2021, 6:16 a.m.
Switzerland’s already troubled vaccine roll out is likely to be hit further after the pharmaceutical company Mo...
Geneva forced to close vaccine centres due to lack of supply

Geneva forced to close vaccine centres due to lack of supply

Jan. 28, 2021, 6:15 a.m.
The practical impact of the lack of vaccines is shown clearly in Geneva. Three newly opened vaccination centres are l...
Zurich police break up illegal party

Zurich police break up illegal party

Jan. 28, 2021, 6:13 a.m.
Zurich police broke up an illegal party at a self-check in hotel over the weekend. Around 25 were fined for breaking ...
Rules on Lake Geneva boat commuters clarified

Rules on Lake Geneva boat commuters clarified

Jan. 28, 2021, 6:11 a.m.
The company that runs the boats on Lake Geneva has clarified the law on what passengers need to do if they’re a...
Air passengers warned to make sure they know the rules

Air passengers warned to make sure they know the rules

Jan. 28, 2021, 6:09 a.m.
Passengers heading to Geneva Airport are being warned to make sure they understand all the regulations of the countri...
Geneva extends 'solidarity vouchers'.

Geneva extends 'solidarity vouchers'.

Jan. 28, 2021, 5:02 a.m.
Geneva is continuing and expanding the use of the ‘solidarity vouchers’.
Geneva politicians dismiss frontalier testing plan

Geneva politicians dismiss frontalier testing plan

Jan. 27, 2021, 6:19 a.m.
Geneva politicians have come out strongly against an idea hatched in Bern that all border workers will have to show a...
University under fire for poor exam conditions

University under fire for poor exam conditions

Jan. 27, 2021, 6:18 a.m.
Staff at the ETH university in Zurich are under fire for forcing students into small rooms for their exams.
Train passengers using food as an excuse not to wear mask

Train passengers using food as an excuse not to wear mask

Jan. 27, 2021, 6:16 a.m.
The Swiss Federal Health Office wants to stop people from taking too long to eat on a train so they don’t have ...
Bern to launch nationwide mass testing

Bern to launch nationwide mass testing

Jan. 26, 2021, 8:43 a.m.
The government wants to roll out mass testing across the country. The plan is being welcomed by the cantons – a...
France could lockdown again

France could lockdown again

Jan. 26, 2021, 8:41 a.m.
It’s looking increasingly likely France is going to lockdown once again. It will be the third time since March.
Lockdown saved more than 60,000 lives - study

Lockdown saved more than 60,000 lives - study

Jan. 26, 2021, 7:07 a.m.
A study by the University of Italian Switzerland in Lugano suggests the first lockdown saved 35,000 lives and track a...
Political parties call for stricter border controls

Political parties call for stricter border controls

Jan. 25, 2021, 4:52 a.m.
The leaders of all the major political parties in Switzerland have sent a joint letter to the Federal Council, callin...
Geneva pays out to help shut businesses

Geneva pays out to help shut businesses

Jan. 25, 2021, 4:48 a.m.
In Geneva the canton has paid out nearly CHF 2m on rent that businesses shut down by the pandemic are unable to honou...
More schools being closed due to UK variant

More schools being closed due to UK variant

Jan. 25, 2021, 4:45 a.m.
The more virulent and possibly more deadly UK strain of the virus is closing schools in the country.
More vaccinations planned for Geneva

More vaccinations planned for Geneva

Jan. 25, 2021, 4:43 a.m.
Geneva has vaccinated 11,000 people and is vaccinating 1,000 people a day.
From the cockpit to cab - pilots training to drive trains

From the cockpit to cab - pilots training to drive trains

Jan. 25, 2021, 4:33 a.m.
Pilots for SWISS International Airlines are switching the cockpit for the train cab.  
Geneva moans it hasn't got enough of the vaccine

Geneva moans it hasn't got enough of the vaccine

Jan. 22, 2021, 6:28 a.m.
The vaccine roll out in Geneva is being hit by lack of supplies and IT glitches.
South African billionaire jumps Swiss vaccine queue

South African billionaire jumps Swiss vaccine queue

Jan. 22, 2021, 6:23 a.m.
Questions are being asked about why a health group vaccinated a South African billionaire who doesn’t live in S...
Lockdowns lead to depressive thoughts

Lockdowns lead to depressive thoughts

Jan. 22, 2021, 6:21 a.m.
The longer the lockdown and restrictions continue – the higher the rate of depression.     ...
France tightens entry laws

France tightens entry laws

Jan. 22, 2021, 6:18 a.m.
France is tightening its travel restrictions and now anyone wishing to enter the country has to show a negative Covid...
Govt says it could close schools - but doesn't want to

Govt says it could close schools - but doesn't want to

Jan. 21, 2021, 6:58 a.m.
The Federal Council says it will close all the schools again if it has to – but it will be a last resort.
Geneva hospital starts up routine surgery

Geneva hospital starts up routine surgery

Jan. 21, 2021, 6:54 a.m.
The Geneva University Hospital is to re-start routine surgeries.
Hopes for Geneva economy in 2021

Hopes for Geneva economy in 2021

Jan. 21, 2021, 6:49 a.m.
There are hopes the Geneva economy will begin to bounce back during the course of this year. The Cantonal Statisti...
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