Geneva looks to tackle crèche crises

Geneva looks to tackle crèche crises

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Canton Geneva is examining a proposal to increase crèche space. It’s estimated the canton needs another ...
Geneva police launch major search operation for swimmer

Geneva police launch major search operation for swimmer

Oct. 16, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
Geneva police launched a major search and rescue operation on Friday afternoon after a caller says they saw someone f...
3,000 peek under trams in Geneva

3,000 peek under trams in Geneva

Oct. 16, 2017, 6:11 a.m.
3,000 Genevans took the opportunity to peer behind the scenes at the city’s largest tram depot on Saturday. ...
Geneva cable car project a step closer

Geneva cable car project a step closer

Oct. 13, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
The plan for a major cable car transport system in Geneva has taken a step further – and been extended.
Missing Calvin document to be returned to Geneva

Missing Calvin document to be returned to Geneva

Oct. 12, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
A document signed by Calvin himself is to be returned to Geneva after being missing for more than 100 years.
Geneva commune makes unfortunate racial gaff

Geneva commune makes unfortunate racial gaff

Oct. 11, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
The Geneva commune of Grand Saconnex has found itself embroiled in a strange anti-Semitism argument.
Geneva protesters call for cheaper city

Geneva protesters call for cheaper city

Oct. 9, 2017, 6:19 a.m.
Around 2,000 protested in Geneva on Saturday afternoon, demanding a cheaper city.
No trains to Geneva airport this Saturday

No trains to Geneva airport this Saturday

Oct. 4, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Travellers are being warned this weekend about several train cancellations around Geneva. The main disruption will be...
Extra hour of shop opening during Geneva puppet march gives mixed results

Extra hour of shop opening during Geneva puppet march gives mixed results

Oct. 3, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Geneva shop owners are determining if it was worth the extra hour of trading over the weekend during the Saga des G&e...
850,000 in Geneva to watch the giants

850,000 in Geneva to watch the giants

Oct. 2, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
850,000 people gathered in Geneva over the weekend to watch the Saga des Géants. Two giant puppets walked or c...
Geneva gets new environmental agency

Geneva gets new environmental agency

Oct. 2, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Geneva can add another environmental agency to the list of those it already hosts – the Minamata Convention on ...
Giants take over Geneva

Giants take over Geneva

Sept. 29, 2017, 5:32 a.m.
Geneva will be visited by giants over the next few days – and the police are warning it will be a massive event...
Geneva taxis want more rights to use bus lanes

Geneva taxis want more rights to use bus lanes

Sept. 28, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
The law could be changed in Geneva to allow taxis to use bus lanes even when they’re empty. Currently taxis are...
Mixed signal on Geneva burglaries

Mixed signal on Geneva burglaries

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva police have signaled a mixed picture of their success in tackling burglary in the canton.
Two unrelated shootings in Geneva over weekend

Two unrelated shootings in Geneva over weekend

Sept. 25, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Two separate shootings shattered the peace in Geneva over the weekend. The first was on Friday evening in Charmilles....
Pakistani protesters burn Swiss flags

Pakistani protesters burn Swiss flags

Sept. 25, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Swiss authorities have denied requests to take down posters in Geneva advocating independence for the Baluchistan reg...
Vase sells in Geneva for 10,000 times its estimate

Vase sells in Geneva for 10,000 times its estimate

Sept. 25, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
A Chinese vase sold at auction in Geneva at 10,000 times its estimated price. The 60cm high vase was estimated to sel...
Pension reform and VAT fail at ballot box

Pension reform and VAT fail at ballot box

Sept. 24, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
The government has been saved a confusing result at nationwide votes – even if it’s one they don&rsq...
Geneva Asian food chain closes for good

Geneva Asian food chain closes for good

Sept. 22, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
The Geneva fast food chain, Mike Wong, has closed its doors for good. The owner, Pierre Turtschi, blamed the authorit...
Geneva politicians call for exhibition to be banned

Geneva politicians call for exhibition to be banned

Sept. 22, 2017, 7 a.m.
A controversial exhibition has opened in Geneva despite some local politicians wanting it banned.
Geneva hunter shoots donkeys in France

Geneva hunter shoots donkeys in France

Sept. 21, 2017, 6:15 a.m.
A hunter from Geneva is being investigated after he shot and killed four donkeys in a field. He says he thought they ...
'Mega-Event' in Geneva will cause traffic chaos

'Mega-Event' in Geneva will cause traffic chaos

Sept. 20, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Geneva authorities are gearing up for what is being described as a ‘mega-event’ by the public transport c...
Thousands expected at Geneva gaming convention

Thousands expected at Geneva gaming convention

Sept. 19, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Thousands are expected to turn up for the second edition of the Geneva Gaming Convention which starts this Friday at ...
40,000 go to Geneva wine festival

40,000 go to Geneva wine festival

Sept. 18, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
40,000 people descended on Geneva’s wine growing region over the weekend to sample the latest harvest and enjoy...
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