Major storm kills 2 and floods Geneva

Major storm kills 2 and floods Geneva

June 17, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Large parts of cantons Geneva and Vaud and neighbouring France were battered by a major storm on Saturday afternoon.
Man rescued from Rhone river in stormy waters

Man rescued from Rhone river in stormy waters

June 17, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
A man had to be rescued from the Rhone river near the Pont Butin in Geneva yesterday afternoon.
Geneva sets up first women's fan zone

Geneva sets up first women's fan zone

June 12, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Geneva is setting up the first fan zone for the Women’s World Cup in the country. 
Duckling family hold up Geneva bus

Duckling family hold up Geneva bus

June 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A Geneva bus was delayed for 40 minutes after a family of ducklings decided to take a break under the vehicle.
Geneva couple find missing wedding ring in Fribourg

Geneva couple find missing wedding ring in Fribourg

May 31, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A Geneva couple are celebrating after finding a lost wedding ring. 
Geneva to enforce gender equality in government

Geneva to enforce gender equality in government

May 30, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Geneva is looking to legally enforce gender equality in all government agencies.
Geneva becomes the first city to sign the maritime human rights declaration

Geneva becomes the first city to sign the maritime human rights declaration

May 22, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva has become the first city to officially sign the Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea, a declaration that...
Geneva shops to open on Sundays, but only three times a year

Geneva shops to open on Sundays, but only three times a year

May 20, 2019, 5:26 a.m.
Shops in Geneva are to open on just three Sundays a year for a two-year trial period
Geneva airport security head arrested

Geneva airport security head arrested

May 16, 2019, 6:43 a.m.
The head of security at Geneva airport and another man have been arrested, suspected of corruption.
Canton Geneva holds firm on French resident kids in schools

Canton Geneva holds firm on French resident kids in schools

May 16, 2019, 6:40 a.m.
French resident Geneva parents fighting for the right to have their children educated in the canton are feeling more ...
Election worker questioned by police in Geneva, released.

Election worker questioned by police in Geneva, released.

May 14, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
A worker who was being questioned by police over alleged vote manipulation at the Geneva election services office has...
Court refuses to suspend new secular law

Court refuses to suspend new secular law

May 14, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
It will remain illegal in Geneva for public workers to wear religious symbols.
Geneva worker questioned over possible vote rigging

Geneva worker questioned over possible vote rigging

May 10, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Geneva police have raided the offices of the canton’s elections services while they investigate reports an empl...
Geneva most expensive city for families

Geneva most expensive city for families

May 10, 2019, 5:59 a.m.
Geneva is the most expensive city for families to live in, according to a new study.
Major changes to Geneva public transport at end of year

Major changes to Geneva public transport at end of year

May 9, 2019, 7:04 a.m.
Geneva public transport is gearing for a major change at the end of the year. There are plans to inaugurate three new...
Heroin smuggling ring broken-up

Heroin smuggling ring broken-up

May 8, 2019, 6:03 a.m.
Police have broken up a massive heroin smuggling operation based in Albania after a year long investigation.
Teen fools security at Geneva airport and makes it to Africa.

Teen fools security at Geneva airport and makes it to Africa.

May 7, 2019, 6:14 a.m.
A teenager ran away from home over the weekend, tricked security at Geneva airport and managed to make it to Morocco.
Cuts continue for Fêtes de Genève

Cuts continue for Fêtes de Genève

April 25, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
This year’s Geneva summer firework display will go ahead on August 10th – but the Fêtes de Gen...
Green Party MP asks to ban short-term loan ads

Green Party MP asks to ban short-term loan ads

April 25, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A Geneva Green Party MP wants to stop the advertising of short-term loans in the canton.
Geneva noisy traffic disrupting sleep

Geneva noisy traffic disrupting sleep

April 24, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Residents in the centre of Geneva say noise is a major problem.
Geneva to ban plastic from public events

Geneva to ban plastic from public events

April 24, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva will ban single-use plastic at any public event from next year.
New Geneva tax law vote could lead to catastrophe

New Geneva tax law vote could lead to catastrophe

April 18, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
It will be catastrophic for canton Geneva if voters reject a new tax law next month. 
Geneva police narrowly miss catching cash machine thieves

Geneva police narrowly miss catching cash machine thieves

April 17, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
Geneva police managed to stop a gang tearing out a cash machine in Vésenaz yesterday morning. 
Less shoppers spending in France than predicted

Less shoppers spending in France than predicted

April 16, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
A large-scale study to examine shopping habits of those living in the ‘Grand Genève’ region shows ...
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