Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Aug. 12, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Normally during the summer, Geneva traffic is lighter as schools are out and many are away. 
Body of missing Geneva resident found in canton Vaud

Body of missing Geneva resident found in canton Vaud

Aug. 10, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
The body of a missing Geneva resident has been found near Bex in canton Vaud. 
World's oldest 2-headed tortoise to have new home built

World's oldest 2-headed tortoise to have new home built

Aug. 10, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The world’s oldest living 2-headed tortoise is to get a new home at the Geneva Natural History Museum. 
Study reveals drinking trends in Switzerland

Study reveals drinking trends in Switzerland

Aug. 6, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
Ticino has the heaviest drinkers in all of Switzerland - according to a new study by the Swiss Health Observatory.&nb...
Geneva becomes coronavirus 'hotspot'

Geneva becomes coronavirus 'hotspot'

Aug. 5, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
Geneva is being called a ‘hotspot’ for coronavirus infections.   
Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"

Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"

Aug. 3, 2020, 11:01 a.m.
Belgium has red-listed travel to Geneva, Vaud and Valais.  
Geneva opens pandemic-friendly fair today

Geneva opens pandemic-friendly fair today

July 31, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
There will be a taste of summer around Lake Geneva, despite the cancellation of the annual firework display back in A...
Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

July 29, 2020, 10 a.m.
A Geneva bar will close for the next 10 days after one if its staff tested positive for Covid-19. 
Infection rate continues to climb as cantons strengthen pandemic rules

Infection rate continues to climb as cantons strengthen pandemic rules

July 28, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The case of the Rooftop bar highlights a wider trend in Geneva: the canton is seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases.
'Superspreader' infects bar-goers and family members in Geneva

'Superspreader' infects bar-goers and family members in Geneva

July 28, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
One person infected 20 others at a bar in Geneva over the weekend. 
Farmer's field destroyed after teens light firework

Farmer's field destroyed after teens light firework

July 28, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A group of teenagers playing with firecrackers are being blamed for a blaze which destroyed 30,000 square metres of a...
New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safe

New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safe

July 24, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
An app to help Geneva nightclubs stay open and customers to stay safe is now being backed by the canton. 
Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

July 22, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
More than 40% of the working population in canton Geneva are foreigners. The latest figures from the Cantonal Statist...
Search for women in Geneva seen walking into lake

Search for women in Geneva seen walking into lake

July 20, 2020, 8:17 a.m.
A search is underway in Geneva for a woman in her forties after her belongings, with her ID card, were found on the l...
Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to flee

Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to flee

July 16, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
A large fire in Geneva overnight caused 50 people to flee their homes in the Contamines region of the city. 
Cash van robbers arrested thanks to Geneva-French police operation

Cash van robbers arrested thanks to Geneva-French police operation

July 16, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
A joint Geneva-French police operation has resulted in several arrests in France and has likely thwarted further...
Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

July 14, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The Geneva branch of the Swiss People’s Party, together with the anti-immigration Geneva Citizens Movement, are...
Man found 160m from holiday home in Ticino after 8 day search

Man found 160m from holiday home in Ticino after 8 day search

July 13, 2020, 8:50 a.m.
A Geneva man has been found in Ticino after being lost in the mountains for 8 days. 
New drive-in cinema opens in Geneva

New drive-in cinema opens in Geneva

July 13, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
A drive-in cinema opened in canton Geneva this weekend and will continue to show films every weekend until the end of...
Political rising star, Maudet, kicked out of Liberal Radical Party

Political rising star, Maudet, kicked out of Liberal Radical Party

July 7, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
Former political rising star Pierre Maudet has been kicked out of the Liberal Radical Party. 
Covid cash handouts recovered as fraudulent claims investigated

Covid cash handouts recovered as fraudulent claims investigated

July 7, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
Geneva authorities have recovered more than CHF 3m from illegal emergency cash handouts due to the lockdown. 
3 planned demonstrations in Geneva expected to cause traffic problems later today

3 planned demonstrations in Geneva expected to cause traffic problems later today

July 3, 2020, 8:49 a.m.
Geneva police is warning of major traffic problems later this afternoon in the centre of town due to three planned de...
Geneva International Motor Show finds potential buyers

Geneva International Motor Show finds potential buyers

July 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Potential buyers of the Geneva International Motor Show are emerging. 
Geneva to remove new road markings but keep cycle lanes over summer

Geneva to remove new road markings but keep cycle lanes over summer

June 29, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The City of Geneva is being ordered by the canton to remove new road markings as they are not compliant with federal ...
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