Switzerland lives up to reputation as hotbed of spies

Switzerland lives up to reputation as hotbed of spies

Feb. 5, 2018, 5:55 a.m.
Switzerland has always been a favourite by writers of spy novels as a place where foreign agents from across the worl...
Geneva police re-brand

Geneva police re-brand

Feb. 1, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
From today Geneva police will be known as the Geneva Cantonal Police - and not the Gendarmerie
Bern conference to look at health insurance premiums

Bern conference to look at health insurance premiums

Jan. 30, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
A major conference is going on in Bern discussing how to stop the relentless rise in health insurance premiums.
Court rules against low paying firm

Court rules against low paying firm

Jan. 30, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
A court in Geneva has ruled against a company which was paying its Polish workers EUR 8 an hour.
France and Geneva agree to deal with border traffic issues

France and Geneva agree to deal with border traffic issues

Jan. 25, 2018, 5:46 a.m.
Authorities in Geneva and France have agreed to do something about the traffic flowing across the border every day. ...
Clean-up volunteers warn about plastic waste

Clean-up volunteers warn about plastic waste

Jan. 23, 2018, 6:27 a.m.
Volunteers collected almost 80,000 items of litter from Swiss lakes and rivers in the last six months of last year &n...
Lower rate of increase for Geneva frontaliers

Lower rate of increase for Geneva frontaliers

Jan. 19, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
The number of cross-border workers in Geneva is still climbing, but at a far lower rate.
Geneva banker on trial for fraud

Geneva banker on trial for fraud

Jan. 16, 2018, 5:58 a.m.
A banker is on trial in Geneva for allegedly funneling funds away from wealthy Eastern European clients.
Awards given to smart street lights and electric bus

Awards given to smart street lights and electric bus

Jan. 12, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
The Federal Office of Energy has awarded prizes to several ideas designed to save power.
Body Worlds exhibition disappoints in Geneva

Body Worlds exhibition disappoints in Geneva

Jan. 8, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
The controversial Body Worlds exhibition in Geneva has closed with the organizers saying they will lose money on the ...
Storm blows down trees, trucks and trains

Storm blows down trees, trucks and trains

Jan. 4, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Yesterday’s storm caused havoc in many areas of the country. Trains were blown off their tracks and trucks over...
Post Office apologizes after package not delivered as it was 'too big'

Post Office apologizes after package not delivered as it was 'too big'

Dec. 19, 2017, 5:44 a.m.
The Swiss Post Office has apologized to a customer after the postman decided a package was too big to be delivered to...
2,000 take the plunge in chilly lake

2,000 take the plunge in chilly lake

Dec. 18, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Around 2,000 people dived into a chilly Lake Geneva yesterday as part of the Coupe du Noel.
Geneva police in high speed chase in France

Geneva police in high speed chase in France

Dec. 14, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
Geneva police chased a French registered car into France before it crashed into two other vehicles. The occupants wer...
Geneva police launch manhunt after street stabbing

Geneva police launch manhunt after street stabbing

Dec. 12, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva police have launched a major investigation after a 37 year old man was found close to death on the streets aft...
Stronger Euro hits French tax take from Geneva

Stronger Euro hits French tax take from Geneva

Dec. 6, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
The strengthening Euro against the franc is hitting the finances of French communes bordering Geneva.
Switzerland to return millions to Nigeria

Switzerland to return millions to Nigeria

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Switzerland is going to return USD 321m to Nigeria following agreement between the two countries and the World Bank.
Hundreds of workers take to Geneva streets

Hundreds of workers take to Geneva streets

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Hundreds of public sector workers took to the streets last night in Geneva, protesting job cuts, lower pay and reduce...
Porsche crashes and injures three in central Geneva

Porsche crashes and injures three in central Geneva

Dec. 4, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
Geneva firefighters had to rescue a pedestrian from under the wheels of a Porsche Macan after the driver lost control...
Thousands watch Geneva races in freezing temperatures

Thousands watch Geneva races in freezing temperatures

Dec. 4, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
Tens of thousands braved the cold over the weekend to either run or watch the 40th edition of the Course de l’E...
No evidence of dog poisoning in Geneva

No evidence of dog poisoning in Geneva

Dec. 1, 2017, 5:31 a.m.
Reports of dogs being poisoned in Geneva parks seem to have no basis in fact.
Swiss believe climate change is real

Swiss believe climate change is real

Nov. 30, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
The Swiss believe climate change is real and that we are responsible for it. Also, many people believe it is a greate...
Swiss authorities block around 300 jihadist videos

Swiss authorities block around 300 jihadist videos

Nov. 29, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Swiss intelligence services have blocked over 300 jihadist videos on You Tube over the last year.
Geneva Green Party pushes for solar expansion

Geneva Green Party pushes for solar expansion

Nov. 29, 2017, 6:41 a.m.
The Geneva Green Party is pushing for the canton to boost its solar energy production.
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