Plan to generate energy from Lake Geneva

Plan to generate energy from Lake Geneva

Feb. 3, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
The appearance of a large barge on Lake Geneva spurred rumors of a successful freight trip from the Mediterranean to ...
Police investigate possible aircraft sabotage at Geneva airport

Police investigate possible aircraft sabotage at Geneva airport

Feb. 2, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Police are investigating a possible case of sabotage on a Swiss International Airlines aircraft as it was due to leav...
New Geneva tax rule suspended by court

New Geneva tax rule suspended by court

Feb. 2, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
A new Geneva tax law has been suspended ahead of a judicial review. New rules due in for this financial year included...
Geneva SVP MP caught drink-driving

Geneva SVP MP caught drink-driving

Jan. 31, 2017, 6:23 a.m.
A Geneva national MP, Céline Amaudruz, has received a suspended prison sentence and a CHF 9,000 fine for drink...
Weather change improves pollution levels in Geneva

Weather change improves pollution levels in Geneva

Jan. 31, 2017, 6:21 a.m.
The generally warmer weather and more wind has improved the air quality around Geneva and the pollution alert has bee...
Cyclist dies in tragic accident in Geneva

Cyclist dies in tragic accident in Geneva

Jan. 27, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
A fatal accident took place this morning on the Route de Malagnou in Geneva
Pollution hits emergency levels in Geneva

Pollution hits emergency levels in Geneva

Jan. 26, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Pollution levels in Geneva have hit an emergency trigger level. At 11am yesterday, pollution reached 50 micrograms pe...
Race to replace WHO leadership narrows

Race to replace WHO leadership narrows

Jan. 26, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Member states of the World Health Organization have whittled down the number of candidates to three to take over the ...
Geneva police scraps annual parade

Geneva police scraps annual parade

Jan. 24, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Geneva police unions – angry at new work schedules and overtime restrictions – have forced the commander,...
Efforts to help Geneva homeless in sub-zero temperatures.

Efforts to help Geneva homeless in sub-zero temperatures.

Jan. 20, 2017, 6:15 a.m.
Despite the cold weather, homeless shelters in Geneva are not full. Authorities are asking people to call 144 if they...
Woman faces massive fine after blocking Geneva tram

Woman faces massive fine after blocking Geneva tram

Jan. 20, 2017, 6:03 a.m.
A Geneva motorist is facing a massive parking fine after blocking a tram line for more than an hour.
Geneva communes launch a new tradition

Geneva communes launch a new tradition

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Some Geneva communes launched what they hope will be a new tradition over the weekend – the burning of the Chri...
Geneva pension fund buys Fermenich office block

Geneva pension fund buys Fermenich office block

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
The Geneva state pension fund has bought the large Fermenich office building in Jonction. The perfume company will mo...
UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson expected in Geneva

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson expected in Geneva

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
British foreign secretary Boris Johnson is expected in Geneva today, hoping to clinch an agreement in the Cyprus peac...
Men seriously injured in Geneva attack

Men seriously injured in Geneva attack

Jan. 10, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
A drug deal gone wrong. That’s what Geneva police suspect after two men in their thirties were so badly beaten,...
Geneva airport claims success in busy weekend

Geneva airport claims success in busy weekend

Jan. 9, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva airport is hailing as a success special measure it put in place this weekend to make sure passengers were able...
Geneva remains popular with dictators

Geneva remains popular with dictators

Jan. 5, 2017, 5:09 a.m.
Geneva remains a favourite destination for the world’s dictators. Figures released by the Twitter feed, Dictato...
Geneva airport braces for busy weekend

Geneva airport braces for busy weekend

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
After last weekend’s delays at the Geneva airport – this weekend is expected to be equally busy and the a...
Another death after Geneva New Year fires

Another death after Geneva New Year fires

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
There’s been another death following the two fires in Geneva over the weekend. Already a person in their eighti...
Geneva airport says lack of space worsened delays

Geneva airport says lack of space worsened delays

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
Geneva airport says lack of space for passengers was the major problem over the New Year weekend. Passengers had to e...
Geneva fire-fighters busy over New Year - one dead

Geneva fire-fighters busy over New Year - one dead

Jan. 3, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Geneva fire-fighters were busy over the New Year weekend. A major fire on Sunday afternoon in Plainpalais led to over...
Fears of Geneva airport strike recede

Fears of Geneva airport strike recede

Dec. 23, 2016, 5:23 a.m.
Fears of a baggage handling strike at Geneva airport have receded for the time being.
Small quake hits Thonon

Small quake hits Thonon

Dec. 23, 2016, 5:17 a.m.
A mild tremor hit the French town of Thonon last night. The Swiss Seismological Service in Zurich says the small quak...
Geneva police upgrades equipment

Geneva police upgrades equipment

Dec. 22, 2016, 5:49 a.m.
Canton Geneva has agreed to spend almost CHF 6m upgrading police equipment – which may also include a drone.
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