Geneva festival budget slashed for 2017

Geneva festival budget slashed for 2017

Feb. 28, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
The budget of this year’s Geneva Lake Festival is to be slashed. Last year the event lost CHF 3.5m and the man ...
Geneva to offer thousands of illegal immigrants work permits

Geneva to offer thousands of illegal immigrants work permits

Feb. 23, 2017, 5:24 a.m.
Geneva is to allow several thousand illegal immigrants in the canton to formalize their stay and get work permits.
Geneva 54th most congested city in the world - and worst in Switzerland

Geneva 54th most congested city in the world - and worst in Switzerland

Feb. 23, 2017, 5:20 a.m.
Geneva is the most congested city in Switzerland – with drivers spending an average of 38 minutes a day in jams.
High tech jamming system leads to police warning

High tech jamming system leads to police warning

Feb. 23, 2017, 5:15 a.m.
Geneva police are warning to make sure your car is locked properly before leaving it. The warning comes after the arr...
Plane makes emergency landing in Geneva after death

Plane makes emergency landing in Geneva after death

Feb. 22, 2017, 5:51 a.m.
A holiday flight from Stuttgart to Tenerife made an emergency landing in Geneva yesterday morning after a passenger d...
13 month old baby dies in crèche in Geneva

13 month old baby dies in crèche in Geneva

Feb. 21, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
A 13 month old baby died in a crèche in Geneva last week, but the staff have already been cleared of any wrong...
Geneva MPs to discuss media in canton after paper job cuts

Geneva MPs to discuss media in canton after paper job cuts

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Geneva cantonal MPs will discuss this week the future of the media in the canton.
Expansion work at Geneva airport could last until 2035

Expansion work at Geneva airport could last until 2035

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Geneva airport says it believes it needs CHF 150m of investment a year for at least the next ten years to make sure i...
Group fighting for Geneva party rights has some success

Group fighting for Geneva party rights has some success

Feb. 20, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
A group fighting for their right to party in Geneva is claiming some success. Geneva’s scant night scene has be...
Suspected Geneva jihadist to stay in jail until trial

Suspected Geneva jihadist to stay in jail until trial

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
A Genevan suspected of being radicalized on a trip to Turkey early last year will stay in prison until his trial as i...
Geneva to cancel thousands of small fines

Geneva to cancel thousands of small fines

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Geneva authorities have cancelled thousands of fines issued between 2011 and 2013 and thousands more are expecte...
Geneva Old Town dying

Geneva Old Town dying

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Is the Geneva Old Town dying? That does seem to be the view of local traders. Shops have lain empty for several month...
Microsoft calls for Geneva convention on cyber security

Microsoft calls for Geneva convention on cyber security

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Software company Microsoft is calling for a new ‘Geneva Convention’ to protect civilians in the case of a...
Geneva firefighters rescue trapped cat

Geneva firefighters rescue trapped cat

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
The Geneva fire service had to break down a concrete wall in an apartment building to rescue a trapped cat.
Geneva residents shocked at free Islamic book

Geneva residents shocked at free Islamic book

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Some residents in Geneva say they were shocked after a free book espousing Islam appeared in their letter boxes.
Man saved from Rhone in Geneva

Man saved from Rhone in Geneva

Feb. 10, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Geneva rescue services sprang into action last night to save a man who’d fallen into the Rhone. The man was wal...
Act of kindness triggers police alert

Act of kindness triggers police alert

Feb. 9, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
A driver’s kind efforts to help out a child in the rain caused a police alert in Geneva on Tuesday.
Geneva students complain at ending of Erasmus programme

Geneva students complain at ending of Erasmus programme

Feb. 8, 2017, 6:05 a.m.
Students at Geneva University are complaining the decision to withdraw from the European Erasmus exchange programme i...
A study shows home building in Geneva would add 1% GDP

A study shows home building in Geneva would add 1% GDP

Feb. 8, 2017, 6:02 a.m.
A new study by the University of Geneva suggests a major home building programme in the canton would bring in an extr...
CHF 20m worth of gems spread across Geneva road

CHF 20m worth of gems spread across Geneva road

Feb. 7, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Twenty million francs worth of jewelry was left scatted across the road after a robber crashed his getaway bike racin...
Swiss plane makes emergency landing in Canada

Swiss plane makes emergency landing in Canada

Feb. 3, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Passengers on a Swiss International Airlines flight from Zurich to Los Angeles found themselves freezing in minus 23 ...
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...
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