Unions say there remains a threat of public transport strikes in Geneva

Unions say there remains a threat of public transport strikes in Geneva

Dec. 22, 2016, 5:44 a.m.
Unions say there is still a chance public transport in Geneva could be hit by a wave of strikes – despite manag...
Geneva police checking vehicles today

Geneva police checking vehicles today

Dec. 20, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
Geneva police are warning drivers there will be 5 checkpoints across the canton today.
Geneva taxi drivers bribe hotel porters - report.

Geneva taxi drivers bribe hotel porters - report.

Dec. 19, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss French TV has unveiled how Geneva taxi drivers have to bribe porters at top hotels to make sure they bag the lu...
Geneva airport night flight worries

Geneva airport night flight worries

Dec. 15, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
As traffic continues to grow at Geneva airport, the issue of night flights are a major concern to locals. The airport...
Geneva to launch major school investment

Geneva to launch major school investment

Dec. 12, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
After many years of allegations of neglect –canton Geneva is to spend CHF 1.5bn on renovating schools.
Thousands watch Escalade parade

Thousands watch Escalade parade

Dec. 12, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Thousands lined the streets of the old town in Geneva to watch Europe’s largest historical parade yesterday.
New fishing rules to encourage crayfish hunting

New fishing rules to encourage crayfish hunting

Dec. 8, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
New fishing regulations come into force for Lake Geneva and surrounding rivers from January – and authorities h...
Jealous husband sentenced to jail for attempted murder

Jealous husband sentenced to jail for attempted murder

Dec. 2, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to 4 and half years in jail by a Geneva court for attempted murder after attacking a neighbo...
Swissair building sold

Swissair building sold

Nov. 30, 2016, 8:53 a.m.
One of the last assets of the defunct airline – Swissair – has been sold.
TAG Heuer wins the “Revival” award in Geneva

TAG Heuer wins the “Revival” award in Geneva

Nov. 23, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
TAG Heuer has won an award for its reissue of the iconic Heuer Monza chronograph at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie...
Flushing is expensive in Geneva

Flushing is expensive in Geneva

Nov. 23, 2016, 6:16 a.m.
Geneva is the most expensive place in Switzerland to flush a toilet.  
Geneva's New Years Eve celebrations announced

Geneva's New Years Eve celebrations announced

Nov. 22, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Geneva’s New Year’s Eve celebrations are to be held once again on the Quai du Mont-Blanc.
Cyprus talks to conclude in Geneva

Cyprus talks to conclude in Geneva

Nov. 21, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
Talks in Geneva between Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders to try to resolve the final issues that could see the islan...
New electric charging points open in Geneva

New electric charging points open in Geneva

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Geneva has opened up new charging points for electric cars at the Park and Ride in Bernex.
Woman in critical condition as car hits pedestrians in Place Cornavin

Woman in critical condition as car hits pedestrians in Place Cornavin

Aug. 30, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
A woman is in a critical condition after a car hit pedestrians near Place Cornavin. Police are currently investigati...
Geneva police called overzealous on traffic campaign

Geneva police called overzealous on traffic campaign

Aug. 30, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Geneva police say their increased vigilance on traffic offences will continue for the next few days – despite c...
Geneva's ban on 'wild' BBQ's deemed a success

Geneva's ban on 'wild' BBQ's deemed a success

Aug. 25, 2016, 8:59 a.m.
The ban on 'wild' barbecues in Geneva's parks, which began in June, has been a success, according to the ...
Switzerland and Italy agree to work closer together on EU policy

Switzerland and Italy agree to work closer together on EU policy

Aug. 23, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
The foreign ministers of Switzerland and Italy have agreed to work closer together, in particular over European polic...
Smokers could kick the habit if they're offered financial rewards

Smokers could kick the habit if they're offered financial rewards

Aug. 17, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
Smokers in Switzerland could kick the habit if they are offered financial rewards. Researchers at the University of ...
First exhibition of Geneva Instagramers launched today

First exhibition of Geneva Instagramers launched today

Aug. 16, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
The first exhibition dedicated Geneva Instagramers is being launched today in Servette. Nearly 100 photos from over ...
Thousand flock to Geneva for the finale of the Lake Festival

Thousand flock to Geneva for the finale of the Lake Festival

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
The finale of the Lake Geneva festival attracted hundreds of thousands of spectators on Saturday night, despite the i...
Car theft 6 times more likely in Geneva than rest of Switzerland

Car theft 6 times more likely in Geneva than rest of Switzerland

Aug. 11, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
The risk of getting your car stolen is six times higher in Geneva than the rest of Switzerland. According to the ins...
Unemployment rises in Geneva and Vaud in June

Unemployment rises in Geneva and Vaud in June

Aug. 11, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Unemployment rose 0.1 points last month, compared to June in the cantons of Geneva and Vaud. The figure was much the...
Geneva scientists find way to slow development of lymphoma

Geneva scientists find way to slow development of lymphoma

Aug. 9, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
Scientists in Geneva have found a way to slow down the development of lymphoma, the cancer that affects white blood c...
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