Diamond sale in Geneva breaks records

Diamond sale in Geneva breaks records

May 17, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
A pair of diamond earrings have sold in Geneva for more than $57m.
Firefight in central Geneva foils robbery

Firefight in central Geneva foils robbery

May 15, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
A firefight broke out on Saturday morning on the Quai des Bergues in Geneva. Police say two people attempted to rob a...
69 year old pedestrian killed in Geneva old town

69 year old pedestrian killed in Geneva old town

May 15, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
A 69 year old pedestrian was killed on Saturday evening in Geneva’s old town by an 80 year old driver.
Geneva burglars thwarted by dogs

Geneva burglars thwarted by dogs

May 11, 2017, 6:43 a.m.
Two Geneva burglars have been thwarted by a dog. In the early hours of Wednesday morning two men tried to scale the f...
Families evicted from homes in Geneva with no notice

Families evicted from homes in Geneva with no notice

May 10, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Eleven families have been evicted from their homes in Geneva without warning. They were subletting apartments through...
Massive fire in Geneva

Massive fire in Geneva

May 9, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
A large fire brought the centre of Geneva to standstill yesterday afternoon. Right in the heart of Paquis, the top fl...
Thousands support Geneva marathon

Thousands support Geneva marathon

May 8, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Geneva over the weekend to cheer on runners taking part in the Geneva marathon.
Green party puts forward cannabis motion

Green party puts forward cannabis motion

May 5, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
The Green Party has tabled a parliamentary motion in Bern to legalize cannabis. It’s not the first time politic...
Mysterious Geneva plaque has hidden message

Mysterious Geneva plaque has hidden message

May 5, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
Local politicians in Geneva are trying to solve a mystery of a plaque placed on a building in the old town in honor o...
Swiss spies keep watch on 90 suspected jihadists

Swiss spies keep watch on 90 suspected jihadists

May 4, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
The Swiss intelligence agency has identified around 90 people living in the country who could have links with Islamic...
Geneva public transport remains very slow

Geneva public transport remains very slow

May 2, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
The speed of Geneva public transport has always been criticized, but new figures show the average speed is up –...
Geneva to scrap dozens of traffic lights

Geneva to scrap dozens of traffic lights

May 1, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Traffic lights are a blight on any driver in Geneva – and now it seems the canton agrees.  
UN workers demonstrate against paycuts

UN workers demonstrate against paycuts

April 26, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
Over 500 UN workers demonstrated outside the Palais des Nations in Geneva yesterday to fight against plans to cut pay...
Geneva police dispute looks set to worsen

Geneva police dispute looks set to worsen

April 26, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
The long running dispute between the Geneva police and the government looks to get worse.
UN secretary general and Swiss foreign minister reaffirm importance of Geneva

UN secretary general and Swiss foreign minister reaffirm importance of Geneva

April 25, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
The UN secretary general and the Swiss foreign minister have reaffirmed their belief in the importance of internation...
Zurich police consider asking for Islamic speaker ban

Zurich police consider asking for Islamic speaker ban

April 24, 2017, 7 a.m.
Zurich police are considering asking the government to ban some planned speakers at an Islamic event due to be h...
Geneva hosts pro-science march

Geneva hosts pro-science march

April 24, 2017, 5:18 a.m.
Geneva joined the world on Saturday with its own march for science. Around 600 scientists and supporters marched in s...
Geneva crackdown on cyclists

Geneva crackdown on cyclists

April 21, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Geneva police handed out several fines against errant cyclists yesterday. The police say they want to send a message ...
Geneva police warn of payphone scam

Geneva police warn of payphone scam

April 13, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Geneva police are warning of a scam which can lead to you being thousands of francs out of pocket.
Geneva police stop drunk driver with one tyre missing

Geneva police stop drunk driver with one tyre missing

April 12, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Geneva police have released details of a drunk driver from Vaud they stopped on Saturday afternoon outside the UN. Th...
TPG hope timetable changes will lead to support in fare rises

TPG hope timetable changes will lead to support in fare rises

April 12, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
The Geneva public transport company, the TPG, is trying to woo voters ahead of a crucial vote in May which may allow ...
Geneva launches campaign against black economy

Geneva launches campaign against black economy

April 11, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Geneva is launching a campaign against the black economy. The move is part of ‘Operation Papyrus’ which a...
Switzerland condemns Egypt attack

Switzerland condemns Egypt attack

April 10, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Switzerland has issued a strong condemnation of the attack on two Coptic churches in Egypt yesterday as worshippers c...
Swiss Islamic preacher expelled from France

Swiss Islamic preacher expelled from France

April 10, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
A controversial Swiss Islamic preacher has been expelled from France. Hani Ramadan used to head the Geneva Islamic Ce...
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