Some Geneva borders to reopen during rush hour

Some Geneva borders to reopen during rush hour

April 20, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
Some more borders will be open for Geneva cross border workers from today. 
Borders will not reopen to cyclists around Geneva

Borders will not reopen to cyclists around Geneva

April 15, 2020, 10:41 a.m.
The Federal Customs Office is rejecting calls to reopen some borders around Geneva to cyclists.
Geneva-based philanthropist to set up 'air-bridge' between China and Geneva

Geneva-based philanthropist to set up 'air-bridge' between China and Geneva

April 15, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
The Geneva-based philanthropist Abdallah Chatila is spending CHF 130m on medical equipment and setting up an air-brid...
Geneva airport receives plane carrying CHF 3 million of medical equipment from China

Geneva airport receives plane carrying CHF 3 million of medical equipment from China

April 7, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
A plane carrying 92 tons of protective personal equipment for medical staff has landed at Geneva Airport. 
Covid-19: Protests break out in Geneva's main prison

Covid-19: Protests break out in Geneva's main prison

April 6, 2020, 10:25 a.m.
There were protests inside Geneva’s main prison over the weekend - over concerns about Covid-19 infections.&nbs...
Two MSF medics support Geneva cantonal hospital staff

Two MSF medics support Geneva cantonal hospital staff

April 2, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
Two medics from Médicins Sans Frontières are supporting hospital staff at Geneva’s cantonal hospi...
Geneva police called to stop daily balcony choir

Geneva police called to stop daily balcony choir

April 1, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
Is patience wearing thin?
Syrian refugees volunteer to help vulnerable during lockdown

Syrian refugees volunteer to help vulnerable during lockdown

March 31, 2020, 10 a.m.
A group of 18 Syrian refugees living in Switzerland has been volunteering to help vulnerable people during the lockdo...
Evening curfew set in French border town to curb Covid-19 spread

Evening curfew set in French border town to curb Covid-19 spread

March 25, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
The French town of St Julien en Genevois, which borders Geneva, has brought in an overnight curfew in an effort to cu...
Geneva Airport sees 97% fewer flights

Geneva Airport sees 97% fewer flights

March 25, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Passenger flights from Geneva Airport have slumped by 97 %. 
Geneva café feeds HUG hospital staff

Geneva café feeds HUG hospital staff

March 24, 2020, 9:02 a.m.
A popular lunch café in Geneva has been fund-raising to feed hospital staff at the HUG. 
Helicopters to be used to police borders

Helicopters to be used to police borders

March 23, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Switzerland’s customs officials will begin using helicopters to police the borders - after reports of people br...
WHO asks all countries to prepare for Covid-19 outbreak

WHO asks all countries to prepare for Covid-19 outbreak

March 19, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
The Geneva-based World Health Organisation has made a plea to all countries to prepare for the coronavirus. 
Covid-19 in Geneva update

Covid-19 in Geneva update

March 19, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Geneva’s cantonal doctor - Jacques-André Romand has test positive for the coronavirus.
Drivers turned away and long queues as border crossings close

Drivers turned away and long queues as border crossings close

March 18, 2020, 9:58 a.m.
2,200 people were turned away at the Swiss border yesterday as they tried to cross into the country.   
Airport urges non-travellers to stay away

Airport urges non-travellers to stay away

March 16, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Managers at Geneva airport are asking people not to go to the airport unless they are travelling.  
Green Parties perform well in Geneva vote

Green Parties perform well in Geneva vote

March 16, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Despite the virus lockdown, Geneva voters went to the polls yesterday in local elections and the results show a conti...
WTO staff member tests positive for Covid-19

WTO staff member tests positive for Covid-19

March 12, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
In Geneva, the World Trade Organization has suspended all meetings until 20th March after a staff member was tes...
Police seize petrol bombs from young teens in canton Geneva

Police seize petrol bombs from young teens in canton Geneva

March 10, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Geneva police seized weapons and petrol bombs from groups of young teenagers in Meyrin over the weekend. 
French nationals now largest foreign population in Geneva

French nationals now largest foreign population in Geneva

March 6, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
French nationals now make up the largest foreign population in canton Geneva, knocking the Portuguese off the top spo...
Passenger flying Zurich to Geneva confirmed with Covid-19

Passenger flying Zurich to Geneva confirmed with Covid-19

March 5, 2020, 10:46 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is going through an airline passenger list after one was confirmed with Covid-19. 
Covid-19: Geneva local elections votes to be counted in private

Covid-19: Geneva local elections votes to be counted in private

March 5, 2020, 10:37 a.m.
The virus outbreak will mean votes in Geneva will be counted in private.
Vaud town looking to change name back to simply Crans

Vaud town looking to change name back to simply Crans

March 3, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
The town of Crans-près-Céligny in canton Vaud wants to change its name back to simply Crans. 
Geneva Human Rights film festival cancelled

Geneva Human Rights film festival cancelled

March 3, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The Geneva International Human Rights Film Festival has been cancelled.
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