Bad management blamed for lack of new security measures at UN

Bad management blamed for lack of new security measures at UN

April 9, 2019, 6:57 a.m.
Not enough money is being spent on the safety and security of the international organisations in Geneva – altho...
CERN to open major new visitor centre

CERN to open major new visitor centre

April 9, 2019, 6:53 a.m.
The Geneva based particle physics laboratory CERN has unveiled a CHF 79m visitor centre which will open in 2022.
Geneva concerned over proposed water bottling plant

Geneva concerned over proposed water bottling plant

April 5, 2019, 8:27 a.m.
Concerns are being raised in Geneva over plans by the neighbouring French town of Divonne-les-Bains to open a mineral...
Formula E championships may come to Geneva

Formula E championships may come to Geneva

March 26, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Organizers of the electric Formula E championships say they’re examining the streets of Geneva to see if a race...
Muslims demonstrate in Geneva against Islamophobia

Muslims demonstrate in Geneva against Islamophobia

March 20, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Around 200 Muslims demonstrated on the Place des Nations in Geneva yesterday, demanding more protection in the wake o...
Car show visitors down on previous year

Car show visitors down on previous year

March 18, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The Geneva International Motor Show has ended, with visitor numbers well down on previous years and failing to hit th...
Frustrated man throws dumbbells out window

Frustrated man throws dumbbells out window

March 15, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
A man in Geneva was so frustrated by the noise from a building site he threw two dumbbells out the window which lande...
Frenchman jailed after wild car chase through Geneva

Frenchman jailed after wild car chase through Geneva

March 8, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A driver has been sentenced to 20 months in jail after a breathtaking car chase through the middle of Geneva last year.
Geneva hospital suspends Facebook amid Algerian president enquiries

Geneva hospital suspends Facebook amid Algerian president enquiries

March 7, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal hospital had to bring in more staff and suspend its Facebook page after it was inundated by calls...
Residents near Geneva nightclub claim drug dealing out of control

Residents near Geneva nightclub claim drug dealing out of control

March 6, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Residents around the Usine night club in Geneva are demanding a higher police presence as they say drug dealing is no...
Legalisation of illegal Geneva residents hailed a success

Legalisation of illegal Geneva residents hailed a success

March 5, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
The scheme to legalize many illegal immigrants in Geneva is being hailed as a success after 3,500 people who were in ...
Geneva to vote on world's highest minimum wage

Geneva to vote on world's highest minimum wage

Feb. 28, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
The Geneva government says there will a vote in the canton to bring in a minimum wage after campaigners collected eno...
Swiss foreign minister highlights Geneva's importance at Human Rights meeting

Swiss foreign minister highlights Geneva's importance at Human Rights meeting

Feb. 26, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
The UN Human Rights Council started its first session of the year yesterday with opening remarks from the Swiss Forei...
Traffic disrupted after A1 hard shoulder crash

Traffic disrupted after A1 hard shoulder crash

Feb. 18, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Traffic was severely disrupted on the A1 heading into Geneva yesterday afternoon after a car smashed into a broken-do...
French company Total to move jobs from London to Geneva

French company Total to move jobs from London to Geneva

Feb. 18, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
The French oil and gas giant Total are transferring 200 trading jobs from London to Geneva.
Geneva police 'rightly' sacked over neo-Nazi sympathies

Geneva police 'rightly' sacked over neo-Nazi sympathies

Feb. 15, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
The Federal Court has upheld a decision by Geneva police to sack an officer who showed neo-Nazi sympathies.
Geneva centre to host ski and snowboarding event

Geneva centre to host ski and snowboarding event

Feb. 7, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
This weekend will be a first in Geneva, with a free-style ski and snowboarding show in the middle of the city.
Facebook censors Geneva museum art work

Facebook censors Geneva museum art work

Feb. 6, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
The Geneva Art and History Museum has run foul of Facebook censors.
Geneva delays due to early roadworks

Geneva delays due to early roadworks

Feb. 6, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
Geneva commuters suffered major delays yesterday morning due to road works starting too early.
Unattended luggage disrupts Geneva airport

Unattended luggage disrupts Geneva airport

Feb. 4, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
Geneva airport was seriously disrupted yesterday morning as police checked an unattended bag.
Canton Geneva to defend excluding France school kids

Canton Geneva to defend excluding France school kids

Feb. 4, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Canton Geneva is likely to be back in court defending its decision not to allow children who live in France to attend...
Geneva judge falls asleep in court

Geneva judge falls asleep in court

Jan. 30, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
A court case in Geneva is likely to be scrapped as the judge fell asleep on the bench.
Geneva explosion reported by US embassy

Geneva explosion reported by US embassy

Jan. 24, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
A brief panic was triggered in Geneva yesterday afternoon after the US embassy in Bern sent a report of an explosion ...
Armed robbers escape to France

Armed robbers escape to France

Jan. 18, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Two armed robbers successfully escaped to France after opening fire on Geneva police officers.
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