Geneva to hit half a million people within a year

Geneva to hit half a million people within a year

Aug. 11, 2017, 3:19 a.m.
Geneva is expected to hit a demographic milestone in the next 12 months – hitting half a million inhabitants.
Pony stolen from Geneva found badly injured in France

Pony stolen from Geneva found badly injured in France

July 21, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
A Shetland pony, who was stolen from her enclosure in Choulex in Geneva at the beginning of May, has been found alive...
Geneva to get more hotel rooms

Geneva to get more hotel rooms

June 28, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Geneva will have around 1,000 new hotel rooms over the next few years, but the Geneva Hoteliers Association isn&rsquo...
Hundreds take part in 'slutwalk' march in Geneva

Hundreds take part in 'slutwalk' march in Geneva

June 19, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Around 400 people, mainly women, marched through Geneva on Saturday afternoon as part of the worldwide ‘slutwal...
Zurich rules Uber is illegal

Zurich rules Uber is illegal

June 16, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
The Zurich cantonal government has confirmed Uber is operating illegally in the canton. Drivers do need to have a tax...
Geneva botanical gardens 'despair' after vandal attack

Geneva botanical gardens 'despair' after vandal attack

June 14, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
The botanical gardens in Geneva has described its ‘despair’ after vandals struck, damaging some rare plan...
Geneva brings in blue parking permit restrictions

Geneva brings in blue parking permit restrictions

June 8, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Geneva is putting in restrictions on who can have a blue parking sticker for their neighbourhood.
US threatens UN Human Rights Council

US threatens UN Human Rights Council

June 7, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
The 35th session of the Human Rights Council has opened in Geneva – with the United States issuing an opening w...
UN staff workers threaten strike action over proposed pay cut

UN staff workers threaten strike action over proposed pay cut

May 25, 2017, 5:34 a.m.
Staff members at the UN in Geneva are threatening strike action if the plan to cut their salaries by 7.5% goes ahead.
Geneva flower clock gets facelift

Geneva flower clock gets facelift

May 24, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
The world famous Geneva flower clock has had a face lift. Over CHF 50,000 has been spent on a new design and plants.
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...
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...
Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

April 25, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Uber is going from strength to strength in Switzerland, despite protests by taxi drivers and threats of closure.
Unions protest Uber app inclusion with Swiss trains

Unions protest Uber app inclusion with Swiss trains

April 5, 2017, 7 a.m.
Unions and taxi drivers in Bern staged a demonstration yesterday on plans to include the ride app Uber on a joint app...
Geneva airport reports higher profits - but warns of the future

Geneva airport reports higher profits - but warns of the future

April 5, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Geneva airport has released figures showing solid growth over the past 12 months – but is cautioning it can&rsq...
Swiss aviation officials say no plans to restrict carry on equipment

Swiss aviation officials say no plans to restrict carry on equipment

March 23, 2017, 6:11 a.m.
Swiss airport authorities say there are currently no plans to bring in similar security regulations regarding large e...
Idea for urban cable cars gathers pace

Idea for urban cable cars gathers pace

March 14, 2017, 5:59 a.m.
The seemingly radical idea to improve public transport in Geneva by using urban cable cars is gathering pace.
Airport cleaner charged with mobile phone theft

Airport cleaner charged with mobile phone theft

March 10, 2017, 5:53 a.m.
A cleaner at Geneva airport has been charged with stealing a mobile phone left on charge at a café. The p...
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...
Basel police condemn taxi drivers over Uber protests

Basel police condemn taxi drivers over Uber protests

Feb. 20, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Basel police have slammed taxi drivers in the city for taking the law into their own hands and harassing Uber drivers.
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...
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 taxi firms launch own app to fight Uber

Swiss taxi firms launch own app to fight Uber

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
If you can’t beat them – join them. That seems to be the attitude of taxi companies in Switzerland.
Geneva police hunt car after major crash

Geneva police hunt car after major crash

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Geneva police are asking for witnesses following a major accident on the A1 autoroute near Geneva airport on Tuesday ...
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