Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

July 28, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
The body of a 6-year-old girl who was washed away in a storm last summer has been found in Lake Geneva. 
Micro-plastics in Lake Geneva at similar level to oceans

Micro-plastics in Lake Geneva at similar level to oceans

July 13, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
The waters of Lake Geneva are as polluted as the oceans. That’s the finding of a study by the Geneva environmen...
Most expensive area to live in Switzerland revealed

Most expensive area to live in Switzerland revealed

July 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
We all know Switzerland is an expensive place to live – but where is the most expensive place in Switzerland?&n...
City of Geneva to officially oppose French autoroute plan

City of Geneva to officially oppose French autoroute plan

Feb. 14, 2020, 10:25 a.m.
The City of Geneva is moving ahead with its official opposition of French plans to build a new autoroute along Lake G...
Léman Express first month a success

Léman Express first month a success

Jan. 16, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
Despite Christmas and French industrial action – the first month of operation of the Léman Express has b...
Château de Chillon one of 2019 most popular Swiss attractions

Château de Chillon one of 2019 most popular Swiss attractions

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The Château de Chillon on the shores of Lake Geneva was again one of the most popular tourist attractions in th...
CGN buys electric ships to cut fuel consumption

CGN buys electric ships to cut fuel consumption

Jan. 9, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The company which runs the boats on Lake Geneva – the CGN - has ordered two new ships which will be partly elec...
Thieves stealing boat engines around Lake Geneva

Thieves stealing boat engines around Lake Geneva

Oct. 25, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
More than 20 boat engines have been stolen over the last few months from moorings around Lake Geneva.
Fire in French district sends smoke across Lake Geneva

Fire in French district sends smoke across Lake Geneva

Oct. 17, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A large fire in a French commercial district sent thick black smoke across Lake Geneva yesterday morning.
Geothermal plant to cut CO2 emissions in Geneva

Geothermal plant to cut CO2 emissions in Geneva

Oct. 2, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
It’s hoped a new geothermal plant being built on the shores of Lake Geneva will cut CO2 emissions in the canton.
Man drowns in Lake Geneva saving dog

Man drowns in Lake Geneva saving dog

Sept. 16, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
A man has died in canton Vaud after jumping into Lake Geneva to rescue his dog on Saturday evening.  
New beach opens in Geneva

New beach opens in Geneva

June 24, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
A new lakeside beach in Geneva has partially opened. 
Lake Geneva storm death friend of Swedish Queen

Lake Geneva storm death friend of Swedish Queen

June 18, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
It’s been revealed the woman who drowned in Lake Geneva during Saturday’s intense storm was a friend of t...
Man assumed drowned in Lake Geneva

Man assumed drowned in Lake Geneva

June 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A man is assumed dead after drowning in Lake Geneva. 
Geneva commune is the most expensive in the country for luxury real estate

Geneva commune is the most expensive in the country for luxury real estate

May 24, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Cologny, a commune on the shores of Lake Geneva, is the most expensive area in Switzerland when it comes to luxury re...
Lake Geneva floating research station installed

Lake Geneva floating research station installed

Feb. 21, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
Scientists have installed a floating research station on Lake Geneva. 
Micro plastic collecting in Lake Geneva each year

Micro plastic collecting in Lake Geneva each year

Dec. 19, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A new survey shows tonnes of plastic waste end up in Lake Geneva every year – with much of the pollution the mo...
Two men escape from burning boat on Lake Geneva

Two men escape from burning boat on Lake Geneva

July 25, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Two men have been badly burned after their boat caught fire on Lake Geneva not long after refuelling.
Swimmers and sailors warned of dangers near docks on Lake Geneva

Swimmers and sailors warned of dangers near docks on Lake Geneva

July 20, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
Swimmers, paddlers and people in small boats on Lake Geneva have been warned that getting too close to landing stages...
Plans to tighten water sports rules on Lake Geneva

Plans to tighten water sports rules on Lake Geneva

July 17, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Rules and regulations concerning water sports on Lake Geneva are set to be tightened as Swiss and French authorities ...
Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders

Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders

Aug. 10, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
Fewer foreign workers are moving to the Swiss borders, although the amount in the Lake Geneva region remains high. L...
Lake Geneva trout back on the menu

Lake Geneva trout back on the menu

Aug. 9, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
There's good news for fishermen as large trout from Lake Geneva will soon be back on supermarket shelves. Ten months...
EPFL student develops tool to predict temperature of Lake Geneva

EPFL student develops tool to predict temperature of Lake Geneva

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:11 a.m.
A PhD student at EPFL has developed a new tool to predict the temperature of Lake Geneva. The model, which looks at ...
Spaniard swims length of Lake Geneva in record time

Spaniard swims length of Lake Geneva in record time

Aug. 2, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
A man from Spain has broken the record for swimming the entire length of Lake Geneva. 40-year-old Jaime Caballero ar...
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