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.  
Another new beach suggested for Geneva

Another new beach suggested for Geneva

Aug. 7, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
After the opening of the new beach in Eaux-Vives in Geneva – one local politician wants to see another one of t...
Girl, 6, drowns in Lake Lucerne

Girl, 6, drowns in Lake Lucerne

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
A 6-year-old girl died yesterday in Lake Lucerne.
Couple stranded on Lake Gruyère island

Couple stranded on Lake Gruyère island

July 23, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
A couple found themselves stranded on a small island in the middle of Lake Gruyère on Sunday after a storm rip...
14 year old hailed a hero

14 year old hailed a hero

July 10, 2019, 10:10 a.m.
The determination of a young man has brought joy to a married couple. Last Sunday Nik Zisler lost his wedding ring in...
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. 
Strangers save boy, 3, from freezing Lake Zurich

Strangers save boy, 3, from freezing Lake Zurich

April 11, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Two passers-by are being hailed as heroes after they dived into a freezing Lake Zurich to rescue a three-year-old boy...
Woman charged with manslaughter after boat incident

Woman charged with manslaughter after boat incident

March 22, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
A woman has been convicted of manslaughter after a 29-year-old woman died in Lake Zurich in 2017.
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. 
Lake Maggiore rises 3m in 2 weeks

Lake Maggiore rises 3m in 2 weeks

Nov. 9, 2018, 9 a.m.
The recent rainfall in canton Ticino has been so heavy, Lake Maggiore is now bursting its banks.
75 year old man dies in Zurich lake

75 year old man dies in Zurich lake

Aug. 20, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
A 75-year-old man has died in a lake in canton Zurich. Two rescue helicopters were used to try to find the man.
Lake Geneva mass swim to raise awareness of breast cancer screening

Lake Geneva mass swim to raise awareness of breast cancer screening

Aug. 17, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
More than 100 swimmers are expected to swim across Lake Geneva tomorrow to raise awareness of breast cancer and the i...
Police speed cameras to be used on lakes and waterways in Fribourg

Police speed cameras to be used on lakes and waterways in Fribourg

Aug. 8, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Radar speed guns are to be used by police to keep a check on people using boats on lakes and waterways in the canton ...
Jellyfish bloom in Lake Zurich

Jellyfish bloom in Lake Zurich

Aug. 3, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
Jellyfish are taking over Lake Zurich. Fresh water jellyfish normally live in the deep water and remain small –...
Children find body in Lake Geneva

Children find body in Lake Geneva

July 30, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
A group of children playing by the shore of Lake Geneva near Gland discovered a dead body which had been washed up.
Elderly woman dies and her husband goes missing in Lake Zurich

Elderly woman dies and her husband goes missing in Lake Zurich

July 27, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A private motorboat trip on Lake Zurich yesterday afternoon turned to tragedy when the group onboard jumped into the ...
No trace of swimmer who disappeared in the River Aare

No trace of swimmer who disappeared in the River Aare

July 26, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
A woman who was swimming with a friend in the River Aare in the canton of Aargau on Tuesday has disappeared without t...
Suspected thief tries to evade police by jumping in Geneva river

Suspected thief tries to evade police by jumping in Geneva river

July 24, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
A police chase in Geneva ended up with the suspect abandoning his getaway bicycle and jumping in the River Arve, in a...
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...
Kayaker in critical condition after boat capsizes

Kayaker in critical condition after boat capsizes

July 19, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A 52-year-old man has been seriously injured after his kayak capsized in a river in the canton of Glarus.
Fisherman dies after boat capsizes on Lake Geneva

Fisherman dies after boat capsizes on Lake Geneva

July 18, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A 74-year-old man has died after a fishing boat capsized on Lake Geneva.
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 ...
Lake swimmers warned of duck fleas

Lake swimmers warned of duck fleas

July 11, 2018, 7:21 a.m.
Authorities in canton Sankt Gallen are promising to put up signs along lake sides to warn of duck fleas.
16 year old dies in  Lake Geneva

16 year old dies in Lake Geneva

June 22, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
A 16 year old boy died in Lake Geneva yesterday afternoon. He was swimming with two friends in Clarens in canton Vaud.
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