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.
New commuter ship to run on Lake Geneva

New commuter ship to run on Lake Geneva

June 1, 2018, 6:19 a.m.
There will be a new commuter ship running on Lake Geneva by 2020. A deal between France and Switzerland has finally b...
Young swans drown due to too many people

Young swans drown due to too many people

May 30, 2018, 6:05 a.m.
Animal protection groups in Schaffhausen say young swans are drowning as there are too many people on the lake shores...
Police investigate Geneva diving death

Police investigate Geneva diving death

May 18, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
Geneva police have seized the diving equipment used by a 29 year old man from Valais who died on Wednesday.
Lake Geneva polluted by plastics

Lake Geneva polluted by plastics

April 17, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
A study of Lake Geneva shows the waters are suffering from the same problem as many of the oceans – plastic pol...
Government to allow drink-boating

Government to allow drink-boating

April 13, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
The government is set to change the rules over drink-boating. Currently anyone on the water with a boat shouldn&rsquo...
Kitesurfer missing on Lake Geneva

Kitesurfer missing on Lake Geneva

March 22, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
Police are searching for a kite surfer who’s gone missing on Lake Geneva.
2,000 take the plunge in chilly lake

2,000 take the plunge in chilly lake

Dec. 18, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Around 2,000 people dived into a chilly Lake Geneva yesterday as part of the Coupe du Noel.
Methane emissions from lakes higher than previously thought

Methane emissions from lakes higher than previously thought

Nov. 22, 2017, 6:14 a.m.
Naturally occurring methane from lakes seems to be far higher than previously thought.
Gland could build cable car to link lake with town centre

Gland could build cable car to link lake with town centre

Oct. 6, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
The town of Gland, on the shores of Lake Geneva, is examining some radical proposals to move people around and spruce...
Man dies in Zurich after jumping from crane to lake

Man dies in Zurich after jumping from crane to lake

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
A man has died in Zurich after jumping off a disused crane into the lake.
Mini-tornadoes over Lake Constance

Mini-tornadoes over Lake Constance

Sept. 20, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Several mini-tornadoes formed over Lake Constance yesterday morning. Each small wind tunnel lasted for about 5 minutes.
Tunnel-Bridge-Tunnel solution for Geneva crossing

Tunnel-Bridge-Tunnel solution for Geneva crossing

Sept. 8, 2017, 6:04 a.m.
What should the new Lake Geneva crossing look like? Earlier this week a panel examining the issue concluded a bridge ...
Car crashes into Lake Brienz

Car crashes into Lake Brienz

Aug. 24, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
A car crashed into Lake Brienz yesterday in the Wildbach area. The driver managed to escape and the passenger was hel...
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