Extinction Rebellion protestors facing obstruction chargesNov. 8, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
More than 100 Extinction Rebellion protestors are to face charges of obstruction in Lausanne.
Political parties violated data protection laws in campaignsOct. 28, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Several different political parties were warned about violating data protection laws during the recent parliamentary ...
Man fined for 52-day long illegal sex period with girlfriendOct. 17, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
A Zurich court expressed regret it was forced to punish a 24-year-old man for sexual relations with a child – b...
Motion put forward to tackle double insurance problemOct. 7, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Parliament is looking to tackle the problem of people being double insured.
Presumed organ donation law initiate to go to voteOct. 1, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
The majority of people are in favour of presumed consent for organ donation.
Senate discusses introducing higher plane ticket and fuel pricesSept. 24, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The Senate is currently discussing new environmental laws which may mean higher priced plane tickets and fuel.
Government to crack down on money launderingJune 27, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The government wants to tighten money laundering laws to bring it more into line with international norms.
Geneva to enforce gender equality in governmentMay 30, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Geneva is looking to legally enforce gender equality in all government agencies.
Canton Geneva holds firm on French resident kids in schoolsMay 16, 2019, 6:40 a.m.
French resident Geneva parents fighting for the right to have their children educated in the canton are feeling more ...
Drinking and sailing law to be abolishedMay 2, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
The government says it will abolish the drinking and sailing law from next year.
Stricter arms export laws fail to pass in SenateMarch 12, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Moves to bring in stricter laws on arms exports have been killed in the Senate.
Sunbed restrictions to become law in JuneFeb. 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Sunbeds and laser pointers will be restricted under new laws due to come into force in June.
Law passed in major step towards gender pay equalityDec. 5, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Parliament has passed a law which it’s hoped will be a major step against gender pay inequality.
Swiss citizens without date of birth now born January 1stDec. 4, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
A change in the law will allow those people who don’t know their exact date of birth to be listed as the 1st&nb...
Lausanne protests anti-begging lawsNov. 2, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Several hundred demonstrated in Lausanne last night to protest at new anti-begging laws.
Cost of becoming Swiss to be investigatedOct. 22, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
The cost of becoming Swiss varies widely across the country.
Child-Sex offenders banned from working with children for lifeOct. 11, 2018, 10:26 a.m.
The government has said anyone who has been convicted of a sexual offence against a child will be barred from working...
Health and law classes mandatory for new sex workersOct. 8, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
New sex workers arriving in Geneva will now have to attend information sessions which will outline their rights and d...
Autoroute cyclist in Gübrist tunnelSept. 24, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Drivers passing through the Gübrist tunnel were bemused to see a cyclist riding on the side of the road.
As many as 250 Swiss citizens locked up in foreign jails every yearJuly 23, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
Each year, around 250 Swiss citizens end up in foreign prisons, according to figures released by the Federal Departme...
Call to make forming 'emergency lane' lawMay 8, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The federal government is examining if it should make it law that drivers should create a corridor for emergency vehi...