Geneva votes in favour of restricting airport noise pollution

Geneva votes in favour of restricting airport noise pollution

Nov. 25, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva voters have decisively approved an initiative designed to cut noise pollution at the airport. In the end over ...
Lausanne to cut speed to cut noise

Lausanne to cut speed to cut noise

Sept. 2, 2019, 7:16 a.m.
The city of Lausanne is to bring in lower overnight speed limits in many residential areas in an effort to cut noise ...
Noise radars could be installed to catch motorcycles

Noise radars could be installed to catch motorcycles

Aug. 26, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
Motorcyclists riding noisy bikes could soon find themselves targeted. 
Geneva noisy traffic disrupting sleep

Geneva noisy traffic disrupting sleep

April 24, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Residents in the centre of Geneva say noise is a major problem.
We're annoyed by our neighbors

We're annoyed by our neighbors

Jan. 10, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
Half of us are annoyed by our neighbors.
Geneva airport noise levels to decrease

Geneva airport noise levels to decrease

Nov. 15, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
The government has set new noise limits for Geneva airport which will determine its expansion over the next few years.
Electric cars to warn blind of their approach

Electric cars to warn blind of their approach

Nov. 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Switzerland is following the EU and bringing in laws that electric vehicles have to emit noise to warn the blind they...
One-day prison sentence for Thurgau bar owner

One-day prison sentence for Thurgau bar owner

Oct. 30, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
A bar owner in canton Thurgau says she will go to prison for a day and not pay a CHF 100 fine for noise.
Geneva residents fight airport building plan

Geneva residents fight airport building plan

Oct. 29, 2018, 9 a.m.
Residents around Geneva airport are fighting plans for new 47-meter-tall building nearby.
'Village du Soir' in Geneva in trouble over noise complaints

'Village du Soir' in Geneva in trouble over noise complaints

July 3, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The Geneva commune of Lancy has banned the nighttime venue ‘Village du Soir’ from selling drinks on the t...
'Ghost Piper' keeping people awake

'Ghost Piper' keeping people awake

April 10, 2018, 6:54 a.m.
Residents living in a zone from Frauenfeld in Thurgau to Rapperswil in Sankt Gallen are being kept awake by night fli...
Lambo driver escapes noise ticket

Lambo driver escapes noise ticket

Nov. 8, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
A Lamborghini driver in Zurich has had a ticket thrown out for making too much noise. The court accepted Lambos are n...
Most people annoyed by their neighbours

Most people annoyed by their neighbours

Oct. 20, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
The majority of people in Switzerland are annoyed by their neighbours.
Roosters can keep crowing after court rules against neighbours noise complaints

Roosters can keep crowing after court rules against neighbours noise complaints

Aug. 31, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
A rooster in Vaud can keep crowing after a court ruled in his favour, rather than his neighbour, who'd complained his...
Zurich town banned from bell ringing every 15 minutes at night

Zurich town banned from bell ringing every 15 minutes at night

Aug. 10, 2016, 10:44 a.m.
A church in Zurich has been banned from ringing its bells every 15 minutes at night after a noise complaint. A coupl...
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