UN running out of money

UN running out of money

Oct. 9, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Staff at the United Nations have been told to cut back on conferences, only take essential travel and put off purchas...
Turkish nationals passports confiscated across Europe for social media activity

Turkish nationals passports confiscated across Europe for social media activity

Sept. 30, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Turkish nationals living in Switzerland are having their passports confiscated by the country’s diplomatic miss...
Thomas Cook collapse to affect thousands of Swiss holiday makers

Thomas Cook collapse to affect thousands of Swiss holiday makers

Sept. 23, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
It’s expected thousands of Swiss holiday makers will be affected by the collapse of the British travel firm Tho...
Visitors from across Europe swarm to CERN Open Days

Visitors from across Europe swarm to CERN Open Days

Sept. 16, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Thousands took the opportunity over the weekend to explore the mysteries of physics as part of CERN Open Days.
Swiss airport traffic to significantly increase over next 20 years

Swiss airport traffic to significantly increase over next 20 years

Aug. 28, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
All Swiss airports need to be expanded to cope with rising passenger numbers. 
Foreign ministry warns travellers to avoid Kashmir

Foreign ministry warns travellers to avoid Kashmir

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has hardened its warning to travellers to the disputed Indian administered area of Kashmir.
Foreign Ministry advises against travel to Sri Lanka

Foreign Ministry advises against travel to Sri Lanka

April 29, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has joined other western nations and is now advising no travel to Sri Lanka.
Switzerland to join new EU travel agreement

Switzerland to join new EU travel agreement

Feb. 14, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
Switzerland will join the European Electronic Travel Authorization system which is being rolled out across the EU.
Pope in Geneva says we live at too fast a pace

Pope in Geneva says we live at too fast a pace

June 22, 2018, 7:14 a.m.
The Pope told the faithful in Geneva yesterday to reject the barrage of information we are subjected to and we all li...
Pope arriving in Geneva today

Pope arriving in Geneva today

June 21, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
A massive security operation is underway in Geneva as the city awaits the arrival of the Pope.  
Geneva gets ready for Pope visit.

Geneva gets ready for Pope visit.

June 18, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
Geneva authorities are gearing up for the Pope’s visit this week.
Geneva airport says avoid 21st June if possible

Geneva airport says avoid 21st June if possible

June 5, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Geneva airport says if you can avoid flying on Thursday June 21st – then stay away.
Turkish consulate hit with petrol bombs

Turkish consulate hit with petrol bombs

April 4, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
The Turkish consulate in Zurich has been hit by petrol bombs. A group called Barrikade admitted to the attack –...
Plane ‘near misses’ more than doubles

Plane ‘near misses’ more than doubles

Aug. 7, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
The number of incidents in Swiss airspace where there was a high risk of collision was more than twice as high last y...
Switzerland strengthens travel advice for Turkey

Switzerland strengthens travel advice for Turkey

July 28, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
The Swiss foreign ministry has tightened its travel advice for Turkey. It’s advising travelers they could face ...
Discount travel card available from September

Discount travel card available from September

July 14, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
A new daily discount travel card will be introduced by public transport companies in the next few weeks.
Renovation of Bern station gets underway

Renovation of Bern station gets underway

July 4, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
Major construction work has begun to expand Bern railway station, a building project that will cost one billion Swiss...
Daily flights to Oman from Zurich announced

Daily flights to Oman from Zurich announced

July 4, 2017, 6:32 a.m.
Daily flights to Oman will soon be available from both Zurich and Geneva.
Geneva launches campaign against black economy

Geneva launches campaign against black economy

April 11, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Geneva is launching a campaign against the black economy. The move is part of ‘Operation Papyrus’ which a...
Geneva minister says no risk as new tax official is a frontalier

Geneva minister says no risk as new tax official is a frontalier

March 27, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Politicians in canton Geneva are questioning if its right a recently appointed senior manager is actually a frontalier.
EPFL trained Iranian scientist now in US

EPFL trained Iranian scientist now in US

Feb. 6, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
An Iranian scientist who studied at the EPFL and found herself stranded in Lausanne after President Trump banned nati...
New Geneva tax rule suspended by court

New Geneva tax rule suspended by court

Feb. 2, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
A new Geneva tax law has been suspended ahead of a judicial review. New rules due in for this financial year included...
Several cols closed due to snow

Several cols closed due to snow

Nov. 7, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Several passes have already been closed due to the arrival of snow across Switzerland at the weekend.
World's shortest international flight from Switzerland launched

World's shortest international flight from Switzerland launched

Nov. 4, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
The world's shortest international flight lasting just EIGHT minutes has been launched by an Austrian airline bri...
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