UN running out of moneyOct. 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 activitySept. 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 makersSept. 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 DaysSept. 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 yearsAug. 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 KashmirAug. 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 LankaApril 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 agreementFeb. 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 paceJune 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 todayJune 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.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 possibleJune 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 bombsApril 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 doublesAug. 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 TurkeyJuly 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 SeptemberJuly 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 underwayJuly 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 announcedJuly 4, 2017, 6:32 a.m.
Daily flights to Oman will soon be available from both Zurich and Geneva.
Geneva launches campaign against black economyApril 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 frontalierMarch 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 USFeb. 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 courtFeb. 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 snowNov. 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 launchedNov. 4, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
The world's shortest international flight lasting just EIGHT minutes has been launched by an Austrian airline bri...