Canton Geneva to pay CHF 315m to neighbouring France this year

Canton Geneva to pay CHF 315m to neighbouring France this year

June 25, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Canton Geneva will pay CHF 315m this year to the two neighboring French départments as part of an internationa...
TGV trains between France and Switzerland ramp up

TGV trains between France and Switzerland ramp up

June 18, 2020, 8:58 a.m.
Fast train services between Switzerland and France are being ramped up. 
Swiss able to shop in France as borders open

Swiss able to shop in France as borders open

June 15, 2020, 10:56 a.m.
The borders are open again today. For the first time since mid-March, it’s now possible to travel into a neighb...
Working from home may spark rethink for cross-border worker tax

Working from home may spark rethink for cross-border worker tax

June 8, 2020, 11:54 a.m.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says if home working becomes more common after the pandemic...
4 men jailed over horrific attack on group of young women

4 men jailed over horrific attack on group of young women

May 22, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Four men have been jailed by a French court after a horrific attack on a group of young women outside a Geneva nightc...
Border to open to tourist traffic from June 15th

Border to open to tourist traffic from June 15th

May 14, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
The borders between Switzerland and France, Germany and Austria will be open to tourist traffic again from June 15th&...
Borders may open in time for beach vacation

Borders may open in time for beach vacation

May 13, 2020, 10:35 a.m.
Taking a break on a beach could be possible this summer. The Swiss government is in discussion with France, Germany a...
Geneva and Annemasse officials meet at border in 'cold war' like scene

Geneva and Annemasse officials meet at border in 'cold war' like scene

May 8, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
In a scene which the press likened to a cold war prisoner swap, officials from canton Geneva and the neighbouring Fre...
Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

Commuter route partly in France causes legal headache for locals

April 16, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
A handy commuter route near Basel is causing a headache for locals as part of the road crosses into France. 
Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

March 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Twenty patients from France are now being cared for in Swiss hospitals. 
Evening curfew set in French border town to curb Covid-19 spread

Evening curfew set in French border town to curb Covid-19 spread

March 25, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
The French town of St Julien en Genevois, which borders Geneva, has brought in an overnight curfew in an effort to cu...
Helicopters to be used to police borders

Helicopters to be used to police borders

March 23, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Switzerland’s customs officials will begin using helicopters to police the borders - after reports of people br...
3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in France

3 Swiss hospitals take Covid19 patients from distressed region in France

March 23, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
Three Swiss hospitals have agreed to take critical coronavirus patients from neighbouring France.   
Strain at borders as many try to cross illegally

Strain at borders as many try to cross illegally

March 20, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
Customs officials have reported ‘breakthrough attempts’ to cross the country’s borders - illegally....
Neighbouring France to get back Swiss TV

Neighbouring France to get back Swiss TV

Feb. 28, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
TV viewers in neighbouring France around Geneva will get Swiss television back on over-the-air transmitters by the en...
City of Geneva to officially oppose French autoroute plan

City of Geneva to officially oppose French autoroute plan

Feb. 14, 2020, 10:25 a.m.
The City of Geneva is moving ahead with its official opposition of French plans to build a new autoroute along Lake G...
Body found in Lake Geneva

Body found in Lake Geneva

Feb. 3, 2020, 10 a.m.
A body has been found in Lake Geneva. The female corpse was discovered by the shore near the French town of Evian on ...
Léman Express passengers complain about service

Léman Express passengers complain about service

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Users of the new Léman Express train network are complaining of late and cancelled services. 
French protesters in Geneva to demonstrate against new autoroute

French protesters in Geneva to demonstrate against new autoroute

Jan. 28, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
Protestors from France gathered in Geneva yesterday urging the canton to fight the decision by the French government ...
Geneva to make small border crossings less attractive

Geneva to make small border crossings less attractive

Jan. 27, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
Geneva wants to make crossing small borders less attractive in rush hours and will be installing traffic lights to di...
Geneva opposes Lake Geneva autoroute plan on French side

Geneva opposes Lake Geneva autoroute plan on French side

Jan. 9, 2020, 9:13 a.m.
The City of Geneva has contacted a French law firm to fight the decision to give the go-ahead to a new autoroute whic...
Woman hit by commuter train dies

Woman hit by commuter train dies

Jan. 7, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
A woman has died after being hit by a Geneva commuter train in France.
Border guards crack down on 'false residents'

Border guards crack down on 'false residents'

Dec. 19, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
A crackdown on so called ‘false residents’ has discovered hundreds of people who live in France – b...
Passengers praise Léman Express on launch day

Passengers praise Léman Express on launch day

Dec. 16, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
The new Léman Express train network launched yesterday. 
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