New speed limit in France now in force

New speed limit in France now in force

July 2, 2018, 6:13 a.m.
The French national speed limit has been lowered from 90 kph to 80. The change came into force yesterday. The move is...
French police hunt for hit and run killer close to Geneva border

French police hunt for hit and run killer close to Geneva border

June 7, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
French police have launched a manhunt after a 17 year old cyclist was killed in a hit and run accident in the French ...
Five year old found in Geneva after being reported missing in France.

Five year old found in Geneva after being reported missing in France.

June 4, 2018, 6:14 a.m.
A five year old boy has been reunited with his family in France after boarding a bus heading to Geneva.
Geneva hunter who shot donkeys faces jail

Geneva hunter who shot donkeys faces jail

May 22, 2018, 6:01 a.m.
A 40 year old Geneva hunter is facing jail time in France after he shot and killed 4 donkeys owned by a trekking comp...
Trash smuggling now a 'thing'.

Trash smuggling now a 'thing'.

May 3, 2018, 6:06 a.m.
Residents in bordering French towns are complaining Swiss residents are using their rubbish bins.
French Post blames Swiss salaries for Gex problem

French Post blames Swiss salaries for Gex problem

April 12, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
French postal managers are promising to get to grips with a crises which is paralyzing the post in the Pays de Gex, w...
11% of Swiss nationals live outside the country

11% of Swiss nationals live outside the country

April 6, 2018, 7:38 a.m.
Around 11% of Swiss passport holders live outside the country, according to figures from the Foreign Ministry.
Swiss documents thought to be vital link with Sarkozy allegations

Swiss documents thought to be vital link with Sarkozy allegations

March 21, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Documents supplied by Swiss authorities are thought to be part of the evidence involved in the investigation into pos...
Geneva hospital doctor convicted of rape

Geneva hospital doctor convicted of rape

Feb. 27, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
A former doctor at the Geneva cantonal hospital has been convicted of rape in France.
Man arrested after fire kills girlfriend

Man arrested after fire kills girlfriend

Feb. 21, 2018, 5:42 a.m.
A Swiss man has been arrested in France after a former girlfriend died in a house fire in the Bernese town of Frutigen.
France and Geneva agree to deal with border traffic issues

France and Geneva agree to deal with border traffic issues

Jan. 25, 2018, 5:46 a.m.
Authorities in Geneva and France have agreed to do something about the traffic flowing across the border every day. ...
Cantons seek deal with Airbnb for tourist tax

Cantons seek deal with Airbnb for tourist tax

Jan. 17, 2018, 5:41 a.m.
The online rental platform, Airbnb, is in talks with several cantons on how to collect a tourist tax on people v...
Swiss medicine agency calls for tougher sentences on outdated drug scandal

Swiss medicine agency calls for tougher sentences on outdated drug scandal

Jan. 15, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The Swiss medicines agency is protesting a sentence against executives from a now-bankrupt pharmaceutical company. Th...
Airbnb landlord faces jail after hidden camera found

Airbnb landlord faces jail after hidden camera found

Jan. 9, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
An apartment owner in Annecy in France is facing a year in jail after guests who had rented the flat for New Year dis...
France likely to announce speed limit cut today

France likely to announce speed limit cut today

Jan. 9, 2018, 6:58 a.m.
The French government is expected to announce today speed limits on many main roads will be cut to 80 kph.
Geneva police in high speed chase in France

Geneva police in high speed chase in France

Dec. 14, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
Geneva police chased a French registered car into France before it crashed into two other vehicles. The occupants wer...
Stronger Euro hits French tax take from Geneva

Stronger Euro hits French tax take from Geneva

Dec. 6, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
The strengthening Euro against the franc is hitting the finances of French communes bordering Geneva.
French patients demand drugs from Geneva pharmacies

French patients demand drugs from Geneva pharmacies

Oct. 18, 2017, 6:44 a.m.
French patients suffering from Thyroid problems are demanding their drugs from Geneva pharmacies after the formulatio...
Geneva hunter shoots donkeys in France

Geneva hunter shoots donkeys in France

Sept. 21, 2017, 6:15 a.m.
A hunter from Geneva is being investigated after he shot and killed four donkeys in a field. He says he thought they ...
Equatorial Guinea plane stuck in Geneva

Equatorial Guinea plane stuck in Geneva

Sept. 1, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
A plane owned by the government of Equatorial Guinea remains stuck on the tarmac at Geneva airport due to a legal dis...
Geneva police chase car across French border

Geneva police chase car across French border

Aug. 2, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Geneva police chased a car across the border into France yesterday morning. The French registered vehicle was first s...
Hiker from Geneva found dead in France

Hiker from Geneva found dead in France

July 10, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
A 57-year-old hiker from Geneva has been found dead on a mountain in the French department of Ain.
French 'Fake Residents' being hunted again

French 'Fake Residents' being hunted again

May 19, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
French and Geneva authorities are relaunching their hunt for ‘false residents’. These are people who live...
Swiss government expects warm relationship with Macron

Swiss government expects warm relationship with Macron

May 9, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
The Swiss government says it expects to have a warm and highly cooperative relationship with the new French president.
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