Geneva looks for noise law exemption

Geneva looks for noise law exemption

Oct. 22, 2020, 6:46 a.m.
Canton Geneva is asking the federal government for an exemption to national noise laws for the road which runs from t...
Possible reinfections in Geneva

Possible reinfections in Geneva

Oct. 21, 2020, 6:58 a.m.
There are two suspected cases of covid-19 reinfections in Geneva.
We're still throwing away too much food

We're still throwing away too much food

Oct. 20, 2020, 8:41 a.m.
We’re still throwing away far too much food. A survey by the Geneva waste management service shows a fifth of w...
Hospital admissions in Geneva rising

Hospital admissions in Geneva rising

Oct. 19, 2020, 6:56 a.m.
The number of coronavirus patients in Geneva is climbing, and the head of intensive care at the university hospital i...
Geneva public workers march to fight pay cut

Geneva public workers march to fight pay cut

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
More than 6,000 marched through the centre of Geneva yesterday protesting at the proposed 1% salary cut for cantonal ...
Large new leisure park for Geneva

Large new leisure park for Geneva

Oct. 16, 2020, 6:38 a.m.
A major new leisure centre is to be built near Geneva. It promises water slides, bodyboarding, ski runs, a large skat...
Geneva steps up anti-infection rules

Geneva steps up anti-infection rules

Oct. 15, 2020, 6:49 a.m.
Geneva has brought in strict new anti-virus laws to try to stem the high infection rate.
UN discovering virtual meetings costing more than in-person

UN discovering virtual meetings costing more than in-person

Oct. 13, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
The United Nations in Geneva says holding virtual meetings is proving to be more expensive than in-person ones &ndash...
Geneva restaurant voucher scheme a 'success'

Geneva restaurant voucher scheme a 'success'

Oct. 13, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
The Geneva scheme to get people back out and into restaurants has ended – and is being hailed a success.
Track and trace under pressure across the country

Track and trace under pressure across the country

Oct. 12, 2020, 7 a.m.
The country’s track and trace systems are under immense strain as the infection rate rises.
Friends and family main cause of transmission in Geneva

Friends and family main cause of transmission in Geneva

Oct. 9, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
Geneva is currently the worst hit canton with climbing infection rates and the cantonal doctor says she’s conce...
UNHCR head tests positive

UNHCR head tests positive

Oct. 8, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Geneva public workers threaten pay strikes

Geneva public workers threaten pay strikes

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:04 a.m.
Public workers in Geneva are threatening to strike later this month unless the government ditches plans to cut civil ...
TCS continues to fight Geneva bike lanes

TCS continues to fight Geneva bike lanes

Oct. 7, 2020, 6:01 a.m.
The motoring organization, the TCS, says it will ramp up its battle against cycle lanes in Geneva which were set up d...
Infections and infection rate climbs - Geneva worst hit

Infections and infection rate climbs - Geneva worst hit

Oct. 6, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
The latest figures from the Federal Health Office shows there’s been 1,548 new infections over the weekend with...
Geneva tourist office slashes costs

Geneva tourist office slashes costs

Oct. 6, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
The pandemic has slashed business travel – and Geneva is worst hit.
Vaud bans 't-shirt of shame'.

Vaud bans 't-shirt of shame'.

Oct. 6, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Canton Vaud has banned the use of the so-called t-shirt of shame in its schools.
Marchers fight plans for asylum centre

Marchers fight plans for asylum centre

Oct. 5, 2020, 6:42 a.m.
Hundreds marched in Geneva over the weekend against plans to build a detention centre for failed asylum seekers.
Asian hornet nest gassed in Geneva

Asian hornet nest gassed in Geneva

Oct. 5, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
Over the weekend, Geneva firefighters used miniature technology to track down an Asian hornet nest.
School students fight 't-shirt of shame'

School students fight 't-shirt of shame'

Oct. 2, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Students at a school in Geneva are protesting after staff introduced a so-called t-shirt of shame.
Geneva parliament rejects dress code for itself - but will discuss school uniforms

Geneva parliament rejects dress code for itself - but will discuss school uniforms

Oct. 2, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
The dress code issue is also being discussed at the Geneva cantonal parliament. Deputies have voted not to impose one...
Geneva debate calls for working support to be extended

Geneva debate calls for working support to be extended

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Geneva business leaders, journalists, trade unionists and politicians are calling for an extension of the reduced wor...
Geneva wage law may not come in until 2021

Geneva wage law may not come in until 2021

Sept. 29, 2020, 7:40 a.m.
Workers hoping for a pay rise in Geneva after the weekend’s adoption of the minimum wage law may have to wait a...
Power cut hits central Geneva

Power cut hits central Geneva

Sept. 29, 2020, 7:38 a.m.
A flood knocked out power to many areas of central Geneva yesterday morning. The outage hit the main shopping distric...
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