Assault and theft at Jardin Anglais as young crowd drink heavily

Assault and theft at Jardin Anglais as young crowd drink heavily

Aug. 24, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Around a thousand gathered throughout the weekend at the Jardin Anglais in Geneva. Police say there were cases of ass...
Geneva apartment destroyed by explosion

Geneva apartment destroyed by explosion

Aug. 24, 2020, 9 a.m.
An apartment in Geneva was destroyed by an explosion and then a fire on Saturday evening.
Geneva tram lines come to standstill as tree threatens to fall

Geneva tram lines come to standstill as tree threatens to fall

Aug. 21, 2020, 10:29 a.m.
Geneva commuters had a difficult trip home yesterday afternoon as several tram lines came to standstill due to a dodg...
Geneva government urges voters to reject Swiss People's Party anti-immigration initiative

Geneva government urges voters to reject Swiss People's Party anti-immigration initiative

Aug. 20, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal government is breaking with a tradition and urging voters to reject the Swiss People’s Part...
Salève cable car traps passengers for over an hour

Salève cable car traps passengers for over an hour

Aug. 17, 2020, 10:17 a.m.
Passengers on the cable car which takes sightseers up to the top of the Salève mountain near Geneva were trapp...
Geneva battered by short but violent storm

Geneva battered by short but violent storm

Aug. 14, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A short violent storm brought chaos to Geneva’s streets yesterday evening. Pipelines exploded, hail battered Ba...
TPG to remove paper tickets from public transport system

TPG to remove paper tickets from public transport system

Aug. 14, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
There are concerns that the elderly and young children may be disadvantaged by a new ticketing system for Geneva publ...
Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Geneva abnormally plagued by summer traffic jams

Aug. 12, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Normally during the summer, Geneva traffic is lighter as schools are out and many are away. 
Body of missing Geneva resident found in canton Vaud

Body of missing Geneva resident found in canton Vaud

Aug. 10, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
The body of a missing Geneva resident has been found near Bex in canton Vaud. 
World's oldest 2-headed tortoise to have new home built

World's oldest 2-headed tortoise to have new home built

Aug. 10, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The world’s oldest living 2-headed tortoise is to get a new home at the Geneva Natural History Museum. 
Study reveals drinking trends in Switzerland

Study reveals drinking trends in Switzerland

Aug. 6, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
Ticino has the heaviest drinkers in all of Switzerland - according to a new study by the Swiss Health Observatory.&nb...
Geneva becomes coronavirus 'hotspot'

Geneva becomes coronavirus 'hotspot'

Aug. 5, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
Geneva is being called a ‘hotspot’ for coronavirus infections.   
Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"

Belgium places Geneva, Vaud and Valais on "red list"

Aug. 3, 2020, 11:01 a.m.
Belgium has red-listed travel to Geneva, Vaud and Valais.  
Geneva opens pandemic-friendly fair today

Geneva opens pandemic-friendly fair today

July 31, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
There will be a taste of summer around Lake Geneva, despite the cancellation of the annual firework display back in A...
Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

Geneva bar closes after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

July 29, 2020, 10 a.m.
A Geneva bar will close for the next 10 days after one if its staff tested positive for Covid-19. 
Infection rate continues to climb as cantons strengthen pandemic rules

Infection rate continues to climb as cantons strengthen pandemic rules

July 28, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
The case of the Rooftop bar highlights a wider trend in Geneva: the canton is seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases.
'Superspreader' infects bar-goers and family members in Geneva

'Superspreader' infects bar-goers and family members in Geneva

July 28, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
One person infected 20 others at a bar in Geneva over the weekend. 
Farmer's field destroyed after teens light firework

Farmer's field destroyed after teens light firework

July 28, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A group of teenagers playing with firecrackers are being blamed for a blaze which destroyed 30,000 square metres of a...
New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safe

New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safe

July 24, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
An app to help Geneva nightclubs stay open and customers to stay safe is now being backed by the canton. 
Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

July 22, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
More than 40% of the working population in canton Geneva are foreigners. The latest figures from the Cantonal Statist...
Search for women in Geneva seen walking into lake

Search for women in Geneva seen walking into lake

July 20, 2020, 8:17 a.m.
A search is underway in Geneva for a woman in her forties after her belongings, with her ID card, were found on the l...
Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to flee

Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to flee

July 16, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
A large fire in Geneva overnight caused 50 people to flee their homes in the Contamines region of the city. 
Cash van robbers arrested thanks to Geneva-French police operation

Cash van robbers arrested thanks to Geneva-French police operation

July 16, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
A joint Geneva-French police operation has resulted in several arrests in France and has likely thwarted further...
Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

July 14, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The Geneva branch of the Swiss People’s Party, together with the anti-immigration Geneva Citizens Movement, are...
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