Microsoft calls for Geneva convention on cyber security

Microsoft calls for Geneva convention on cyber security

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Software company Microsoft is calling for a new ‘Geneva Convention’ to protect civilians in the case of a...
Geneva firefighters rescue trapped cat

Geneva firefighters rescue trapped cat

Feb. 16, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
The Geneva fire service had to break down a concrete wall in an apartment building to rescue a trapped cat.
Geneva residents shocked at free Islamic book

Geneva residents shocked at free Islamic book

Feb. 14, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Some residents in Geneva say they were shocked after a free book espousing Islam appeared in their letter boxes.
Man saved from Rhone in Geneva

Man saved from Rhone in Geneva

Feb. 10, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Geneva rescue services sprang into action last night to save a man who’d fallen into the Rhone. The man was wal...
Act of kindness triggers police alert

Act of kindness triggers police alert

Feb. 9, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
A driver’s kind efforts to help out a child in the rain caused a police alert in Geneva on Tuesday.
Geneva students complain at ending of Erasmus programme

Geneva students complain at ending of Erasmus programme

Feb. 8, 2017, 6:05 a.m.
Students at Geneva University are complaining the decision to withdraw from the European Erasmus exchange programme i...
A study shows home building in Geneva would add 1% GDP

A study shows home building in Geneva would add 1% GDP

Feb. 8, 2017, 6:02 a.m.
A new study by the University of Geneva suggests a major home building programme in the canton would bring in an extr...
CHF 20m worth of gems spread across Geneva road

CHF 20m worth of gems spread across Geneva road

Feb. 7, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Twenty million francs worth of jewelry was left scatted across the road after a robber crashed his getaway bike racin...
Swiss plane makes emergency landing in Canada

Swiss plane makes emergency landing in Canada

Feb. 3, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Passengers on a Swiss International Airlines flight from Zurich to Los Angeles found themselves freezing in minus 23 ...
Plan to generate energy from Lake Geneva

Plan to generate energy from Lake Geneva

Feb. 3, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
The appearance of a large barge on Lake Geneva spurred rumors of a successful freight trip from the Mediterranean to ...
Police investigate possible aircraft sabotage at Geneva airport

Police investigate possible aircraft sabotage at Geneva airport

Feb. 2, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Police are investigating a possible case of sabotage on a Swiss International Airlines aircraft as it was due to leav...
New Geneva tax rule suspended by court

New Geneva tax rule suspended by court

Feb. 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...
Geneva SVP MP caught drink-driving

Geneva SVP MP caught drink-driving

Jan. 31, 2017, 6:23 a.m.
A Geneva national MP, Céline Amaudruz, has received a suspended prison sentence and a CHF 9,000 fine for drink...
Weather change improves pollution levels in Geneva

Weather change improves pollution levels in Geneva

Jan. 31, 2017, 6:21 a.m.
The generally warmer weather and more wind has improved the air quality around Geneva and the pollution alert has bee...
Cyclist dies in tragic accident in Geneva

Cyclist dies in tragic accident in Geneva

Jan. 27, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
A fatal accident took place this morning on the Route de Malagnou in Geneva
Pollution hits emergency levels in Geneva

Pollution hits emergency levels in Geneva

Jan. 26, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Pollution levels in Geneva have hit an emergency trigger level. At 11am yesterday, pollution reached 50 micrograms pe...
Race to replace WHO leadership narrows

Race to replace WHO leadership narrows

Jan. 26, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Member states of the World Health Organization have whittled down the number of candidates to three to take over the ...
Geneva police scraps annual parade

Geneva police scraps annual parade

Jan. 24, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Geneva police unions – angry at new work schedules and overtime restrictions – have forced the commander,...
Efforts to help Geneva homeless in sub-zero temperatures.

Efforts to help Geneva homeless in sub-zero temperatures.

Jan. 20, 2017, 6:15 a.m.
Despite the cold weather, homeless shelters in Geneva are not full. Authorities are asking people to call 144 if they...
Woman faces massive fine after blocking Geneva tram

Woman faces massive fine after blocking Geneva tram

Jan. 20, 2017, 6:03 a.m.
A Geneva motorist is facing a massive parking fine after blocking a tram line for more than an hour.
Geneva communes launch a new tradition

Geneva communes launch a new tradition

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Some Geneva communes launched what they hope will be a new tradition over the weekend – the burning of the Chri...
Geneva pension fund buys Fermenich office block

Geneva pension fund buys Fermenich office block

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
The Geneva state pension fund has bought the large Fermenich office building in Jonction. The perfume company will mo...
UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson expected in Geneva

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson expected in Geneva

Jan. 12, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
British foreign secretary Boris Johnson is expected in Geneva today, hoping to clinch an agreement in the Cyprus peac...
Men seriously injured in Geneva attack

Men seriously injured in Geneva attack

Jan. 10, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
A drug deal gone wrong. That’s what Geneva police suspect after two men in their thirties were so badly beaten,...
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