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,...
Geneva airport claims success in busy weekend

Geneva airport claims success in busy weekend

Jan. 9, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva airport is hailing as a success special measure it put in place this weekend to make sure passengers were able...
Geneva remains popular with dictators

Geneva remains popular with dictators

Jan. 5, 2017, 5:09 a.m.
Geneva remains a favourite destination for the world’s dictators. Figures released by the Twitter feed, Dictato...
Geneva airport braces for busy weekend

Geneva airport braces for busy weekend

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
After last weekend’s delays at the Geneva airport – this weekend is expected to be equally busy and the a...
Another death after Geneva New Year fires

Another death after Geneva New Year fires

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
There’s been another death following the two fires in Geneva over the weekend. Already a person in their eighti...
Geneva airport says lack of space worsened delays

Geneva airport says lack of space worsened delays

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
Geneva airport says lack of space for passengers was the major problem over the New Year weekend. Passengers had to e...
Geneva fire-fighters busy over New Year - one dead

Geneva fire-fighters busy over New Year - one dead

Jan. 3, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Geneva fire-fighters were busy over the New Year weekend. A major fire on Sunday afternoon in Plainpalais led to over...
Fears of Geneva airport strike recede

Fears of Geneva airport strike recede

Dec. 23, 2016, 5:23 a.m.
Fears of a baggage handling strike at Geneva airport have receded for the time being.
Small quake hits Thonon

Small quake hits Thonon

Dec. 23, 2016, 5:17 a.m.
A mild tremor hit the French town of Thonon last night. The Swiss Seismological Service in Zurich says the small quak...
Geneva police upgrades equipment

Geneva police upgrades equipment

Dec. 22, 2016, 5:49 a.m.
Canton Geneva has agreed to spend almost CHF 6m upgrading police equipment – which may also include a drone.
Unions say there remains a threat of public transport strikes in Geneva

Unions say there remains a threat of public transport strikes in Geneva

Dec. 22, 2016, 5:44 a.m.
Unions say there is still a chance public transport in Geneva could be hit by a wave of strikes – despite manag...
Geneva police checking vehicles today

Geneva police checking vehicles today

Dec. 20, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
Geneva police are warning drivers there will be 5 checkpoints across the canton today.
Geneva taxi drivers bribe hotel porters - report.

Geneva taxi drivers bribe hotel porters - report.

Dec. 19, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss French TV has unveiled how Geneva taxi drivers have to bribe porters at top hotels to make sure they bag the lu...
Geneva airport night flight worries

Geneva airport night flight worries

Dec. 15, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
As traffic continues to grow at Geneva airport, the issue of night flights are a major concern to locals. The airport...
Geneva to launch major school investment

Geneva to launch major school investment

Dec. 12, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
After many years of allegations of neglect –canton Geneva is to spend CHF 1.5bn on renovating schools.
Thousands watch Escalade parade

Thousands watch Escalade parade

Dec. 12, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Thousands lined the streets of the old town in Geneva to watch Europe’s largest historical parade yesterday.
New fishing rules to encourage crayfish hunting

New fishing rules to encourage crayfish hunting

Dec. 8, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
New fishing regulations come into force for Lake Geneva and surrounding rivers from January – and authorities h...
Jealous husband sentenced to jail for attempted murder

Jealous husband sentenced to jail for attempted murder

Dec. 2, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to 4 and half years in jail by a Geneva court for attempted murder after attacking a neighbo...
Swissair building sold

Swissair building sold

Nov. 30, 2016, 8:53 a.m.
One of the last assets of the defunct airline – Swissair – has been sold.
TAG Heuer wins the “Revival” award in Geneva

TAG Heuer wins the “Revival” award in Geneva

Nov. 23, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
TAG Heuer has won an award for its reissue of the iconic Heuer Monza chronograph at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie...
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