Green Parties perform well in Geneva vote

Green Parties perform well in Geneva vote

March 16, 2020, 9:20 a.m.
Despite the virus lockdown, Geneva voters went to the polls yesterday in local elections and the results show a conti...
WTO staff member tests positive for Covid-19

WTO staff member tests positive for Covid-19

March 12, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
In Geneva, the World Trade Organization has suspended all meetings until 20th March after a staff member was tes...
Police seize petrol bombs from young teens in canton Geneva

Police seize petrol bombs from young teens in canton Geneva

March 10, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Geneva police seized weapons and petrol bombs from groups of young teenagers in Meyrin over the weekend. 
French nationals now largest foreign population in Geneva

French nationals now largest foreign population in Geneva

March 6, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
French nationals now make up the largest foreign population in canton Geneva, knocking the Portuguese off the top spo...
Passenger flying Zurich to Geneva confirmed with Covid-19

Passenger flying Zurich to Geneva confirmed with Covid-19

March 5, 2020, 10:46 a.m.
The Federal Health Office is going through an airline passenger list after one was confirmed with Covid-19. 
Covid-19: Geneva local elections votes to be counted in private

Covid-19: Geneva local elections votes to be counted in private

March 5, 2020, 10:37 a.m.
The virus outbreak will mean votes in Geneva will be counted in private.
Vaud town looking to change name back to simply Crans

Vaud town looking to change name back to simply Crans

March 3, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
The town of Crans-près-Céligny in canton Vaud wants to change its name back to simply Crans. 
Geneva Human Rights film festival cancelled

Geneva Human Rights film festival cancelled

March 3, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The Geneva International Human Rights Film Festival has been cancelled.
Canton Geneva to change school holidays in 2022

Canton Geneva to change school holidays in 2022

March 2, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The school holidays in canton Geneva will change slightly from 2022. 
Geneva Car Show Cancelled

Geneva Car Show Cancelled

Feb. 28, 2020, 11:29 a.m.
The Geneva International Motor Show has been called off after the Federal Government banned all gatherings of more th...
8 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Switzerland

8 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Switzerland

Feb. 28, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
There are now eight cases of confirmed Covid-19 in Switzerland. Cantons Vaud and Basel have now reported their first ...
Neighbouring France to get back Swiss TV

Neighbouring France to get back Swiss TV

Feb. 28, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
TV viewers in neighbouring France around Geneva will get Swiss television back on over-the-air transmitters by the en...
We must tackle online hate speech, says Swiss foreign minister

We must tackle online hate speech, says Swiss foreign minister

Feb. 25, 2020, 9:49 a.m.
In a speech to UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, the Swiss foreign minister Ignazio Cassis says more needs to be don...
Switzerland enjoys unusually warm weather

Switzerland enjoys unusually warm weather

Feb. 24, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
The country basked in warm weather over the weekend with Geneva reaching 20 degrees and in canton Valais 18 degrees a...
Covid-19 causes Geneva International Inventions Fair to change date

Covid-19 causes Geneva International Inventions Fair to change date

Feb. 18, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The Geneva International Inventions Fair has been pushed back to September due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Antigel festival celebrates best year yet

Antigel festival celebrates best year yet

Feb. 17, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
Geneva’s Antigel festival is celebrating its best year yet. 
Two skiers killed in avalanche near Simplon Pass

Two skiers killed in avalanche near Simplon Pass

Feb. 14, 2020, 10:37 a.m.
Two skiers have been killed in an avalanche near the Simplon Pass. 
Illegal creche in Geneva closed down

Illegal creche in Geneva closed down

Feb. 14, 2020, 10:17 a.m.
A private creche has been closed down in Geneva after authorities discovered the staff were not qualified and there w...
British reality TV star on Geneva plane diverted due to high winds

British reality TV star on Geneva plane diverted due to high winds

Feb. 11, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
Passengers on a British Airways Flight from Geneva ended up in Lyon after declaring an emergency – only 150 km ...
Coronavirus: Geneva airport tracking down passengers who flew with infected man

Coronavirus: Geneva airport tracking down passengers who flew with infected man

Feb. 11, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
Geneva airport is trying to track down everyone who was on an easyJet flight to Gatwick on Tuesday 28th January.
Cantonal vote results

Cantonal vote results

Feb. 10, 2020, 3:59 p.m.
In cantonal votes, Geneva turned down plans to build high density housing in Meyrin and Vernier. The canton has a hou...
Body found in Lake Geneva

Body found in Lake Geneva

Feb. 3, 2020, 10 a.m.
A body has been found in Lake Geneva. The female corpse was discovered by the shore near the French town of Evian on ...
Geneva warns of forged pollution stickers

Geneva warns of forged pollution stickers

Feb. 3, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
Geneva’s troubled anti-pollution initiative has run into further problems due to a shortage of stickers –...
Léman Express passengers complain about service

Léman Express passengers complain about service

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Users of the new Léman Express train network are complaining of late and cancelled services. 
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