Small village on Geneva border petitions against return of traffic

Small village on Geneva border petitions against return of traffic

April 30, 2020, 10:31 a.m.
Residents of the small Geneva border village of Soral have signed a petition calling for the border to be closed at c...
Police prepare in case of International Workers Day march

Police prepare in case of International Workers Day march

April 30, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
Police forces around the country are on alert in case marchers take to the streets tomorrow to mark International Wor...
Open letter to Geneva calls for better cycling routes to discourage pre-lockdown traffic

Open letter to Geneva calls for better cycling routes to discourage pre-lockdown traffic

April 29, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
A group of environmental and mobility associations are calling on canton Geneva to plan for better cycling routes and...
Flight prices expected to increase dramatically after lockdown

Flight prices expected to increase dramatically after lockdown

April 28, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
The era of cheap flights may be over – at least for a while. 
New international watch fair coming to Geneva

New international watch fair coming to Geneva

April 27, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A new international watch fair in Geneva could be worth millions to the canton according to state councillor Pierre M...
Uncertainty about how to reopen schools and creches effectively

Uncertainty about how to reopen schools and creches effectively

April 24, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
It might not be possible to open all creches and schools in Geneva at the same time - according to cantonal authoriti...
Philanthropist reducing face mask deficit talks to WRS

Philanthropist reducing face mask deficit talks to WRS

April 24, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
A Geneva-based philanthropist has been telling World Radio Switzerland about his huge investment in obtaining million...
Restaurant regulars pre-pay for meals over fear that many will go bankrupt

Restaurant regulars pre-pay for meals over fear that many will go bankrupt

April 23, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Restaurants in cantons Geneva and Vaud are asking regular clients to pre-pay for meals to make sure they can pay thei...
New Eaux-Vives beach opening behind schedule

New Eaux-Vives beach opening behind schedule

April 22, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
It’s uncertain if the multi-million-franc new beach at Eaux-Vives in Geneva will be open this summer. 
Some Geneva borders to reopen during rush hour

Some Geneva borders to reopen during rush hour

April 20, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
Some more borders will be open for Geneva cross border workers from today. 
Borders will not reopen to cyclists around Geneva

Borders will not reopen to cyclists around Geneva

April 15, 2020, 10:41 a.m.
The Federal Customs Office is rejecting calls to reopen some borders around Geneva to cyclists.
Geneva-based philanthropist to set up 'air-bridge' between China and Geneva

Geneva-based philanthropist to set up 'air-bridge' between China and Geneva

April 15, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
The Geneva-based philanthropist Abdallah Chatila is spending CHF 130m on medical equipment and setting up an air-brid...
Geneva airport receives plane carrying CHF 3 million of medical equipment from China

Geneva airport receives plane carrying CHF 3 million of medical equipment from China

April 7, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
A plane carrying 92 tons of protective personal equipment for medical staff has landed at Geneva Airport. 
Covid-19: Protests break out in Geneva's main prison

Covid-19: Protests break out in Geneva's main prison

April 6, 2020, 10:25 a.m.
There were protests inside Geneva’s main prison over the weekend - over concerns about Covid-19 infections.&nbs...
Two MSF medics support Geneva cantonal hospital staff

Two MSF medics support Geneva cantonal hospital staff

April 2, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
Two medics from Médicins Sans Frontières are supporting hospital staff at Geneva’s cantonal hospi...
Geneva police called to stop daily balcony choir

Geneva police called to stop daily balcony choir

April 1, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
Is patience wearing thin?
Syrian refugees volunteer to help vulnerable during lockdown

Syrian refugees volunteer to help vulnerable during lockdown

March 31, 2020, 10 a.m.
A group of 18 Syrian refugees living in Switzerland has been volunteering to help vulnerable people during the lockdo...
Evening curfew set in French border town to curb Covid-19 spread

Evening curfew set in French border town to curb Covid-19 spread

March 25, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
The French town of St Julien en Genevois, which borders Geneva, has brought in an overnight curfew in an effort to cu...
Geneva Airport sees 97% fewer flights

Geneva Airport sees 97% fewer flights

March 25, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Passenger flights from Geneva Airport have slumped by 97 %. 
Geneva café feeds HUG hospital staff

Geneva café feeds HUG hospital staff

March 24, 2020, 9:02 a.m.
A popular lunch café in Geneva has been fund-raising to feed hospital staff at the HUG. 
Helicopters to be used to police borders

Helicopters to be used to police borders

March 23, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Switzerland’s customs officials will begin using helicopters to police the borders - after reports of people br...
WHO asks all countries to prepare for Covid-19 outbreak

WHO asks all countries to prepare for Covid-19 outbreak

March 19, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
The Geneva-based World Health Organisation has made a plea to all countries to prepare for the coronavirus. 
Covid-19 in Geneva update

Covid-19 in Geneva update

March 19, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Geneva’s cantonal doctor - Jacques-André Romand has test positive for the coronavirus.
Drivers turned away and long queues as border crossings close

Drivers turned away and long queues as border crossings close

March 18, 2020, 9:58 a.m.
2,200 people were turned away at the Swiss border yesterday as they tried to cross into the country.   
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