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. 
Gotthard Tunnel saw 9km tailbacks over weekend

Gotthard Tunnel saw 9km tailbacks over weekend

Aug. 10, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Weekend traffic at the Gotthard Tunnel led to delays of more than an hour at the southern entrance as many holiday-ma...
Hot weather weekend brings about a number of tragedies across country

Hot weather weekend brings about a number of tragedies across country

Aug. 10, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
The hot weekend weather brought thousands out to enjoy the lakes and mountains – but some never made it home.&n...
Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

Body of washed away 6-year-old found in Lake Geneva

July 28, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
The body of a 6-year-old girl who was washed away in a storm last summer has been found in Lake Geneva. 
Dinghy disaster dodged on the Limmat

Dinghy disaster dodged on the Limmat

July 6, 2020, 8:42 a.m.
The hot weather over the weekend brought out the rubber dinghies onto the rivers – but several missed an exit p...
Geneva winegrowers to open cellars every Saturday over summer

Geneva winegrowers to open cellars every Saturday over summer

June 24, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
In an effort to make up for the loss of the Geneva winegrowers’ annual open cellars event, which was supposed t...
Eaux-Vives beach to be finished by end of August

Eaux-Vives beach to be finished by end of August

June 17, 2020, 10:37 a.m.
Work on the new beach in Eaux-Vives in Geneva will be finished by the end of August. 
Summer jobs being cut due to pandemic

Summer jobs being cut due to pandemic

June 16, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
The pandemic is likely to have an impact on young people looking for a summer job. 
Tourist industry set for bleak summer season

Tourist industry set for bleak summer season

May 29, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
Despite efforts to get all of us to take our summer breaks in Switzerland – it will be a bleak season for the t...
Borders may open in time for beach vacation

Borders may open in time for beach vacation

May 13, 2020, 10:35 a.m.
Taking a break on a beach could be possible this summer. The Swiss government is in discussion with France, Germany a...
Swiss urged to take summer vacation in Switzerland

Swiss urged to take summer vacation in Switzerland

May 11, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
With international travel so uncertain this summer, we’re all being urged to take our vacations in Switzerland....
More openings to come ahead of summer but groups of 6+ still banned

More openings to come ahead of summer but groups of 6+ still banned

April 30, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Other openings from May will be primary and secondary schools, some sports will be allowed and public transport will ...
Switzerland prepares for Covid-19 second wave over summer

Switzerland prepares for Covid-19 second wave over summer

April 29, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
While the current rate of infections is flattening, experts are now preparing for a second wave which may hit in July...
Tourism sector pleads case for reopening by summer

Tourism sector pleads case for reopening by summer

April 27, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Representatives from the tourism sector met federal councillors in Bern yesterday to plead their case for reopening b...
Hot, dry summer predicted

Hot, dry summer predicted

April 21, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
Weather experts are predicting we’re in for a long, hot and dry summer. 
Switzerland cancels more summer events

Switzerland cancels more summer events

March 27, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
More events in Switzerland are being postponed or cancelled.   
Summer festivals worried Covid-19 events ban may continue

Summer festivals worried Covid-19 events ban may continue

March 4, 2020, 9:58 a.m.
It’s the time of the year when the summer’s open-air festivals begin to release their lineups.
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. 
Summer heatwave said to have killed 200

Summer heatwave said to have killed 200

Oct. 25, 2019, 8:58 a.m.
The summer heatwave killed 200 people.
Weather to cool after record summer heat

Weather to cool after record summer heat

Aug. 29, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Enjoy the warm weather this weekend as its coming to an end. 
German summer holidays may cause Gotthard Tunnel tailbacks

German summer holidays may cause Gotthard Tunnel tailbacks

July 26, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
Traffic warnings are in place for the Gotthard Tunnel this weekend as two large German Länder start their summer...
Lost exam papers force Zurich students to retake over summer

Lost exam papers force Zurich students to retake over summer

July 4, 2019, 8:44 a.m.
Around 20 students in Zurich are going to have to retake a maths exam as the lecturer left the unmarked papers on a t...
No respite from heat on public transport

No respite from heat on public transport

June 26, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
If you’re hoping air-conditioned buses, trams and trains could give you a break from the heat, you may be disap...
Water to be cut in commune as temperatures soar

Water to be cut in commune as temperatures soar

June 26, 2019, 8:22 a.m.
A commune in canton Solothurn is up in arms as construction work means the water to their town will be cut for the da...
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