GENEVA, Switzerland — The June guide is coming a bit late courtesy of an actual paying job 😉 Nevertheless faithful readers, here is “a selection” of what’s on and free in what is left of June in Geneva. (I will update this post during the week to add more events!)
GENEVA, Switzerland — A 76-year-old woman and her 45-year-old daughter have died after a fire broke out at their roof top apartment in Grand-Saconnex on the morning of Saturday 3 June. The husband/father of the victims was not home at the time. For privacy reasons in Switzerland, the victims names cannot be revealed but All About…
Update: this version corrects the title of the final from Swiss Football Championship to Swiss Football Cup. Two different tournaments. GENEVA, Switzerland — FC Basel has beat the lionhearted FC Sion 3-0 earning their 12th Swiss Football Cup. Sion broke its streak of winning each final for which it had qualified. Both teams had a lot…
Update: Find the game results and post game mayhem here. GENEVA, Switzerland — Police helicopters hovering over the city, check. Rowdy Swiss football fans arriving in throngs and willing to party, check. It seems all is ready for another Swiss Football Cup final, this one in Geneva. Prepare to be disrupted.
GENEVA, Switzerland — Sir Roger Moore, the suave Englishman that portrayed James Bond in seven feature films has died in Switzerland “after a short but brave battle with cancer”, announced his family.
GENEVA – Nothing screams grunge as Seattle in the U.S., and nothing could be further away from it than the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. Yet, the two have met many a times in the shores of Lake Geneva and produced some gut wrenching performances, including some by Chris Cornell, 52, whose death on 17 May sent shock waves among…
GENEVA, Switzerland — Police have not released any new details of a jewelry heist occurred this past weekend in downtown Geneva. The getaway ended in shots fired in the street, where it was caught on tape.
In separate incidents: pedestrian is injured in hit-and-run, police searching for driver who hit an 11-year-old GENEVA, Switzerland — A 69-year-old man was killed on Saturday 13 May while walking near Geneva’s city hall, in the heart of the old city.
Even strong, thick-skinned truck drivers have Moms! And they can help keep drivers safe — that’s the idea behind a safety campaign sponsored by the Norwegian Government targeting Polish truck drivers. I thought this witty video is a wonderful reminder of the power of moms. Happy Mother’s Day!
GENEVA, Switzerland — A bicyclist crossing a wooden footbridge near Nant du Petit Saint-Loup in the commune of Versoix, died after falling to a waterway on Wednesday 10 May. Police are now seeking witnesses to determine what happened.
GENEVA, Switzerland — Dye or breathe new life to your very expensive Hermès scarf (or buy an out-of-season one) in the last day of the HermèsMatic pop-up store in Geneva.
Updated GENEVA, Switzerland — More than a dozen firefighters responded to a fire that broke out on the top floor and roof of the Hôtel At Home on rue de Monthoux in the Paquis, Monday afternoon (see the dramatic video here).