Switzerland —The community of Payerne in the Swiss canton of Vaud, near canton Fribourg, are coming to terms with a fire that left one young woman dead and several people homeless, including a 3-week-old infant.
GENEVA, Switzerland — The Geneva Airport recently announced that 2016 saw a 4.8% increase in passenger traffic, with over 16 million travelers. It should be no surprise then, that the once easy-in, easy-out affair, has now become a frequent nightmare, especially during high-traffic weekends. Construction is not making things easier, even after adding one thousand additional square meters to the…
GENEVA – Adjust your clocks one hour forward before heading to bed tonight 25 March — Daylight savings time begins Sunday 26 March, when 2:00 becomes 3:00.
GENEVA — Jazz legend and Montreux Jazz Festival regular Al Jarreau, 76, is retiring from touring after a 50-year career that included 16 concerts in Switzerland’s most famous music festival. Due to his medical condition, Jarreau will no longer be able to mentor musicians at the Montreux Jazz Academy next month in canton Vaud.
GENEVA — Dramatic photos published today by managers of the Chateau de Divonne reveal the extent of the damage caused by a massive fire at the iconic castle in neighboring France.
GENEVA — US President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the country, has sparked a global backlash including from neutral Switzerland which stated that such ban is “contrary” to the Geneva Conventions.
GENEVA – Around two thousand people weathered the bitter-cold in Geneva, Switzerland to peacefully protest Donald Trump’s divisive and exclusionary rhetoric and presidency calling for dignity, inclusion and equality.
GENEVA – A sizable part of the well-known 4-star Château de Divonne in the French side of the greater Lake Geneva region, was completely destroyed by a fire that erupted on the evening of 18 January.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Iced trees, streets and harbors, delayed and/or canceled trains, buses and boats are the result of the icy winds that have hit the Lake Geneva region these past few days — and don’t put your parka away just yet — MeteoSwiss is forecasting below-freezing temperatures for the remainder of the week.
GENEVA – Police are investigating a violent beating that occurred on the evening of 6-7 January in the otherwise quiet St Jean neighborhood in Geneva. The attack happened late Friday evening when two men in their 30s were “violently assaulted” near the Milèant bus stop on the Rue de St Jean.
GENEVA – After two fatal fires occurred within a matter of hours on 1 January, he city of Geneva has been hit by a third blaze, this one in the St Jean neighborhood.
Story updated on 4 January. GENEVA – Two elderly women have died after severe burns received in two separate fires that erupted in Geneva within a matter of hours.