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 – 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 – 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.
BERN – Sexually transmitted diseases—mainly gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia—are up in Switzerland and the rest of Europe in comparison to 2015.
GENEVA, Switzerland – A couple has been arrested after a drug bust in the Plainpalais neighborhood of Geneva.
Updated with information on the fire occurred in Libellules on Friday 7 October. (See bottom of page) GENEVA, Switzerland – More than 40 residents of two buildings in Petit-Saconnex in canton Geneva had to be evacuated after a fire broke out early in the morning.
GENEVA – Ever wanted to be in the big screen? Here’s your francophone chance!
Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland – Police in canton Vaud have issued an alert for a 26-year-old Afghan woman and Nyon resident, who disappeared on the morning of 23 August.