Iconic Geneva church badly damaged by raging fire

GENEVA, Switzerland — A fire burned for nearly three hours Thursday at the Sacré-Coeur Church in Plainpalais, destroying the attic and severely damaging the nave of the iconic 1859 landmark of the city centre. Advertisements

Wife, daughter of prominent Swiss envoy killed in fire in Geneva

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…

Armed robbery in Geneva, shootout caught on camera

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.

Geneva Police: Pedestrian killed when elderly driver jumps curb

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.

Geneva bicyclist killed in fall, Police seek witnesses

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’s center in standstill after fire

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).

Dozens evacuated after fire in Geneva apartment building

    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.