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 – 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.
Story updated to reflect Jarreau’s passing. GENEVA — Jazz legend and Montreux Jazz Festival regular Al Jarreau, 76, has died only days after announcing his retirement from touring and resigning from a mentorship at the Montreux Jazz Academy. Jarreau’s career span of over 50-years included 16 concerts in Switzerland’s most famous music festival. Just three days before his…
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, 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.
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.
GENEVA – Up to six young designers with a keen knack for art and eyewear might receive €3,000, as part of the so-called O-Six for Art grant. The money comes from the family-owned Italian Thema Optical company, which produces high-end eyewear.
GENEVA, Switzerland – A couple has been arrested after a drug bust in the Plainpalais neighborhood of Geneva.
GENEVA, Switzerland – The city of Geneva is offering a CHF25,000 grant to proven photojournalists/documentarists or photography artists interested in pursuing a photo project in Switzerland or abroad.
GENEVA – Ever wanted to be in the big screen? Here’s your francophone chance!
GENEVA – Several online outlets today point at a bizarre video shot in the premises of CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, whose lab in canton Geneva carries out high-energy physics research. The video, which CERN officials say was shot “without official permission or knowledge”, also raises questions of security in the premises late at…