GENEVA – This may be the after-holiday season, but there is still time to give to those less fortunate and without much effort from your part, thanks to a coalition by the Swiss Post, Coop and Red Cross. First option at the Post Office: Buy non-perishable food items and/or toiletries and bring them to any…
Author: Laila Rodriguez-Bloch
Young man, 19, killed in first fatal accident in Geneva
Switzerland — Geneva police are looking for information or witnesses to a deadly motorcycle accident occurred on Wednesday 2 January at around 17:40 on the Route des Jeunes in canton Geneva. According to authorities, the victim, identified as a Swiss male born in 1999 (19 years of age), died on the scene after hitting the…
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.
Where to Watch the World Cup around Lake Geneva
GENEVA – You know you live in Switzerland when…. you are warned of noise-after-World Cup-games, and invited to keep a certain game decorum.
Emergency sirens retest across Switzerland on 23 May
SWITZERLAND – The Swiss National Siren Test system is being repeated on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 starting at 13:30.
Last day of beach volley in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland — Sandy beach in Geneva? Yes on Pentecost Monday is possible.
Geneva edition: Best summer music festivals
Geneva, Switzerland — Long spring days are finally here and with them come an embarrassment of riches in the way of music festivals. With over 300 large and small fests you snooze, you lose — unless you’ve mastered the art of tele-transportation. Here’s my list of some of the most popular festivals in Geneva and…
Geneva ranks among 10 best in quality of life survey
GENEVA, Switzerland — The annual Mercer Ranking survey has named Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Bern among the top 15 cities with best quality of life.
Two-toed baby sloth born in famous Swiss butterfly house
SWITZERLAND — The butterfly house or conservatory located in Kerzers, canton Fribourg has announced the birth of a ninth sloth bear. Odd thing to be born in a lepidopterarium you say?
Portugal-Netherlands friendly in Geneva, vs Egypt in Zurich
GENEVA, Switzerland — Get ready for a loud night! Ronaldo’s Portugal is set to play against the Clockwork Orange in a football friendly in Geneva prior to this summer’s World Cup.
Call for anti-Trump, anti-WEF demonstrations in Geneva and four more Swiss cities
US Republicans in Switzerland: America first does not mean America alone GENEVA, Switzerland – Union leaders and anti-globalisation demonstrators are calling residents in five Swiss cities to protest the presence of US President Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, and the Forum in general.
Outrageous traffic fine in Switzerland serves as cautionary tale
GENEVA, Switzerland — Fining speed demon billionaires is big business in Switzerland, but large traffic fines can be assessed to anyone based on family income.