Geneva, Lausanne react to terrorist Paris Attacks

For the latest on Geneva’s terrorist threat click here. GENEVA – Swiss border crossings with France are experiencing heavy delays following the terrorist attacks in Paris which have left 129 people dead and 352 injured, 99 of them in critical condition. According to recent news reports, there are delays of up to four hours in the…

Drone captures images of the Arve River flood in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – The sun might be shining, water levels rescinding and bridges might have reopened, but some Geneva residents are still hung up on this week’s big topic: the Arve River flooding. After all, it was the highest surge on record for the area in more than 80 years.

IWC Gala Brings Emily Blunt, Christoph Waltz and other celebs to Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – The 25th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie – reserved for professionals – closed in Geneva on 23 January after showcasing 16 brands, including Cartier, IWC and Vacheron Constantin. The IWC’s Portugieser celebrated its 75th anniversary with the launch of eight new references, including the watchmaker’s first annual calendar and a gala in Geneva…

In Images: Switzerland Reacts to Charlie Hebdo Massacre

GENEVA, Switzerland – Twelve people, including four French Cartoonists well-known for their political commentary, journalists and police became the target of three masked gunmen who terrorized a city and brought an entire continent to their feet.

Here Come the Animals – Alpine Cattle Descent or Desalpage

GENEVA, Switzerland – This past weekend the beautiful city of Annecy in neighboring France, held its annual désalpe/désalpage or return of the animals to the Rhone valley from Alpine pastures, where they spent their summer. The moment was captured by the official city photographer, and, since “A picture is worth a thousand words,” I leave thee with…

Swiss Parliament Secretary Saucy Side Job

WARNING: I rarely feel the need to alert readers to explicit content. But some may find the topic distasteful. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The identity of the Swiss parliament secretary who posted hundreds of naked “selfies” on Twitter — many of which had been taken inside the Parliament — has been revealed in international media. The woman has been…