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…
MONTREUX – A story in the Travel section of The Telegraph gently reminded me that we are fortunate to live in a land filled with some of the most incredible fantasy-inspiring castles.
GENEVA – Waking up to a still fall morning in Geneva (in pictures).
GERMANY – A Swiss farmer has won the title of Master Pumpkin Grower after producing an 850kg monster pumpkin, considered the largest in Europe.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer, could add a new title to his long career: Ace of Hearts.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Sébastien Schneiter, the 19-year-old catamaran skipper of Team Tilt is being credited with leading his team to first place in the 77th edition of the prestigious Bol d’Or Mirabaud regatta – the largest fresh water sailing competition in the world, which takes place annually on Lake Geneva.
GENEVA, Switzerland – More than 80 wine cellars and growers in canton Geneva opened their doors this past Saturday to around 30,000 visitors. Most visitors rode bikes, walked or made use of the special buses provided by the TPG, to go cave to cave.
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.
GENEVA, Switzerland – While a few pedestrian pathways remain closed, the rain has subsided, river waters are receding and bridges have reopened.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Three bridges and certain pedestrian areas, that had remained closed after rising waters threatened to flood parts of the city and the canton, have now reopened.
Updated 4 May: The train line between Bern and Lausanne has also been shut down due to a landslide. GENEVA, Switzerland – Heavy rains over the Lake Geneva region and other parts of Switzerland provoked landslides, floods and forced the closing of an important rail route, roads and bridges.
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.