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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Health Organization is recommending that adults consume no more than about 25 grams of sugar (roughly 6 teaspoons) a day, limiting intake to 5 percent of total calories consumed, a figure that has not been seen in many parts of the industrialized world since the 1800s (source: Planetoscope) The new […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Let the fun begin! The Geneva International Motor Show opens officially to the public today and runs from 6 to 16 March. Logistics: road, rail, tickets The 700,000 expected visitors were already packing the autoroutes and trains heading into Geneva Wednesday: expect to spend a little extra time on the road this […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The UK’s Times Higher Education (THE) world reputational rankings, released 6 March for 2014, now include two Swiss universities in the top 50. The EFPL has joined Zurich’s federal polytechnic, ETH. The EPFL slipped into the top 50 for the first time while ETH Zurich moved up from 20th to 16th […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – I’m off to enjoy the Geneva Motor Show this morning and will file photos as the Wow Factor sets in, from Palexpo. Other news will be delayed until this evening.
Free movement of people agreements to remain “fully” in place for 3 years BERN, SWITZERLAND – Swiss Federal Councilor Simonetta Sommaruga told the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council in Brussels Monday that while voters in Switzerland 9 February opted for a change of system involving quotas, the country “has three years to implement […]
BERN, SWITZERLAND – The law on insurance coverage, in particular the deductible a pregnant woman has to pay, changed 1 March, RTS notes in a report today. The sometimes costly coverage distinctions have ended that were based on whether the insurer decided it was sickness or pregnancy that was taken into consideration. RTS points out […]