©2014Chappatte, distributed by Globe Cartoon. More cartoons on Chappatte’s web site. Geneva-based Patrick Chappatte works for the International New York Times, for Geneva newspaper Le Temps, and for NZZ am Sonntag. All cartoons reproduced with permission.
Great outings this weekend: cars, skiing at the top, 10 wine vintages GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The sun is out and anyone who is not at the Geneva car show is probably looking up at the slopes and wondering what the weekend promises. Temperatures are clement today but they’ll be springlike by Sunday, so hiking in […]
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 […]