GenevaLunch News http://genevalunch.com Ellen's Swiss News World Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:53:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Switzerland, Australia agree to automatic tax info swaphttp://genevalunch.com/2015/03/03/switzerland-australia-agree-to-automatic-tax-info-swap/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/03/03/switzerland-australia-agree-to-automatic-tax-info-swap/#respond Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:52:46 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96653 GenevaLunch News First such agreement for the Swiss BERN, SWITZERLAND – Australia has theĀ  honour of being the first country with which Switzerland has agreed to automatically exchange tax information. The two countries initialed the agreement in Canberra 3 March. “In accordance with their commitment to the Global Forum, Switzerland and Australia intend to start collecting data […]

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Show time in Switzerland: homes, cars, watcheshttp://genevalunch.com/2015/03/03/show-time-in-switzerland-homes-cars-watches/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/03/03/show-time-in-switzerland-homes-cars-watches/#respond Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:42:45 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96650 GenevaLunch News Thursday is the big day: car show runs 5-15 March GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Geneva Motor Show is about to begin, with 700,000 people expected to head for Palexpo in Geneva – but crowds are also heading for Lausanne to the home and garden show, Habitat Jardin, 7-12 March, and soon to Basel for the […]

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A weathery kind of weekhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/03/02/a-weathery-kind-of-week/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/03/02/a-weathery-kind-of-week/#respond Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:22:21 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96632 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Geneva and Canton Vaud woke up to a blustery, weathery kind of Monday 2 March, with wild rains followed by high winds that sent clouds of all varieties scuttling across the sky. Vaud workers and schoolchildren came back from their week of ski holidays to what looks like wild March weather. Expect […]

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Drones and anti-drones, the talk of Genevahttp://genevalunch.com/2015/03/02/drones-and-anti-drones-the-talk-of-geneva/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/03/02/drones-and-anti-drones-the-talk-of-geneva/#respond Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:14:58 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96626 GenevaLunch News Kerry-Lavrov meeting reports: hope for Ukraine solution GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – International meetings of a “sensitive” nature in Geneva and Montreux are behind a ban on drones in several parts of cantons Geneva and Vaud during the month of March. It’s the first such move, taken by the cantons with the Federal Aviation Department. Human Rights […]

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The Jewels of Paradise by Donna Leonhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/03/02/jewels-paradise-donna-leon/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/03/02/jewels-paradise-donna-leon/#respond Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:00:12 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96132 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE - Caterina soon learns that their rapacious instincts have been aroused by the suggestion that there is a treasure available [More] ...

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Cryptic crossword No 248 by Chaliceahttp://genevalunch.com/2015/02/27/cryptic-crossword-no-248-chalicea/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/02/27/cryptic-crossword-no-248-chalicea/#respond Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:00:59 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96122 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE - Eight clues are of a kind and have wordplay only [More] ...

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Ski injuries: gravity and rate unchanged in 10 yearshttp://genevalunch.com/2015/02/25/ski-injuries-gravity-and-rate-unchanged-in-10-years/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/02/25/ski-injuries-gravity-and-rate-unchanged-in-10-years/#respond Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:30:31 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96620 GenevaLunch News Swiss ski slopes see 87,000 injuries each year GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The rate of injuries from skiing and snowboarding has remained virtually unchanged for the past decade at 3.2 per 1,000, shows a new study by bfu, the Swiss competence centre for accident prevention. The accidents are registered when the skier seeks medical help after […]

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El Gizouli named Acting IPCC Chairhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/02/25/el-gizouli-named-acting-ipcc-chair/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/02/25/el-gizouli-named-acting-ipcc-chair/#respond Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:50:30 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96617 GenevaLunch News Pachauri resigns as climate head amid sexual harassment charges GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Rajendra Pachauri has denied any wrongdoing and says his email and mobile phone were hacked, in response to an investigation in India into sexual harassment charges, the BBC reports. The head of the Geneva-based IPCC nevertheless handed in his resignation, effective today, to […]

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French chase drone-flyershttp://genevalunch.com/2015/02/25/french-chase-drone-flyers/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/02/25/french-chase-drone-flyers/#respond Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:11:38 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96614 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – For the second night in a row, at least five drones have been spotted over Paris at night, in areas considered sensitive, for example near the US Embassy. Authorities managed to film some of them Tuesday night, and are now searching for the people behind them. Drones cannot be flown in urban […]

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Switzerland, Italy sign tax dealhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/02/24/switzerland-italy-sign-tax-deal/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/02/24/switzerland-italy-sign-tax-deal/#respond Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:36:17 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96612 GenevaLunch News Financial advisers not responsible for clients’ crimes BERN, SWITZERLAND – Switzerland and Italy will have a new tax deal protocol that implements OECD standards and states that financial advisers who have not committed crimes themselves are not responsible for the tax crimes of their clients. It also addresses numerous tax issues for cross-border workers. The […]

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