GenevaLunch News http://genevalunch.com Ellen's Swiss News World Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:00:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Crossword No 255 by Chaliceahttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/17/crossword-no-255-by-chalicea/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/17/crossword-no-255-by-chalicea/#respond Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:00:43 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=96761 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE  – If you prefer to work on the interactive version, click on this LINK. Across     1  Father, religious superior and Swedish singers (4)     3  Flat round pieces used in playing the game of draughts and official country residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (8)     […]

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Montreux Jazz Festival unveils programmehttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/montreux-jazz-festival-unveils-programme/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/montreux-jazz-festival-unveils-programme/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:13:30 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97184 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The names are out for the 49th Montreux Jazz Festival, 3-18 July 2015 (16 days, 105 concerts in the 3 principal venues). Quite a group of names this year:

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Basel zoo gets CHF30m donation for environmental centrehttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/basel-zoo-gets-chf30m-donation-for-environmental-centre/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/basel-zoo-gets-chf30m-donation-for-environmental-centre/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:26:19 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97178 GenevaLunch News BASEL, SWITZERLAND – The Basel Zoo has been given a gift of CHF30 million for a 30-pools aquarium by a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, the zoo said Thursday morning. The money will allow the zoo to move ahead on a creating what it calls an educational environmental centre called the Ozeanium, for which […]

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41-yr-old French skier dies at Diablerethttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/41-yr-old-french-skier-dies-at-diableret/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/41-yr-old-french-skier-dies-at-diableret/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:19:02 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97173 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – A 41-year-old French man who lives in the Montreux area died Wednesday afternoon while skiing off-piste at Diablerets, says Vaud police. He hit two rock ledges and fell 300 metres to his death. He was declared dead at the scene by a Rega helicopter emergency team called to the scene at 17:00 […]

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The Armenian Tragedy (Chappatte cartoon)http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/the-armenian-tragedy-chappatte-cartoon/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/the-armenian-tragedy-chappatte-cartoon/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:19:28 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97170 GenevaLunch News ©2015 Chappatte, 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.

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Swiss air force retires Tigers after cracks foundhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/swiss-air-force-retires-tigers-after-cracks-found/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/16/swiss-air-force-retires-tigers-after-cracks-found/#respond Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:46:58 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97166 GenevaLunch News Only 26 to remain in service, Patrouille Suisse affected BERN, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss air force will retire 10 of its fleet of 36 F5 Tiger jets after cracks were found. A year-long examination of the fleet that ended this week found that 16 of the planes had cracks. Six will be repaired, at a […]

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Jogging accidents – more women than men hurthttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/14/jogging-accidents-up-more-women-than-men-hurt/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/14/jogging-accidents-up-more-women-than-men-hurt/#respond Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:45:16 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97153 GenevaLunch News BERN, SWITZERLAND – The number of people jogging has increased and, not surprisingly, so has the number of accidents. Some 9,000 jogging accidents a year cost the Swiss CHF30 million, mainly for treatment of injured Achilles tendons and other tendons and ligaments. New figures from the national safety council indicate that the number of joggers […]

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Paléo lineup now outhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/14/paleo-lineup-now-out/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/14/paleo-lineup-now-out/#respond Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:05:13 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97149 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Headliners for the 20-26 July Paléo Festival are now out and include: Kings Of Leon, Robbie Williams, Sting, Robert Plant, Joan Baez, Patti Smith, David Guetta, Johnny Hallyday, Faithless, Calogero, Véronique Sanson, Charlie Winston, Ben Harper, Etienne Daho, Christine & The Queens. The full programme is on the Paleo site. Tickets go […]

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TPG cuts back holiday-time trams, buseshttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/13/tpg-cuts-back-holiday-time-trams-buses/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/13/tpg-cuts-back-holiday-time-trams-buses/#respond Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:10:37 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97146 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Voters in Geneva refused a hike in public transport prices in 2014, and their payback is a quiet cutback in the frequency of some bus and tram lines, reports the RTS public media company. The TPG in Geneva has not issued an announcement about the change, but has told RTS that in […]

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EPFL shifts energy risk calculations with new toolhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/04/13/epfl-shifts-energy-risk-calculations-with-new-tool/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/04/13/epfl-shifts-energy-risk-calculations-with-new-tool/#respond Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:00:38 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97144 GenevaLunch News Calculator reduces guesswork for future energy use LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The EPFL polytechnic Monday introduced its new information platform on energy transition. “In particular, it proposes a national energy calculator to develop scenarios for Switzerland’s energy future,” the university says in a press release issued Monday 13 April. The new web site, Swiss-Energyscope, went online […]

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