GenevaLunch News http://genevalunch.com Ellen's Swiss News World Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:59:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 How to shoot plastichttp://genevalunch.com/2015/07/02/how-to-shoot-plastic/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/07/02/how-to-shoot-plastic/#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:44:21 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97945 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss are generally good recyclers, but – as elsewhere – recycling efforts could be better. Plastic deserves a little more attention. WWF sent this link to the “shoot plastic” site, designed to make us all think a bit more about the plastic dilemma. Take a minute to learn more about this […]

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What’s on in Geneva, in English: the official versionhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/07/02/whats-on-in-geneva-in-english-the-official-version/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/07/02/whats-on-in-geneva-in-english-the-official-version/#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:34:10 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97943 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Geneva is proud of its international city reputation and to show it, the city puts together a what’s on, official version, in English. Check it out – Geneva has a lot going on in the summer.

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Solar Impulse flies on: sets world recordshttp://genevalunch.com/2015/07/02/solar-impulse-flies-on-sets-world-records/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/07/02/solar-impulse-flies-on-sets-world-records/#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:50:26 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97932 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – André Borschberg continues to fly to Hawaii while the rest of us wonder how anyone can stay awake enough to fly a plane for five days straight. But this much is clear: he has been given a boost by knowing that he is setting new world records. Solar Impulse, the plane he […]

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US Supreme Court backs same-sex marriage (Chappatte cartoon)http://genevalunch.com/2015/07/02/us-supreme-court-backs-same-sex-marriage-chappatte-cartoon/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/07/02/us-supreme-court-backs-same-sex-marriage-chappatte-cartoon/#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:55:17 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97929 GenevaLunch News In case you missed this one in the NY Times 30 June ©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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Paleo schedule out, special trains for Montreuxhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/07/01/paleo-schedule-out-special-trains-for-montreux/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/07/01/paleo-schedule-out-special-trains-for-montreux/#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:05:37 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97927 GenevaLunch News Lake Geneva region gears up for a summer of music GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Paleo music festival has released the timetable for its concerts and other events: they are available online and with the festival’s app. The festival runs from 20 tdo 26 July; the ticket market for selling and swapping is open until 12 […]

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Heat wave to last into next weekhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/07/01/heat-wave-to-last-into-next-week/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/07/01/heat-wave-to-last-into-next-week/#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:53:38 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97924 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The heat wave that has been broiling Spain and Portugal moved into Switzerland Wednesday, bringing temperatures well above 30 on the plain. Highs of 34 are predicted for the weekend even in the mountains. The national weather service extended the level 4 danger alert for heat to eastern Switzerland this morning, after […]

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Cryptic Crossword No 266 by Chaliceahttp://genevalunch.com/2015/07/01/cryptic-crossword-no-266-by-chalicea/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/07/01/cryptic-crossword-no-266-by-chalicea/#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:00:11 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97358 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE  – If you prefer to work on the interactive version or to print a pdf of the crossword, click on this LINK. Eight solutions, highlighted in the grid, are of a kind. Across     1  Thematic word (5)     6  Thematic word (6)   10  Tailored aim, properly presented is […]

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Daniel by Henning Mankellhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/06/29/daniel-by-henning-mankell/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/06/29/daniel-by-henning-mankell/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:00:19 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97218 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – Daniel is very different from the Wallander mysteries. For the first section Henning Mankell takes us to South Africa where a rather unsavoury Swedish character is hunting for the insect that will make his name. He finds it but also adopts a young boy. In the course of […]

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Geneva main station extension: CHF1.652 billionhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/06/28/geneva-main-station-extension-chf1-652-billion/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/06/28/geneva-main-station-extension-chf1-652-billion/#respond Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:15:11 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97921 GenevaLunch News Preliminary study for underground extension passes 1st hurdle GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The partners responsible for reviewing preliminary studies for an underground extension of the Geneva Cornavin main station Saturday tentatively gave the green light to a CHF1.652 billion plan, +/- 30%. Details of the plan will be published at the end of July. A feasibility […]

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Same-sex marriage (Chappatte cartoon)http://genevalunch.com/2015/06/28/same-sex-marriage-chappatte-cartoon/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/06/28/same-sex-marriage-chappatte-cartoon/#respond Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:02:42 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97918 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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