GenevaLunch News http://genevalunch.com Ellen's Swiss News World Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:00:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Cryptic Crossword No 274 by Chaliceahttp://genevalunch.com/2015/08/26/cryptic-crossword-no-274-by-chalicea/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/26/cryptic-crossword-no-274-by-chalicea/#respond Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:00:58 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98044 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. Best Friends Across clues are of a kind and have no definitions. Across     7  Crossword compiler (6)     8  An assiduous follower (6)     9  Secret look […]

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The 2015 crisis (Chappatte cartoon)http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/25/the-2015-crisis-chappatte-cartoon/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/25/the-2015-crisis-chappatte-cartoon/#respond Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:09:26 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98367 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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More cross border workers, mystery of lower pay for womenhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/08/25/more-cross-border-workers-mystery-of-lower-pay-for-women/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/25/more-cross-border-workers-mystery-of-lower-pay-for-women/#respond Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:41:39 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98357 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The number of workers crossing the border into Switzerland for their jobs increased by 3.4 percent in Q2 2015 – with one-third of the nation’s cross-border workers in Geneva, where the increase was 5.1 percent. The figures are for the second quarter of 2015, compared to the same period a year earlier. […]

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Zurich, world markets fall more than 7%http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/zurich-world-markets-fall-more-than-7/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/zurich-world-markets-fall-more-than-7/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:31:34 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98346 GenevaLunch News Dow Jones drops 1000 points at opening, some recovery ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – By 16:00 Monday the stock market in Zurich was down  more than 7.11 percent, in line with other major European markets, as fears surfaced about a Chinese economic growth slowdown. The Monday slide follows a week with the biggest drop in four years, […]

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Arms too easy to come by, says ICRChttp://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/arms-too-easy-to-come-by-says-icrc/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/arms-too-easy-to-come-by-says-icrc/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:10:34 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98342 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Despite a world treaty covering the arms trade, it is still far too easy to obtain arms, International Red Cross (ICRC) Director Peter Maurer warned governments taking part in the States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty, in Cancun, Mexico. He addressed the opening of the conference via video, saying that “acts […]

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The female libido pill (Chappatte cartoon)http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/the-female-libido-pill-chappatte-cartoon/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/the-female-libido-pill-chappatte-cartoon/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:49:04 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98339 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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Weekend headlines: tennis, plane crash, climbing deathhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/weekend-headlines-tennis-plane-crash-climbing-death/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/weekend-headlines-tennis-plane-crash-climbing-death/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2015 08:58:48 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98334 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Swiss weekend news: Federer neatly disposes of Djokovic Swiss tennis star Roger Federer is having a good week, returning to the world rankings no. 2 slot after beating Novak Djokovic Sunday night in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 6-7, 3-6. The win also gave him his 7th title in the city. Friday night he […]

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Saturday by Ian McEwanhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/saturday-by-ian-mcewan/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/24/saturday-by-ian-mcewan/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:00:49 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=97510 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE – At the start of Saturday, Henry Perowne, a neurosurgeon, is at the window during the night, gazing at a sleeping London when he witnesses the passage of an aircraft, on fire on its way to Heathrow. We follow him through his day, hearing his thoughts, memories of his […]

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Lake Geneva’s many rainy day faceshttp://genevalunch.com/2015/08/23/lake-genevas-many-rainy-day-faces/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/23/lake-genevas-many-rainy-day-faces/#respond Sun, 23 Aug 2015 18:38:34 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98313 GenevaLunch News Lake Geneva under changing skies, a photo montage from a steamboat crossing.

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Busy autumn for events in regionhttp://genevalunch.com/2015/08/20/busy-autumn-for-events-in-region/ http://genevalunch.com/2015/08/20/busy-autumn-for-events-in-region/#respond Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:03:24 +0000 http://genevalunch.com/?p=98308 GenevaLunch News GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / EDITOR’S NOTEPAD – Summer festivals are over, but with school starting next week in Vaud and Geneva it is time for a series of popular autumn events. Please note that I am no longer updating the GenevaLunch events calendar, which will soon disappear from the site. I will occasionally feature a group […]

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