War in Ukraine – Fear of nuclear conflict grips Swiss parliament

War in Ukraine – Fear of nuclear conflict grips Swiss parliament

PublishedMarch 7, 2022, 06:34 War in Ukraine: Fear of nuclear conflict grips Swiss parliament The Ukrainian crisis poses several new questions to the National Council on Monday: radioactivity, the protection of civilians or the creation of a task force in Ukraine. The nuclear threat (here the disused Chernobyl plant) worries parliamentarians. lematin.ch/gettyimages Last week, Vladimir … Read more

Bicycle demand is falling in French-speaking Switzerland, but the market remains tight

PublishedApril 27, 2022, 10:26 pm french speaking switzerland: Tension in the bicycle market for professionals and individuals The shortage of cycle spare parts persists and worsens, not without consequences for customers. A shortage of spare parts is making bike repairs difficult. Getty Images “A customer came especially from Belgium to buy a specific model of … Read more

Trans activists block a conference at the University of Geneva

PublishedApril 30, 2022, 4:03 pm Geneva: Activists block conference deemed transphobic Activists blocked the presentation of a book dealing with the early medicalization of trans children, organized by a society of psychoanalysts and hosted by Uni. It was with a banner “transphobia kills” and screams of “murderers” that about fifteen activists and trans sympathizers interrupted … Read more

“20 minutes” meets Ignazio Cassis: “Money is not a problem just because he is Russian”

PublishedMay 10, 2022, 10:54 pm “20 minutes” meets Ignazio Cassis: “Money is not an issue just because you are Russian” The President of the Confederation answered questions from readers about international political news, in particular about the war in Ukraine and the sanctions against Russia. per Sandro Spaeth Yannick Weber For 45 minutes, Ignazio Cassis … Read more

Geneva: Uber drivers will be able to “quickly resume their activities”

PublishedJune 10, 2022, 2:17 pm Geneva: Uber drivers will be able to “quickly resume their activities” The State of Geneva and the American multinational reached an agreement on Friday. Drivers will be able to resume their activities quickly, being hired by a third-party company. Uber VTC services are no longer prohibited in Geneva. Pixabay Less … Read more

Feminist strike: since 2019, “little has changed for women”

PublishedJune 14, 2022, 06:03 feminist strike: Since 2019, “little has changed for women” A new wave of demonstrations will take place across Switzerland on Tuesday in favor of women’s rights. This year, the demands are particularly political. The 2019 protest brought people together amid political divisions. TDG four years later the purple wave which saw … Read more

Mobility: Pedestrian areas: why can’t Geneva get there?

publishedJune 18, 2022, 6:47 pm Mobility: Pedestrian zones: why can’t Geneva get there? The city of Calvin is struggling to create genuine car-free spaces, while other cities in Switzerland and Europe have been developing them for years. About fifty people demonstrated for more pedestrian space in Saint-Gervais. time Irony of the calendar: while Carouge opened … Read more