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David Attenborough and Prince William take world leaders to task on environment

Davos 2019: broadcaster tells prince that humans have power to exterminate whole ecosystems ‘without even noticing’Sir David Attenborough has warned that humankind has the power to exterminate whole ecosystems “without even noticing”, and urged world leaders to treat the natural world with respect, during an interview with Prince William in Davos.Prince William also took world leaders to task at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, asking Attenborough why those in key positions have “taken s...
Tags: Davos, Switzerland, William, David Attenborough, Attenborough, World Economic Forum


Russia's Novak will not attend Davos: energy ministry

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak will not fly to Switzerland to attend the Davos world economic forum due to changes in his schedule, an energy ministry spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday. Novak had previously told reporters in Brussels he would meet his Saudi counterpart Khalid al-Falih in Davos, if the minister were to attend. (Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Gareth Jones)
Tags: Science, Russia, Davos, Switzerland, Moscow, Brussels, Reuters, Novak, Vladimir Soldatkin, Khalid al Falih, Alexander Novak, Gabrielle Tetrault Farber, Polina Ivanova, Reuters Russia s Energy


2019 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup in Saas Fee, Switzerland

The Ice-Climbing Event in the parking garage of Saas-Fee will take place for the 20th time this winter.Next weekend, 26-27 January 2019, Saas-Fee will once again play host to the Ice Climbing World Cup. This year the famous week-long ice climbing event will be even more spectacular thanks to new climbing features.The car-free alpine village of Saas Fee with its unique competition wall inside a circular car park at the edge of town is set against the spectacular backdrop of the towering Swiss Alp...
Tags: Germany, Events, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Bon Jovi, Valais, Ski Paradise, Ice Climbing, Ice Climbing World Cup, Saas-Fee, UIAA, Ice on Tour, Saas-Grund, UIAA World Cup, Spiderman Top


UBS won't take lead in consolidating European bank sector - Weber

Switzerland's UBS Group will not take the lead in consolidating a fragmented European bank sector, Chairman Axel Weber said on Tuesday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Switzerland, Ubs, Weber, Axel Weber, UBS Group


Farewell to the 727, the ‘earth-trembling’ workhorse that brought air travel to millions

One of the aircraft that introduced the fundamentals of modern comfort and convenience to millions of travellers has flown its last passenger service. The Boeing 727 might not have been responsible for the dawn of the jet age, but its record-breaking popularity in the Sixties and Seventies was testament to the seachange it helped force when it became the stalwart of some of the world’s largest airlines. After its 1963 debut, it was the first Boeing commercial plane to sell more than 1,000 units ...
Tags: Europe, Science, North Korea, Mexico, US, San Francisco, Iran, UPS, Switzerland, Fokker, Kenya, Venezuela, Cia, Dc, Tehran, Donald Trump


Switzerland: Download – UK And EU – Game Over? - PrimeTax AG

Everything is still unclear and no one really knows.
Tags: News, Eu, Switzerland, PrimeTax AG


Switzerland: Using Switzerland For Asset Protection In An Increasingly Challenging World - Dixcart

Switzerland is an incredibly attractive jurisdiction for international companies and high net worth individuals, seeking stability (political and economic).
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Jacinda Ardern asked in BBC interview if she plans to propose to her partner

Eyebrows raised in New Zealand after Victoria Derbyshire questions the prime minister’s feminist credentialsA BBC interview with Jacinda Ardern is raising eyebrows after the New Zealand prime minister was asked whether she has any plans to propose marriage to her partner Clarke Gayford and was questioned over her feminist credentials.Ardern met with UK prime minister Theresa May early this week and is now making her way to Switzerland to attend the world economic forum in Davos. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Media, World news, Bbc, Asia Pacific, Theresa May, New Zealand, Switzerland, Victoria Derbyshire, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Clarke Gayford


From Persia with love: How an Empress transformed Iran with art

From Persia with love: How an Empress transformed Iran with art Dubbed “the Jackie Kennedy of the Middle East”, Farah Pahlavi built a world-class collection of modern art before she and her husband were exiled. Now 80, she reflects on her beloved country. Farah Pahlavi, Iran’s first and last Empress, in the late 1970s. “When you leave your land, your love, your belongings, it’s very sad,” she reflects now.CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES Time was when Farah Pahlavi could paralyse parts of Manhatta...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Obama, Life, White House, Boston, Berlin, New York City, US, America, Eu, Iran, Rome, West, Egypt


Twelve Spectacular New Wristwatches

Complex, eye-catching and cutting-edge timepieces Be they circles, rectangles or squares, the cases for the 12 watches below contain extraordinary advancements in watchmaking. Each of these selections made their debut during this year’s luxury trade show Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH) and they barely scrape the surface of innovation in an industry often thought of as antiquated in comparison to an ever-expanding smartwatch market. …
Tags: Design, Watches, Switzerland, Sihh, Swiss Watches, Watch Design, SIHH 2019


Elon Musk says he talked to CERN about building tunnels for its biggest ever particle collider

Elon Musk said on Twitter that the director of research lab CERN, Fabiola Gianotti, asked him about collaborating on a new particle collider. The new particle collider is slated to be four times the size of the Large Hadron Collider. Musk said she asked him whether The Boring Company could build tunnels for proposed new collider. A CERN spokesman confirmed that Gianotti met Musk in July last year. The project is not yet set in stone, and a spokesman said that a decision would need to be taken ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Fcc, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Cern, Switzerland, Royal Society, Musk, Large Hadron Collider LHC, LHC, Fabiola Gianotti, Gianotti, Boring Company, Boring Co


How the New BMW 7 Series Propelled into English Skies Without a Single Sighting

To relaunch the iconic BMW 7 Series model, a two-minute spot created by Serviceplan and shot by Tony Petersen Film, required the expert knowledge of production service company LS Productions to pull off the logistically complex airport runway shoot without a single person seeing the new vehicle. Contending with airports from around Europe, LS Productions sourced an exceptional location in the North of England with both the right aesthetic and the practical needs for the highly secretive shoot. ...
Tags: Europe, England, Germany, Advertising, Automotive, Switzerland, Bmw, SFX, Artem, Deva, Serviceplan, LS Productions, Gloria J, Deva Smith, Tony Petersen Film, TP Films


World Economy Is Expected to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions, the International Monetary Fund Warns

The IMF cut its forecast for global growth this year to 3.5 percent
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Economy, Switzerland, Imf, Onetime, International Monetary Fund Warns


Vintage ski posters – in pictures

A collection of vintage ski and winter sports posters up to a century old – some worth thousands of dollars – is about to be auctioned in New York. The resorts advertised range from Europe’s Alpine jewels to the mountains of Canada, and all offer fun in the outdoors Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York, Design, Media, France, Advertising, Sport, World news, US news, Culture, Austria, Canada, Art and design, Skiing, Switzerland


Switzerland: Diversity Management - How Does Diversity Benefit Swiss Companies? - Rihm Attorneys

Not long ago, Swiss companies relied on workforces that were as homogeneous as possible. They were convinced that this would increase employee performance and efficiency.
Tags: News, Switzerland, Rihm


Vincent Kriechmayr Wins the ‪Lauberhorn‬ ‪Downhill‬ in Wengen

Austrian Vincent Kriechmayr played the role of the spoiler in today’s downhill race in Wengen (SUI), edging Swiss hero Beat Feuz by a mere 0.14 seconds to claim his first downhill victory of the 2018-19 Audi FIS World Cup season.Third place went to Norway’s Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, who continued to build his reputation as the up-and-coming Attacking Viking. Coming down with bib 17, he finished just 0.26 off the winning pace, knocking teammate Aksel Lund Svindal off the podium and into fourth pla...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Norway, Audi, Fis, Downhill, Aksel Lund Svindal, Wengen, Feuz, Grindelwald, Kilde, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, International Lauberhorn, Jungfrau Region, Ski Paradise


Clement Noel Wins Wengen Slalom

France’s Clement Noel is having a great start to 2019. After earning his first career podium, taking second place in last week’s Adelboden slalom, he followed up with his first career victory today in the Wengen slalom, relegating the Austrian duo of Manuel Feller and Marcel Hirscher to the lower steps on the podium.The 21-year-old Frenchman led the field after the first run 0.47 ahead of Feller. Hirscher had an uncharacteristic showing in the first run, ending nearly a second off the winning...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Audi, Fis, Noël, Marcel Hirscher, Wengen, Hirscher, Grindelwald, Feller, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, International Lauberhorn, Jungfrau Region




Darkening Global Economic Outlook Greets Davos Forum

Experts are downgrading their forecasts for global growth this yea
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Switzerland, Onetime


North America sweeps evening draw to cut into Team World's lead at Continental Cup

Team North America isn't done just yet. With each game being worth two points instead of one, Gushue beat Scotland's Bruce Mouat 7-3, Homan got by Sweden's Anna Hasselborg 7-4, while Shuster downed Switzerland's Peter de Cruz 6-4 to sweep the mixed team scramble and secure six points for Team North America.
Tags: News, Sweden, Scotland, Switzerland, North America, Continental, Homan, Gushue, Shuster, Bruce Mouat, Peter de Cruz, Anna Hasselborg


Schar double leads Newcastle to 3-0 win over Cardiff in EPL

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Fabian Schar scored the first goals of his Newcastle career to drag Rafael Benitez’s men out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-0 home victory over Cardiff on Saturday. The Switzerland defender, signed from Deportivo La Coruna in the off season, opened the scoring after a spectacular solo run […]
Tags: News, Sports, Premier League, Epl, Newcastle, Switzerland, Cardiff, Rafael Benitez, Deportivo La Coruna, NEWCASTLE England, Fabian Schar, Schar


Kriechmayr edges Feuz to win downhill

Vincent Kriechmayr found the special run it takes to beat Beat Feuz in Switzerland and won a World Cup downhill on Saturday.
Tags: Sport, Switzerland, Feuz, Vincent Kriechmayr, Kriechmayr


Lawyer: IOC loses Swiss supreme court appeal in Russian case

A lawyer for cross-country skier Alexander Legkov says Switzerland's federal court has dismissed the IOC's appeal against Russian athletes being cleared of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Switzerland, Sochi, Ioc, Alexander Legkov


Startups Weekly: Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s swastika

We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not 2018. Venture capitalists have gone full steam ahead with fundraising efforts, several startups have closed multi-hundred million dollar rounds, a virtual influencer raised equity funding and yet, all anyone wants to talk about is Slack’s new logo… As part of its public listing prep, Slack announced some changes to its branding this week, in...
Tags: China, Berlin, Tech, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Peter Thiel, Andreessen Horowitz, TechStars, Lance Armstrong, Rubrik, Redpoint Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Slow Ventures, Valar Ventures, Bluerun Ventures


Kriechmayr edges Swiss favorite Feuz to win WCup downhill

WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Vincent Kriechmayr found the special run it takes to beat Beat Feuz in Switzerland and won a World Cup downhill on Saturday. Austria’s Kriechmayr was 0.14 seconds faster than Feuz, finishing in 2 minutes, 28.36 seconds — the longest World Cup race. Feuz, the pre-race favorite, had won each downhill in […]
Tags: News, Sports, Austria, Switzerland, Feuz, Vincent Kriechmayr, Kriechmayr, Wengen Switzerland


Top 5 hot tubs in the Alps

Man’s relationship with the health giving properties of water is as old as the hills. Many town’s and cities in Europe have risen to prominence because of the natural springs and spa’s they developed around. The Roman’s built bath houses in many of these town’s and cities to facilitate the use of the healing properties […] The post Top 5 hot tubs in the Alps appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Switzerland, Alps, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel, Western Europe


Physicists Want to Build an Even More Powerful Atom Smasher at CERN

The universe is filled with particles we don't know about that are governed by rules we don't yet understand. But by smashing familiar particles together at nearly the speed of light using large machines aptly named particle accelerators, physicists can sometimes glimpse the invisible. Now, they have a plan to develop one of the most powerful particle accelerators to date that will be nearly four times the size of the current record holder: a 17-mile-long (27 kilometers) ring called th...
Tags: Science, Fcc, Bbc, Cern, Switzerland, Gizmodo, Higgs, Hadron Collider, Large Hadron Collider LHC, LHC, Standard Model, Largest U S Atom Smasher, Future Circular Collider FCC


Team World way in front of North America at Continental Cup

Team North America is on the board at the Continental Cup, but Team World remains in command at the annual team curling event. Switzerland's Peter de Cruz downed Canadian Kevin Koe 8-4, Sweden's Niklas Edin toppled American John Shuster 7-4 and Scotland's Bruce Mouat tied Canada's Brad Gushue 4-4 to split a point.
Tags: News, Sweden, Scotland, Canada, Switzerland, North America, Continental, Kevin Koe, Brad Gushue, John Shuster, Niklas Edin, Bruce Mouat, Peter de Cruz


Change Your Reactions

--> When you see a fight occurring between any two people (or groups of people), it is always the case that one side believes it is right about something and that the other side is therefore wrong. It could be a disagreement over a political or territorial issue, a religious belief, or something else. Countries take sides about one issue or another and entire wars commence and continue for generations–based on one country’s belief that it is right and the other is wrong. When you pick up any n...
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Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on Saturday on shutdown, border  

By LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he’ll make a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues. The White House did not immediately provide details on Friday about what the president would be announcing, but a person familiar with the planning said Trump planned to outline a new deal with specific proposals that the administration bel...
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