Republished with permission Liam Bates, from Saint Prex, Vaud, who attends the University of British Columbia in Canada, contributes feature and travel articles to GenevaLunch. In mid-March 2009 he won a speech contest sponsored by the Chinese government, “Chinese Bridge,” to find the best Chinese speaker among Canadian university students. In August 2009 he competes […]
Archives for March 2009
Neuchatel, Switzerland (20 Minutes, Fre) – The number 5 tram between the Neuchatel and Boudry ran off its tracks about 08:30 Wednesday morning in the centre of the city, partially blocking one of the city’s main roads.
Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – One person died, another was taken to hospital by helicopter and is reported to be in serious condition and several other people were injured Monday morning when a truck and three cars were involved in an accident in Locarno, reports ats/20 Minutes. The crash took place on the autoroute ring road, which […]
Update 20 March 07:30 Lausanne, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – A technical error in a fixed radar in Lausanne caused nearly 3,000 innocent motorists to be fined for speeding over a period of three months, say city police.
Geneva, Switzerland (romandie/ats, Fre) – Seven people waiting at a bus stop near Glacis-de-Rive at 14:00 Wednesday 18 March were injured by a car whose driver left the motor running.