Spain now 2nd largest producer GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The world’s wine drinkers are holding steady, consuming nearly 239 million hecolitres of wine in 2013, the OIV (International Organisation of Vine and Wine) in Paris said this week. Production increased last year, however, by 8.5 percent worldwide, compared to the weak production in 2012. Spain in […]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The last paycheck I received from Cosmopolitan came while I was living in Switzerland, five years after I stopped writing about lust, sex, single girls and other hot Cosmo Girl topics, having moved on to motherhood and less sexy wet diapers. It was a $300 check for the Hungarian Cosmo reprint rights, […]
Airlines, airports expect bumpy ride when ash cloud allows flights to resume Friday evening 16 April Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The ash cloud from Iceland’s volcano is causing severe disruption to airlines throughout Europe, with the UK closed to air traffic until 18:00 Friday evening, airports in northern France including Paris closed, as well as […]
Communing with the dead in the catacombs Paris, France (GenevaLunch) – At an easy three and-a-half hour train ride (TGV), or leisurely five hour drive through rolling farmland, Paris should be on your list of weekend getaways if you live in Geneva. My family manages at least two trips a year, usually with visiting friends or […]
Lyon, France (GenevaLunch) – Interpol, the international police organization headquartered in Lyon, France, will assist in identifying bodies of victims of the 1 June Air France disaster. According to Interpol, , an officer from the Command and Control Centre in Lyon will help in the French gendarmerie‘s crisis centre in Paris.