Geneva

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Seventeen: Zurich

Kai Humphries | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

03:30 - We are still in the same bar playing darts for measures of aniseed spirits which the loser must purchase, all the doors are locked and a haze of indoor smoke, a strange sight in the 21st Century, chokes the air.

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Sixteen: Geneva (Part Two)

Kai Humphries | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

Last night was the first since beginning these trials that I have not used an abundance of alcohol as an instrument for my studies and as I lay clear headed in my hotel bed I completely forgot how to initiate sleep...

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Fifteen: Geneva

Kai Humphries | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

We have boarded the flight to Geneva, for the past two hours we sat silently next to each other in departures completely ignoring each other's presence, fixated on our electronic devices. To the outside world we must look like a same sex couple who have had a major disagreement on holiday and are enduring the journey home in an amicable silence with underlying rancour.

Broken Chair and Nuclear Bans

Michael Møller | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Møller

One cannot pass by the broken chair with indifference, particularly in light of the newly designated 'International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons'. This symbol now reminds us that we can be in the driver's seat when we really want to.

Open Letter to America: 10 Things I've Learned as an Ex-Pat

Alex Ratcliffe | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK
Alex Ratcliffe

On a recent trip across America, I naturally felt like a stranger in a strange land. Things have moved on and changed a lot during the years of my travels. But some things never change, and I found myself in hundreds of casual conversations across the continent, engaging in the same sort of message repeatedly, a message about things I never knew when I grew up there...

Bravo? Hardly! New Barça Keeper Drops A Howler (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Sport

Barcelona may now boast arguably the best front three in world football, but the case for their defence remains an unconvincing one after Claudio Brav...

Step Back in Time - A Weekend in Geneva

Josa Young | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Josa Young

Deep within Lake Geneva flows the distinct body of water that is the river Rhone. It takes an extraordinary ten years for the river to move through the bow-shaped lake and pour like liquid from a jug down the map of France to the Mediterranean.

EU, US And Russia Agree 'Concrete Steps' To Defuse Ukraine Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

Foreign ministers from Russia, the US and the European Union say they have agreed steps to "de-escalate" the crisis in Ukraine, after urgent talks in ...

An Unexpected Mini Break

Christina Miller | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Miller

If a minibreak is on the cards this Easter weekend or beyond, why investigate a trip to Geneva or Lausanne? Geneva is perfect for a long weekend shopping with the girls, while Lausanne is better suited for a romantic getaway.

The Figures Are In: Here Are The Ten Most Expensive Cities In The World To Live In

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

And Here Are The Ten LEAST Expensive Cities In The World To Live In... Singapore has been named the world’s most expensive city to live in 2014. ...

Syria Peace Talks On Verge Of Collapse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

Peace talks in Geneva between the Assad regime and the main factions of the Syria opposition are on the verge of collapse, after government representa...

Where Will the Geneva Deal With Iran Lead?

Gary Kent | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

The British hero of the diplomatic breakthrough with Iran was seen by many as the European Union's foreign affairs and security supremo, Cathy Ashton, who had been derided by some as a lightweight...

Wake Up to What's Happening in Geneva

Andrew Wilson | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK
Andrew Wilson

When I hear critics of the World Trade Organization, I'm increasingly reminded of the great moment in Monty Python's Life of Brian where a bunch of would-be Judean rebels ask "what have the Romans ever done for us?"... Fast-forward to the present day and criticisms of the WTO might well be met with a similar riposte.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Danny Vs His Dad

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday 11 November 2013... 1) DANNY VS HIS DAD The chairman of the Lochaber housing association in Scotland ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Theresa's Terror Error

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five thing you need to know on Friday 8 November 2013... 1) THERESA'S TERROR ERROR Theresa May's star continues to fade. The political victo...

Geneva: The Most Expensive City In The World?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

People may moan about how expensive London is, but a recent study reveals that the accolade belongs to Geneva. According to a study which uses a c...

Robbie Williams Launches Tirade At Suede

PA | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Robbie Williams has launched a tirade against Britpop stars Suede as he took aim at the group's frontman Brett Anderson. And in an online outburst,...

WATCH: This New Car Will Brake Automatically For Cyclists

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Tech

Volvo has unveiled a new safety system where its cars will automatically brake for cyclists. The 'Cyclist Detection' system was unveiled and demons...

EasyJet Passengers 'Stage Whip-Round To Compensate Travellers Forced To Leave Overweight Flight'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

An easyJet passenger claims he and his fellow travellers organised a whip-round to pay compensation for four people forced off an overweight flight. ...

Has The God Particle Finally Been Discovered?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Tech

The attendance of a certain Peter Higgs at the Cern progress report on the hunt for the fabled ‘God particle’ has led to fevered speculation that,...

OK Audi... Let's Get Things Rolling

Nancy Atkinson-Turner | Posted 26.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Nancy Atkinson-Turner

For a girl like me this is an ideal day at work: Fly to Geneva, nip to Annecy have a salad and glass of red by arguably one of the prettiest lakes in France. Listen to those delicious French accents whilst flicking through Vogue and then step into a big, spacious and comfy car for 11 hours of driving through mountain ranges and picturesque villages. Bliss.

World Trade Organisation: Fairness is Not an Ideology

Aurelie Walker | Posted 21.02.2012 | Home
Aurelie Walker

Fairness is not an ideology. Some people are haves and some people are have nots. This situation is real and requires a real response. Yet in the World Trade Organisation over 10 years of negotiations have still not delivered greater fairness and, dangerously, the world is losing interest.