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Euronews and SportAccord sign historic partnership
Euronews and SportAccord sign historic partnership

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: Euronews has become the first international news channel for all sports, announcing the launch of its Sports United programme.

10 Nov 2014

SWITZERLAND

EU challenges Russia at WTO over duties on vans
EU challenges Russia at WTO over duties on vans

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The European Union said that it had launched a fresh challenge to Russia at the World Trade Organisation, seeking to strike down Moscow's import duties on vans from Germany and Italy.

22 May 2014

SWITZERLAND

Holcim confirms merger talks with Lafarge
Holcim confirms merger talks with Lafarge

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Switzerland's Holcim confirmed that it is in merger talks with its French rival Lafarge in a deal that would create the world's largest cement company.

7 Apr 2014

SWITZERLAND

Luxury carmakers looking at SUVs
Luxury carmakers looking at SUVs

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Large or small, affordable or off-the scale pricey: urban sports utility vehicles abound at the Geneva Motor Show, with luxury manufacturers are moving into this lucrative market.

6 Mar 2014

SWITZERLAND

Smaller cars may boost European recovery
Smaller cars may boost European recovery

GENEVA , SWITZERLAND: Car manufacturers launched a range of smaller, nimbler cars to tempt cash-strapped consumers in a recovering European market, with compact vehicles taking centre stage at the Geneva Motor Show.

5 Mar 2014

SWITZERLAND

Nespresso drops coffee capsule lawsuit
Nespresso drops coffee capsule lawsuit

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Swiss food company Nestle's coffee capsule arm Nespresso said on Tuesday (7 January) it had dropped a lawsuit in Germany over alleged patent violations by generic manufacturer, the Ethical Coffee Company.

8 Jan 2014

SWITZERLAND

IATA sees record profits for airlines in 2014
IATA sees record profits for airlines in 2014

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Airlines are expected to post record profits next year, the International Air Transport Association said citing sliding oil prices and mergers for the sector's improving outlook.

13 Dec 2013

SWITZERLAND

UN says 2.7bn people will be online by year-end
UN says 2.7bn people will be online by year-end

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Around 2.7bn people - or 40% of the world's population - will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2013, the United Nations said on Monday (7 October).

8 Oct 2013

SWITZERLAND

Zurich Insurance posts 17% fall in profits
Zurich Insurance posts 17% fall in profits

ZURICH SWITZERLAND: Swiss insurer Zurich Insurance on Thursday (15 August) said net profits fell by 17% to US$1.85bn in the first half of the year on the back of weather-related disasters.

15 Aug 2013

SWITZERLAND

Swiss Re's profits of US$786m in quarter
Swiss Re's profits of US$786m in quarter

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: Switzerland-based reinsurance giant Swiss Re reported a more than nine-fold leap in second-quarter profits on Thursday thanks to a jump in premiums and with exceptional costs weighing down on last year's result.

12 Aug 2013

SWITZERLAND

Cyberwar "a reality that must be halted"
Cyberwar "a reality that must be halted"

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The international community must wake up to the reality of cyberwar and strive to find ways to stem it, the head of the UN's telecommunications agency said Monday (15 July).

16 Jul 2013

SWITZERLAND

Bolivia flight barred from parts of Europe
Bolivia flight barred from parts of Europe

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Bolivia will file a complaint to UN chief Ban Ki-moon over a move by several European countries to block President Evo Morales's plane from flying over their airspace, the Latin American nation's envoy said Wednesday (3 July).

4 Jul 2013

SWITZERLAND

Veeam positioned in the "Visionaries"

BAAR, SWITZERLAND: Veeam Software, provider of backup, replication and virtualisation management solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, has announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software.

12 Jun 2013

SWITZERLAND

Manufacturing revolution with 3D printers
Manufacturing revolution with 3D printers

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Three-dimensional printing could herald a new industrial revolution as potentially important as the invention of the steam engine or telegraph experts claim.

29 Apr 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media: What's all the Buzz about?
Festival of Media: What's all the Buzz about?

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In an exclusive interview BuzzFeed's president and COO, Jon Steinberg sits down with the Host and CEO of The Valley Girl Show, Jesse Draper.

5 Apr 2013

SWITZERLAND

Profitability forecast from IATA
Profitability forecast from IATA

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The world's airlines are set to post improving financial results this year, but there are potential storm clouds gathering as the Cyprus crisis raises the risk of new eurozone woes, industry group the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday (20 March).

21 Mar 2013

SWITZERLAND

WEF Strategic Dialogue - Future South Caucasus, Central Asia: Media accreditation open
WEF Strategic Dialogue - Future South Caucasus, Central Asia: Media accreditation open

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Media accreditation opens for the World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.

12 Mar 2013

SWITZERLAND

World car sales likely to grow by 3%
World car sales likely to grow by 3%

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Global sales of cars, buses, utility vehicles and trucks are expected to grow by 3% this year, down from 5% in 2012, according to a forecast published on Wednesday (6 March).

8 Mar 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global 2013: THE BRAVES Awards
Festival of Media Global 2013: THE BRAVES Awards

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Have you entered yet? This is your chance to shine and promote your best work as part of the prestigious Festival of Media Global Awards.

27 Feb 2013

SWITZERLAND

Nestle says tough year coming
Nestle says tough year coming

VEVEY, SWITZERLAND: Swiss-based food giant Nestle warned on Thursday (14 February) that business was likely to be tough this year, after its 2012 results showed a slowdown in growth in emerging markets.

17 Feb 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: First agency judges announced
Festival of Media Global: First agency judges announced

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: We are delighted to announce the first judges from media agencies have been confirmed for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2013.

15 Feb 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global 2013: New award - BRAVES award for Best Branded Entertainment
Festival of Media Global 2013: New award - BRAVES award for Best Branded Entertainment

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Following the launch of THE BRAVES last year, the event's organisers say they are pleased to announce that the awards will now be integrated into the Festival of Media Global Awards.

8 Feb 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: Agency Jeopardy is back
Festival of Media Global: Agency Jeopardy is back

MONTREUX, SWTIZERLAND: Agency Jeopardy is back! The event organisers have unveiled the first five sessions that will shape The Festival of Media Global 2013 conference agenda. Last year's Agency Jeopardy session included debate with Jack Klues, Mainardo de Nardis and Stephen Allan - with Steve King winning the prize! In 2013, questions will be set exclusively by the World Federation of Advertisers.

26 Jan 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media Global: Early bird deadline today!
Festival of Media Global: Early bird deadline today!

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global Awards are a recognised gold-standard for the global media industry and are open to everyone involved in advertising. They are designed to allow you to showcase the innovative and creative campaigns you master-minded in 2012.

11 Jan 2013

SWITZERLAND

Festival of Media: Theme announced - from content to commerce
Festival of Media: Theme announced - from content to commerce

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In about five years' time, the amount of money spent online in the developed world will surpass expenditure in physical locations. These bricks and mortar retail transactions are being assisted by recommendation engines, content experiences and social comment.

24 Dec 2012

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012

SWITZERLAND

Airline profts set to rise again
Airline profts set to rise again

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Airline profits will be higher than expected this year and next according to the the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

14 Dec 2012

SWITZERLAND

IATA says airlines will carry 3,6bn passengers by 2016
IATA says airlines will carry 3,6bn passengers by 2016

GENEVA, SWITZERLND: Airline passenger numbers are set to rise by at least 28% in the coming years to hit 3.6 billion in 2016, with China accounting for nearly one-in-four new travellers, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

7 Dec 2012

FRANCE

Nikon's big hands campaign draws attention
Nikon's big hands campaign draws attention

PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.

7 Nov 2012

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