Russia is fighting for its reputation in Tokyo

General – The proud sporting nation Russia is fighting for many medals at the Olympic Games in spite of the sanctions for doping – and for its reputation. 335 athletes will compete for the sports superpower Russia, which has fallen into disrepute for doping, at the summer games in Tokyo. That is around 60 more […]

1900 cancer cases in Switzerland due to alcohol

Health – One study estimates that about four percent of all new cancers diagnosed in the past year were alcohol-related. That is 741,300 cases worldwide, with men being affected in around three quarters of the cases. Not only risky and heavy drinking causes cancer, but also the consumption of around two alcoholic beverages per day, […]

Switzerland and the Lausanne curse

National team – On Monday, Switzerland will take on France the next attempt to win a knockout game for the first time in 67 years in a World Cup or European Championship finals. She also fights against a curse. On June 23, 1954, Switzerland won a knockout match at a World Cup or European Championship […]

Earn money while twittering | Abroad

Social media – Twitter stars with a large following in the USA should be able to offer paid content in a test. However, a commission must be paid to Twitter from the income. The online network announced on Tuesday that it had started selecting US applicants. They should be able to earn money with the […]

New York wants to celebrate Corona confetti parade

USA – The US metropolis of New York wants to celebrate the people involved in the fight against the corona pandemic with a large confetti parade. The “Hometown Heroes Parade” is planned for July 7th, announced Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday. Last April – at the height of the pandemic in New York – […]

The film “Flag Day” will be released in 2021

Film – Oscar winner Sean Penn (60, “Mystic River”, “Milk”) has his directorial project “Flag Day”, in which he plays alongside his daughter Dylan, at the Hollywood studio MGM. The film, which will celebrate its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in July, is slated to hit cinemas this year. He is particularly grateful […]

GC President warmly welcomes competition | Sports at home / abroad

Challenge League – The 26th round of the Challenge League goes according to the Leader GC plan. While the Zürcher win against Aarau 4-1, the competition at the top takes points from each other. While Thun had to chase an early deficit at the bottom of the table, Chiasso, and did not make it past […]

Investigation against two burglars ended

Crime – The Zurich canton police have concluded an investigation against two alleged jewelery burglars. The two men are suspected of having committed burglary in jewelry stores in several cantons. The men are accused of stealing a crime amounting to several hundred thousand francs in their break-ins and causing property damage of over 100,000 francs, […]

Stoltenberg: More money for defense

International – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg wants to persuade Germany and the other allies to increase joint spending on defense and deterrence. Spending more money together would underpin the promise of mutual defense and contribute to a fairer burden-sharing, said the Norwegian on Monday in Brussels. The additional money could be used, for example, […]

GREEN against neglect of environmental concerns

The GRÜNEN are not very optimistic about the upcoming session of the St. Gallen Cantonal Council. The motions of the preliminary advisory committees suggest that environmental policy demands will not be heard by the right-wing majority in the Council. At the February session of the St. Gallen Cantonal Council, the counter-proposal to the animal suffering […]