John Kerry finally gets to let his Europhilia loose
In his first trip to Europe as secretary of State, Kerry speaks French, German and Italian, to the delight of his hosts. He'd kept his affinities for Europe under wraps since the 2004 campaign. WASHINGTON — When John F. Kerry's political foes complained in 2004 that he "looked French" and ordered Swiss cheese on his Philadelphia cheese steaks, the Democratic presidential nominee began keeping his affinities for Europe bien caché — well hidden.
Honeybee homicide case against Syngenta pesticide unproven
LONDON - British scientists have shot down a study on declining honeybee populations that triggered a French ban on a pesticide made by Swiss agrochemicals group Syngenta.
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Reuters
Avalanche engulfs climbers in French Alps
Six climbers killed in Mont Blanc range near Swiss border, with rescue teams searching for several missing people.
France, Germany tax evasion inquiries target Swiss bank clients
French and German authorities raid the offices and homes of Credit Suisse and UBS bank officials and their wealthy customers as part of an investigation. PARIS — France and Germany have launched a series of raids on the offices and homes of bank officials and their wealthy customers in an ongoing inquiry aimed at cracking down on those who evade taxes by using Swiss banks.
Federer's French Open Gauntlet
Looking at the draws, the Swiss tennis star has his work cut out for him. Tom Perrotta analyzes that and the rest of the potential paths for male and female contenders.