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New Geneva platform to ‘anticipate societal changes’ 
Wed, 8 Jul 2020 14:06:46 GMT

A new international platform is to be launched in Geneva to anticipate the effects of societal changes amidst the Covid-19 crisis, Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga said on Wednesday. Switzerland is supporting this initiative and calls on states to help the International Labour Organisation...
Evian drinking water tainted with pesticides, Swiss researchers find
Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:41:49 GMT

Swiss researchers have found residues of the banned pesticide chlorothalonil in Evian mineral water, according to the SonntagsZeitung newspaper. The experts of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) found six nanogrammes of the banned pesticide per litre of Evian...