USA: suspension of reforms that would hinder postal voting

The boss of the American post office announced Tuesday his decision to suspend reforms accused of hindering the smooth running of the postal vote, and therefore the presidential election in November. The Democratic opposition sees it as a maneuver dictated by Donald Trump. ‘I am suspending these initiatives until the end of the elections,’ Louis […]

2021: Renault will race under the Alpine name

The Renault team will change its name and color in 2021. It will then present itself under the name Alpine F1 and will abandon yellow for a livery in blue, white and red. These changes were announced at Monza, on the sidelines of the Formula 1 Italian GP. ‘We will be racing under the Alpine […]

BKW lead by funds linked to radioactive waste

The funds linked to radioactive waste severely affected BKW’s half-year profit, which did not prevent the energy company from raising its ambitions for 2020. The turnover was 1.53 billion francs, up 12% over one year, the Bernese group said on Tuesday. The total delivery benefited from the service activity which BKW continues to strengthen through […]

Return of the public to the Cup

Spectators will return to Germany in mid-September, for the first time since the introduction of closed doors in March. Some stadiums will welcome the public for the first round of the Cup, confirmed the German Federation (DFB). The movement of fans of visiting teams, however, remains prohibited everywhere. ‘In the 3rd division, the German Cup […]

World Tour: Matthews for two years at Mitchelton

Australian Michael Matthews returns to his roots. He signed a two-year contract with Mitchelton, his former team. Matthews was not selected for the Tour de France in the Sunweb team. The Australian team Mitchelton announced the arrival for 2021 and 2022 of the green jersey of the Tour 2017, a few hours after a statement […]

Bühler: former Federal Councilor Ruth Metzler will step down

Former Federal Councilor Ruth Metzler will be stepping down from the Board of Directors of the Bühler group at the next general meeting in February. The former Christian Democrat minister had served on the supervisory body of the St. Gallen engineering group since 2011. In addition, the shareholders of Bühler validated Friday the candidacy of […]

More Retail Revenue in July

July turned out to be rather favorable for retail trade in Switzerland. The sector increased its turnover by 3.4% year on year in nominal terms. Adjusted for seasonal variations, the increase is less, by 0.7%. Taking into account the increase, the cumulative revenues of the retail trade show an increase of 4.1% or 0.7% without […]

The Jura Arc affected by Credit Suisse measures

Credit Suisse leaves La Chaux-de-Fonds and Tavannes. The banking group’s vast restructuring plan, announced on Tuesday, will have serious consequences in the region. The two branches, as well as that of Monthey in Valais, will close their doors, according to information published on Friday evening by RTS. About thirty more will follow, but for the […]

Bernard Challandes: “Going to the Euro would be a dream”

The story continues between Bernard Challandes and Kosovo. The Kosovar football federation extended the Neuchâtel coach’s contract on Thursday until the summer of 2022. The announcement seems logical given the latest results from the national team. Arrived at the head of the training in March 2018, Bernard Challandes managed to secure a place for the […]

Ruag International widened its losses in the first half

Ruag International suffered from its exposure to the aeronautics sector during the first six months of the year. Operating loss (EBIT) increased nearly fourfold to 42 million and net loss two and a half to 48 million. The group, now independent of Ruag Switzerland, notably delivered 30% less fuselage sections for the Airbus A320. The […]