Monthly Archives: October 2012

UBS cuts 10000 jobs in its Investment Banking division

Sergio Ermotti explains the circumstances of the decision of UBS to get rid of an important part of its investment banking business

Another cartoon on the last lay off plan of UBS here: https://lecartoonist.wordpress.com/2012/10/16/ubs-to-fire-10000-it-employees/

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Orbe’s Jail (II)

Translation: This is not a spoon. It is the key of the cells of the jail of Orbe (VD, Switzerland). Half a dozen of prisoners actually left this jail, by opening their cells with simple spoons.

 

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Orbe’s Jail (VD, Switzerland)

Serial evasions from Orbe’s Jail (VD, Switzerland)

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Armstrong loses his Tour de France titles

Swiss cyclist, Fabian Cancellara, reacts to the sanctions against Lance Armstrong

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Man arrested after plotting Federal Reserve bomb

Monti, Rajoy and Samaras, the prime Ministers of Italy, Spain and Greece discuss the bombing attempt against the Fed.

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Roger Federer

Roger Federer won everything, returned to the number one ATP rank, setting a new record of 300 weeks. What is still pushing him to compete?

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UBS to fire 10000 IT employees

UBS will lay off 10000 IT employees

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Felix Baumgartner jumps from space

Red Bull Stratos’ Man, Felix Baumgartner, Austria, jumps from the stratosphere, and meets Snoop Dogg

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Drugs: Governor of Geneva decides to get tough with the consumers

Maudet, one of the Governors of the State of Geneva, wants to get tough with the consumers in order to reduce the traffic in the center of the city

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American study shows that the country’s chocolate consumption correlates with its number of Nobel prizes

Depardieu – American study shows that the country’s chocolate consumption correlates with its number of Nobel prizes

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