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# swiss - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Criminal proceedings brought against Fifa president Infantino
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Criminal proceedings brought against Fifa president Infantino

Jul 30th 2020, 2:47 PM 24,202 Views 18 Comments

Swiss federal prosecutor Stefan Keller says there are ‘indications of criminal conduct’.

# swiss - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Skiers feared buried after avalanche at Swiss ski resort
# Alps
# Alps

Skiers feared buried after avalanche at Swiss ski resort

Feb 19th 2019, 10:45 PM 22,909 Views 1 Comment

Four people were injured but there are fears for over 12 more.

# swiss - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Boris Johnson is directly related to this mummified Swiss woman
# Cripes
# Cripes

Boris Johnson is directly related to this mummified Swiss woman

Jan 25th 2018, 5:45 PM 20,112 Views 33 Comments

Boris always claimed to be of “posh stock” – once recalling a grandmother teaching him to eat crisps with a fork.

# swiss - Friday 10 March, 2017

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand
# On Trial
# On Trial

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

Mar 10th 2017, 6:36 PM 14,803 Views 0 Comments

He is accused of pushing some of the boys into prostitution.

# swiss - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Swiss region set to ban full face veil
# Ticino
# Ticino

Swiss region set to ban full face veil

Nov 25th 2015, 9:36 AM 23,328 Views 181 Comments

The bill was inspired by a controversial French law barring women from wearing a niqab, a head-to-toe body covering, in public.

# swiss - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot
# Look Up
# Look Up

Here is the view you would have if you were a fighter pilot

Jul 19th 2015, 7:00 AM 17,601 Views 16 Comments

The Bray Air Display is set to take place later today.

# swiss - Friday 27 March, 2015

Irishman admits stabbing wife up to 50 times after dispute
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Irishman admits stabbing wife up to 50 times after dispute

Mar 27th 2015, 9:50 AM 25,756 Views 0 Comments

Harry Ringwood from Wexford told police that he then tried to take his own life.

# swiss - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Police raid HSBC offices in money-laundering probe
# Swiss Leaks
# Swiss Leaks

Police raid HSBC offices in money-laundering probe

Feb 18th 2015, 9:02 PM 14,425 Views 33 Comments

It comes after allegations that the bank helped wealthy clients evade taxes.

# swiss - Saturday 10 January, 2015

This stunning Swiss ski lodge has suites that cost over €6,000 a night
# Sneak Peek
# Sneak Peek

This stunning Swiss ski lodge has suites that cost over €6,000 a night

Jan 10th 2015, 4:30 PM 19,832 Views 29 Comments

We want to go to there.

# swiss - Monday 18 August, 2014

Swiss mayor suspended over nude selfies taken in office
# Cheeeessee
# Cheeeessee

Swiss mayor suspended over nude selfies taken in office

Aug 18th 2014, 3:30 PM 14,939 Views 22 Comments

It is alleged that he sent the photos to a female colleague.

# swiss - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Reports that carriages have plunged into a ravine after Swiss train derails
# Breaking
# Breaking

Reports that carriages have plunged into a ravine after Swiss train derails

Aug 13th 2014, 1:54 PM 17,306 Views 15 Comments

The incident occurred in a mountainous part of eastern Switzerland.

# swiss - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Swiss to decide if their minimum wage should be €18
# Expensive
# Expensive

Swiss to decide if their minimum wage should be €18

May 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,000 Views 38 Comments

Before you read on, bear in mind that Geneva tops the world’s Club Sandwich Index.

# swiss - Monday 10 March, 2014

Singer breaks down on stage after crowd sings along during debut show
# Oh Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Boy

Singer breaks down on stage after crowd sings along during debut show

Mar 10th 2014, 8:14 AM 5,389 Views 3 Comments

The Swiss/German band BOY weren’t ready for the Brooklyn crowd.

# swiss - Monday 17 February, 2014

No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours
# Workin 9 To 5
# Workin 9 To 5

No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours

Feb 17th 2014, 7:33 PM 21,179 Views 69 Comments

“Switzerland cannot intervene because its airbases are closed at night and on the weekend,” a spokesperson said.

Hijacker of Rome-bound plane “was co-pilot” — Geneva police
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES

Hijacker of Rome-bound plane “was co-pilot” — Geneva police

Feb 17th 2014, 9:55 AM 24,147 Views 15 Comments

The man “said he felt threatened in his country” and wanted to seek asylum in Switzerland.

# swiss - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Column: Impact of Swiss vote to curtail immigrants will ripple toward Eurosceptic UK
# Rebel Rebel
# Rebel Rebel

Column: Impact of Swiss vote to curtail immigrants will ripple toward Eurosceptic UK

Feb 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 33 Views 81 Comments

The EU response to Swiss curtailing of migrants should be aimed at the UK, not just Switzerland, writes John O’Donnell.

# swiss - Friday 3 January, 2014

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:56 AM 22,161 Views 56 Comments

The couple were reported missing a week ago and have now been found dead in a villa.

# swiss - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Column: Should every citizen receive an unconditional basic income?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Should every citizen receive an unconditional basic income?

Oct 30th 2013, 7:10 AM 89 Views 100 Comments

Switzerland is considering the introduction of a Basic Income scheme, which would guarantee a standard benefit income to every citizen, regardless of need. Tom Boland looks at how that system would work in Ireland.

# swiss - Monday 28 October, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland have a guaranteed income?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have a guaranteed income?

Oct 28th 2013, 9:51 AM 19,376 Views 187 Comments

The Swiss are voting next month on a measure that would guarantee residents a minimum of €2,000 a month. Should Ireland do the same?

# swiss - Friday 9 August, 2013

'Handbag too expensive for you': Swiss shop clerk tells billionaire Oprah
# Racism
# Racism

'Handbag too expensive for you': Swiss shop clerk tells billionaire Oprah

Aug 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 52,650 Views 275 Comments

Oprah said the racist remark came when she was visiting Switzerland for Tina Turner’s wedding last month.

# swiss - Monday 29 July, 2013

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland

Jul 29th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,356 Views 48 Comments

The crash happened late this evening on a regional line about 50 kilometers southwest of the capital, Bern.

# swiss - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Inside the elite Swiss school that boards children of the rich and powerful
# Top Class
# Top Class

Inside the elite Swiss school that boards children of the rich and powerful

Apr 14th 2013, 11:00 AM 29,760 Views 34 Comments

Former students include the last Shah of Iran, Prince Rainier of Monaco and assorted members of wealthy US families Rockefellers and Rothschilds.

# swiss - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Indian parliament to debate bill allowing death penalty for rapists
# India
# India

Indian parliament to debate bill allowing death penalty for rapists

Mar 19th 2013, 9:01 AM 4,363 Views 16 Comments

The new laws follow the worldwide condemnation of the fatal gang rape of a student in Delhi last year.

# swiss - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Five confess to gang-raping Swiss tourist in India, say police
# Attack
# Attack

Five confess to gang-raping Swiss tourist in India, say police

Mar 17th 2013, 11:34 AM 11,544 Views 38 Comments

The woman was on a cycling holiday with her husband when six men attacked them on Friday night.

# swiss - Sunday 10 March, 2013

VIDEO: Streaking raccoon runs amok at Swiss football match
# Fuzzy Love
From The42
# Fuzzy Love

VIDEO: Streaking raccoon runs amok at Swiss football match

Mar 10th 2013, 3:08 PM 1,835 Views 3 Comments

We bet Cyril Sneer put him up to it.

# swiss - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Column: To mark the European Year of Citizens, let’s rebalance Ireland’s political power
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: To mark the European Year of Citizens, let’s rebalance Ireland’s political power

Feb 6th 2013, 7:00 PM 15 Views 21 Comments

“Citizens’ initiative” is a mechanism to control the political process between elections – and Ireland sorely needs it, writes Donal Ó Brolcháin.

# swiss - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

UBS pays $1.5 billion to settle Libor allegations
# Manipulation
# Manipulation

UBS pays $1.5 billion to settle Libor allegations

Dec 19th 2012, 9:46 AM 2,120 Views 8 Comments

The Swiss banking giant is to pay $1.5 billion to regulators over allegations it manipulated Libor interest rates.

# swiss - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

NHL season on the verge of cancellation as Crosby considers Europe
# Lockout
From The42
# Lockout

NHL season on the verge of cancellation as Crosby considers Europe

Nov 27th 2012, 5:12 PM 1,328 Views 0 Comments

The Pittsburgh Penguins star is mulling over a move to get some game time.

# swiss - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Body of Yasser Arafat to be exhumed next month
# Arafat
# Arafat

Body of Yasser Arafat to be exhumed next month

Oct 31st 2012, 8:18 AM 7,950 Views 13 Comments

The push to re-examine circumstances surrounding Arafat’s death came after a Swiss lab recently discovered traces of a deadly radioactive isotope on clothes said to be his.

# swiss - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Roger Federer named top seed for US Open
# Swiss Bliss
From The42
# Swiss Bliss

Roger Federer named top seed for US Open

Aug 22nd 2012, 10:43 AM 365 Views 0 Comments

The world number one will be looking for his 18th Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows.

# swiss - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Federer beats Djokovic in straight sets to re-assert his dominance
# Fed Express
From The42
# Fed Express

Federer beats Djokovic in straight sets to re-assert his dominance

Aug 19th 2012, 7:44 PM 628 Views 0 Comments

The Swiss maestro pulverised the Serb in the first set before a contest developed.

Djokovic gains revenge against del Potro to set up Federer final
# Top Seeds
From The42
# Top Seeds

Djokovic gains revenge against del Potro to set up Federer final

Aug 19th 2012, 2:13 PM 364 Views 0 Comments

The Serb was a straight-sets winner over the man who bested him at London 2012.

# swiss - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Cincinnati Kid: Federer rolls back the years to reach semi-final and maintain top ranking
# Forever Young
From The42
# Forever Young

Cincinnati Kid: Federer rolls back the years to reach semi-final and maintain top ranking

Aug 18th 2012, 4:05 PM 716 Views 0 Comments

The Swiss will face fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka in the last four, safe in the knowledge that he will remain world number one.

# swiss - Monday 9 July, 2012

Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali
# Fed Express
From The42
# Fed Express

Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali

Jul 9th 2012, 6:18 PM 763 Views 0 Comments

The Swiss ace won the men’s doubles in 2008 but craves a centre court win at SW19 to crown a golden summer.

# swiss - Sunday 8 July, 2012

I never stopped believing says Federer after Wimbledon win number seven
# Seventh Heaven
From The42
# Seventh Heaven

I never stopped believing says Federer after Wimbledon win number seven

Jul 8th 2012, 7:41 PM 7,087 Views 15 Comments

The Swiss maestro cherished the ‘great moment’ of his record-breaking 17th Grand Slam and praised Andy Murray.

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer one set away from Wimbledon glory.
# Set By Set
From The42
# Set By Set

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer one set away from Wimbledon glory.

Jul 8th 2012, 5:36 PM 3,273 Views 4 Comments

The Fed Express is really starting to motor now although Andy Murray has shown tremendous fight.

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer wins second set to draw level
# Set By Set
From The42
# Set By Set

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer wins second set to draw level

Jul 8th 2012, 4:07 PM 5,034 Views 11 Comments

The tempo has yet to drop in this intriguing final between the imperious Swiss and the hopeful Scot.

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer
# Set By Set
From The42
# Set By Set

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer

Jul 8th 2012, 3:11 PM 3,542 Views 11 Comments

Solid serving games were expected from both men but that was not the case in the opening exchanges.

# swiss - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Update: Swiss bus crash kills 28, including 22 children
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Update: Swiss bus crash kills 28, including 22 children

Mar 14th 2012, 7:40 PM 3,101 Views 12 Comments

Belgium is mourning the loss of its students as relatives fly to Switzerland.

# swiss - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Losses at UBS now estimated at $2.3bn as CEO says he feels no guilt
# Rogue Trader
# Rogue Trader

Losses at UBS now estimated at $2.3bn as CEO says he feels no guilt

Sep 18th 2011, 3:52 PM 541 Views 3 Comments

The amount is some $300 million more than was originally reported as the bank’s under pressure CEO is expected to survive.

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