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#Swiss

# swiss - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Skiers feared buried after avalanche at Swiss ski resort

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

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

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

# swiss - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Swiss region set to ban full face veil

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

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

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

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

# swiss - Saturday 10 January, 2015

# swiss - Monday 18 August, 2014

Swiss mayor suspended over nude selfies taken in office

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

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

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

# swiss - Monday 10 March, 2014

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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?

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have a guaranteed income?

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

# swiss - Sunday 10 March, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Streaking raccoon runs amok at Swiss football match Fuzzy Love This post contains videos

VIDEO: Streaking raccoon runs amok at Swiss football match

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

“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

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

# swiss - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

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

NHL season on the verge of cancellation as Crosby considers Europe

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

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

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

Roger Federer named top seed for US Open

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

# swiss - Sunday 19 August, 2012

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

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

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

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

Djokovic gains revenge against del Potro to set up Federer final

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

# swiss - Saturday 18 August, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I never stopped believing says Federer after Wimbledon win number seven

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer

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

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

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

# swiss - Friday 16 September, 2011

UBS trader questioned over €1.5 billion losses 'told bank of error'

Kweku Adoboli is alleged to have generated the losses at the Swiss Bank which only found out about them when he spoke to them about it.

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