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#Switzerland

# switzerland - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe

The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.

# switzerland - Friday 11 January, 2019

TDs claim €1,000 in subsistence payments for five-day Swiss trip

These expenses do not not cover the cost of travel, hotel, taxis, telephone or car parking.

# switzerland - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From The42 Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka Swiss Leaks This post contains videos

Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka

They’re separated by 88 places in the Fifa rankings.

'The Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds': €44 million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction The Pink Legacy This post contains videos

'The Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds': €44 million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction

The diamond was snapped up by American luxury brand Harry Winston.

# switzerland - Saturday 8 September, 2018

From The42 There's always someone worse off: Iceland hit for six in Nations League opener Sobering

There's always someone worse off: Iceland hit for six in Nations League opener

Switzerland’s Nations League campaign got off to a flying start as they smashed Iceland in St Gallen.

# switzerland - Sunday 5 August, 2018

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm

The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft, built in Germany in 1939 and now a collector’s item, belongs to JU-Air.

# switzerland - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From The42 Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot Knockout Stages This post contains videos

Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot

Emil Forsberg’s deflected strike was enough to seal Sweden’s passage into the last eight on Tuesday.

From The42 As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16 Liveblog

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16

Sweden played Switzerland for a place in the quarter-finals.

# switzerland - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From The42 Switzerland into World Cup knockouts after late drama in draw against Costa Rica Onwards

Switzerland into World Cup knockouts after late drama in draw against Costa Rica

Switzerland were far from their best but they secured the point they needed to progress to the last 16 of the tournament.

# switzerland - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From The42 Brazil demanding explanation from Fifa for VAR controversy against Switzerland Swiss Miss

Brazil demanding explanation from Fifa for VAR controversy against Switzerland

Following two contentious incidents in the 1-1 draw, Brazil have written to Fifa to seek clarity.

# switzerland - Sunday 17 June, 2018

From The42 A Coutinho cracker, a push, and a penalty shout: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland World Cup 2018

A Coutinho cracker, a push, and a penalty shout: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland

It was honours even in tonight’s Group E clash.

# switzerland - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From The42 De Gea makes rare goalkeeping error as Spain are held in pre-World Cup friendly Rare Occurrence

De Gea makes rare goalkeeping error as Spain are held in pre-World Cup friendly

Spain’s two-year unbeaten run under coach Julen Lopetegui continued with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in Villarreal on Sunday.

# switzerland - Thursday 10 May, 2018

104-year-old Australian scientist dies by assisted suicide in Switzerland

David Goodall did not have a terminal illness, but said his quality of life had deteriorated significantly.

# switzerland - Thursday 25 January, 2018

What spat? Trump says he and Theresa May have a 'really great relationship'

Trump’s had a few public falling outs with Britain – but the two leaders were all smiles today.

# switzerland - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

'Exceptional' level of snowfall delays dozens of global leaders arriving in Davos

In the last six days, 63 inches of snow has fallen on Davos.

# switzerland - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

# switzerland - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# switzerland - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From The42 Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes dealt blow as controversial penalty gives Switzerland the edge Halfway There

Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes dealt blow as controversial penalty gives Switzerland the edge

Ricardo Rodríguez converted from the spot with just over half an hour to go.

# switzerland - Monday 30 October, 2017

From The42 11 months after injury setback Paddy McNair returns to Northern Ireland squad Comeback

11 months after injury setback Paddy McNair returns to Northern Ireland squad

The 22-year-old midfielder was sidelined for 11 months after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament.

# switzerland - Monday 23 October, 2017

Teenager arrested after several injured in Switzerland axe rampage

Several people were wounded before the assailant escaped with a stolen car, police said.

# switzerland - Friday 6 October, 2017

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours

The girl fell into a deep crevice during a family hike in the Swiss Alps.

# switzerland - Monday 25 September, 2017

Pensioner saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

Nine people were hospitalised in the accident.

# switzerland - Monday 11 September, 2017

Around 30 people injured in Swiss Alps train crash

It’s been reported that the crash happened at the Andermatt station.

# switzerland - Friday 4 August, 2017

Plane crash at Swiss summer camp kills two teenagers

A third person has been seriously injured, police said.

# switzerland - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Suspect in Swiss chainsaw attack arrested near Zurich

Yesterday, five people were injured in a chainsaw attack at an insurance company in Schaffhausen.

# switzerland - Monday 24 July, 2017

Manhunt underway after five people injured in 'chainsaw attack' in Switzerland

Two of the people have serious injuries.

# switzerland - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

A couple who disappeared 75 years ago have been found 'perfectly preserved' in a Swiss glacier

Their bodies were found lying near each other.

# switzerland - Saturday 10 June, 2017

# switzerland - Friday 2 June, 2017

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today

The twice-weekly flights will operate until September, with a view to them being extended if the route is popular.

# switzerland - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high

“With this stuff, I feel the same relaxation as before, but since there is no high, I can still get things done and play with my kids.”

# switzerland - Monday 17 April, 2017

New wireless cameras to revolutionise care of premature babies

The skin sensors currently used to monitor vital signs in babies born prematurely generate false alarms in up to 90% of cases.

# switzerland - Friday 10 March, 2017

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

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

# switzerland - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Meet the Irish delegates rubbing shoulders with the global elite at Davos

Denis O’Brien appears to be skipping the latest installment.

# switzerland - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming lessons with boys, rules European court

It was ruled that mixed-school swimming lessons promotes children’s social integration.

# switzerland - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Suspected shooter at Muslim prayer hall found dead as Swiss police rule out Islamic State Tensions This post contains videos

Suspected shooter at Muslim prayer hall found dead as Swiss police rule out Islamic State

No further details have been released about the man.

# switzerland - Monday 19 December, 2016

Manhunt in Zurich after three injured in Muslim prayer hall shooting

Police are scouring the streets for the attacker this evening, carrying lamps and using sniffer dogs.

# switzerland - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Two men die in base jumping accidents in Switzerland

An Italian man and a British man plunged to their deaths in the Alps.

# switzerland - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'No indication' of terrorism in Swiss train attack

A female victim and the assailant died of their injuries in yesterday’s assault in eastern Switzerland.

# switzerland - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Child (6) injured after man stabs Swiss train passengers and sets carriage on fire

The train was travelling between Buchs and Sennwald in Switzerland.

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