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#Switzerland

# switzerland - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Zelenskyy criticises Swiss banks and companies over 'business as usual' with Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy criticises Swiss banks and companies over 'business as usual' with Russia

Mar 19th 2022, 6:50 PM 28,087 Views 17 Comments

The Ukrainian gave a speech via video link to a rally outside the Swiss parliament in Bern.

# switzerland - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Gutsy Ireland fall narrowly short to Switzerland in Euro pre-qualifier
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Gutsy Ireland fall narrowly short to Switzerland in Euro pre-qualifier

Feb 24th 2022, 10:50 PM 3,318 Views 1 Comment

Mark Keenan’s side were within four points of their opponents towards the end but were overpowered in Fribourg.

# switzerland - Monday 21 February, 2022

Data leak reveals Credit Suisse bank accepted 'autocrats, war criminals and human traffickers'
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Data leak reveals Credit Suisse bank accepted 'autocrats, war criminals and human traffickers'

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 10:39 AM 29,068 Views 20 Comments

German daily newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung received the data last year.

# switzerland - Sunday 13 February, 2022

Switzerland poised to ban nearly all tobacco advertising
# Swiss Poll
# Swiss Poll

Switzerland poised to ban nearly all tobacco advertising

Feb 13th 2022, 1:07 PM 15,390 Views 15 Comments

Projections say 57% of voters backed the tobacco advertising ban.

# switzerland - Friday 11 February, 2022

Swiss region to vote on giving primates fundamental rights
# Animal Rights
# Animal Rights

Swiss region to vote on giving primates fundamental rights

Feb 11th 2022, 6:30 AM 14,802 Views 23 Comments

The vote was triggered by animal rights group, Sentience, and if passed, would give primates a right to life.

# switzerland - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Switzerland set to vote on ban of animal and human pharma testing
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland set to vote on ban of animal and human pharma testing

Feb 10th 2022, 8:25 AM 5,653 Views 6 Comments

Opinions suggest that the proposal by animal rights defenders is highly unlikely to pass at the poll on Sunday.

# switzerland - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Taliban in Geneva for week of talks as Afghanistan remains in humanitarian crisis
# Taliban
# Taliban

Taliban in Geneva for week of talks as Afghanistan remains in humanitarian crisis

Feb 8th 2022, 7:33 PM 16,799 Views 14 Comments

No country has formally recognised the government installed after the Taliban seized power.

# switzerland - Monday 10 January, 2022

No progress after Russia-US talks over Ukraine tensions
# Russia US Talks
# Russia US Talks

No progress after Russia-US talks over Ukraine tensions

Jan 10th 2022, 10:07 PM 8,720 Views 17 Comments

Neither side characterised the meeting as a complete failure.

# switzerland - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Switzerland backs law behind Covid pass in referendum
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland backs law behind Covid pass in referendum

Nov 28th 2021, 5:36 PM 40,884 Views 48 Comments

The law provides the legal basis for the so-called Covid certificate to indicate that a person has been vaccinated or has recovered from the disease.

# switzerland - Monday 11 October, 2021

Northern Ireland try to move on after controversial defeat to Switzerland
# Clean Slate
From The42
# Clean Slate

Northern Ireland try to move on after controversial defeat to Switzerland

Oct 11th 2021, 5:53 PM 4,398 Views 3 Comments

Ian Baraclough’s side are unlikely to qualify for next year’s World Cup after they lost on Saturday.

# switzerland - Friday 2 July, 2021

Spain see off heroic Switzerland on penalties to make semi-finals of European Championships
# Spot On
From The42
# Spot On

Spain see off heroic Switzerland on penalties to make semi-finals of European Championships

Jul 2nd 2021, 7:49 PM 19,362 Views 15 Comments

Luis Enrique’s side squeezed through after a 1-1 draw at the end of extra time.

# switzerland - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Locatelli and Immobile fire Italy into Euro 2020 last 16
# Unbeaten
From The42
# Unbeaten

Locatelli and Immobile fire Italy into Euro 2020 last 16

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 10:07 PM 22,312 Views 12 Comments

Roberto Mancini’s side have six points after two games.

# switzerland - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 6:00 PM 28,039 Views 13 Comments

An extension of emergency Covid laws was set to be passed.

# switzerland - Monday 19 April, 2021

8-year-old French girl kidnapped during 'military' style operation is found in Switzerland
# Mia Montemaggi
# Mia Montemaggi

8-year-old French girl kidnapped during 'military' style operation is found in Switzerland

Apr 19th 2021, 11:02 AM 41,870 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s mother has been arrested.

# switzerland - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Swiss voters narrowly back ban on full facial coverings in public places
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Swiss voters narrowly back ban on full facial coverings in public places

Updated Mar 7th 2021, 5:01 PM 35,121 Views 0 Comments

Polls had indicated a slim majority supported the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate.

# switzerland - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Switzerland to vote tomorrow on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Switzerland to vote tomorrow on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places

Mar 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,317 Views 0 Comments

Polls indicate a slim majority support the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate.

# switzerland - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Irish man (29) dies following avalanche in Switzerland
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

Irish man (29) dies following avalanche in Switzerland

Jan 19th 2021, 5:32 PM 51,551 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at a ski slope near Siviez in the Col des Gentianes region.

# switzerland - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Two women injured in terror attack in Switzerland department store
# Lugano
# Lugano

Two women injured in terror attack in Switzerland department store

Nov 25th 2020, 7:11 AM 32,078 Views 18 Comments

The suspect was known to police and had recently been investigated.

# switzerland - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland
# Tough Times
From The42
# Tough Times

Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland

Oct 13th 2020, 10:35 PM 5,714 Views 7 Comments

The 60-year-old has been at the helm for 14 years.

# switzerland - Friday 9 October, 2020

The Irish underage star embarking on a new adventure in Switzerland
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

The Irish underage star embarking on a new adventure in Switzerland

Oct 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 11,411 Views 2 Comments

New Grasshopper loan signing Connor Ronan is hoping to help Jim Crawford’s side overcome Italy.

# switzerland - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Swiss voters appear to reject proposal to limit number of EU citizens living and working in country
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Swiss voters appear to reject proposal to limit number of EU citizens living and working in country

Sep 27th 2020, 3:30 PM 24,005 Views 28 Comments

Projections based on partial counts indicated that most voters had rejected the measure.

# switzerland - Friday 8 May, 2020

Prince Andrew in legal dispute over alleged arrears on €20.9 million Swiss ski chalet
# Verbier
# Verbier

Prince Andrew in legal dispute over alleged arrears on €20.9 million Swiss ski chalet

May 8th 2020, 7:13 AM 63,335 Views 0 Comments

Andrew bought the holiday home in the Verbier ski resort for €20.9 million

# switzerland - Sunday 9 February, 2020

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law
# Projection
# Projection

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law

Feb 9th 2020, 1:11 PM 93,177 Views 40 Comments

Critics who believe the law will end up censoring free speech had forced a referendum on the issue.

# switzerland - Monday 20 January, 2020

World's billionaires have more wealth than 60% of the global population, Oxfam says
# Davos
# Davos

World's billionaires have more wealth than 60% of the global population, Oxfam says

Jan 20th 2020, 8:02 AM 14,648 Views 75 Comments

A new report by Oxfam has found that the number of billionaires has doubled in the past decade.

# switzerland - Monday 18 November, 2019

Switzerland qualify for Euros as winners in Ireland's group while Spain end campaign with 5-0 rout
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Switzerland qualify for Euros as winners in Ireland's group while Spain end campaign with 5-0 rout

Nov 18th 2019, 10:51 PM 3,355 Views 0 Comments

Vladimir Petkovic’s side scored a 6-1 win over Gibraltar to claim top spot.

# switzerland - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Arsenal youngster sees red as Ireland U19s suffer late heartbreak
# Swiss Miss
From The42
# Swiss Miss

Arsenal youngster sees red as Ireland U19s suffer late heartbreak

Nov 14th 2019, 5:54 PM 9,544 Views 1 Comment

Switzerland came from behind to get the better of Tom Mohan’s side in this afternoon’s opening Euro qualifier.

# switzerland - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'We get written off a lot. The lads are used to it. We use it as motivation'
# Super Keeper
From The42
# Super Keeper

'We get written off a lot. The lads are used to it. We use it as motivation'

Oct 16th 2019, 11:25 AM 4,933 Views 2 Comments

Goalkeeper Darren Randolph is defiant in the face of deepening doubts over Ireland’s Euro 2020 hopes.

# switzerland - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I don’t think that system caused us to have an inability to pass the ball to one another'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'I don’t think that system caused us to have an inability to pass the ball to one another'

Oct 15th 2019, 11:20 PM 7,812 Views 31 Comments

Mick McCarthy also admitted Aaron Connolly endured a tough night in Geneva.

McCarthy concedes Ireland were beaten by 'a considerably better team'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

McCarthy concedes Ireland were beaten by 'a considerably better team'

Oct 15th 2019, 10:49 PM 5,271 Views 4 Comments

The Republic of Ireland manager saw his side go down 2-0 to Switzerland in Geneva this evening.

Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat
# Report
From The42
# Report

Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat

Oct 15th 2019, 9:53 PM 36,434 Views 98 Comments

Seamus Coleman was sent off as Mick McCarthy’s side fell to a 2-0 loss in Geneva.

The Swiss goals that ended Ireland's unbeaten run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers
# Goals
From The42
# Goals

The Swiss goals that ended Ireland's unbeaten run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers

Updated Oct 15th 2019, 9:40 PM 10,632 Views 25 Comments

Haris Seferovic and Edimilson Fernandes gave the home side a deserved victory this evening in Geneva.

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers From The42
Live Oct 15th 2019, 8:37 PM

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Connolly starts as McCarthy names his Irish team to face Switzerland
# Starting XI
From The42
# Starting XI

Connolly starts as McCarthy names his Irish team to face Switzerland

Oct 15th 2019, 6:31 PM 14,181 Views 28 Comments

There are three changes, including Conor Hourihane’s making way for Alan Browne.

Ireland/Switzerland goes ahead as planned following late pitch inspection
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Ireland/Switzerland goes ahead as planned following late pitch inspection

Oct 15th 2019, 6:09 PM 7,612 Views 8 Comments

The surface at the Stade de Geneva is in pretty bad shape, but has been deemed playable.

McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva

Oct 15th 2019, 12:00 PM 16,498 Views 34 Comments

Based on the evidence of last weekend, Ireland will struggle tonight to find the result that can send them to Euro 2020 with a game to spare.

# switzerland - Monday 14 October, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Switzerland?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Switzerland?

Oct 14th 2019, 8:00 PM 42,760 Views 63 Comments

Mick McCarthy has some big calls to make after Saturday’s frustrating stalemate against Georgia.

McCarthy dismisses Schmeichel jibe and tight-lipped on Connolly start ahead of Swiss clash
# Unmoved
From The42
# Unmoved

McCarthy dismisses Schmeichel jibe and tight-lipped on Connolly start ahead of Swiss clash

Oct 14th 2019, 6:39 PM 11,693 Views 23 Comments

The Irish manager said he would ‘absolutely’ take a draw in Geneva tomorrow.

# switzerland - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Huge boost for Ireland as Duffy declares himself fit for crucial double-header
# Update
From The42
# Update

Huge boost for Ireland as Duffy declares himself fit for crucial double-header

Oct 9th 2019, 5:00 PM 17,646 Views 19 Comments

David McGoldrick won’t be involved in Georgia but may be available to play a part against Switzerland.

# switzerland - Monday 7 October, 2019

Swiss captain Xhaka in line to feature against Ireland after wife gives birth to baby daughter
# Qualifier
From The42
# Qualifier

Swiss captain Xhaka in line to feature against Ireland after wife gives birth to baby daughter

Oct 7th 2019, 5:19 PM 6,193 Views 11 Comments

The 27-year-old will join up with the Swiss squad on Wednesday after becoming a father for the first time.

# switzerland - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Supercars auctioned for €24.7m after being seized from African leader’s son
# Equatorial Guinea
# Equatorial Guinea

Supercars auctioned for €24.7m after being seized from African leader’s son

Sep 29th 2019, 4:00 PM 36,070 Views 0 Comments

The cars were seized amid a money-laundering probe.

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