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#Zurich

# zurich - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Birds may learn new songs in similar way to how children learn new language

Their strategy also resembles methods used in computer linguistics to compare documents.

# zurich - 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.

# zurich - 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.

# zurich - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Woman who told specialist she couldn't move her leg loses €60k claim after being videoed jogging

Lamidi said she had been driving on a provisional licence for the past 17 years.

# zurich - 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.

# zurich - 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.

# zurich - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Teacher claims she was 'spied on' after bringing legal action against insurance company

Bridget Majella Daly claims she was placed under surveillance by a private investigator.

# zurich - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Disney designed a robot car that can climb walls by itself

VertiGo uses two propellers to lift itself up and create traction, allowing it to drive on walls.

# zurich - Thursday 3 December, 2015

There have been even more arrests of Fifa officials accused of taking bribes

Raids took place early this morning in Switzerland.

# zurich - Friday 25 September, 2015

From The42 Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter Breaking

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter

Authorities have also revealed that Blatter’s office has been searched and data seized.

# zurich - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Joy for locals as second teacher found for school on Aran Island

The teacher for the island’s sole primary school is to be funded privately by Zurich Insurance however.

# zurich - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

So what's the most expensive city to live in if you're an expat?

It’s not Dublin would you believe.

# zurich - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world

You really want to be earning top dollar to live in any of these places.

# zurich - Friday 20 February, 2015

Swiss trains slam into each other during rush hour commute

Dozens of passengers have been injured.

# zurich - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 As it happened: Stephanie Roche claims runner-up spot for Puskas prize Updates

As it happened: Stephanie Roche claims runner-up spot for Puskas prize

The Dubliner attended the Ballon d’Or awards ceremony in Zurich but came up just short in the voting.

# zurich - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The42 Ireland men's relay team reach 4x400m relay final at Euros, break national record Success

Ireland men's relay team reach 4x400m relay final at Euros, break national record

Meanwhile, Fionnuala Britton earned a top-ten finish in her maiden marathon.

# zurich - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Ex-banker charged with violations of Swiss bank secrecy laws over WikiLeaks

Former bank COO accused of providing confidential data to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

# zurich - Friday 28 March, 2014

Switzerland will be hosting the first ever bionic Olympics in 2016

Put it down on your calendar.

# zurich - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The42 Rio still on the radar for World Champion Heffernan but Zurich the main goal for 2014 World Champ

Rio still on the radar for World Champion Heffernan but Zurich the main goal for 2014

Last year’s World Champion is gearing up for a new season.

# zurich - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world

According to business consultants Mercer anyway.

# zurich - Friday 27 December, 2013

Irish skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche

The cross-country skier was found near the town of Realp.

# zurich - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Gold bars worth €1.6 million vanish from Air France plane

It is thought that the thieves had the help of “airport accomplices”.

# zurich - Monday 26 August, 2013

Switzerland's first sex drive-in opened this evening

The new drive-ins are designed to be safer for sex workers, with alarm buttons, doctors and security guards on-hand – but will people actually use them?

# zurich - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Sex drive-in opens in Zurich

Local authorities hope it will help them regulate and monitor the sex trade.

# zurich - Monday 22 April, 2013

From The42 This Padova Paddies GAA player scored a couple of corkers in Zurich at the weekend Foreign Games This post contains videos

This Padova Paddies GAA player scored a couple of corkers in Zurich at the weekend

Al Var Ito? Which one of the Itos is he now?

# zurich - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Insurance company Zurich to create 112 jobs with new IT hubs

The new facilities in Dublin will provide specialist IT functions for Zurich’s presences in Europe and worldwide.

# zurich - Monday 11 March, 2013

9 gorgeous - and unusual - spots to escape to

The one-hop European experiences you really have to see, taste, smell and feel this year.

# zurich - 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.

# zurich - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge How to sing Jingle Bells while terrified by a speeding car Jingle Hell This post contains videos

How to sing Jingle Bells while terrified by a speeding car

New BMW ad challenges a capella group to harmonise while being thrown around a race track.

# zurich - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The most expensive city in the world? That would be Zurich

A loaf of sliced white bread costs US$6.15 in the Swiss city.

# zurich - Monday 13 February, 2012

'Hundreds' of social welfare records in data protection breach

Three insurance companies admit to using a PI who illegally sourced data from within the Department of Social Protection.

# zurich - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

From The42 Rooney pledges allegiance to 'greatest manager' Fergie Wayne's World

Rooney pledges allegiance to 'greatest manager' Fergie

“He’s in before the players every morning and leaves after you. His commitment, his desire to win and his dedication is incredible.”

# zurich - Thursday 8 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world Pricey This post contains images

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

# zurich - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

From The42 English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest Remembrance Row

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest

Football’s governing body are targeted after decision to deny English football chiefs’ request to wear commemorative flower on Saturday against Spain.

# zurich - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech Polanski

Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech

The director returns to Zurich two years after being arrested there on sex-crime charges dating back to 1978.

# zurich - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

From The42 Is Zurich about to end the FIFA party? Chancers

Is Zurich about to end the FIFA party?

Members of Zurich’s city council have tabled for discussion a bill that accuses FIFA of bringing the city into disrepute and could force the “charity” to leave its idyllic Swiss refuge.

# zurich - Friday 22 July, 2011

Swiss court finds three guilty in Swiss bomb plot

Three environmental activists with links to European anarchist groups were found guilty of plotting an attack on a research centre in Zurich last year.

# zurich - Sunday 15 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In today’s Fix: The head of the IMF charged with attempted rape; Arrests aboard a Ryanair flight to Dublin; Tragedy strikes Waterford communion celebration; Violence on the Israeli/Syrian border; and Enda on the Queen’s impending visit.

Swiss voters choose to keep 'suicide tourism' in Zurich

Zurich voters rejected by at least a 4-to-1 margin Sunday the twin measures that had been pushed by political and religious conservatives.

Poll: Should Switzerland allow foreigners to travel to the country to carry out assisted suicide? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Switzerland allow foreigners to travel to the country to carry out assisted suicide?

Today voters in Switzerland decided not to impose a ban on assisted suicide – but critics have accused other countries of allowing Switzerland to shoulder the burden of the practice by shirking their own responsibilities to the terminally ill. What do you think?

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