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Criminal proceedings brought against Fifa president Infantino
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Criminal proceedings brought against Fifa president Infantino

Jul 30th 2020, 2:47 PM 24,208 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Feb 19th 2019, 10:45 PM 22,913 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jan 25th 2018, 5:45 PM 20,140 Views 33 Comments

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

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand
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Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

Mar 10th 2017, 6:36 PM 14,816 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 25th 2015, 9:36 AM 23,335 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.

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

Jul 19th 2015, 7:00 AM 17,609 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Mar 27th 2015, 9:50 AM 25,766 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Police raid HSBC offices in money-laundering probe

Feb 18th 2015, 9:02 PM 14,429 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2015, 4:30 PM 19,837 Views 29 Comments

We want to go to there.

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

Aug 18th 2014, 3:30 PM 14,953 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Aug 13th 2014, 1:54 PM 17,309 Views 15 Comments

The incident occurred in a mountainous part of eastern Switzerland.

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

Swiss to decide if their minimum wage should be €18

May 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,003 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 10th 2014, 8:14 AM 5,403 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2014, 7:33 PM 21,285 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
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# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES

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

Feb 17th 2014, 9:55 AM 24,150 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt
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Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:56 AM 22,176 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Oct 30th 2013, 7:10 AM 94 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.

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

Poll: Should Ireland have a guaranteed income?

Oct 28th 2013, 9:51 AM 19,381 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?

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

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

Aug 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 52,701 Views 275 Comments

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

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland
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# Train Crash

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland

Jul 29th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,359 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 14th 2013, 11:00 AM 29,896 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.

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

Indian parliament to debate bill allowing death penalty for rapists

Mar 19th 2013, 9:01 AM 4,378 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 17th 2013, 11:34 AM 11,584 Views 38 Comments

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

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

VIDEO: Streaking raccoon runs amok at Swiss football match

Mar 10th 2013, 3:08 PM 1,852 Views 3 Comments

We bet Cyril Sneer put him up to it.

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

Feb 6th 2013, 7:00 PM 16 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2012, 9:46 AM 2,123 Views 8 Comments

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

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

NHL season on the verge of cancellation as Crosby considers Europe

Nov 27th 2012, 5:12 PM 1,330 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 31st 2012, 8:18 AM 7,956 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.

Roger Federer named top seed for US Open
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# Swiss Bliss

Roger Federer named top seed for US Open

Aug 22nd 2012, 10:43 AM 368 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 19th 2012, 7:44 PM 632 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
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# Top Seeds

Djokovic gains revenge against del Potro to set up Federer final

Aug 19th 2012, 2:13 PM 367 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 18th 2012, 4:05 PM 718 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.

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

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

Jul 9th 2012, 6:18 PM 770 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.

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

I never stopped believing says Federer after Wimbledon win number seven

Jul 8th 2012, 7:41 PM 7,098 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.
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# Set By Set

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

Jul 8th 2012, 5:36 PM 3,280 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
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# Set By Set

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

Jul 8th 2012, 4:07 PM 5,037 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
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# Set By Set

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer

Jul 8th 2012, 3:11 PM 3,550 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Update: Swiss bus crash kills 28, including 22 children

Mar 14th 2012, 7:40 PM 3,104 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 18th 2011, 3:52 PM 545 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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