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From TheJournal.ie Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations Referendum

Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations

Reports suggest the country has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world.

From The42 'My skull is still humming' - Calls for Uefa action after Swiss defender plays on despite bad head injury Head Matters

'My skull is still humming' - Calls for Uefa action after Swiss defender plays on despite bad head injury

Newcastle United’s Fabian Schar suffered concussion against Georgia on Saturday, but was permitted to continue in the game.

From TheJournal.ie Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe Extreme Weather

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.

From TheJournal.ie TDs claim €1,000 in subsistence payments for five-day Swiss trip TD Expenses

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie '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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm Crash

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 104-year-old Australian scientist dies by assisted suicide in Switzerland David Goodall

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.

From TheJournal.ie What spat? Trump says he and Theresa May have a 'really great relationship' Neutral Territory

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Exceptional' level of snowfall delays dozens of global leaders arriving in Davos Switzerland

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall The Alps

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

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager arrested after several injured in Switzerland axe rampage Axe Attack

Teenager arrested after several injured in Switzerland axe rampage

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

From TheJournal.ie Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours Lucky Escape

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.

From TheJournal.ie Pensioner saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps Quick Thinking

Pensioner saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

Nine people were hospitalised in the accident.

From TheJournal.ie Around 30 people injured in Swiss Alps train crash Andermatt

Around 30 people injured in Swiss Alps train crash

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

From TheJournal.ie Plane crash at Swiss summer camp kills two teenagers Graubunden

Plane crash at Swiss summer camp kills two teenagers

A third person has been seriously injured, police said.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect in Swiss chainsaw attack arrested near Zurich Manhunt

Suspect in Swiss chainsaw attack arrested near Zurich

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

From TheJournal.ie Manhunt underway after five people injured in 'chainsaw attack' in Switzerland Schaffhausen

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

Two of the people have serious injuries.

From TheJournal.ie A couple who disappeared 75 years ago have been found 'perfectly preserved' in a Swiss glacier Frozen

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

Their bodies were found lying near each other.

From TheJournal.ie Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond airlifted to hospital in Switzerland following 'serious' car crash The Grand Tour
From TheJournal.ie New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today A Big Plus

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.

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high Medical Issues

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.”

From TheJournal.ie New wireless cameras to revolutionise care of premature babies Babycam

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.

From TheJournal.ie Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand On Trial

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

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

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Irish delegates rubbing shoulders with the global elite at Davos World Economic Forum

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming lessons with boys, rules European court Switzerland

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Manhunt in Zurich after three injured in Muslim prayer hall shooting Gun Attack

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two men die in base jumping accidents in Switzerland The Alps

Two men die in base jumping accidents in Switzerland

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

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