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From TheJournal.ie Inside the elite Swiss school that boards children of the rich and powerful Top Class This post contains images

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

Former students include the last Shah of Iran, Prince Rainier of Monaco and assorted members of wealthy US families Rockefellers and Rothschilds.

From TheJournal.ie Swiss woman gang-raped in central India India

Swiss woman gang-raped in central India

The woman was on a cycling trip with her husband in impoverished Madhya Pradesh state, when seven to eight men attacked the couple on Friday night, police said.

From The42 VIDEO: Ice hockey player left paralysed after hit into boards Switzerland This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ice hockey player left paralysed after hit into boards

The hospital treating Ronny Keller say he will be; “a permanent paraplegic. There is neither head nor brain injuries.”

From TheJournal.ie Update: Three dead in Swiss factory shooting Switzerland

Update: Three dead in Swiss factory shooting

BREAKING: Police in Lucerne said that several people have been killed and more are injured at the Kronospan site.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over?

Most of those attending the World Economic Forum in Davos last week reckoned the four-year crisis is over, but what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has been through 'a hurricane' - Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum Davos

Ireland has been through 'a hurricane' - Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Enda Kenny stressed the need for job creation across Europe in order to tackle the economic crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders Politics

Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders

A system of direct democracy would give people a more transparent form of government, writes Raymond Whitehead.

From TheJournal.ie Swiss court writes off family's 655-year-old debt to church Switzerland

Swiss court writes off family's 655-year-old debt to church

A local church had tried to get a family to abide by a centuries-old promise that a homeowner pay for lamp oil.

This is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland's oldest bank to close after helping Americans dodge tax Wegelin

Switzerland's oldest bank to close after helping Americans dodge tax

Wegelin was fined $57.6 million for helping citizens hide money from tax authorities – and will shut down once it’s paid.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills three in Swiss village Switzerland

Gunman kills three in Swiss village

A man armed with an assault rifle launched the attack in the village of Daillon in southern Switzerland late Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Beauty in abandoned villas in Europe Desolate This post contains images

PICS: Beauty in abandoned villas in Europe

Even as they crumble, these ruined stately homes still portray decadence in photographs of Thomas Jorion.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: How they celebrated New Year's Day 100 years ago Happy Snow Year This post contains videos

Pic: How they celebrated New Year's Day 100 years ago

Health and safety? Not a problem.

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.

From The42 As it happened: Champions League, last 16 draw Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Champions League, last 16 draw

Europe’s giants discovered who they will face in the knockout stages this morning.

From TheJournal.ie UBS pays $1.5 billion to settle Libor allegations Manipulation

UBS pays $1.5 billion to settle Libor allegations

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

From The42 NHL season on the verge of cancellation as Crosby considers Europe Lockout

NHL season on the verge of cancellation as Crosby considers Europe

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

From The42 Del Potro holds nerve in tense tie-break to beat Federer and win Swiss Indoors Winning Streak

Del Potro holds nerve in tense tie-break to beat Federer and win Swiss Indoors

The Argentinian continued his recent run of form by derailing the Fed Express.

From The42 'I intend to fill a jumbo jet and fight the legal action,' insists Kimmage Lance Armstrong

'I intend to fill a jumbo jet and fight the legal action,' insists Kimmage

The Irish journalist has been giving his reaction to today’s announcement from the UCI on Lance Armstrong.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian militant reportedly killed in Pakistan EXTREMISTS

Belgian militant reportedly killed in Pakistan

The Al-Qaeda recruiter allegedly mentored Mohamed Merah – a 24-year-old extremist who shot dead seven people in France earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Swiss vote against smoking ban Switzerland

Swiss vote against smoking ban

Bars and restaurants will still be allowed to have separate rooms for smokers where they can be served.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How would you have voted on the smoking ban? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you have voted on the smoking ban?

As the Swiss go to the polls today to vote on their smoking ban, we ask: How would you have voted on our ban?

From TheJournal.ie Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning Suspicions

Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning

A nine-month investigation by Al Jazeera found elevated levels of polonium on some of Arafat’s belongings. Was he poisoned?

From The42 Roger Federer named top seed for US Open Swiss Bliss

Roger Federer named top seed for US Open

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

From The42 Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

From The42 We're there! Two Irish horses make it into Olympic Show Jumping Final Neigh Bother

We're there! Two Irish horses make it into Olympic Show Jumping Final

Unfortunately for Ireland, the horses will be under the control of a Swiss and an American.

From TheJournal.ie Super-rich could be hiding as much as $32 trillion in offshore havens Tax

Super-rich could be hiding as much as $32 trillion in offshore havens

A report by the Tax Justice Network claims that as much as €26 trillion could be hidden in secret tax havens.

From TheJournal.ie Italian police seize giant wind farm in mafia probe Italy

Italian police seize giant wind farm in mafia probe

Police seized assets worth €350 million as part of the crackdown on the mafia.

From The42 Wimbledon Men’s Final: Federer wins title number seven after four set win Set By Set

Wimbledon Men’s Final: Federer wins title number seven after four set win

The win at SW19 sees the Swiss return to the top of the world rankings.

From The42 Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer Set By Set

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer

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

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Five die in Swiss mountain plunge Climbers

Five die in Swiss mountain plunge

Five foreign climbers have been killed after falling several hundred metres to their deaths while descending Lagginhorn.

From TheJournal.ie Radiohead postpone some European tour dates after death of crew member Concert

Radiohead postpone some European tour dates after death of crew member

The band said they are dealing with the grief and shock from the accident, as well as “many practical considerations”.

From The42 Sagan unstoppable in Switzerland Review

Sagan unstoppable in Switzerland

Nicolas Roche came in 31st, keeping him in 5th place in the overall standings.

Ambassadorial Car of the Day

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From The42 We haven't watched Swiss defeat of Spain yet, admits O'Shea Euro 2012

We haven't watched Swiss defeat of Spain yet, admits O'Shea

“We’ll have to be on our game but we’re confident we can cause them some problems too,” said the Sunderland man today.

From The42 International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners Final Preparations

International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners

Check out everything you need to know about all tonight’s international games here.