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#Switzerland

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.

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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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Swiss central bank chief: 'We’re making provisions for a euro break-up' Breakup

Swiss central bank chief: 'We’re making provisions for a euro break-up'

Thomas Jordan says he’s not expecting the euro to collapse, but that Switzerland is getting ready, just in case…

VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction Le Beau Sancy This post contains videos

VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction

Extraordinary jewel has had a rich history passing through royal families in France, the Netherlands, England and Prussia since the 17th century.

From The42 Poll: Is Roy Hodgson a good appointment as England manager? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Roy Hodgson a good appointment as England manager?

Do you reckon the ex-United Arab Emirates boss represents a good choice?

From The42 Family of World Cup skier label finishing line 'death trap' after tragic accident Ski Tragedy This post contains videos

Family of World Cup skier label finishing line 'death trap' after tragic accident

Nik Zoricic died on March 10 this year after a crash-landing in the closing stages of a race. His relatives have called for an independent inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan PM convicted of contempt - but won't go to jail Pakistan

Pakistan PM convicted of contempt - but won't go to jail

Gilani given a symbolic sentence over his refusal to reopen corruption case against Pakistan’s president.

From TheJournal.ie Swiss scientists demonstrate mind-controlled robot Mind Control

Swiss scientists demonstrate mind-controlled robot

Scientists have shown how a partially paralyzed person can control a robot by thought alone – a step they hope will eventually allow immobile people to interact with their surroundings via avatars.

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011 Trade This post contains images

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie 75 people rescued from cable car stuck in mid-air Rescue

75 people rescued from cable car stuck in mid-air

Three helicopters were used to ferry the passengers from the Diavolezza gondola in St Moritz.

From TheJournal.ie Paddy doesn't know and lubricant of credit: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Paddy doesn't know and lubricant of credit: The week in quotes

“Take off like a rocket”

From TheJournal.ie Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics In Numbers

Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics

Plus: An all-time record for Irish exports, and how many of the government’s 109 TDs were in the Dáíl on Wednesday night…

From TheJournal.ie Belgium holds national day of mourning for bus crash victims Belgium This post contains images

Belgium holds national day of mourning for bus crash victims

The Netherlands has also ordered flags on public buildings to be flown at half-mast today, with seven Dutch children among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie Poignant blog chronicles joy of Belgian children before crash Swiss Crash This post contains images

Poignant blog chronicles joy of Belgian children before crash

Students posted pictures and wrote messages to their families in a blog set up by a teacher in the days before the fatal crash.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Swiss crash: Bodies of victims flown home today Crash

Swiss crash: Bodies of victims flown home today

The 28 victims of a coach crash in an Alpine tunnel will be repatriated to Belgium today, where it is hoped they will be formally identified.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Swiss bus crash kills 28, including 22 children Tragedy

Update: Swiss bus crash kills 28, including 22 children

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

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…