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#Switzerland

# switzerland - Sunday 1 September, 2019

'Aren’t you that weirdo who walked out of football?’ I always had that stigma to me'
# Redemption
From The42
# Redemption

'Aren’t you that weirdo who walked out of football?’ I always had that stigma to me'

Sep 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 52,166 Views 9 Comments

Once an exciting prospect, Thomas Butler played just twice for Ireland and fell out of love with football. Here he talks of how he bounced back and came to terms with his bad decisions.

# switzerland - Friday 14 June, 2019

Thousands of women dressed in purple strike in Switzerland over equal pay
# Strike
# Strike

Thousands of women dressed in purple strike in Switzerland over equal pay

Jun 14th 2019, 5:12 PM 19,963 Views 54 Comments

Women in Switzerland on average still earn 20% less than men.

# switzerland - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'I'm not a normal lad, I'm an England footballer'
# DIFFERENT
From The42
# DIFFERENT

'I'm not a normal lad, I'm an England footballer'

Jun 11th 2019, 2:01 PM 9,754 Views 4 Comments

After a testing season in the public eye, Jordan Pickford says he has ‘become a man’.

# switzerland - Monday 10 June, 2019

Penalty-taking Pickford relieved to avoid 'getting battered on Twitter' after shoot-out win
# Pick That Out
From The42
# Pick That Out

Penalty-taking Pickford relieved to avoid 'getting battered on Twitter' after shoot-out win

Jun 10th 2019, 4:18 PM 5,609 Views 4 Comments

The goalkeeper converted and saved a penalty as England beat Switzerland in the Nations League.

# switzerland - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Pickford scores and saves a penalty to earn England third place in Nations League
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Pickford scores and saves a penalty to earn England third place in Nations League

Jun 9th 2019, 5:19 PM 12,334 Views 5 Comments

Spot kicks followed their scoreless draw with Switzerland, after the Three Lions were denied another goal courtesy of VAR.

# switzerland - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Teen sensation linked with Man United and City 'ready' to shine for Portugal
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

Teen sensation linked with Man United and City 'ready' to shine for Portugal

Jun 5th 2019, 12:06 PM 6,866 Views 5 Comments

Joao Felix looks set to be Portuguese football’s next superstar, but Fernando Santos is keen to point out his country is never shy of talent.

# switzerland - Sunday 19 May, 2019

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

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

May 19th 2019, 4:25 PM 12,333 Views 22 Comments

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

# switzerland - Monday 25 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 25th 2019, 5:21 PM 5,963 Views 6 Comments

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

# switzerland - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe

Jan 12th 2019, 12:38 PM 34,926 Views 4 Comments

The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.

# switzerland - Friday 11 January, 2019

TDs claim €1,000 in subsistence payments for five-day Swiss trip
# TD Expenses
# TD Expenses

TDs claim €1,000 in subsistence payments for five-day Swiss trip

Jan 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 42,092 Views 117 Comments

These expenses do not not cover the cost of travel, hotel, taxis, telephone or car parking.

# switzerland - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka
# Swiss Leaks
From The42
# Swiss Leaks

Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka

Nov 14th 2018, 10:03 PM 9,749 Views 8 Comments

They’re separated by 88 places in the Fifa rankings.

'The Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds': €44 million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction
# The Pink Legacy
# The Pink Legacy

'The Leonardo da Vinci of diamonds': €44 million pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction

Nov 14th 2018, 8:35 AM 16,352 Views 17 Comments

The diamond was snapped up by American luxury brand Harry Winston.

# switzerland - Saturday 8 September, 2018

There's always someone worse off: Iceland hit for six in Nations League opener
# Sobering
From The42
# Sobering

There's always someone worse off: Iceland hit for six in Nations League opener

Sep 8th 2018, 8:29 PM 10,734 Views 5 Comments

Switzerland’s Nations League campaign got off to a flying start as they smashed Iceland in St Gallen.

# switzerland - Sunday 5 August, 2018

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm
# Crash
# Crash

20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland, police confirm

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 3:10 PM 23,121 Views 10 Comments

The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft, built in Germany in 1939 and now a collector’s item, belongs to JU-Air.

# switzerland - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot
# Knockout Stages
From The42
# Knockout Stages

Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:53 PM 15,631 Views 18 Comments

Emil Forsberg’s deflected strike was enough to seal Sweden’s passage into the last eight on Tuesday.

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jul 3rd 2018, 2:08 PM

As it happened: Sweden v Switzerland, World Cup last 16

# switzerland - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Switzerland into World Cup knockouts after late drama in draw against Costa Rica
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Switzerland into World Cup knockouts after late drama in draw against Costa Rica

Jun 27th 2018, 9:21 PM 9,740 Views 4 Comments

Switzerland were far from their best but they secured the point they needed to progress to the last 16 of the tournament.

# switzerland - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Brazil demanding explanation from Fifa for VAR controversy against Switzerland
# Swiss Miss
From The42
# Swiss Miss

Brazil demanding explanation from Fifa for VAR controversy against Switzerland

Jun 19th 2018, 3:44 PM 11,250 Views 12 Comments

Following two contentious incidents in the 1-1 draw, Brazil have written to Fifa to seek clarity.

# switzerland - Sunday 17 June, 2018

A Coutinho cracker, a push, and a penalty shout: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland
# World Cup 2018
From The42
# World Cup 2018

A Coutinho cracker, a push, and a penalty shout: Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland

Jun 17th 2018, 9:12 PM 7,526 Views 17 Comments

It was honours even in tonight’s Group E clash.

# switzerland - Sunday 3 June, 2018

De Gea makes rare goalkeeping error as Spain are held in pre-World Cup friendly
# Rare Occurrence
From The42
# Rare Occurrence

De Gea makes rare goalkeeping error as Spain are held in pre-World Cup friendly

Jun 3rd 2018, 10:19 PM 13,676 Views 21 Comments

Spain’s two-year unbeaten run under coach Julen Lopetegui continued with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in Villarreal on Sunday.

# switzerland - Thursday 10 May, 2018

104-year-old Australian scientist dies by assisted suicide in Switzerland
# David Goodall
# David Goodall

104-year-old Australian scientist dies by assisted suicide in Switzerland

May 10th 2018, 2:07 PM 44,399 Views 65 Comments

David Goodall did not have a terminal illness, but said his quality of life had deteriorated significantly.

# switzerland - Thursday 25 January, 2018

What spat? Trump says he and Theresa May have a 'really great relationship'
# Neutral Territory
# Neutral Territory

What spat? Trump says he and Theresa May have a 'really great relationship'

Jan 25th 2018, 4:22 PM 7,773 Views 41 Comments

Trump’s had a few public falling outs with Britain – but the two leaders were all smiles today.

# switzerland - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

'Exceptional' level of snowfall delays dozens of global leaders arriving in Davos
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

'Exceptional' level of snowfall delays dozens of global leaders arriving in Davos

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:30 AM 12,747 Views 20 Comments

In the last six days, 63 inches of snow has fallen on Davos.

# switzerland - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 33,869 Views 18 Comments

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

# switzerland - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,793 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,266 Views 56 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# switzerland - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes dealt blow as controversial penalty gives Switzerland the edge
# Halfway There
From The42
# Halfway There

Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes dealt blow as controversial penalty gives Switzerland the edge

Nov 9th 2017, 10:02 PM 34,527 Views 119 Comments

Ricardo Rodríguez converted from the spot with just over half an hour to go.

# switzerland - Monday 30 October, 2017

11 months after injury setback Paddy McNair returns to Northern Ireland squad
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

11 months after injury setback Paddy McNair returns to Northern Ireland squad

Oct 30th 2017, 3:10 PM 4,133 Views 5 Comments

The 22-year-old midfielder was sidelined for 11 months after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament.

# switzerland - Monday 23 October, 2017

Teenager arrested after several injured in Switzerland axe rampage
# Axe Attack
# Axe Attack

Teenager arrested after several injured in Switzerland axe rampage

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:37 AM 23,904 Views 9 Comments

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

# switzerland - Friday 6 October, 2017

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours

Oct 6th 2017, 9:27 PM 20,572 Views 19 Comments

The girl fell into a deep crevice during a family hike in the Swiss Alps.

# switzerland - Monday 25 September, 2017

Pensioner saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps
# Quick Thinking
# Quick Thinking

Pensioner saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

Sep 25th 2017, 9:09 AM 29,303 Views 19 Comments

Nine people were hospitalised in the accident.

# switzerland - Monday 11 September, 2017

Around 30 people injured in Swiss Alps train crash
# Andermatt
# Andermatt

Around 30 people injured in Swiss Alps train crash

Sep 11th 2017, 1:50 PM 11,785 Views 1 Comment

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

# switzerland - Friday 4 August, 2017

Plane crash at Swiss summer camp kills two teenagers
# Graubunden
# Graubunden

Plane crash at Swiss summer camp kills two teenagers

Aug 4th 2017, 3:45 PM 12,586 Views 0 Comments

A third person has been seriously injured, police said.

# switzerland - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Suspect in Swiss chainsaw attack arrested near Zurich
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

Suspect in Swiss chainsaw attack arrested near Zurich

Jul 25th 2017, 9:49 PM 14,873 Views 25 Comments

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

# switzerland - Monday 24 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 24th 2017, 4:46 PM 33,061 Views 41 Comments

Two of the people have serious injuries.

# switzerland - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 18th 2017, 8:10 PM 57,781 Views 28 Comments

Their bodies were found lying near each other.

# switzerland - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond airlifted to hospital in Switzerland following 'serious' car crash
# The Grand Tour
# The Grand Tour

Former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond airlifted to hospital in Switzerland following 'serious' car crash

Jun 10th 2017, 5:48 PM 67,479 Views 52 Comments

Hammond avoided serious injury in the incident.

# switzerland - Friday 2 June, 2017

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today
# A Big Plus
# A Big Plus

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today

Jun 2nd 2017, 2:28 PM 13,527 Views 23 Comments

The twice-weekly flights will operate until September, with a view to them being extended if the route is popular.

# switzerland - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high
# Medical Issues
# Medical Issues

Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:30 AM 30,037 Views 30 Comments

“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.”

# switzerland - Monday 17 April, 2017

New wireless cameras to revolutionise care of premature babies
# Babycam
# Babycam

New wireless cameras to revolutionise care of premature babies

Apr 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 9,704 Views 2 Comments

The skin sensors currently used to monitor vital signs in babies born prematurely generate false alarms in up to 90% of cases.