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# switzerland - Friday 10 March, 2017

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand
# On Trial
# On Trial

Swiss man accused of abusing 80 boys in Thailand

Mar 10th 2017, 6:36 PM 14,810 Views 0 Comments

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

# switzerland - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Meet the Irish delegates rubbing shoulders with the global elite at Davos
# World Economic Forum
# World Economic Forum

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

Jan 17th 2017, 2:50 PM 15,969 Views 37 Comments

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

# switzerland - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming lessons with boys, rules European court
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Swiss Muslim girls must take swimming lessons with boys, rules European court

Jan 10th 2017, 11:51 AM 31,311 Views 168 Comments

It was ruled that mixed-school swimming lessons promotes children’s social integration.

# switzerland - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Suspected shooter at Muslim prayer hall found dead as Swiss police rule out Islamic State
# Tensions
# Tensions

Suspected shooter at Muslim prayer hall found dead as Swiss police rule out Islamic State

Dec 20th 2016, 12:15 PM 10,437 Views 34 Comments

No further details have been released about the man.

# switzerland - Monday 19 December, 2016

Manhunt in Zurich after three injured in Muslim prayer hall shooting
# Gun Attack
# Gun Attack

Manhunt in Zurich after three injured in Muslim prayer hall shooting

Dec 19th 2016, 9:50 PM 23,057 Views 30 Comments

Police are scouring the streets for the attacker this evening, carrying lamps and using sniffer dogs.

# switzerland - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Two men die in base jumping accidents in Switzerland
# The Alps
# The Alps

Two men die in base jumping accidents in Switzerland

Aug 18th 2016, 4:26 PM 30,307 Views 32 Comments

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

# switzerland - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'No indication' of terrorism in Swiss train attack
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

'No indication' of terrorism in Swiss train attack

Aug 14th 2016, 2:02 PM 12,893 Views 92 Comments

A female victim and the assailant died of their injuries in yesterday’s assault in eastern Switzerland.

# switzerland - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Child (6) injured after man stabs Swiss train passengers and sets carriage on fire
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Child (6) injured after man stabs Swiss train passengers and sets carriage on fire

Aug 13th 2016, 5:41 PM 22,442 Views 114 Comments

The train was travelling between Buchs and Sennwald in Switzerland.

# switzerland - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn
# Jamie Andrew
# Jamie Andrew

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn

Aug 9th 2016, 4:08 PM 9,287 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Andrew is believed to be the first quadruple amputee to conquer the Swiss mountain.

# switzerland - Monday 20 June, 2016

'I hope Puma don't make condoms' - Shaqiri on torn Swiss shirts
# Safety First
From The42
# Safety First

'I hope Puma don't make condoms' - Shaqiri on torn Swiss shirts

Jun 20th 2016, 3:36 PM 9,233 Views 7 Comments

Four of the winger’s team-mates had to change their jerseys in Sunday night’s clash with France.

# switzerland - Sunday 19 June, 2016

As it happened: Switzerland v France, Romania v Albania From The42
Live Jun 19th 2016, 7:12 PM

As it happened: Switzerland v France, Romania v Albania

# switzerland - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Switzerland left frustrated in Paris as another penalty gets Romania off the mark
# Euro 2016
From The42
# Euro 2016

Switzerland left frustrated in Paris as another penalty gets Romania off the mark

Jun 15th 2016, 7:37 PM 5,454 Views 0 Comments

The Swiss squandered a host of chances which would have secured their place in the knockout stages.

# switzerland - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Money for nothing? Swiss vote on basic income for all
# Sounds Good
# Sounds Good

Money for nothing? Swiss vote on basic income for all

Jun 4th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,403 Views 42 Comments

Polls are showing that 72% of the public are against the proposal.

# switzerland - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

PICTURES: World's largest tunnel opens under the Swiss Alps
# Gotthard Base Tunnel
# Gotthard Base Tunnel

PICTURES: World's largest tunnel opens under the Swiss Alps

Jun 1st 2016, 10:03 PM 30,166 Views 53 Comments

The 57-kilometre (35-mile) Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) opened officially today.

# switzerland - Saturday 28 May, 2016

De Bruyne produces moment of magic as Ireland's Euro 2016 opponents claim victory
# Scouting Mission
From The42
# Scouting Mission

De Bruyne produces moment of magic as Ireland's Euro 2016 opponents claim victory

May 28th 2016, 6:11 PM 11,784 Views 6 Comments

Romelu Lukaku was also on target in Belgium’s 2-1 over Switzerland.

# switzerland - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

21-year-old extreme snowboard world champion killed by avalanche
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

21-year-old extreme snowboard world champion killed by avalanche

Apr 19th 2016, 5:58 PM 7,730 Views 0 Comments

Switzerland native Estelle Balet was making a film when she died in the Alps.

# switzerland - Monday 4 April, 2016

Muslim students told they don't have to shake hands with female teachers
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Muslim students told they don't have to shake hands with female teachers

Apr 4th 2016, 7:30 PM 33,544 Views 167 Comments

It has caused some consternation in Switzerland.

# switzerland - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Kevin Doyle issues positive injury update after undergoing plastic surgery
# On The Mend
From The42
# On The Mend

Kevin Doyle issues positive injury update after undergoing plastic surgery

Mar 26th 2016, 1:43 PM 9,929 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland striker was stretchered off during last night’s win against Switzerland at the Aviva Stadium.

# switzerland - Friday 25 March, 2016

MON: 'I thought we could have a wee bit more confidence when in possession'
# Room To Improve
From The42
# Room To Improve

MON: 'I thought we could have a wee bit more confidence when in possession'

Mar 25th 2016, 11:54 PM 4,813 Views 4 Comments

Ireland continue their unbeaten home run but Martin O’Neill finds room for improvement.

New faces for the Euros? 3 talking points from Ireland's win against Switzerland
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

New faces for the Euros? 3 talking points from Ireland's win against Switzerland

Mar 25th 2016, 11:31 PM 9,882 Views 2 Comments

Shane Duffy and Ciaran Clark consolidated their Euro claims, but it was a frustrating debut for Alan Judge.

Clark header sees Ireland's Euro 2016 hopefuls dig out Swiss win
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Clark header sees Ireland's Euro 2016 hopefuls dig out Swiss win

Mar 25th 2016, 10:01 PM 33,154 Views 42 Comments

Good Friday for the Boys in Green in the first of their Euro 2016 warm-ups.

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly From The42
Live Mar 25th 2016, 7:45 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Switzerland, international friendly

Alan Judge handed senior Ireland debut for Swiss test
# Chance To Impress
From The42
# Chance To Impress

Alan Judge handed senior Ireland debut for Swiss test

Mar 25th 2016, 6:43 PM 13,862 Views 15 Comments

The Brentford midfielder starts in tonight’s international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

# switzerland - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Quiz: Can you recognise these Swiss footballers ahead of tomorrow's friendly against Ireland?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: Can you recognise these Swiss footballers ahead of tomorrow's friendly against Ireland?

Mar 24th 2016, 5:00 PM 20,409 Views 7 Comments

The countries face off in the Aviva tomorrow night.

# switzerland - Monday 29 February, 2016

Switzerland rejects proposal to deport foreigners for minor crimes
# Automatic Expulsion
# Automatic Expulsion

Switzerland rejects proposal to deport foreigners for minor crimes

Feb 29th 2016, 9:25 AM 29,976 Views 96 Comments

If passed, the controversial referendum would have seen foreign nationals found guilty of two lower-level infractions in the space of 10 years being expelled from the country.

# switzerland - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six
# The Alps
# The Alps

Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six

Feb 21st 2016, 5:13 PM 19,552 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened in the Swiss Alps earlier today.

# switzerland - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Latest news on Michael Schumacher is "not good" - former Ferrari boss
# Schumi
# Schumi

Latest news on Michael Schumacher is "not good" - former Ferrari boss

Feb 4th 2016, 10:19 PM 70,688 Views 50 Comments

“I get news about him constantly, and unfortunately it’s not good.”

# switzerland - Monday 1 February, 2016

Chef from 'world's best restaurant' found dead at his home
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Chef from 'world's best restaurant' found dead at his home

Feb 1st 2016, 10:11 AM 35,892 Views 14 Comments

Benoit Violier died in an apparent suicide.

# switzerland - Monday 4 January, 2016

53-year-old Swiss billionaire pregnant with twins
# New Arrivals
# New Arrivals

53-year-old Swiss billionaire pregnant with twins

Jan 4th 2016, 2:45 PM 56,151 Views 56 Comments

She only plans to take a few weeks off work.

# switzerland - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2
# Fingers Crossed
From The42
# Fingers Crossed

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2

Dec 10th 2015, 5:00 PM 9,250 Views 30 Comments

It’s time to take a closer look at who Ireland could be pitted against in Saturday’s draw.

# switzerland - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl

Dec 9th 2015, 6:03 AM 25,696 Views 40 Comments

The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.

# switzerland - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

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

Swiss region set to ban full face veil

Nov 25th 2015, 9:36 AM 23,332 Views 183 Comments

The bill was inspired by a controversial French law barring women from wearing a niqab, a head-to-toe body covering, in public.

# switzerland - Friday 9 October, 2015

Spain and Switzerland book their place at Euro 2016 while England win again
# Off To France
From The42
# Off To France

Spain and Switzerland book their place at Euro 2016 while England win again

Oct 9th 2015, 11:15 PM 6,897 Views 9 Comments

There were also wins for Austria, Russia and Sweden.

# switzerland - Thursday 17 September, 2015

The most wanted bank robber in Canada has been caught in Switzerland
# Vaulter Bandit
# Vaulter Bandit

The most wanted bank robber in Canada has been caught in Switzerland

Sep 17th 2015, 8:15 PM 15,071 Views 16 Comments

He was taken into custody in Geneva on foot of an international arrest warrant.

# switzerland - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Five dead in Switzerland as gunman targets in-laws before shooting himself
# Shooting Spree
# Shooting Spree

Five dead in Switzerland as gunman targets in-laws before shooting himself

May 10th 2015, 3:10 PM 44,250 Views 31 Comments

A neighbour was also killed.

# switzerland - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Nine dead after violent storm swept across Europe
# Hurricane
# Hurricane

Nine dead after violent storm swept across Europe

Apr 2nd 2015, 7:37 AM 22,610 Views 11 Comments

Three drivers in Germany were killed by falling trees.

# switzerland - Saturday 28 March, 2015

How many school flags will mark 2016? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many school flags will mark 2016? It's the week in numbers

Mar 28th 2015, 7:01 PM 15,010 Views 20 Comments

Plus: How long did Clarkson’s attack on his producer last?

# switzerland - Friday 27 March, 2015

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

Irishman admits stabbing wife up to 50 times after dispute

Mar 27th 2015, 9:50 AM 25,761 Views 0 Comments

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

# switzerland - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Irish pro-life group want to get rid of "incompatible with life" phrase
# Abortion Debate
# Abortion Debate

Irish pro-life group want to get rid of "incompatible with life" phrase

Feb 26th 2015, 6:27 PM 10,534 Views 59 Comments

A group of four families are set to travel to Geneva.

# switzerland - Friday 20 February, 2015

Swiss trains slam into each other during rush hour commute
# Zurich
# Zurich

Swiss trains slam into each other during rush hour commute

Feb 20th 2015, 8:32 AM 16,941 Views 10 Comments

Dozens of passengers have been injured.