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#Zurich

# zurich - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Ringrose named Players’ Player of the Year at Irish players awards ceremony
# Top Gong
From The42
# Top Gong

Ringrose named Players’ Player of the Year at Irish players awards ceremony

Oct 17th 2020, 8:30 PM 8,097 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, his Leinster and Ireland team-mate Caelan Doris is the Nevin Spence Young Player of the Year.

# zurich - Friday 24 April, 2020

Allianz, AXA, FBD, RSA and Zurich to give relief on car insurance premiums
# Car Insurance
# Car Insurance

Allianz, AXA, FBD, RSA and Zurich to give relief on car insurance premiums

Apr 24th 2020, 3:59 PM 50,151 Views 55 Comments

What kind of relief customers will get will vary from insurer to insurer.

# zurich - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Thomas Barr records his second-fastest time of the season at Zurich 400m hurdles
# Back To His Best
From The42
# Back To His Best

Thomas Barr records his second-fastest time of the season at Zurich 400m hurdles

Aug 29th 2019, 9:58 PM 5,546 Views 3 Comments

Barr is returning to his best ahead of the World Athletics Championships held in Qatar next month.

# zurich - Friday 31 May, 2019

Three dead after man takes two women hostage in Zurich flat
# Hostage Situation
# Hostage Situation

Three dead after man takes two women hostage in Zurich flat

May 31st 2019, 4:54 PM 14,199 Views 1 Comment

Zurich police confirmed that three people – two women and a man – have died.

# zurich - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Birds may learn new songs in similar way to how children learn new language
# Singalong
# Singalong

Birds may learn new songs in similar way to how children learn new language

Nov 4th 2017, 10:30 AM 6,424 Views 5 Comments

Their strategy also resembles methods used in computer linguistics to compare documents.

# zurich - 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 14,886 Views 25 Comments

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

# zurich - 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 13,538 Views 23 Comments

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

# zurich - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Woman who told specialist she couldn't move her leg loses €60k claim after being videoed jogging
# Thrown Out
# Thrown Out

Woman who told specialist she couldn't move her leg loses €60k claim after being videoed jogging

Mar 2nd 2017, 2:52 PM 55,280 Views 80 Comments

Lamidi said she had been driving on a provisional licence for the past 17 years.

# zurich - 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 10,446 Views 34 Comments

No further details have been released about the man.

# zurich - 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 23,071 Views 30 Comments

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

# zurich - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Teacher claims she was 'spied on' after bringing legal action against insurance company
# Courts
# Courts

Teacher claims she was 'spied on' after bringing legal action against insurance company

Sep 15th 2016, 11:46 AM 25,237 Views 0 Comments

Bridget Majella Daly claims she was placed under surveillance by a private investigator.

# zurich - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Disney designed a robot car that can climb walls by itself
# Disney
# Disney

Disney designed a robot car that can climb walls by itself

Dec 29th 2015, 4:41 PM 10,407 Views 14 Comments

VertiGo uses two propellers to lift itself up and create traction, allowing it to drive on walls.

# zurich - Thursday 3 December, 2015

There have been even more arrests of Fifa officials accused of taking bribes
# Corruption
# Corruption

There have been even more arrests of Fifa officials accused of taking bribes

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:20 PM 15,413 Views 17 Comments

Raids took place early this morning in Switzerland.

# zurich - Friday 25 September, 2015

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Swiss authorities open criminal proceedings against Fifa president Sepp Blatter

Sep 25th 2015, 3:34 PM 12,764 Views 35 Comments

Authorities have also revealed that Blatter’s office has been searched and data seized.

# zurich - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Joy for locals as second teacher found for school on Aran Island
# At Last
# At Last

Joy for locals as second teacher found for school on Aran Island

Aug 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,185 Views 25 Comments

The teacher for the island’s sole primary school is to be funded privately by Zurich Insurance however.

# zurich - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

So what's the most expensive city to live in if you're an expat?
# Cities Of Gold
# Cities Of Gold

So what's the most expensive city to live in if you're an expat?

Jun 17th 2015, 12:41 PM 20,253 Views 13 Comments

It’s not Dublin would you believe.

# zurich - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world
# Sky High
# Sky High

These are the 10 most expensive cities in the world

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:56 AM 29,739 Views 25 Comments

You really want to be earning top dollar to live in any of these places.

# zurich - 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 16,952 Views 10 Comments

Dozens of passengers have been injured.

# zurich - Monday 12 January, 2015

As it happened: Stephanie Roche claims runner-up spot for Puskas prize From The42
Live Jan 12th 2015, 6:25 PM

As it happened: Stephanie Roche claims runner-up spot for Puskas prize

# zurich - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Ireland men's relay team reach 4x400m relay final at Euros, break national record
# Success
From The42
# Success

Ireland men's relay team reach 4x400m relay final at Euros, break national record

Aug 16th 2014, 6:37 PM 20,587 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile, Fionnuala Britton earned a top-ten finish in her maiden marathon.

# zurich - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Ex-banker charged with violations of Swiss bank secrecy laws over WikiLeaks
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ex-banker charged with violations of Swiss bank secrecy laws over WikiLeaks

Jul 9th 2014, 7:34 PM 5,586 Views 7 Comments

Former bank COO accused of providing confidential data to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

# zurich - Friday 28 March, 2014

Switzerland will be hosting the first ever bionic Olympics in 2016
# Better Stronger Faster
# Better Stronger Faster

Switzerland will be hosting the first ever bionic Olympics in 2016

Mar 28th 2014, 2:01 PM 6,355 Views 13 Comments

Put it down on your calendar.

# zurich - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Rio still on the radar for World Champion Heffernan but Zurich the main goal for 2014
# World Champ
From The42
# World Champ

Rio still on the radar for World Champion Heffernan but Zurich the main goal for 2014

Feb 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 1,467 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s World Champion is gearing up for a new season.

# zurich - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world
# We Built This City
# We Built This City

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world

Feb 19th 2014, 4:22 PM 30,321 Views 161 Comments

According to business consultants Mercer anyway.

# zurich - Friday 27 December, 2013

Irish skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irish skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche

Dec 27th 2013, 8:55 PM 41,035 Views 14 Comments

The cross-country skier was found near the town of Realp.

# zurich - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Gold bars worth €1.6 million vanish from Air France plane
# Gold
# Gold

Gold bars worth €1.6 million vanish from Air France plane

Sep 24th 2013, 9:51 PM 17,785 Views 43 Comments

It is thought that the thieves had the help of “airport accomplices”.

# zurich - Monday 26 August, 2013

Switzerland's first sex drive-in opened this evening
# At The Drive-in
# At The Drive-in

Switzerland's first sex drive-in opened this evening

Aug 26th 2013, 6:41 PM 45,478 Views 92 Comments

The new drive-ins are designed to be safer for sex workers, with alarm buttons, doctors and security guards on-hand – but will people actually use them?

# zurich - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Sex drive-in opens in Zurich
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Sex drive-in opens in Zurich

Aug 15th 2013, 7:15 PM 28,296 Views 91 Comments

Local authorities hope it will help them regulate and monitor the sex trade.

# zurich - Monday 22 April, 2013

This Padova Paddies GAA player scored a couple of corkers in Zurich at the weekend
# Foreign Games
From The42
# Foreign Games

This Padova Paddies GAA player scored a couple of corkers in Zurich at the weekend

Apr 22nd 2013, 2:44 PM 3,528 Views 3 Comments

Al Var Ito? Which one of the Itos is he now?

# zurich - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Insurance company Zurich to create 112 jobs with new IT hubs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Insurance company Zurich to create 112 jobs with new IT hubs

Mar 26th 2013, 1:45 PM 5,404 Views 11 Comments

The new facilities in Dublin will provide specialist IT functions for Zurich’s presences in Europe and worldwide.

# zurich - Monday 11 March, 2013

9 gorgeous - and unusual - spots to escape to
# Get Me There
# Get Me There

9 gorgeous - and unusual - spots to escape to

Mar 11th 2013, 9:37 AM 31,443 Views 24 Comments

The one-hop European experiences you really have to see, taste, smell and feel this year.

# zurich - Sunday 10 March, 2013

VIDEO: Streaking raccoon runs amok at Swiss football match
# Fuzzy Love
From The42
# Fuzzy Love

VIDEO: Streaking raccoon runs amok at Swiss football match

Mar 10th 2013, 3:08 PM 1,874 Views 3 Comments

We bet Cyril Sneer put him up to it.

# zurich - Thursday 20 December, 2012

How to sing Jingle Bells while terrified by a speeding car
# Jingle Hell
From The Daily Edge
# Jingle Hell

How to sing Jingle Bells while terrified by a speeding car

Dec 20th 2012, 7:45 PM 4,060 Views 2 Comments

New BMW ad challenges a capella group to harmonise while being thrown around a race track.

# zurich - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The most expensive city in the world? That would be Zurich
# World's Most Expensive City
# World's Most Expensive City

The most expensive city in the world? That would be Zurich

Feb 15th 2012, 9:17 AM 6,148 Views 37 Comments

A loaf of sliced white bread costs US$6.15 in the Swiss city.

# zurich - Monday 13 February, 2012

'Hundreds' of social welfare records in data protection breach
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

'Hundreds' of social welfare records in data protection breach

Feb 13th 2012, 3:12 PM 4,479 Views 19 Comments

Three insurance companies admit to using a PI who illegally sourced data from within the Department of Social Protection.

# zurich - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Rooney pledges allegiance to 'greatest manager' Fergie
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

Rooney pledges allegiance to 'greatest manager' Fergie

Jan 10th 2012, 1:23 PM 743 Views 2 Comments

“He’s in before the players every morning and leaves after you. His commitment, his desire to win and his dedication is incredible.”

# zurich - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
# Pricey
From The Daily Edge
# Pricey

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dec 8th 2011, 3:29 PM 10,122 Views 25 Comments

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

# zurich - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest
# Remembrance Row
From The42
# Remembrance Row

English Defence League in FIFA HQ rooftop protest

Nov 9th 2011, 3:47 PM 1,191 Views 30 Comments

Football’s governing body are targeted after decision to deny English football chiefs’ request to wear commemorative flower on Saturday against Spain.

# zurich - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech
# Polanski
From The Daily Edge
# Polanski

Roman Polanski thanks Swiss prison staff in award acceptance speech

Sep 28th 2011, 10:28 AM 495 Views 6 Comments

The director returns to Zurich two years after being arrested there on sex-crime charges dating back to 1978.

# zurich - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Is Zurich about to end the FIFA party?
# Chancers
From The42
# Chancers

Is Zurich about to end the FIFA party?

Aug 3rd 2011, 3:14 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

Members of Zurich’s city council have tabled for discussion a bill that accuses FIFA of bringing the city into disrepute and could force the “charity” to leave its idyllic Swiss refuge.

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