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#Switzerland

# switzerland - Monday 8 September, 2014

Switzerland turned the hose on ITV's punditry team and it was TV gold

Some day they’ll learn that a pundit’s place is in the studio.

# switzerland - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Moving up in the world: Ireland is now the 25th most competitive country Watch Your Backs

Moving up in the world: Ireland is now the 25th most competitive country

We got high scores for primary education but our macroeconomic environment is dragging us down.

# switzerland - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Massive rise in 'suicide tourism' to Switzerland Assisted Suicide

Massive rise in 'suicide tourism' to Switzerland

From 2008-2012, two Irish people went to Switzerland for an assisted suicide.

# switzerland - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Reports that carriages have plunged into a ravine after Swiss train derails Breaking

Reports that carriages have plunged into a ravine after Swiss train derails

The incident occurred in a mountainous part of eastern Switzerland.

# switzerland - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ex-banker charged with violations of Swiss bank secrecy laws over WikiLeaks Wikileaks

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

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

# switzerland - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Hitzfeld: Anything is possible against Argentina

They take on one of the tournament favourites on Tuesday.

# switzerland - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Zoo kills neglected bear cub and stuffs it to teach 'cruelty of nature' Brown Bears

Zoo kills neglected bear cub and stuffs it to teach 'cruelty of nature'

The bear cub was being neglected by its mother and bullied by its father.

# switzerland - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Another baffling decision at the World Cup as Swiss have perfectly-good goal ruled out

Keeping with the narrative of the tournament so far, Josip Drmic was incorrectly judged to have been offside.

# switzerland - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sean Sherlock is jetting off to Switzerland to see how he can help Irish companies Trade Mission

Sean Sherlock is jetting off to Switzerland to see how he can help Irish companies

More than 200 Irish-based companies are already doing business in the country.

# switzerland - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €18 minimum wage? No thanks, say Swiss Vote

€18 minimum wage? No thanks, say Swiss

Only 23 percent of Swiss voters came out in favour of introducing a minimum wage of €18, according to a projection of today’s referendum results.

From TheJournal.ie Swiss to decide if their minimum wage should be €18 Expensive

Swiss to decide if their minimum wage should be €18

Before you read on, bear in mind that Geneva tops the world’s Club Sandwich Index.

# switzerland - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Young Cork teacher (25) killed in Alps hiking accident Eoin Deasy

Young Cork teacher (25) killed in Alps hiking accident

Eoin Deasy died while hiking an Alpine route on Thursday. His body was located the following day by a mountain rescue team.

# switzerland - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bank admits tax 'misconduct', but blames employees It's Not Us It's You

Bank admits tax 'misconduct', but blames employees

Switzerland’s second largest bank, Credit Suisse, said management was unaware of any wrongdoing.

# switzerland - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Calling someone a ‘foreign pig’ is not racist (according to Swiss law) Courts

Calling someone a ‘foreign pig’ is not racist (according to Swiss law)

However, the highest court in Switzerland did concede it was ‘insulting.

# switzerland - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about murder in Dublin, Angela Kerins’ salary and stick tape.

From TheJournal.ie No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours Workin 9 To 5

No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours

Switzerland cannot intervene because its airbases are closed at night and on the weekend,” a spokesperson said.

# switzerland - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Impact of Swiss vote to curtail immigrants will ripple toward Eurosceptic UK Rebel Rebel

Column: Impact of Swiss vote to curtail immigrants will ripple toward Eurosceptic UK

The EU response to Swiss curtailing of migrants should be aimed at the UK, not just Switzerland, writes John O’Donnell.

# switzerland - Monday 10 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie "This will cause problems" - EU warns Switzerland after immigration result It's Not Us It's You

"This will cause problems" - EU warns Switzerland after immigration result

Germany says the vote is “going to create plenty of problems for Switzerland”.

# switzerland - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland votes to cap EU immigration by tiny margin Knife Edge

Switzerland votes to cap EU immigration by tiny margin

Pollsters say that voters have narrowly backed the plan to cut down on EU citizens migrating to Switzerland.

# switzerland - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Journalists from rival Syrian sides come close to blows in Geneva Press Pit

Journalists from rival Syrian sides come close to blows in Geneva

UN security guards have had to step in on occasion as reporters fling slurs and abuse across press room.

I deserved Aussie win, says Swiss surprise package Stan

The new Australian Open champion admits it was a ‘big surprise’ to win a Grand Slam after years in the shadows.

# switzerland - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet No Peace

Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet

Syrian officials branded the opposition as traitors and insisted Assad will not give up power.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny and 6 other Irish people are attending the World Economic Forum Davos

Enda Kenny and 6 other Irish people are attending the World Economic Forum

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is among those attending the event.

# switzerland - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One Irish person used Swiss euthanasia clinic last year Right To Die

One Irish person used Swiss euthanasia clinic last year

Dignitas helped a total of 202 people to die last year.

# switzerland - Friday 3 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt Egypt

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt

The couple were reported missing a week ago and have now been found dead in a villa.

# switzerland - Friday 27 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche Tragedy

Irish skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche

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

# switzerland - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Ireland at 67th in FIFA rankings, Spain finish top for sixth year on the trot

La Roja go into a World Cup year as top dogs again.

# switzerland - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

US ward Spurs off Klinsmann

The German would be an expensive option to replace AVB.

# switzerland - Sunday 15 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem Switzerland

Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem

The current anthem, Swiss Psalm, is “a mix between a weather report and a psalm”, say critics.

# switzerland - Monday 25 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Swiss vote against '1:12' cap on executive pay 1:12 Initiative

Swiss vote against '1:12' cap on executive pay

The referendum would have introduced a ratio between the lowest paid employee in the firm and the highest paid.

# switzerland - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie How Switzerland became the quiet rebel of Europe Economic Crisis

How Switzerland became the quiet rebel of Europe

No, seriously.

# switzerland - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers Inequality

Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers

The radical proposal will be voted on next week in a referendum.

# switzerland - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Should every citizen receive an unconditional basic income? Opinion

Column: Should every citizen receive an unconditional basic income?

Switzerland is considering the introduction of a Basic Income scheme, which would guarantee a standard benefit income to every citizen, regardless of need. Tom Boland looks at how that system would work in Ireland.

# switzerland - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland is to vote on giving every citizen an unconditional income of €2,000 Cost Of Living

Switzerland is to vote on giving every citizen an unconditional income of €2,000

This is the result of a system where proposals which receive 100,000 signatures can be voted on by the public.

# switzerland - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Getting engaged? This pink diamond ring is being auctioned at over €40m Bling Bling This post contains images

Getting engaged? This pink diamond ring is being auctioned at over €40m

If it sells it will be a record price for any gemstone so far at auction.

# switzerland - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Swiss police can't say if Irishman was stabbed accidentally or murdered Investigation

Swiss police can't say if Irishman was stabbed accidentally or murdered

Patrick Broderick from Cork died from a single stab wound to his neck.

# switzerland - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland's first sex drive-in opened this evening At The Drive-in

Switzerland's first sex drive-in opened this evening

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?

# switzerland - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie French police arrest member of infamous 'Pink Panther' jewel-theft gang France

French police arrest member of infamous 'Pink Panther' jewel-theft gang

The suspect had been on the run since breaking out of jail in Switzerland in May.

# switzerland - Friday 9 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 'Handbag too expensive for you': Swiss shop clerk tells billionaire Oprah Racism

'Handbag too expensive for you': Swiss shop clerk tells billionaire Oprah

Oprah said the racist remark came when she was visiting Switzerland for Tina Turner’s wedding last month.