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#Switzerland

# switzerland - Monday 29 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland Train Crash

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland

The crash happened late this evening on a regional line about 50 kilometers southwest of the capital, Bern.

# switzerland - Monday 15 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust survivors received €950m settlement from Swiss banks World War 2

Holocaust survivors received €950m settlement from Swiss banks

More than 450,000 Holocaust survivors and heirs have received money from the fund which was set up for people who had kept secret accounts in Switzerland during the war.

# switzerland - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 31 arrested as investigation into $50 million diamond heist continues Belgium

31 arrested as investigation into $50 million diamond heist continues

A Frenchman who is believed to have been one of the actual robbers was arrested in France, while some of the diamonds have been found in Switzerland.

# switzerland - Sunday 14 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Inside the elite Swiss school that boards children of the rich and powerful Top Class This post contains images

Inside the elite Swiss school that boards children of the rich and powerful

Former students include the last Shah of Iran, Prince Rainier of Monaco and assorted members of wealthy US families Rockefellers and Rothschilds.

# switzerland - Saturday 16 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Swiss woman gang-raped in central India India

Swiss woman gang-raped in central India

The woman was on a cycling trip with her husband in impoverished Madhya Pradesh state, when seven to eight men attacked the couple on Friday night, police said.

# switzerland - Thursday 7 March, 2013

VIDEO: Ice hockey player left paralysed after hit into boards Switzerland This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ice hockey player left paralysed after hit into boards

The hospital treating Ronny Keller say he will be; “a permanent paraplegic. There is neither head nor brain injuries.”

# switzerland - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Update: Three dead in Swiss factory shooting Switzerland

Update: Three dead in Swiss factory shooting

BREAKING: Police in Lucerne said that several people have been killed and more are injured at the Kronospan site.

# switzerland - Monday 28 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over?

Most of those attending the World Economic Forum in Davos last week reckoned the four-year crisis is over, but what do you think?

# switzerland - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# switzerland - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has been through 'a hurricane' - Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum Davos

Ireland has been through 'a hurricane' - Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Enda Kenny stressed the need for job creation across Europe in order to tackle the economic crisis.

# switzerland - Sunday 20 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders Politics

Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders

A system of direct democracy would give people a more transparent form of government, writes Raymond Whitehead.

# switzerland - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Swiss court writes off family's 655-year-old debt to church Switzerland

Swiss court writes off family's 655-year-old debt to church

A local church had tried to get a family to abide by a centuries-old promise that a homeowner pay for lamp oil.

# switzerland - Sunday 6 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge This is the week's news... skewed Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.

# switzerland - Friday 4 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland's oldest bank to close after helping Americans dodge tax Wegelin

Switzerland's oldest bank to close after helping Americans dodge tax

Wegelin was fined $57.6 million for helping citizens hide money from tax authorities – and will shut down once it’s paid.

# switzerland - Thursday 3 January, 2013

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills three in Swiss village Switzerland

Gunman kills three in Swiss village

A man armed with an assault rifle launched the attack in the village of Daillon in southern Switzerland late Wednesday.

# switzerland - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Beauty in abandoned villas in Europe Desolate This post contains images

PICS: Beauty in abandoned villas in Europe

Even as they crumble, these ruined stately homes still portray decadence in photographs of Thomas Jorion.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: How they celebrated New Year's Day 100 years ago Happy Snow Year This post contains videos

Pic: How they celebrated New Year's Day 100 years ago

Health and safety? Not a problem.

# switzerland - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge How to sing Jingle Bells while terrified by a speeding car Jingle Hell This post contains videos

How to sing Jingle Bells while terrified by a speeding car

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

As it happened: Champions League, last 16 draw

Europe’s giants discovered who they will face in the knockout stages this morning.

# switzerland - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Sunday 28 October, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Monday 22 October, 2012

'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.

# switzerland - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Sunday 23 September, 2012

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?

# switzerland - Friday 24 August, 2012

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?

# switzerland - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Roger Federer named top seed for US Open

The world number one will be looking for his 18th Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows.

# switzerland - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Monday 6 August, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Monday 23 July, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Friday 13 July, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Sunday 8 July, 2012

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.

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.

# switzerland - Saturday 7 July, 2012

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?

# switzerland - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# switzerland - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

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.

# switzerland - Saturday 23 June, 2012

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”.

# switzerland - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Sagan unstoppable in Switzerland

Nicolas Roche came in 31st, keeping him in 5th place in the overall standings.