Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
Kyran Fitzgerald tracks the rise and rise of a trillion-dollar global industry designed to avoid taxes, protect the wealth, and much worse.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
Oil slipped from a three-month high to trade near $40 a barrel in New York, paring a fifth consecutive weekly gain.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Josef Ackermann, the former head of Deutsche Bank, yesterday resigned as chairman of Zurich Insurance over the apparent suicide of the Swiss insurer’s finance chief.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2013
A worker shot dead two colleagues then himself in the canteen of a Swiss factory today.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
FIFA's leaders, including current president Sepp Blatter, knew that senior officials had been paid millions of pounds in bribes by the organisation's former marketing company ISL, a court document published yesterday has revealed.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
Fifa chiefs had knowledge that senior officials including former president Joao Havelange had been paid bribes by the organisation’s former marketing company ISL, a court document published yesterday revealed.
Speculators could soon be hoarding crude oil in supertankers off the coast of Ireland and other European countries if prompt oil prices keep falling, shipping and oil executives say.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2012
Alliance Boots, owner of Europe’s biggest pharmacy chain, is looking to expand through partnership deals in Asia and Latin America, financed by its own cash flows, it said yesterday.
Thu, 17 May, 2012
FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes members of the organisation’s executive committee may find their positions untenable if they are found to have received payments from a now-defunct marketing company in the 1990s.
Sun, 20 Nov, 2011
FIFA’s clean-up drive could see three senior football officials named as having received kickbacks from a company that sold World Cup TV rights.
Sat, 22 Oct, 2011
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
FIFA aim to take the first steps towards “restoring its reputation throughout the world” today when their executive committee meet to discuss reforms to the governing body.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2011
Michel Platini has called a summit meeting of the eight European FIFA members immediately before tomorrow’s executive committee in a bid to ensure that significant reforms of the world governing body are pushed through.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2011
FIFA is blocking the release of a document that would reveal the identity of two officials who have been forced to repay bribes, according to a BBC investigation.
Mon, 23 May, 2011
A TOP US economist has told firms that they are “stupid” if they are not in Ireland.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2011
Swiss voters today overwhelmingly approved a move to make permanent the country’s pioneering program to give addicts government-authorised heroin.
Sun, 30 Nov, 2008
London-listed mining group Xstrata said today it has entered into a deal to acquire Canadian nickel miner LionOre.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2007
A gunman opened fire in the offices of a bank in Zurich, seriously injuring two people before turning the gun on himself, police said.
Mon, 05 Jul, 2004
Swiss citizens today rejected a proposal to scrap the country’s armed forces, cherished by many as vital protection for the small, long-neutral Alpine country in the heart of Europe.
Sun, 02 Dec, 2001
Swiss police have identified a man who killed 14 people before turning the gun on himself in an attack on a government building.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2001
A gunman who disguised himself as a policeman before shooting 14 people in a Swiss Government building is dead.
A gunman disguised as a police officer has gone on the rampage in a local parliament building in Switzerland.
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