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Xherdan Shaqiri Called Up to Switzerland National Team for Training Camp Ahead of UEFA EURO 2024 | Chicago Fire FC

Xherdan Shaqiri Called Up to Switzerland National Team for Training Camp Ahead of UEFA EURO 2024 | Chicago Fire FC

CHICAGO (May 17, 2024) – Chicago Fire FC today announced that midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri has been called to the Switzerland National Team for a training camp ahead of UEFA EURO 2024. Switzerland will play two international friendly matches in June, with the final EURO 2024 roster being announced Friday, June 7. The four-time World Cup...

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Watches of Switzerland says UK sales continue to be hit by tourist tax

Watches of Switzerland says UK sales continue to be hit by tourist tax

Rolex retailer Watches of Switzerland has said its UK sales continue to be impacted by “minimal return” from tourist spending due to a lack of VAT-free shopping. However, the group, which also owns the Goldsmiths and Mayors jewellery chains, said it was “cautiously optimistic” about trading over the next year as it posted a growth...

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Kremlin declares: Switzerland conference on Ukraine is futile

Kremlin declares: Switzerland conference on Ukraine is futile

The Kremlin said a planned summit that Switzerland hopes will pave the way for a peace process in Ukraine will be futile without the participation of Russia. “Without Russia, discussing security issues that concern us is absolutely futile,” Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the Russian newspaper Izvestia. “Most likely, it will be just empty scholasticism...

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Switzerland Wins the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest

Switzerland Wins the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest

Nemo. Photo: Martin Sylvest Andersen/Getty Images The Swiss are on a roll! Switzerland has been crowned the winner of the 68th Eurovision Song Contest, with their entry, “The Code” by Nemo, beating out 25 countries in the finals on Saturday, May 11. Switzerland quickly became the frontrunner as the national jury vote came in, during...

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Eurovision 2024 RECAP: Switzerland crowned Eurovision winners in Malmo with Israel and competition organisers BOOED in controversy-hit contest

Eurovision 2024 RECAP: Switzerland crowned Eurovision winners in Malmo with Israel and competition organisers BOOED in controversy-hit contest

By Jamie Bullen and Poppy Atkinson Gibson Published: 18:10 BST, 11 May 2024 | Updated: 07:20 BST, 13 May 2024 Advertisement Hola, bonsoir and willkommen! Tonight is the night millions across Europe have been waiting for as the Eurovision Song Contest final takes place in Sweden. The competition has been rocked with a series of...

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Switzerland’s Nemo wins Eurovision contest beset by protests, backstage chaos and Dutch expulsion | CBC News

Switzerland’s Nemo wins Eurovision contest beset by protests, backstage chaos and Dutch expulsion | CBC News

Swiss singer Nemo won the 68th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night with The Code, an operatic ode to the singer’s journey toward embracing their non-binary identity. Nemo — the first non-binary contestant to win the competition and the latest to win for Switzerland since Céline Dion in 1988 — beat Croatia’s Baby Lasagna to the title by winning the...

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Rolex acquisition triggers Watches of Switzerland share crash

Rolex acquisition triggers Watches of Switzerland share crash

Watches of Switzerland (WOSG) shares tumbled on Friday morning amid fears that Rolex was taking steps to set up its own retail network. Rolex has bought Bucherer, which like Watches of Switzerland, sells Rolex products through its shops around the world. Rolex currently relies on partners for retail sales, and so the possibility of it shifting to a...

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Ishaq Dar invites Swiss investment in tech, energy – Mettis Global Link

Ishaq Dar invites Swiss investment in tech, energy – Mettis Global Link

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Switzerland to host Ukraine peace conference in June | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Switzerland to host Ukraine peace conference in June | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Switzerland says it will go ahead with an international conference next month to develop a peace process for Ukraine. It says the meeting will build on a peace plan advocated by Ukraine and other proposals. The Swiss government said on Thursday that it will hold the Summit on Peace in Ukraine at the Burgenstock resort...

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Swiss International Invitational RS Venture Connect Cup

Swiss International Invitational RS Venture Connect Cup

Swiss International Invitational RS Venture Connect Cup by Dan Jaspers 7 May 14:44 UTC 3-5 May 2024 RS Venture Inclusive Swiss Cup © handivoile.ch The first International Invitational RS Venture Regatta in Switzerland has successfully concluded. The event, which took place from May 3rd – 5th out of the Abériaux harbour in Prangins...

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Kendrick Lamar’s Drake Diss, ‘Euphoria’ Played During NBA Playoffs

Kendrick Lamar’s Drake Diss, ‘Euphoria’ Played During NBA Playoffs

Play video content NBA on TNT Kendrick Lamar‘s Drake diss track, “Euphoria,” is popping up everywhere … even in the middle of the NBA Playoffs, but it’s making some NBA legends uncomfortable. The song opened up TNT’s “Inside the NBA” halftime broadcast of the Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 showdown, and Kenny Smith and Shaq...

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Ukraine to hold first Peace Summit in Switzerland – President Zelensky

Ukraine to hold first Peace Summit in Switzerland – President Zelensky

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has announced that the first Peace Summit will be held from June 15 to June 16. The summit according to Zelensky will be held in Bürgenstock, Switzerland. In a statement on Thursday, the Ukrainian President said the summit, which will include several Heads of state and government from across the world,...