German comic acquitted of Zurich rape charges

German comic acquitted of Zurich rape charges
A Zurich district court on Tuesday found the married 73-year-old innocent of charges alleged by the 43-year-old woman from Solothurn. The court found there was insufficient evidence to lead to a conviction after the journalist alleged she was sexually …
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Bomb threat disrupts Zurich airport flights
A bomb threat caused flight delays and the partial shut-down of Switzerland's main airport in Zurich on Monday before security forces gave the all-clear, reports and officials said. Cyclist on runway halts Zurich airport traffic (23 Nov 14); Bird …
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Work on new Zurich streetcar line set to begin
More than 66 percent of citizens on Sunday backed the cantonal share of 76.4 million francs for the Hardbrucke tram line to serve Zurich West, despite a campaign against the project led by socialist party politicians who argued it was too costly.
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Scalpers profit from sold-out AC/DC Zurich gig
The concert organizer announced shortly after all the tickets were sold that another concert has been added in Zurich for June 7th. Tickets are set to go on sale on Thursday. Founded in 1973 by brother Malcolm and Angus Young, AC/DC has sold more than …
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Meeting set on plan for homeless facility near Lake Zurich
PADS Lake County wants to place 14 chronically homeless people with mental illness in Midlothian Manor rental housing just outside Lake Zurich. An informational meeting about the plan is set for Monday, Jan. 12, at Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich.
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Zurich North America names Terry McCafferty head of group captive insurance

Zurich North America names Terry McCafferty head of group captive insurance
Zurich North America on Friday said it has named Terry McCafferty as head of group captives in the company's programs and direct markets division, effective Feb. 1, 2015. Mr. McCafferty replaces Rod DeMaso, who recently became director of technical …
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Left-wing extremists run riot in upscale Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich is a major financial hub hosting several banking giants. Cars, trees and bins were set alight in the upscale and normally peaceful city. The violence erupted during a left-wing protest in Zurich's upscale Stadtkreis 4 neighbourhood. “We haven't …
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Zurich Insurance Boosts Lending, Property for Returns
Zurich Insurance has been lending to corporate borrowers in the U.S. for about five years, and is now looking to Europe as banks step back and shrink their balance sheets because of new capital regulations. Insurers and pension funds see an opportunity …
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Zurich riot police tackle vandals wreaking havoc
The marauders gathered outside the Wiedikon train station in Zurich's district 3 around 10pm, hurling stones at police officers, setting a police vehicle on fire and stealing law enforcement equipment before reinforcements arrived, city police said in …
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