Green party fails to secure seat on Federal CouncilDec. 12, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Green party leaders say parliament has missed an opportunity after they failed to secure a seat on the Federal Council.
Green parties' success throws doubt over current government structureOct. 28, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The success of the Green parties in last week’s parliamentary elections is causing a major rethink on how the g...
Green Party should have place on Federal Council, says RytzOct. 22, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
The head of the Swiss Green Party which made historic gains in Sunday’s parliamentary elections says there shou...
Men encouraged to join army not civil defenceFeb. 21, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
The Federal Council believes the option that young men have of completing civil defence and not the army is too easy....
Two women to be voted onto Federal Council todayDec. 5, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Its likely parliament will vote two women onto the Federal Council later today.
Second cabinet resignation this yearSept. 28, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
Another Federal Council member is due to retire at the end of the year.
Switzerland to pay CHF 36 million for global educationJuly 6, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
The Federal Council has agreed to pay CHF 36 million into a fund that promotes universal schooling.