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.