Number of infections rising, federal and cantonal relationships strainJuly 31, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
The number of new infections continue to climb. In the last 24 hours the Federal Health Office say there were 220 new...
Federal Council due to announce plans for reopening schoolsApril 27, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
While some restrictions are lifted today, schools remain closed. The Federal Council is due to announce on Wednesday ...
Illegal insecticide thought to have killed at least 600,000 beesOct. 21, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
An illegal insecticide is thought to be responsible for the deaths of 24 bee colonies in canton Aargau.
Federal Counsellors assigned justice and defence positionsDec. 11, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
The newly elected Federal Counsellors have been allocated their departments.
No surprises as two women elected to Federal CouncilDec. 6, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
In the end there were no surprises at yesterday’s votes.
Swiss to vote on 'Swiss Law First' this weekendNov. 23, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
Voters will be going to the polls this Sunday to make a series of decisions for the country, their canton and commune.
New Swiss foreign minister questioned over gun lobby tiesOct. 16, 2017, 6:19 a.m.
It’s been revealed the incoming Swiss foreign minister applied to join a pro-gun group only days before his ele...
Ticino gets federal councillor for the first time since 1999Sept. 21, 2017, 6:20 a.m.
For the first time since 1999, the Italian speaking canton of Ticino will have a federal councilor.
Questions raised over Geneva minister's dual nationalityAug. 9, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
Questions are being raised about the Geneva Security and Economics Minister Pierre Maudet’s dual nationality. ...
Geneva finance minister disappointed at tax voteFeb. 14, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
Geneva’s finance minister, Serge Dal Busco, says he’s worried about the uncertainty the rejection of the ...
Yes to easier immigration and road fundFeb. 12, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Voters followed the advice from the government in all votes, other than the tax deal. There was overwhelming sup...
Threat to multinationals in Switzerland after tax deal rejectedFeb. 12, 2017, 5 p.m.
The Swiss government is going to have to come up with a new idea to keep multinationals from fleeing the country afte...
Weekend vote campaigns come to an endFeb. 7, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
The campaigns for three major federal votes on Sunday are coming to an end.
Early votes already cast ahead of major federal ballotsFeb. 1, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Despite campaigners still pushing their cases ahead of three important federal votes later this month, plenty of peop...
Leuthard to be president in 2017Dec. 8, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
Doris Leuthard will be the Swiss president for 2017. The longest serving federal cabinet member will take on the role...
Compulsory dog classes to end in SwitzerlandNov. 24, 2016, 5:15 a.m.
People in Switzerland will no longer have to take classes to be able to own a dog as of January.
No need for federal earthquake insuranceOct. 19, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
Federal Insurance against earthquakes has been deemed as unnecessary by a committee of the National Council. Parliam...