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...