No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

No surprises as two women elected to Federal Council

Dec. 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 weekend

Swiss to vote on 'Swiss Law First' this weekend

Nov. 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 ties

New Swiss foreign minister questioned over gun lobby ties

Oct. 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 1999

Ticino gets federal councillor for the first time since 1999

Sept. 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 nationality

Questions raised over Geneva minister's dual nationality

Aug. 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 vote

Geneva finance minister disappointed at tax vote

Feb. 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 fund

Yes to easier immigration and road fund

Feb. 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 rejected

Threat to multinationals in Switzerland after tax deal rejected

Feb. 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 end

Weekend vote campaigns come to an end

Feb. 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 ballots

Early votes already cast ahead of major federal ballots

Feb. 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 2017

Leuthard to be president in 2017

Dec. 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 Switzerland

Compulsory dog classes to end in Switzerland

Nov. 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 insurance

No need for federal earthquake insurance

Oct. 19, 2016, 3:50 a.m.
Federal Insurance against earthquakes has been deemed as unnecessary by a committee of the National Council. Parliam...
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