Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workersJuly 14, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The Geneva branch of the Swiss People’s Party, together with the anti-immigration Geneva Citizens Movement, are...
Government urges 'no' to upcoming "Swiss Brexit" voteFeb. 12, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The government is urging a ‘no’ in the upcoming vote on ending free movement of EU citizens.
Switzerland to help more in Greece migrant crisisFeb. 11, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
Switzerland says it will work closely with Greece to help with the migrants currently in the country.
'Swiss Brexit' to be voted on in MayJan. 31, 2020, 6:15 a.m.
Switzerland is looking at its own Brexit moment in May.
Woman denied C permit as she lives in wrong communeSept. 10, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
A Brazilian woman has been denied a category C resident permit as she lives only 100 meters away from a communal line...
Woman ordered out of Switzerland as she doesn't earn enoughAug. 30, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
A Belgium woman has been ordered to leave Switzerland as she doesn’t earn enough.
Decrease in migration to SwitzerlandJuly 24, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Fewer people are moving to Switzerland from the EU and Efta states.
EU immigration has no impact of Swiss jobs or wagesJuly 2, 2019, 10:01 a.m.
A government report says immigration from the EU has no significant impact on job prospects for Swiss nationals nor d...
'Mind the Gap' no-deal Brexit strategy in place for UK Swiss workersApril 18, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland and the UK have come to an agreement on how to treat workers in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
Swiss population rises to 8.5mApril 10, 2019, 6:42 a.m.
The number of people living in Switzerland is up a bit – at 8.5m. That’s a rise of 0.7%.
Italian and Swiss border guards clamp down on illegal immigrationFeb. 19, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Swiss and Italian border guards have started joint patrols along the border to tackle illegal immigration.
Swiss football fans remain in Russia after World CupJan. 14, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
It’s thought there could be as many as 81 Swiss football fans who have not returned from Russia after the World...
Man deported after arousing fake marriage suspicionNov. 8, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
A Kosovo man has been deported after authorities accused him of entering a marriage of convenience.
Survey gives insight into lives of Swiss youthAug. 28, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
A major survey shows the young in Switzerland are far more concerned about pensions than immigration.
Fewer asylum applications filed in JulyAug. 14, 2018, 9:56 a.m.
The number of people who applied for asylum in Switzerland last month fell by nearly 20 per cent compared with the sa...
EU immigration not dragging down wagesJuly 4, 2018, 8:04 a.m.
EU immigration is not having an adverse effect on Swiss jobs. That’s the conclusion from a report by the State ...
Switzerland will not take further EU migrantsJuly 2, 2018, 6:17 a.m.
Switzerland says it will not take any further asylum seekers as part of an EU resettlement process designed to spread...
SVP says it has enough signatures to launch free movement voteJune 27, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
The Swiss People’s Party says it has collected enough signatures to end free movement of people with the EU.
Non-Swiss do pay more for car insuranceFeb. 28, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
If you’re not Swiss, it’s really worth shopping around for your car insurance. A new survey has shown non...
EU migration into Switzerland falls dramaticallyJan. 15, 2018, 6:59 a.m.
The number of EU workers coming to Switzerland has halved in the last four years. The State Secretariat for Migration...
EU talks successful, but some more work to be doneNov. 24, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Yesterday’s meeting in Bern with the head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Junker is being hailed as a s...
EU head in Bern for meetingNov. 23, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
The head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Junker, will be meeting the Swiss President, Doris Leuthard in Bern ...
Switzerland is highly lucrative for ex-patsSept. 27, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Switzerland is a lucrative place to be for ex-pats – but not a friendly one. That’s the conclusion from t...
Swiss population grows - mainly due to immigrationAug. 31, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
The Swiss population grew by over one percent last year, according to new numbers from the Federal Statistics Office.