Court refuses to suspend new secular lawMay 14, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
It will remain illegal in Geneva for public workers to wear religious symbols.
Ticino face covering ban mainly affecting football fansOct. 15, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
The Ticino ban on face coverings is affecting football fans the most.
Swiss MP under-fire for publishing school listJuly 9, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
A Swiss People’s Party MP is under fire for publishing the names of school children in Dübendorf on Facebo...
Government says no to national veil banJune 28, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
The federal government has come out as being against a national vote to ban the veil.
Aargau man could face racism charges after anti-Muslim signMarch 16, 2018, 6:09 a.m.
A man in canton Aargau could be charged with racism offences after he placed a sign on his home which said, ‘We...
Asylum seekers drop in SwitzerlandOct. 20, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
The number of people asking for asylum in Switzerland is dropping sharply. According to the latest numbers from the S...
Parliament rejects compulsory hand shaking in schoolsSept. 28, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
The Swiss parliament has rejected a motion making it mandatory for school students to shake their teachers’ hands.
Switzerland tops poll for Muslim integrationAug. 28, 2017, 5:39 a.m.
Switzerland is top in the integration of Muslims in comparison to its European neighbours, recent studies show. ...
Courts skeptical over asylum conversionsJuly 17, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Swiss courts are reacting skeptically to cases of asylum seekers who convert to Christianity in the hope it will stre...
Private Muslim schools maybe set up in SwitzerlandJan. 16, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Muslims in Switzerland may set up a network of private schools in the country.
Basel authorities praise European court rulingJan. 11, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Basel cantonal authorities have praised a ruling by the court of Human Rights in Strasbourg after it decided a Muslim...
Geneva issues guide for teachers dealing with religious disputesAug. 24, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
The canton of Geneva has issued a guide for teachers dealing with religious disputes in schools. As the "NZZ&qu...