Sister of former SVP leader dies walking in mountains

Sister of former SVP leader dies walking in mountains

April 28, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
The younger sister of the prominent Swiss politician Christoph Blocher has died while walking in the mountains. 
Federal councillors to discuss plan for coming days and weeks

Federal councillors to discuss plan for coming days and weeks

April 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
Federal councillors are meeting this week across the country with representatives from health care, business, pharmac...
Length of lockdown sparks political debate and divides opinions

Length of lockdown sparks political debate and divides opinions

April 1, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
The restrictions on Swiss life are becoming increasingly divisive amongst politicians - and the subject of much debat...
Green party fails to secure seat on Federal Council

Green party fails to secure seat on Federal Council

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Green party leaders say parliament has missed an opportunity after they failed to secure a seat on the Federal Council.
Green parties celebrate historic election victories

Green parties celebrate historic election victories

Oct. 21, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Results for the 46 seat Upper House, the Council of States are not finalized – some seats will have to go throu...
Printing error messes up election ballot papers

Printing error messes up election ballot papers

Oct. 1, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
Voters are being asked to check the ballot papers they’ve been sent ahead of the parliamentary elections later ...
Far-right fight breaks out in Zurich

Far-right fight breaks out in Zurich

Sept. 23, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Restaurant goers had to flee after a fight broke out in Niederdorf in Zurich on Saturday afternoon. 
Right-wing party posters being stolen and defaced

Right-wing party posters being stolen and defaced

Sept. 20, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
A Bernese city councillor Henri Beuchat is offering a CHF 1,000 reward for any information to catch the person who st...
Environmental parties increasingly gather voter support

Environmental parties increasingly gather voter support

May 29, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
The latest opinion polls ahead of parliamentary elections in October show voters are increasingly leaning to environm...
Glimmer of hope for free trade agreement between Switzerland and the US

Glimmer of hope for free trade agreement between Switzerland and the US

May 21, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Talks on a free trade agreement between Switzerland and the United States could be a step closer following the signin...
Explosives placed in left-wing politicians' mailboxes

Explosives placed in left-wing politicians' mailboxes

April 29, 2019, 11:03 a.m.
Mailboxes owned by left-wing politicians in canton Solothurn were set on fire over the weekend.
Swiss People's Party campaign puts Switzerland first

Swiss People's Party campaign puts Switzerland first

Oct. 3, 2018, 7:39 a.m.
The Swiss People’s Party have launched their campaign ahead of a vote in November.
Geneva political party faces legal action from France

Geneva political party faces legal action from France

March 29, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
A Geneva political party is being threatened with legal action from the French governing party for using the phr...
Study: Young people in Switzerland are more right-wing

Study: Young people in Switzerland are more right-wing

Nov. 4, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
A nationwide survey has found that young people in Switzerland are increasingly moving towards the political right. ...
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