Swiss People's Party under fire for using child in anti-immigration ad

Swiss People's Party under fire for using child in anti-immigration ad

Aug. 20, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
The right-wing Swiss People’s Party is under fire on social media for using a child on its latest advert urging...
Geneva government urges voters to reject Swiss People's Party anti-immigration initiative

Geneva government urges voters to reject Swiss People's Party anti-immigration initiative

Aug. 20, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal government is breaking with a tradition and urging voters to reject the Swiss People’s Part...
Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

Geneva anti-immigration movements launch referendum to stop compensation for undeclared workers

July 14, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
The Geneva branch of the Swiss People’s Party, together with the anti-immigration Geneva Citizens Movement, are...
Right-wing former leader uses N-word on TV over chocolate debate

Right-wing former leader uses N-word on TV over chocolate debate

July 3, 2020, 8:40 a.m.
Former federal councilor and leader of the right-wing Swiss People’s Party, Christoph Blocher, is under fire fo...
Government to defend free movement in EU ahead of referendum

Government to defend free movement in EU ahead of referendum

June 23, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
The government is launching a defence of free movement with the EU ahead of a referendum due in September. 
Case of 8-year-old boy's arrest gains global media attention

Case of 8-year-old boy's arrest gains global media attention

June 12, 2020, 8:52 a.m.
The case of an 8-year-old boy being arrested for trying to use carnival money in a shop in canton Basel-Country is no...
Proposed speed limit increase on autoroute rejected

Proposed speed limit increase on autoroute rejected

March 12, 2019, 10 a.m.
Canton Valais has rejected plans to increase the speed limit on the A9 autoroute to 140 kph.
Cocaine-buying MP could face criminal record

Cocaine-buying MP could face criminal record

March 7, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
A national MP for the Swiss People’s Party could face a criminal record after buying cocaine from a street deal...
Right-wing leader rallies against new Swiss-EU deal

Right-wing leader rallies against new Swiss-EU deal

Jan. 21, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
Veteran right-wing leader Christoph Blocher is warning a new agreement Switzerland is due to sign with the EU would a...
Controversy over pamphlet linking kindergarten to lower IQ

Controversy over pamphlet linking kindergarten to lower IQ

Dec. 12, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
A former Swiss People’s Party MP is causing a stir after publishing a pamphlet which suggests children who are ...
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.
SVP's Blocher attacked at Zurich hotel

SVP's Blocher attacked at Zurich hotel

Sept. 19, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
Swiss People's Party strategist Christoph Blocher has been attacked after an event at a Zurich hotel, debating the wa...
Switzerland on alert for bomb threat

Switzerland on alert for bomb threat

Aug. 29, 2016, 1:53 p.m.
Switzerland's defence minister says the bomb threat has increased in the country. Guy Parmelin told le  Matin D...
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