Election worker questioned by police in Geneva, released.May 14, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
A worker who was being questioned by police over alleged vote manipulation at the Geneva election services office has...
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.
Geneva worker questioned over possible vote riggingMay 10, 2019, 6:01 a.m.
Geneva police have raided the offices of the canton’s elections services while they investigate reports an empl...
Campaigners move to write climate change action into constitutionMay 1, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
A major initiative has been launched to lock climate change into the constitution.
New Geneva tax law vote could lead to catastropheApril 18, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
It will be catastrophic for canton Geneva if voters reject a new tax law next month.
Health insurance reform proposal misses signature thresholdApril 17, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
Two people’s initiatives aimed at reforming the Swiss health insurance market have failed to obtain enough sign...
Switzerland likely to vote on biannual clock changesMarch 27, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
It’s likely voters will have the final say on whether Switzerland will follow the EU on abolishing changing the...
Government hopes burka law will see off national banMarch 18, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The government has published its plan it hopes will see off an upcoming national vote which seeks to ban all face-cov...
Geneva to vote on world's highest minimum wageFeb. 28, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
The Geneva government says there will a vote in the canton to bring in a minimum wage after campaigners collected eno...
Geneva night buses services voted to run on Thursday nightsJan. 16, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A Geneva group - the Night Collective – calling for better nightlife in the city is asking for an extension of ...
Green party launch anti-sprawl initiative.Jan. 9, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
The Young Green party officially launched their campaign to stop urban sprawl yesterday in Bern.
No surprises as two women elected to Federal CouncilDec. 6, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
In the end there were no surprises at yesterday’s votes.
Two women to be voted onto Federal Council todayDec. 5, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Its likely parliament will vote two women onto the Federal Council later today.
Swiss to vote on 'Swiss Law First' this weekendNov. 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.
Protest in Moutier over vote to switch cantonsNov. 12, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Up to 10,000 marched in the town of Moutier on Friday night, protesting the decision to annul the vote which had seem...
Moutier vote to change cantons voidNov. 6, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Election officials have declared last year’s vote in the town of Moutier void. Locals were voting to decide if ...
Swiss People's Party campaign puts Switzerland firstOct. 3, 2018, 7:39 a.m.
The Swiss People’s Party have launched their campaign ahead of a vote in November.
Food initiatives rejected at pollsSept. 24, 2018, 7:37 a.m.
Yesterday’s votes went the way the pollsters predicted.
Swiss vote on burka bans and World Economic Forum fundingSept. 24, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
In other votes across the country, Sankt Gallen is now the second canton after Ticino to ban full face coverings.
Food dominates this weekend's votesSept. 21, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Citizens go to the polls this weekend for a series of federal and cantonal votes.
Retailers say vote could lead to higher food pricesSept. 4, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Later this month, voters will be asked if they want all food to be sold in Switzerland to be farmed organically and s...
Zug may raise tax for the first time in 40 yearsAug. 31, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
The canton synonymous with low tax, Zug, could raise taxes for the first time in 40 years.
Government rejects pesticide initiativeAug. 23, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
The government has come out as against an initiative to ban all synthetic pesticides in farming. It says the move wou...
More cross-border workers in GenevaAug. 20, 2018, 6:31 a.m.
The number of people crossing the border to work in Geneva is continuing to climb – but the rate of increase is...