Broadcaster takes legal action against twitter threat

Broadcaster takes legal action against twitter threat

Feb. 6, 2018, 5:56 a.m.
The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation has launched legal action against a man who made a twitter threat against a TV host.
No Billag campaign accused of trying to confuse voters

No Billag campaign accused of trying to confuse voters

Jan. 24, 2018, 6:17 a.m.
The group fighting for an end to the compulsory licence fee which funds the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation is being a...
Voters likely to agree on burka ban

Voters likely to agree on burka ban

Jan. 8, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
A weekend survey suggests a vote to ban the burka would pass with a 60% majority.
Government launches proposal for Swiss Broadcasting Corporation future

Government launches proposal for Swiss Broadcasting Corporation future

Dec. 20, 2017, 6:37 a.m.
The government has launched a proposal to force the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation to invest at least half of its inc...
Fight against high Swiss prices to go to the vote

Fight against high Swiss prices to go to the vote

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
The campaign against high prices in Switzerland has collected enough signatures to force the issue to a vote.
SVP to launch initiative to force police to release nationality of suspects

SVP to launch initiative to force police to release nationality of suspects

Nov. 16, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
The right wing Swiss People’s Party says it will launch an initiative in Zurich to force to the police to alway...
Petition launched to can smacking children

Petition launched to can smacking children

Nov. 14, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
A petition is to be launched to force a vote to ban smacking children in Switzerland.
Geneva vote calls to end street advertising

Geneva vote calls to end street advertising

Nov. 10, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
A campaign to end advertising in public spaces in Geneva is likely to be ineffective – according to the nationa...
Swiss broadcaster refuses to air adverts for assisted suicide group

Swiss broadcaster refuses to air adverts for assisted suicide group

Oct. 30, 2017, 6:17 a.m.
The Swiss public broadcaster, the SRG, is refusing to run advertisements for the assisted suicide organization, Exit.
Government recomends 'no' to Billag vote

Government recomends 'no' to Billag vote

Oct. 19, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
The government is recommending people reject the ‘no-billag’ initiative due to go to the vote in March.
Foreign voters don't make full use of rights

Foreign voters don't make full use of rights

Oct. 3, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
A study from canton Neuchâtel shows even when foreigners in Switzerland are given the right to vote – the...
Government urges no vote for Billag fees

Government urges no vote for Billag fees

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
The Swiss government and the upper house of parliament are urging voters to reject an initiative to cut the Billag fe...
Pension reform and VAT fail at ballot box

Pension reform and VAT fail at ballot box

Sept. 24, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
The government has been saved a confusing result at nationwide votes – even if it’s one they don&rsq...
Voters may give contradictory opinion later this month

Voters may give contradictory opinion later this month

Sept. 14, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Voters are going to the polls on the last Sunday of the month and political analysts are concerned the result may be ...
Investigators check Moutier vote for fraud

Investigators check Moutier vote for fraud

Sept. 11, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Investigators are checking claims the historic vote in the town of Moutier three month ago was hit by fraud.
Move to ban pesticides in Switzerland

Move to ban pesticides in Switzerland

June 30, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
Pesticides may be banned in Switzerland. A group have launched an initiative to stop the use of synthetic pesticid...
Moutier votes to exit Bern

Moutier votes to exit Bern

June 19, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
The village of Moutier – for the moment in canton Bern, has voted for Bexit – that’s leaving Bern f...
Bern village to vote on to change canton

Bern village to vote on to change canton

June 16, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
On Sunday the village of Moutier, currently in canton Bern, will choose if it wants to switch allegiance and join the...
Geneva transport decision will mean cuts

Geneva transport decision will mean cuts

May 22, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
In Geneva, the cantonal President Francois Longchamp couldn’t hide his frustration as voters rejected a rise in...
Bid to ban outdoor advertising in Geneva

Bid to ban outdoor advertising in Geneva

March 27, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
An initiative has been launched in Geneva to ban all outdoor advertising. An anti-advertising group says outdoor adve...
Swiss president launches energy campaign

Swiss president launches energy campaign

March 22, 2017, 5:57 a.m.
The Swiss president, Doris Leuthard, has launched the government’s campaign for the people to accept a new ener...
Swiss vote against the closing down of Nuclear power plants.

Swiss vote against the closing down of Nuclear power plants.

Nov. 28, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
Swiss voters have rejected an initiative to close nuclear power plants after 45 years of operation. But the Green par...
Bern police investigate a possible case of voter fraud.

Bern police investigate a possible case of voter fraud.

Nov. 28, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
Following yesterday’s votes – Bern police are now investigating a case of possible voter fraud. More than...
Voters to decide on atom power

Voters to decide on atom power

Nov. 25, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
Swiss voters will head to the polls this Sunday to decide on a Green party initiative which clearly sets a date for w...
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