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Swiss rebuff right-wing plan to curb EU immigration
Voters in Switzerland have dismissed a right-wing proposal to scrap a major immigration accord with the European Union. Final results from...
Wafer-thin majority approves new fighter jets
By a margin of less than 9,000 votes, Swiss citizens have given a cautious all-clear for a multi-billion purchase of new fighter jets for the air...
Vote results: September 27, 2020
Swiss voters approve paternity leave, bury family tax breaks
A two-week federally mandated paternity leave passed with strong support, while more generous tax deductions for families with children failed at...
Voters decide not to water down wolf protection
More than half of Swiss voters (51.9%) have rejected parliament’s changes to the hunting laws. The regulation of the wolf, a protected species, was...
Swiss Abroad furious about missing voting documents
Tens of thousands of Swiss living abroad are estimated to have either not received their voting documents or received them too late to vote in this...
Coronavirus: the situation in Switzerland
Since mid-June the number of new cases of Covid-19 has been rising steadily. Authorities are focusing on a combination of measures and restrictions...
Too small to succeed? Switzerland’s candidacy for the UN Security Council
Switzerland is one of the newest members of the United Nations, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Some two decades after joining, the...