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Habemus Bundesrat! A new Swiss government.

December 15, 2011, 1 Comment

In Britain we say that the first sign of old age is the policemen start to look young. In Switzerland I’m sure...

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Electing a new Swiss government

December 13, 2011, 1 Comment

Tomorrow is election day in Switzerland. Again. But this one is special because it will produce a new government (finally).

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Swiss elections: the final stage

December 4, 2011, 3 Comments

Switzerland swings to the left! Now that the last results of the Swiss parliamentary elections are in the final picture is clear...

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A week in Swiss politics

September 30, 2010, 11 Comments

Earthquakes don’t happen very often in Swiss politics, which has a reputation for being rather boring – in Switzerland as much as in...

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Tears of outgoing Bundesrat minister Merz

September 20, 2010, 11 Comments

With only two days to go before his successor is elected by the Swiss parliament, outgoing Finance Minister Hans-Rudolf Merz was today...

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All you need to know about Switzerland: government

July 10, 2010, 10 Comments

The Swiss TV news last night spent 15 minutes reporting and analysing the resignation of Moritz Leuenberger, the transport minister. True, he...

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