All posts tagged Bundesrat

New Bundesrat 2012
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 the same goes for the Bundesrat.

Federal Assembly

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).

Final Ständerat

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 – and it’ ...

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 the ...