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Landmark Swiss vote on a guaranteed basic income

Exit poll suggests they have rejected a plan to give everyone 2,200 euros a month, whether working or not

Exit poll suggests they have rejected a plan to give everyone 2,200 euros a month, whether working or not

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New cabinet elected in Switzerland

Switzerland has elected its new cabinet with a noticeable shift to the right. Wine-grower Guy Parmelin from country’s main anti-immigration party

Switzerland has elected its new cabinet with a noticeable shift to the right. Wine-grower Guy Parmelin from country’s main anti-immigration party

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Switzerland veers further to the right as SVP makes election gains

Europe’s far-right seems to be a family affair. After the rise of Marine Le Pen in France, now billionaire Christoph Blocher’s billionaire daughter

Europe’s far-right seems to be a family affair. After the rise of Marine Le Pen in France, now billionaire Christoph Blocher’s billionaire daughter

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Swiss gold's S.O.S

The Swiss National Bank currently faces one of its biggest challenges – Save Our Swiss Gold – a referendum on its gold holdings organised by the

The Swiss National Bank currently faces one of its biggest challenges – Save Our Swiss Gold – a referendum on its gold holdings organised by the

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Will the Swiss seek fresh curbs on immigration?

Welcome to Aargau in German-speaking Switzerland. Behind its peaceful landscape and apparent calm lies a burning debate launched by the initiators of

Welcome to Aargau in German-speaking Switzerland. Behind its peaceful landscape and apparent calm lies a burning debate launched by the initiators of

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Swiss set to vote on world's highest minimum wage

Switzerland will go to the polls on Sunday (May 18) over whether to introduce the world’s highest minimum wage. The government, business leaders

Switzerland will go to the polls on Sunday (May 18) over whether to introduce the world’s highest minimum wage. The government, business leaders

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Switzerland votes in favour of capping immigration into the country

Swiss voters have said yes to a limit on immigrants living and working in their country. In a referendum held on Sunday, 50.3% voted in favour of

Swiss voters have said yes to a limit on immigrants living and working in their country. In a referendum held on Sunday, 50.3% voted in favour of

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Swiss begin vote on immigration quotas

Voting has begun in Switzerland in a controversial referendum to limit the number of immigrants. The proposal from right-wing Swiss People’s Party

Voting has begun in Switzerland in a controversial referendum to limit the number of immigrants. The proposal from right-wing Swiss People’s Party

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Swiss get ready for immigration vote

In Switzerland, voters are preparing to take part in referendum this Sunday which could put an absolute limit on immigration. Opinion polls show

In Switzerland, voters are preparing to take part in referendum this Sunday which could put an absolute limit on immigration. Opinion polls show

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Swiss vote to keep military conscription

Switzerland has voted to keep its mandatory military service. 73 percent of people were in favour of keeping it, despite a campaign to make

Switzerland has voted to keep its mandatory military service. 73 percent of people were in favour of keeping it, despite a campaign to make