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Federal elections These are the hurdles facing women in Swiss politics

Why, in a country where female voters outnumber their male counterparts by 10%, do women remain a minority group in cantonal and federal politics?

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Elections 2019 Who can vote in Switzerland? Who can’t?

With less than a month to go before parliamentary elections, swissinfo.ch looks at the third of the Swiss resident population that is disenfranchised.

Public transport in numbers Are Swiss trains becoming less punctual, pricier and more dangerous?

Long known for its efficiency, critics say service on the Swiss Federal Railways is deteriorating. Do they have a point?

Anarchists in Switzerland Part 6 How a Montreux bank heist led to calls for the death penalty

In the early 1900s Switzerland was rocked by a wave of terror incidents by foreign anarchists living in the Alpine country.

International day of democracy  Ten key ingredients for a democratic society 

​​​​​​​ The recent elections in Russia shows the country still has a long way to be a successful democracy. 

Take a look Picture of the week

In this series, swissinfo.ch picture editors choose an image highlighting a news event of the past seven days.

In photos These Swiss inventions have become iconic

The Swiss are often perceived as cautious and meticulous, but they also have a creative spirit that has produced many inventions.

150th birth anniversary When Gandhi visited Switzerland

Gandhi spent five days in Switzerland (December 6-11, 1931) at the home of his friend Nobel-prize-winning French writer Romain Rolland. 

Health policy Abortion in Switzerland: the debate and the law

A Christian group “March for Life” is demonstrating in Zurich on Saturday to raise awareness about the consequences of abortion.

'Einstein on the Beach' in Geneva Swiss theatre gets high on Philip Glass and physics

The Grand Théâtre de Genève starts its 2019/20 season with Einstein on the Beach, the milestone Philip Glass/Robert Wilson opera.