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Swiss banks Why Venezuelan money is no longer welcome in Switzerland

The South American country’s diplomatic missions in Bern and Geneva are struggling to pay their staff. 

Parliamentary 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?

Population boosters Swiss villages bribe people to come, stay and breed

Small towns often struggle to retain people, yet these schemes seem to be bearing fruit in Switzerland.

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

With less than a month to go before parliamentary elections, 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.