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Parliamentary elections How global warming and young voters swung the Swiss elections

Young, highly-qualified voters in urban regions are behind the spectacular surge of Green parties in Sunday’s elections to the Swiss parliament.

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ELECTIONS 2019  Swiss abroad voted differently – but many could not 

Swiss citizens abroad had the right to take part in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but many could not. Their frustration is palpable.

parliamentary elections What lies ahead for Switzerland after the vote?

​​​​​​​Green, female and progressive were the headlines from this election. What does this historic vote mean for Switzerland going forward?

Firsts Why this Swiss election will go down in the history books

From massive shifts in party power to a record result for women, reasons why Sunday’s Swiss parliamentary elections can be called historic.

Switzerland voted Swiss elections: Landslide Green gains tip parliament to the left

Green parties have made major gains at the expense of parties to the right and the left in elections to the Swiss parliament.

Government reshuffle Will the Greens go for a government seat?

Regula Rytz, Green Party president, on whether her party's historic gains in the parliamentary elections should result in a government seat.

2019 parliamentary elections What do Swiss political parties stand for?

Right, left, centre...that's how political parties are usually described. But where do they stand on the main themes dominating Swiss politics?

Safe bet? 5G tests Switzerland’s limits on cybersecurity

As more governments mull the risks of working with foreign vendors of 5G networks, eyes are on Switzerland as one of the technology’s early adopters.