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Impasse Negotiations on EU-Swiss framework accord stalled

Prospects for a deal between Switzerland and the EU fade as four years of negotiations failed to produce a breakthrough

This content was published on October 17, 2018 3:17 PM
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Migration series (part 4) Which European countries attract the most immigrants?

Europe's free movement of people accord is in the line of fire but which European countries have more people leaving than arriving?

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Challenging negotiations

EU negotiations Would the Swiss model suit a post-Brexit Britain?

After British voters' decision to leave the EU, should post-Brexit negotiations be based on Switzerland’s bilateral treaties with Brussels?

Explainer Swiss immigration quotas: where do we stand?

On February 9, 2017, a deadline expired to implement immigration quotas. With a solution still a long way off, we look at what might happen next.

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Cross-border relations

Schengen/Dublin Crime drops under open borders in Switzerland

Crime has fallen by more than 20% since the introduction of the Schengen/Dublin agreement in Switzerland ten years ago.

This content was published on December 9, 2018 3:36 PM
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‘Swexit’ Switzerland’s special EU deal

Brexit – yes or no? If the United Kingdom were to leave the European Union, would it work out a series of bilateral agreements, similar to the ...

Switzerland and the EU

A troubled relationship. Switzerland has a turbulent relationship with the European Union. While many Swiss would be happy to join the EU, there ...