December 13: the newly-elected cabinet minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf meets the media (Keystone) Keystone
December 13: Widmer-Schlumpf's supporters celebrate in front of parliament in Bern (Keystone) Keystone
December 13: Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf is sworn in (Keystone) Keystone
December 12: Justice Minister Christoph Blocher after losing the election (Reuters) Reuters
December 12: Swiss People's Party President Ueli Maurer talks to the media (Reuters) Reuters
December 12: the ashen faces of the People's Party parliamentarians (Keystone) Keystone
December 12: centre-left parliamentarian Hugo Fasel celebrates Blocher's loss (Keystone) Keystone
December 12: shock is the emotion registered by these People's Party supporters at Bern's Hotel Kreuz (Keystone) Keystone
December 12: centre-left Social Democrat parliamentarians gather around their leader Ursula Wyss (Keystone) Keystone
December 12: Christoph Blocher was all smiles before the election (Keystone) Keystone
Impressions of surprising events.
This content was published on December 13, 2007 - 15:27
Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf has been sworn in as a member of Switzerland's seven-person cabinet, replacing controversial People's Party colleague Christoph Blocher. To general surprise, Blocher was not re-elected by parliament on Wednesday.
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