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campanology complaint Court rules night-time church bells can continue in Swiss town

The Swiss Federal Court in Lausanne has ruled in favour of a church near Zurich that wants to continue ringing its bells throughout the night. The ...

Exclude or integrate? How politicians would deal with Islamic fundamentalists

Switzerland’s political parties differ in their approaches to coping with Islamic fundamentalism. Some focus on anti-terror, others on integration.

Wall of the Reformers Geneva sets Protestantism in stone

Since the 16th century, Geneva has been something of a beacon in the Protestant world, notably due to the presence of the famous reformer John Calvin.

Jewish refugee policy ‘The boat is full’: 75 years later

Archive documents from September 1942 show how the government’s policy of turning away Jews at the Swiss border was controversial at the time.