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Swiss-bashing hits new highs in EU: ambassador

The Swiss ambassador to the EU has warned that the union is taking an increasingly aggressive stance against Switzerland amid deteriorating relations between Bern and some its closest allies.

‘Lock up criminal asylum seekers’: SVP

‘Lock up criminal asylum seekers’: SVP

Swiss People’s Party politician Toni Brunner has caused uproar with his proposal for the establishment of a special centre for asylum seekers who have broken the law.

Illegal Bern street party attracts 10,000 revellers

Illegal Bern street party attracts 10,000 revellers

Over 10,000 people gathered in the streets of Bern on Saturday for the largest unauthorized demonstration in Switzerland since the 1980s.

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Swiss freeze millions more in Syrian assets

Switzerland has frozen another 20 million francs ($20.7 million) in assets belonging to members of President Bashar al-Assad's regime, a government spokesman said.