Thousands march at Zurich gay pride festival

Thousands march at Zurich gay pride festival

Some eight thousand demonstrators took to the streets of Zurich on Saturday for the Gay Pride march through the city.

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Swiss canton sanctions assisted suicide

The canton of Vaud has voted in favour of allowing assisted suicide to take place in nursing homes, making it the first formal Swiss law on the subject.

Referendum results: Nay, nay and thrice nay

Referendum results: Nay, nay and thrice nay

The national voting on Sunday resulted in a triple no to referendums on international treaties, managed care and extended shop opening times.