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Bid to cut VAT on restaurant meals fails

Bid to cut VAT on restaurant meals fails

Swiss voters on Sunday massively opposed a bid to reduce the valued-added tax (VAT) charged on food served in Swiss restaurants.

Swiss reject public health insurance plan

Swiss reject public health insurance plan

As expected, Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a plan to ditch the country's all-private health insurance system and create a publicly-run scheme.

Public V private? Swiss mull health system shift

Public V private? Swiss mull health system shift

Swiss voters were deciding Sunday whether to ditch the country's all-private health insurance system and create a state-run scheme, with polls indicating that they will reject the plan.