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In citizenship cases, Swiss direct democracy shows its cracks

In citizenship cases, Swiss direct democracy shows its cracks

Nancy Holten is annoying. She is so annoying in fact that residents of the small village in Switzerland she calls home voted, twice, to bar her from becoming Swiss.

Swiss vote on tightening gun laws with EU relations in the balance

Swiss vote on tightening gun laws with EU relations in the balance

Switzerland votes on Sunday in a referendum on whether to bring the country's gun laws in line with EU legislation, as the government warns a 'No' vote could threaten relations with the bloc.