Swiss Liberal Free Democratic Party president Philipp Mueller and Swiss People’s Party president Toni Brunner look at the election results. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images/Fabrice Coffrini

Switzerland’s right-wing populists have increased their political influence after voters’ migration and asylum concerns put them on course to score a(...)

Swiss federal president Didier Burkhalter arrives  at the EU Headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images

Swiss president Didier Burkhalter has said the bilateral relationship with the European Union is the best guarantor of Swiss prosperity and promised (...)

A Swiss National Flag waves over the Rhine in Basel, Switzerland. Photograph: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images

St Patrick’s Day is three weeks away, but a very Irish atmosphere has already descended on Switzerland. For anyone who remembers the fallout fr(...)