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(...)

People demonstrate against the result of a national referendum in Zürichafter voters approve move to curb migration. Photograph: Steffen Schmidt/EPA

Switzerland woke up yesterday in a state of shock and awe after a majority voted to close its open door to the EU and reimpose migration quotas. Some (...)