26 May 2021
To the delight of the country’s leading trade union federation, the Swiss government has abandoned talks with the EU over replacing its 120-odd treaties with Brussels with one overarching “framework” agreement.
1 July 2019
Switzerland and the European Union have begun open financial war as the EU tries to force the country to sign a new agreement covering all aspects of the country’s relations with the bloc.
10 December 2018
In echoes of May’s Brexit “negotiations”, a proposed Swiss agreement over free movement from the EU is facing likely defeat.
3 July 2018
Unnoticed in the British media, a fierce battle is raging as the European Union tries to force Switzerland to agree to wide-ranging changes in its relationship with the bloc.