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Impasse Negotiations on EU-Swiss framework accord stalled

Prospects for a deal between Switzerland and the EU fade as four years of negotiations failed to produce a breakthrough

This content was published on October 17, 2018 3:17 PM
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Migration series (part 4) Which European countries attract the most immigrants?

Europe's free movement of people accord is in the line of fire but which European countries have more people leaving than arriving?

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Challenging negotiations

Spat  EU-Swiss stock market dispute reaches new impasse 

Swiss stocks will be barred from trading in the European Union from Monday after the two sides failed to reach a political framework deal. 

This content was published on June 28, 2019 9:17 AM

EU negotiations Would the Swiss model suit a post-Brexit Britain?

After British voters' decision to leave the EU, should post-Brexit negotiations be based on Switzerland’s bilateral treaties with Brussels?

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Cross-border relations

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Ticino and its cross-border workers from Italy

More than a quarter of the workforce in canton Ticino commutes from Italy every day. Some locals want the government to close the border. 

Workers Swiss remind Italy over cross-border tax deal

Foreign minister Ignazio Cassis, says Switzerland is still waiting for an Italian decision on an agreement to tax cross-border workers.

This content was published on April 12, 2019 7:42 PM

Ministerial meeting Airspace and EU policy on Swiss-Austrian agenda

Swiss Foreign Affairs Minister Ignazio Cassis and his Austrian counterpart have been discussing EU policy, airspace security and migration.

This content was published on January 29, 2019 8:13 PM
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‘Swexit’ Switzerland’s special EU deal

Brexit – yes or no? If the United Kingdom were to leave the European Union, would it work out a series of bilateral agreements, similar to the ...

Switzerland and the EU

A troubled relationship. Switzerland has a turbulent relationship with the European Union. While many Swiss would be happy to join the EU, there ...