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Religion in Switzerland Non-believers make up a quarter of Swiss population

The proportion of those without a religious faith has more than doubled since the year 2000.

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Islam in Switzerland Three-quarters of Swiss back a burka ban

A nationwide ban on face-coverings – a de facto burka ban – would currently get the thumbs-up from 76% of Swiss voters.

Counter-proposal Government rejects Swiss ‘burka ban’ initiative

Instead it wants to crack down on people forcing others to wear face-covering headgear.

campanology complaint Court rules night-time church bells can continue in Swiss town

The Swiss Federal Court in Lausanne has ruled in favour of a church near Zurich that wants to continue ringing its bells throughout the night. The ...