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Nosemonkey's EUtopia

In search of a European identity

September 13, 2008
by James Clive-Matthews
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Off to Switzerland for the weekend

Expect little in the way of anything from me until Tuesday. (If anyone’s interested, I’ll be staying in the canton of Vaud on the northern shore of Lake Geneva/Leman, to attend a wedding in the rather pretty-looking village of Saint … Continue reading

October 22, 2007
by James Clive-Matthews
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Swiss and Polish elections

Good work, Polish types! The nutty twins have been separated, and a more pro-EU Prime Minister finally in place. About time – as one of the largest of the new EU member states, getting Poland to fully participate in and … Continue reading

September 26, 2005
by James Clive-Matthews
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Can someone explain Switzerland to me?

The country works via a complex federal structure based on various different bodies elected in various different ways – from fairly straight PR through to the indirectly-elected Federal Supreme Court. The majority of powers remain devolved to a local level … Continue reading