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Swiss Vote to Back Immigration Limits

Voters in Switzerland have narrowly passed a measure to curb immigration by European Union citizens.Swiss television reports 50.3 percent of voters backed the "Stop Mass Immigration" initiative proposed by the right wing Swiss People's Party (SVP), which said the country could not cope with 80,000 new immigrants each yearThe decision means the Swiss government will have to renegotiate treaties that allow for the free movement of people to and from the European Union. Swiss...

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