Two in court for sex tape blackmail

Two in court for sex tape blackmail

March 21, 2019, 10:21 a.m.
Two people are in court in Zurich accused of blackmailing one of their cousins with a sex video.
Swatch sues Samsung for copying watch faces

Swatch sues Samsung for copying watch faces

Feb. 26, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
Swiss watch giant Swatch is taking the electronics firm Samsung to court for allegedly copying Swatch watch faces for...
Canton Geneva to defend excluding France school kids

Canton Geneva to defend excluding France school kids

Feb. 4, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Canton Geneva is likely to be back in court defending its decision not to allow children who live in France to attend...
Geneva judge falls asleep in court

Geneva judge falls asleep in court

Jan. 30, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
A court case in Geneva is likely to be scrapped as the judge fell asleep on the bench.
Pakistani politician praises Swiss driving fines on Facebook

Pakistani politician praises Swiss driving fines on Facebook

Jan. 17, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A Pakistani politician visiting Switzerland has posted praise on his Facebook page after getting speeding fines from ...
Experts split on dashcam legal question

Experts split on dashcam legal question

Jan. 10, 2019, 11 a.m.
Legal experts and privacy advocates are set to clash over the use of dashcam footage in courts.
'Beast of Rupperswil' maybe released one day

'Beast of Rupperswil' maybe released one day

Dec. 14, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
An appeals court says the so called ‘Beast of Rupperswil’ can be eventually released from prison, but he ...
Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sex

Man in court accused to blackmailing women for sex

Dec. 7, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
A man is in court in Vevey in Vaud accused of blackmailing women to have sex with him and give him money.
Air traffic controller in court for near-miss aircraft collision

Air traffic controller in court for near-miss aircraft collision

Nov. 28, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
A former Zurich air traffic controller is in court for giving two aircraft permission to take off despite the fact th...
Jihadist propaganda fine increases for man appealing

Jihadist propaganda fine increases for man appealing

Nov. 8, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
A man who was appealing his fine for spreading jihadist propaganda ended up with a bigger fine.
School trips under threat after court ruling

School trips under threat after court ruling

Oct. 31, 2018, 6:22 a.m.
School trips are under threat after the Federal Court ruled parents can’t be forced to pay for them.
Bank secretary charged with embezzling CHF 1 million

Bank secretary charged with embezzling CHF 1 million

Oct. 18, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
A former secretary for a senior banking executive is back in court charged with embezzling almost a million francs on...
Woman sues doctor over child's hereditary disease

Woman sues doctor over child's hereditary disease

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
A woman is in court in Bern suing her gynecologist for a million francs for not performing tests on her unborn child ...
Man faces jail after fake bomb threat

Man faces jail after fake bomb threat

Sept. 13, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
A fake bomb threat could see a 24-year-old jailed if he can’t pay the fine. In November 2016 the man called the...
Denner to pay back pensioner after 2 years of court cases

Denner to pay back pensioner after 2 years of court cases

Sept. 7, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
The discount supermarket chain Denner is going to pay CHF 10,000 to a pensioner they’ve been pursuing through t...
Mass shooter deemed mentally unfit

Mass shooter deemed mentally unfit

Aug. 31, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
A man who went on a shooting spree in January in 2013 has been declared mentally unfit and so not responsible for his...
Gunvor trader sentenced for corruption

Gunvor trader sentenced for corruption

Aug. 29, 2018, 7:21 a.m.
A trader for the Geneva based commodities company Gunvor has been convicted of bribery. Pascal Collard admitted to br...
Former KPMG auditor fined for insider trading

Former KPMG auditor fined for insider trading

Aug. 10, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The former KPMG auditor Daniel Senn has been handed two fines by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court for buying shares u...
Woman sentenced for allowing FGM on daughters

Woman sentenced for allowing FGM on daughters

July 13, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
A Somali woman living in Switzerland as been given an eight-month suspended prison sentence for allowing her two daug...
Woman found guilty of human trafficking in Biel/Bienne

Woman found guilty of human trafficking in Biel/Bienne

July 12, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
A 58-year-old Thai woman is going to jail for 10 years after being found guilty of running a major human trafficking ...
Court backs 'Love Life' campaign

Court backs 'Love Life' campaign

July 5, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
The Federal Supreme Court has backed an anti-HIV campaign by the government.
Teen skier convicted of negligent homicide

Teen skier convicted of negligent homicide

July 2, 2018, 6:24 a.m.
A young skier has been convicted of negligent homicide after he crashed into a six-year-old girl in canton Vaud in Ma...
Courts tougher on animal cruelty

Courts tougher on animal cruelty

June 25, 2018, 6:13 a.m.
Courts are taking a harder line on animal cruelty cases. Figures from the Federal Statistics Office show there’...
Ten year condom fight with Harry Potter ends

Ten year condom fight with Harry Potter ends

June 21, 2018, 6:55 a.m.
A ten year legal fight over condoms has finally come to an end.
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