Convicted pedophile denied Swiss benefits in Cambodia

Convicted pedophile denied Swiss benefits in Cambodia

May 8, 2019, 6 a.m.
A federal court is backing a decision by social services not to pay benefits to a Swiss man who’s living in Cam...
School boy faces court costs after suspension

School boy faces court costs after suspension

May 7, 2019, 6:21 a.m.
A school student in canton Vaud will have to pay court costs of CHF 800 after he fought a decision to suspend him. ...
Man charged with mistreating dead daughter, 8

Man charged with mistreating dead daughter, 8

April 26, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
A man is in court in Bern charged with mistreating his 8-year-old daughter who died in hospital in February last year.
Basel court fines man after terror 'joke'

Basel court fines man after terror 'joke'

April 10, 2019, 6:53 a.m.
A man has been fined and charged costs after he made a bad joke on a bus in Basel in May two years ago.
Apple loses slogan court case with Swatch

Apple loses slogan court case with Swatch

April 3, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Swatch has won a court case against the tech giant Apple. The American firm took the watchmaker to court for allegedl...
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...
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