Dash-cams cannot be used as evidence, Supreme Court rulesOct. 11, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
The Swiss Supreme Court has ruled video taken by dash-cams cannot be used as evidence unless it’s for a serious...
Man jailed for the abuse of 19 girls aged 5 to 9Sept. 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
A man has been jailed for six years and banned from working with children for 10 years after being convicted by a Gen...
Woman ordered out of Switzerland as she doesn't earn enoughAug. 30, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
A Belgium woman has been ordered to leave Switzerland as she doesn’t earn enough.
Alleged pedophile release consideredAug. 23, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Lawyers representing an alleged pedophile are demanding his release as he has spent too much time in pre-trial detent...
Doctor avoids jail after accepting suicide requestJuly 10, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
A doctor has avoided jail after assisting the suicide of a woman who was mentally ill.
Convicted pedophile denied Swiss benefits in CambodiaMay 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 suspensionMay 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, 8April 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'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 SwatchApril 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 blackmailMarch 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 facesFeb. 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 kidsFeb. 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 courtJan. 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 FacebookJan. 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 questionJan. 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 dayDec. 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 sexDec. 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 collisionNov. 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 appealingNov. 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 rulingOct. 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 millionOct. 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 diseaseOct. 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 threatSept. 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...