Geneva bank accountant jailed for stealing over $1m

Geneva bank accountant jailed for stealing over $1m

Sept. 16, 2020, 6:13 a.m.
An accountant working for a private bank in Geneva has been sentenced to a year in jail for stealing over a million d...
Proceedings closed against police officer who shot and killed man

Proceedings closed against police officer who shot and killed man

Sept. 8, 2020, 9:39 a.m.
A Geneva tribunal has closed proceedings against a policeman who shot and killed a 50-year-old man last December.
Vegan man loses claim that he was unable to eat vegan food in prison

Vegan man loses claim that he was unable to eat vegan food in prison

July 16, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
A vegan man has lost his bid for compensation after he claimed he was unable to follow his diet while in prison. 
Court rules Geneva canton right to sack 'sexting' teacher

Court rules Geneva canton right to sack 'sexting' teacher

June 19, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
A Geneva court has confirmed the canton was right to sack a teacher who sent sexually explicit messages and videos to...
2019 court case could impact companies currently working from home

2019 court case could impact companies currently working from home

May 26, 2020, 9:24 a.m.
A court case which started more than a year ago, could have an impact on companies which have sent many of their empl...
Man on trial for beating wife to death

Man on trial for beating wife to death

March 9, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
A man goes on trial today for the murder of his wife.
Suspected Russian spy given suspiciously short jail sentence

Suspected Russian spy given suspiciously short jail sentence

Feb. 17, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Questions are being asked after a suspected Russian spy was given a very short sentence after a private trial.
Acquitted climate protesters set to face higher court

Acquitted climate protesters set to face higher court

Jan. 16, 2020, 8:35 a.m.
The decision by a Lausanne judge to acquit a group of climate protestors on Monday is set to be appealed. 
Geneva pollution sticker plan stopped by courts

Geneva pollution sticker plan stopped by courts

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Geneva’s plan for all cars to show a sticker to determine how polluting it is has been stopped by the courts.
Zurich court rejects VW car owners' damages claim

Zurich court rejects VW car owners' damages claim

Dec. 18, 2019, 9:56 a.m.
A Zurich court has rejected a claim from owners of Volkswagen cars that they have lost money since the emissions scan...
Racist comedian ordered to Geneva court

Racist comedian ordered to Geneva court

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
The French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala is being ordered to attend court in Geneva for alleged...
EU court rules Switzerland can keep its guns

EU court rules Switzerland can keep its guns

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The European Court of Justice has determined Switzerland is a special case and army members can continue to keep thei...
Uber drivers to fight Geneva decision

Uber drivers to fight Geneva decision

Nov. 4, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
The future of Uber is under threat in Geneva following a decision by the cantonal department of employment.
Dash-cams cannot be used as evidence, Supreme Court rules

Dash-cams cannot be used as evidence, Supreme Court rules

Oct. 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 9

Man jailed for the abuse of 19 girls aged 5 to 9

Sept. 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 enough

Woman ordered out of Switzerland as she doesn't earn enough

Aug. 30, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
A Belgium woman has been ordered to leave Switzerland as she doesn’t earn enough.
Alleged pedophile release considered

Alleged pedophile release considered

Aug. 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 request

Doctor avoids jail after accepting suicide request

July 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 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.
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