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Road of death French court sentences driver and owner of Swiss vehicle in 2016 crash

A French court has handed down prison sentences to two Portuguese residents of Switzerland involved in a fatal 2016 car accident in France.

drugs policy No cannabis for scientific studies, says parliament

The Swiss parliament has rejected a motion to allow the use of cannabis in scientific studies investigating the drug’s effects.

Understanding the justice system A Swiss court throws opens its doors to visitors

Criticised for a lack of transparency, a Swiss court responds by presenting its activities to the public at an open house.