Keyword: court case
Paris court rules against Apple in case against 'tax evasion' protestors acting in 'general interest'
At the end of a legal case brought by tech giant Apple against alter-globalisation organisation ATTAC, in which the tech giant sought a three-year ban on activists demonstrating in and outside its stores in France to highlight the firm’s tax-avoidance schemes, a Paris court has ruled in favour of ATTAC, describing its campaign as being in the “general interest”. Martine Orange reports.
Magistrates presiding the trial of a 29-year-old man on charges of 'sexual abuse' for having sex with an 11-year-old girl he said consented to their relationship have halted the hearings and adsvised that the case should be reconsidered as rape becauss of the girl's age and the circumstances of the events.
Following the death of the suspect who was due to stand trial this month for the fatal shootings of three women in the Paris Kurdish Information Centre four years ago, all court proceedings have now been closed.
The father was given 30 years in jail for placing the boy in the machine and switching it on, the mother 12 years for aiding and abetting murder.
A French court has ordered national rail company SNCF to pay 1,500 euros in compensation to a commuter who lost her job because of delays.
A French man sues Google over a photo on its Street View application showing him urinating in his front yard, making him the village laughing stock.