A man from the northern Swiss town of Brugg has died after being beaten up by a young Austrian in a McDonald's in the tourist heart of Munich, Germany.

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Swiss man killed in Munich McDonald’s

A man from the northern Swiss town of Brugg has died after being beaten up by a young Austrian in a McDonald's in the tourist heart of Munich, Germany.

A fight broke out between the two men at 3am on Saturday morning in the fast-food restaurant on Stachus-Platz, close to Munich’s old town centre.

According to a report in Swiss newspaper Blick, the 41-year-old Giacomo A. was seriously injured after he fell to the floor. He was taken unconscious to a nearby hospital and underwent an emergency operation, but died of his injuries on Saturday at midday.

Reports say Giacomo A. did not know the unnamed 24-year-old Austrian. But they were sitting at the same table, where he began flirting with the Austrian’s girlfriend.

Witnesses say a fight broke out when the Swiss man bit into the girl’s burger. The Austrian allegedly kicked him several times in the head.

The Stachus-Platz restaurant, which is open 24 hours a day, is one of the biggest and busiest McDonald’s branches in Europe, and is a central meeting place for Munich partygoers.

Giacomo A. was a businessman who had been living in Munich for several years. An autopsy is currently taking place to determine the exact cause of his death, particularly whether the injuries that killed him were inflicted before or in his fall.

The suspected perpetrator was arrested at the scene and questioned by police. He is said to be unemployed and also a long-term Munich resident. Police say he faces charges of bodily harm with lethal consequences.

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Swiss McDonald’s serves up pornography (again)

Customers at a McDonald’s in Switzerland were taken aback recently when a television in the fast food restaurant showed pornographic content.

Swiss McDonald's serves up pornography (again)

Around 30 guests were eating at the McDonald’s in the canton of Schwyz at the time, a reader of Swiss tabloid Blick told the newspaper.

The television screen displayed explicit ads for chat sex websites and then even showed a soft porn film, the diner said, adding other customers must have ignored the situation out of embarrassment.

Staff were informed but clearly nothing was done, the reader said.

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This is not the first time a McDonald’s restaurant in Switzerland has shown pornography on a television screen. A similar 2014 incident in Zuchwil in the canton of Solothurn went global after international media outlets picked up the story.

To prevent such incidents, staff at Swiss McDonald’s restaurants are instructed to only select channels such as Eurosport which do not run pornographic content.

But during the recent incident in the canton of Schwyz, the television was tuned to German sports broadcaster Sport1, which does show pornography late at night. 

The incident was “highly regrettable” and staff would once again be made aware of the rules,” a McDonald’s spokesperson told Blick.

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