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Swiss on UN collision course after Geneva vote

Residents of Swiss city Geneva voted to tighten restrictions on demonstrations and authorised stiff fines for violators in a referendum on Sunday, setting up a human rights clash with the UN.

Hublot unveils world’s most expensive watch

Hublot unveils world’s most expensive watch

Swiss watchmaker Hublot unveiled on Wednesday the world's most expensive watch with a price tag of $5 million and inlaid with more than 1,200 diamonds, including six stones of more than 3 carats each.

Results: No to holidays, yes to sex stalls

Results: No to holidays, yes to sex stalls

Switzerland voted against more holidays, while Zurich approved an initiative to shift the sex trade out of the city centre in just two of a series of federal and local referenda held on Sunday. 

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Swiss vote on holidays, demos and sex trade

Switzerland is voting on Sunday in a series of referenda on issues ranging from longer holiday entitlement to tougher rules on demonstrations in Geneva -- a proposal already denounced by a UN expert.

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Geneva to tighten protest restrictions: results

Residents in Geneva approved in a referendum on Sunday imposing tighter restrictions on demonstrations and authorising stiff fines for violators, according to near complete results.