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Kempinski hotels press charges against ex-CEO

Kempinski hotels press charges against ex-CEO

The Swiss luxury hotel chain Kempinski is pressing criminal charges against its former president and chief executive Reto Wittwer, who is suspected of embezzling around $6 million, it confirmed on Sunday.

TAG Heuer to launch smartwatch in US

TAG Heuer to launch smartwatch in US

Luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer will next week launch a smartwatch aimed at taking on the Apple Watch, but with an asking price of $1,500, the company chief said in an interview published on Sunday.

Jewels expected to set Geneva auction records

Jewels expected to set Geneva auction records

Huge blue and pink diamonds, the star attractions at major jewel auctions in Geneva in the coming days, are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars and possibly set new world records.

Indian summer settles over Swiss cantons

Indian summer settles over Swiss cantons

Temperatures hit record highs for November in Swiss mountain regions on Sunday as Switzerland experienced spring-like conditions that are forecast to continue for several days.