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News Switzerland » Aargau: Swiss assisted suicide group has 10,000 new members in 2017: report

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Most of Exit's patients came from the Zurich area, followed by the cantons of Bern, Aargau, St Gallen, Basel City and Basel Country. Assisted suicides account for about 1.5 percent of all 66,000 deaths in Switzerland each year, according to Exit.

News Switzerland » Aargau: A mix of musical temperaments

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

He was music director and principal conductor of the Czech Chamber Philharmonic and principal conductor of the Munich Symphony Orchestra, as well as principal conductor of the Aargau Symphony Orchestra in Switzerland. For several years, he has been guest ...

News Switzerland » Aargau: Inside the only village in Europe where migrants are BANNED: Switzerland's super rich Oberwil-Lieli where millionaires have voted to reject asylum seekers... and pay a £ ...

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Publication date: hursday 26 May 2016

The system where towns and villages in Switzerland were given a opt out clause of accepting ... The town, which like Oberwil is in the canton of Aargau, currently has 150 asylum seekers under the quota system.

News Switzerland » Aargau: Treasure trove: Farmer discovers 4,000 Roman coins in Swiss orchard

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Publication date: Friday 20 November 2015

Further excavation -- with the help of the regional archaeological service -- revealed 4,166 coins buried in Ueken, in the northern canton of Aargau, Switzerland. "This is an exceptional discovery," said Dr George Matter, an archaeologist who worked on the ...

News Switzerland » Aargau: Switzerland hosts first national fire hydrant toss event

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Publication date: onday 28 October 2013

The Scots toss the caber, and apparently Alpine farmers have a traditional stone toss event, and now some firemen in the canton of Aargau have come up with ... capturing the title of champion of Switzerland’s newest sport. This is the first championship ...

News Switzerland » Aargau: Woman deemed 'too annoying' to get Swiss citizenship wins battle for passport

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Publication date: onday 01 May 2017

Nancy Holten, 43, was born in the Netherlands and moved to Switzerland when she was eight. She is fluent in Swiss German and her children have Swiss citizenship. Ms Holten gained a reputation in the village of Gipf-Oberfrick for campaigning publicly ...

News Switzerland » Aargau: Switzerland shooting: Five killed in town of Wuerenlingen with shooter among dead, police say

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Publication date: Sunday 10 May 2015

Five people have been killed in a shooting in northern Switzerland, police say, rocking the normally tranquil nation. The shooter in the incident on Saturday evening (local time) in the town of Wuerenlingen near Zurich, was among the dead, local police ...

News Switzerland » Aargau: 5 dead after shooting in Swiss town

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Publication date: Saturday 09 May 2015

Responding officers from Aargau County Police found their bodies lying outdoors and inside a residence. A large group of officers and investigators worked through the night on the investigation, which is ongoing, Aargau police said in a statement.

News Switzerland » Aargau: Swiss firm develops anti-drone ‘net gun’

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

In 2016, the Lenzburg prison in the canton of Aargau said it was planning to spend €200,000 ... and €5,000 are classified as weapons in Switzerland and users must have the appropriate licence.

News Switzerland » Aargau: Swiss-born man faces deportation

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

a decision upheld by Aargau’s cantonal court. The man had been warned this would happen if he continued to break the law. Following this the 44-year-old went to the Federal Tribunal, Switzerland’s highest court, hoping to have the decision overturned ...