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1 hr ago | The Star Online

Simply beautiful: Lake Lugano is a glacial lake. Two-thirds of it is...

Simply beautiful: Lake Lugano is a glacial lake. Two-thirds of it is in Switzerland, and the rest, in Italy.

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13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

More People Are Traveling To Switzerland To Commit Suicide

The number of people traveling to Switzerland to take their own lives has doubled over the past four years, according to a new study published in The Journal of Medical Ethics .

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20 hrs ago | The Independent

Simon Calder: By the end of the month, Britain's train operators should be back to normal business

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hindustan Times

Suicide tourism to Switzerland doubled in 4 yrs Indian went there to die in 2011

Germans and Britons make up the bulk of the numbers opting to come to Switzerland to end their lives through assisted suicide, while the case of one Indian 'suicide tourist' has also been recorded in 2011, according to a new study.

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West Australian

Kuoni travel reports loss on unrest, shares plunge

Shares in Switzerland-based global travel group Kuoni plunged on Thursday after the company posted weak results for the first half of 2014, blaming unrest in many parts of the world.

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Newsday

One-Briton-a-fortnight helped to die

An average of around one person a fortnight travels from the UK to Switzerland to receive help to take their own life, a study has suggested.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Rise in Visitors to Switzerland for Assisted Suicide

The number of people traveling to Switzerland for assistance with suicide grew by more than a third between 2008 and 2012, according to a preliminary analysis published Wednesday in the Journal of Medical Ethics.

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Lucianne.com

More People Going to Switzerlandfor Assisted Suicide, Study Finds

Switzerland has long had a permissive law on assisted suicide, and a new study has found an increase in the number of people from other countries traveling to Switzerland to end their lives under the auspices of right-to-die organizations.

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New Scientist

Non-fatal diseases increasingly drive assisted suicide

It's a tourism boom, but not one to crow about. The number of people travelling to Switzerland to end their lives is growing.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Art Daily

Two Basel art collections to go on tour due to temporary closure of Kunstmuseum Basel

The Rudolf Staechelin Collection and the Im Obersteg Collection are two distinguished private collections with deep roots in Basel and a long history of affiliation with the Kunstmuseum Basel .

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope

The Daytime Emmy-winning travel series Travelscope- now re-titled JOSEPH ROSENDO'S TRAVELSCOPE- scales new heights of adventure, natural splendor and cultural richness this season.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Newstime Africa

Update on the Ebola Virus Diseases in West Africa

GENEVA, 15 August 2014 - PRN Africa - Epidemiology and surveillance . Between 12 and 13 August 2014, a total of 152 new cases of Ebola virus disease as well as 76 deaths were reported from Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Infection Control Today

Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa: 152 New Cases, 76 Deaths

Between Aug. 12-13, 2014, a total of 152 new cases of Ebola virus disease as well as 76 deaths were reported from Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

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Electric Energy Online

Tesla Expands Supercharger Network in Switzerland

The new Supercharger is located at the motorway A1 in Egerkingen and energizes the routes between Zurich and Bern, Basel to Central Switzerland, and the South of Germany to the Tessin.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

International Business Times

Aussie Among The Injured In Swiss Train Accident

Police and rescue workers help after a passenger train derailed into a ravine near Tiefencastel in a mountainous region of southeastern Switzerland after encountering a mudslide on the tracks August 13, 2014.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

BizPlus.ie

Corneille Is New Emirates Ireland Boss

He will take on his new role on August 18th and will manage the team of 26 people located between the public reservations office in Hume Street, Dublin 2 and Dublin Airport.

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Examiner.com

Luzern great for summer hikes

Lucern is one of Switzerland's most beautiful cities, and there's no better time to go on excursions there, than in the summer months.

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The Auto Channel

Tesla Opens 50th Supercharger Site in Europe

Tesla marked the continued rapid expansion of its fast-charging network last week by opening its 50th Supercharging location in Europe.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Auto Channel

Tesla Opens 50th Supercharger Site in Europe

Tesla marked the continued rapid expansion of its fast-charging network last week by opening its 50th Supercharging location in Europe.

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Examiner.com

Luzern great for summer hikes

Lucern is one of Switzerland's most beautiful cities, and there's no better time to go on excursions there, than in the summer months.

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