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Top Ten Most Interesting News Stories of 2012

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 31, 2012

Gallup, the research, analysis and news reporting organisation has produced a roundup of the top ten most interesting stories published by their editors from 100 articles about 140 countries. Greeks… Read more…

Dogs That Can Fly (or seem to)

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 28, 2012

This month saw the crowning of the UK’s most agile dog at the Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes. The event, held in association with Joint Aid for Dogs and part… Read more…

What The French Liked the Most in 2012

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 28, 2012

According to the France 24 blog Fuss in France, this is what is French people liked the most in 2012. Best-selling book on Amazon.fr and at FNAC: “The Truth About… Read more…

The Best Home Is Where Hart Is

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 27, 2012

The district of Hart in the county of Hampshire in southern England has been rated the best place to live in the United Kingdom in the 2012 Halifax Quality of… Read more…

The Top Ten Languages Expat Children Should Learn

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, December 26, 2012

In a recent Learning to Grow survey carried out by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the leading lobbying organisation for UK businesses, one of the highlights, of particular note… Read more…

Is France Turning Into a Museum?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 24, 2012

Each year French citizens with substantial assets must pay a large sum of money to the French government; a payment known as wealth tax or impôt sur la fortune. The… Read more…

Latin Americans are Happiest in the World

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 21, 2012

The happiest people in the world are all in Latin America with the Land of Smiles (Thailand) living up to its name right behind Panama, Paraguay, El Salvador, Venezuela and… Read more…

New Consumer Rights For EU Ship Passengers

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 20, 2012

Passengers travelling by ferry and cruise ship now have the same rights as airline and rail passengers. European Union (EU) laws regarding the rights of cruise and ship (ferry) passengers… Read more…

Fight Against Malaria Slowing Down

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The enormous progress achieved in the fight against malaria appears to have slowed recently. According to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Malaria Report 2012 international funding for malaria control… Read more…

Pets v. In-laws – the Steaks Are High!

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Hundreds if not thousands of expats will be setting off this week to meet up with up with family over the festive season.  The presents are wrapped, the flight, train… Read more…

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