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Archive for January, 2013

New Expat’s Hints and Tips Online Resource

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 31, 2013

HSBC Expat has launched its first crowdsourcing platform aimed especially at anyone about to move abroad or currently living or working overseas that is looking for some on-the-ground advice. The… Read more…

British Stiff Upper Lip Increases Cancer Risk

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 30, 2013

British people are as well-informed about cancer as citizens of other high-income countries. However, because they are embarrassed about their symptoms and more worried about wasting a doctor’s time it… Read more…

Poll Shows Expat Living Runs in the Blood

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Living the nomadic life of an expat with school-age children may make some parents think their children will, in adulthood, opt for a static job, marry the girl/boy next door… Read more…

Spanish State Healthcare – Check Your Eligibility

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 28, 2013

Recent changes to the Spanish state healthcare system may have resulted in some people being erroneously removed from the social security office’s database. In particular people whose circumstances may have… Read more…

Breathalyser Kit Abandoned in France

By Angloinfo World editor - Saturday, January 26, 2013

Drivers in France can forget about the breathalyser kit that has been on/off for the past 12 months. Interior Minister Manuel Valls has postponed the introduction of the test indefinitely…. Read more…

UK University Application Experts In Hong Kong at Start of Worldwide Tour

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 24, 2013

The demand for UK higher education from Hong Kong students reached a new high in 2012 according to the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). In recognition of this,… Read more…

Protect Your Dog or Cat from Anti-Freeze

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 23, 2013

As the freezing weather blasts across Europe and parts of North America and motorists struggle to de-ice their vehicles and protect engines with antifreeze, the Kennel Club asks everyone to… Read more…

New EU-wide Driving Licence and Rules

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 21, 2013

As of Saturday, 19 January a new European-wide driving licence will appear in drivers’ wallets and major new changes will come into force regarding the use of mopeds and motorbikes…. Read more…

British Citizens E-Vote for Expat MPs

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 18, 2013

British expats who pay taxes in the UK often feel that they have no voice in the UK, other than voting in their old constituency – a right that expires… Read more…

Mediterranean Sun Less Harmful Than a Sunbed

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 17, 2013

The average skin cancer risk from sunbeds is more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun – according to new research… Read more…

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