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French Speed Detectors Turn Invisible

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 28, 2013

No Warning, no flash, no gendarme hidden in a bush…just an envelope arriving in the post informing drivers in France that they have been caught speeding. As of 15 March,… Read more…

Dengue Fever Cases Triple in Brazil

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Over the first seven weeks of 2013, 200,000 people have been infected with Dengue fever in Brazil. Dengue is transmitted to humans through a bite by Aedes mosquitos that are… Read more…

The Retirement Timebomb… Smart Employment for Older Workers

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The world’s working population is aging. Politicians wring their hands over retirement funds, retirees wonder if they will be able to afford to live comfortably in retirement and businesses stress… Read more…

Electricity Bills in France Expected to Soar

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 25, 2013

Householders and business owners in France should expect to pay up to 30 percent more for their electricity from now until 2016, says France’s energy watchdog the Commission de Régulation… Read more…

The Top 25 Beaches in the World

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 22, 2013

English-speaking expats live all over the world; sometimes in challenging places but quite often in some of the most beautiful locations in the world. And, coincidentally, or maybe not, those… Read more…

UAE: Sharjar Hosts International Education Show

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 21, 2013

Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi inaugurated the National Career Exhibition and the International Education Show at Expo Centre Sharjah… Read more…

¿Qué? Comment? Huh? – The Expat Child’s Advantage

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The UK’s continuing market failure in language learning is highlighted in a comprehensive British Academy review, Languages: the State of the Nation. Drawing on new research – including a survey… Read more…

The ‘Fat Man’ of Europe Given Obesity Prescription

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The UK is the ‘fat man’ of Europe. At a time when fast food chains are actively encouraging consumers to eat and drink as much as possible, the UK medical… Read more…

Expats – The Heroes of Social Enterprise and Innovation

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 18, 2013

One of the downsides of living an expat life is exposure to hardship and extremes of poverty in many parts of the world. Some expats turn a blind eye but… Read more…

Compulsory Microchipping for Dogs in England and Wales

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 15, 2013

The Kennel Club has announced its commitment to support the British government’s announcement that, as part of a package of measures to promote responsible dog ownership, all dogs must be… Read more…

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