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EU Mobile Roaming Charges Cut and Controlled

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 28, 2013

Great news for anyone who’s been stung by high charges when they’ve tried to use their mobile phone or tablet abroad: New rules on roaming charges come into force on… Read more…

France: Doors Open on the Summer Sales!

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, June 27, 2013

The summer sales in France began yesterday, Wednesday, 26 June, at 08:00. They finish five weeks later on Tuesday, 30 July. Look out for posters and banners declaring “Soldes”, “Promotion”… Read more…

Education Best Insurance Against Unemployment confirms New OECD Report

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, June 27, 2013

The jobs gap between well-educated young people and those who left school early has continued to widen during the crisis. A good education is the best insurance against a lack… Read more…

How to Adjust to – and Master – a New Culture… Part II

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Mastering a new culture Today, Chris Neill, a British psychologist and counsellor based in Madrid, continues with his article on cultural adjustment and how to transition from “Shock” to “Mastery”… Read more…

How to Adjust to a New Culture… Part I

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Over the next two days on AngloINFO’s Expat Life World Blog, Chris Neill, a British psychologist living in Madrid, Spain, shows how new expats can move from the ‘Honeymoon’ period… Read more…

France: New Biting-Insect Alert Service

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, June 24, 2013

Conditions for mosquitoes are fast approaching many areas of France: hot and humid, anywhere below 1500 metres altitude. Vigilance-moustiques has developed a model to predict likely outbreaks of mosquitoes based… Read more…

France – Be Prepared for Summertime Heat Waves

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 21, 2013

With many parts of France suffering alarming levels of rainfall and flooding, it may seem the wrong moment to announce the country’s plan for what to do during heat wave… Read more…

Cars Fitted with Emergency eCall Service in Europe from 2015

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, June 20, 2013

Cars will automatically notify emergency services in case of a serious crash by October 2015, says the European Commission. The “eCall” system will automatically dial 112 – Europe’s single emergency… Read more…

Singapore Urges More Expats to Attend Local Schools

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, wants more expat permanent residents (PRs) who plan to stay in Singapore for the long-term, to enrol their children in local schools rather than… Read more…

European Pet Travel Restrictions to be Reduced

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Travel within the European Union with a pet is to become less complicated and less restrictive, thanks to the success of the Pet Passport scheme. According to a report in… Read more…

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