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Spain: Top Jobs for Expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 30, 2013

With the unemployment rate in Spain currently sitting at about 27 percent, it may seem impossible for expats who are not fluent in Spanish to find work. However, according to… Read more…

France: Modest Pension Reforms for a Major Problem

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, August 29, 2013

The announcement made this week by France’s Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault that the pension system would undergo reforms has been met with a mixed reaction. The government’s plan is to… Read more…

Retired Brits Urged to Volunteer Overseas

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Three out of five (60 percent) retirees in the UK, who consider themselves to have professional skills and experience, say that these are being wasted since they retired, according to… Read more…

Argentina’s Dubbing Decree Praised and Parodied

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Buenos Aires, Argentina (An AP report) – Argentines call popcorn “pochoclo,” but you wouldn’t know that watching television here, where many shows are made in the U.S. and come dubbed… Read more…

Switzerland Opens Sex Drive-In

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, August 26, 2013

In keeping with its clean, tidy and tolerant image, Zurich launches Switzerland’s first drive-in sex service today. The aim is to clean up street-side prostitution. The city has set up… Read more…

First Investment-for-Residency Visa Granted by Greece

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 16, 2013

The first non-EU citizen to receive a residency visa to live permanently in Greece through the property-for-visa programme has been granted to a Chinese citizen, according to the Greek Reporter…. Read more…

UK Plans to Overhaul A-Level System

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, August 15, 2013

Education Secretary Michael Gove has announced plans for the UK education system to separate AS-levels from A-levels creating two different qualifications. At the moment sixth-form students take an exam at… Read more…

The Most (and Least) Expensive Places for International Students to Study

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Australia is the most expensive country for overseas students to study in, according to research from HSBC. The combined average cost of university fees and living expenses in Australia puts… Read more…

Quality of Life Best in Australia Say UK Expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Eight out of ten British expatriates (80 percent) believe they enjoy a better quality of life living abroad, according to the sixth annual NatWest International Personal Banking (NatWest IPB) Quality… Read more…

The 15 Most Peaceful Places to Live

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, August 12, 2013

The 2013 Global Peace Index (GPI) shows that the world has become less peaceful, with a sharp rise in the number of homicides worldwide. In the seventh edition of the… Read more…

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