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Archive for January, 2014

Flying in the EU: New Rules on Liquids in Hand Luggage

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 31, 2014

As of 31 January, 2014 restrictions on certain liquids carried on board airplanes by passengers travelling in the European Union will be changed. The main difference is that duty free… Read more…

France: 80km/h Speed Limit – Road Rage or Road Safety?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 30, 2014

The French Interior Minister Manuel Valls said on BFMTV recently that he was in favour of a lower speed on departmental and regional roads in France, at the same time… Read more…

UK: Superfast Broadband Coming to Boats, Airplanes and Trains

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Passengers on boats, planes and trains could enjoy superfast broadband speeds when travelling in the UK, following a decision made by Ofcom (the independent regulator and competition authority for the… Read more…

Europe-wide Air Travel Disruption Expected this Week

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The French air traffic controllers union, SNCTA, and the German Gdf unions have postponed their strikes originally planned for this week from 27-31 January. French air traffic controllers had called… Read more…

France: First to Shake Up EU Mobile Roaming Charges

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 27, 2014

In July 2013, new rules on roaming charges came into force. About time too, say many pro-consumer organisations including Uswitch who found a staggering 66 percent of mobile users in… Read more…

Understanding Children’s Movie Classifications and How to Complain about Media Content

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 24, 2014

Ever fumed over media content that a child has been allowed to watch or listen to and felt powerless to do anything about it? ParentPort is run by the UK’s… Read more…

Air Travel Chaos Next Week for European Passengers – Especially in France

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 23, 2014

The European air traffic controllers’ trade union (the ATCEUC) has called for strike action on 29 January and the European Transport Workers Union (ETF) is planning a day of action… Read more…

How to Prepare Children for an Overseas Move

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Anyone who has moved overseas with children will know that breaking the news that everything is about to change can be one of the most difficult things a parent has… Read more…

France: Who will be Counted in the 2014 Census?

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Nine million residents of Metropolitan France and its overseas departments will be included in the 2014 census. From 16 January (30 January in Reunion) a survey of approximately 9 million… Read more…

Where in the world are the best and worst places to eat?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 20, 2014

The Netherlands is number one in the world for having the most plentiful, nutritious, healthy and affordable diet in the world beating France and Switzerland into second place, according to… Read more…

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