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Join the new global mobility hub for relocation professionals

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 28, 2014

Global managers, HR personnel and professionals in the worldwide relocation industry – who support and help expats with their international careers and overseas moves – have a new networking hub… Read more…

EU calls for Skilled Pensioners to Volunteer for Overseas Aid Work

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 27, 2014

Up to 10,000 Europeans will be able to put their skills and knowledge to good use in countries affected by natural disasters thanks to the EU Aid Volunteers programme. This… Read more…

Today is Overseas Register to Vote Day for British Expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 26, 2014

In partnership with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the Electoral Commission, the elections watchdog, is staging Overseas Register to Vote Day today Wednesday 26 February in a bid to… Read more…

How to find MBA programmes for mobile, working expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The working expat’s life is often, necessarily, a roaming one as he or she follows opportunities in the global workplace. Until relatively recently that has made it difficult for expats… Read more…

Dubai is First City in the Middle East to Have Google Street View

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 24, 2014

Dubai will be the first Arab city to have Google Street View, a feature that offers “360-degree, panoramic, and street-level imagery”. The Google Maps and Google Earth app allow users… Read more…

France: Mistreatment of Animals Can Incur Prison Sentence and €30,000 Fine

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 21, 2014

New laws have come into force in France concerning the abuse of animals. French law punishes anyone who mistreats or abuses domestic pets, livestock and wild animals that are tamed… Read more…

Europe: How to Register against Unsolicited Mail and Phone Calls

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 20, 2014

Unsolicited mail is the bane of many peoples’ lives. It’s an annoyance to have a mailbox filed with unwanted leaflets, catalogues and envelopes. It’s also a security risk when the… Read more…

France: 2014 School Exam Dates Confirmed

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The 2014 calendar of exam dates has been published by the Ministry of Education. The written test for the brevet will take place on 26 and 27 June. The written… Read more…

Freedom of Speech – a Good Stability Indicator for Expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Finland has the greatest freedom of press in the world, according to the latest report from Reporters Without Borders (RSF – Reporters Sans Frontieres). The freedom of the press may… Read more…

France: Pilot Strike Action Planned for School Holiday

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 17, 2014

Strike action, called by the second biggest pilots union in France, the SPAF, is planned for between February 22nd and February 25th – to coincide with the vacances d’hiver  French… Read more…

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