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France: How to get involved in Sustainable Development Week

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, March 31, 2014

This week in France, starting 1 April through to 7 April, is Sustainable Development Week -  La Semaine du Développement Durable. Some may roll their eyes at yet another “week”… Read more…

Europe’s clocks spring forward this weekend!

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 28, 2014

The clocks “spring” forward this weekend for Europeans. Technically, European clocks will go forward an hour at 02:00 on Sunday, 30 March, making the new time 03:00. So on waking… Read more…

Earth Hour – Be a Superhero for the planet

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 27, 2014

This year Pocoyo and Spider-Man have been called in to help promote Earth Hour. What is Earth Hour? In its eighth year, Earth Hour is a worldwide movement uniting people… Read more…

France: Invisible speed cameras are proving super-effective

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 26, 2014

New-generation, invisible radar cameras have caught 300,000 motorists in France, according to a report in the Le Figaro. The cameras are mounted behind the number plates of almost 100 police… Read more…

Luxembourg: Be a safer motorcyclist in 2014

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 25, 2014

As the weather improves, more motorcyclists will take to their bikes to make the most of the better weather and avoid traffic queues during the morning and evening commute. Unfortunately,… Read more…

France: Anti-airport noise pollution grants extended

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, March 24, 2014

The noise from aircraft taking off and landing can have a huge effect on a person’s well-being. In recognition of that the French government has extended the cut-off date for… Read more…

New controls over movement of European workers

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 21, 2014

A European Parliament employment committee voted this week to back a deal that introduces new rules for posting workers from one European Union Member State to another. Workers who are… Read more…

France: Significant changes made to consumer protection and laws

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 20, 2014

Voted into law this week the Benoît Hamon Act introduces several innovative changes that will improve the daily lives of consumers in France and will gives purchasers more power. The… Read more…

Do Europeans know what they eat?

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The European Parliament (EP) wants to help consumers make better-informed choices about what they put on their plates and what they eat. The overall aim of the European Parliament’s ‘Do… Read more…

Passport fees for British expats drop by 35 percent

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Minister for Immigration and Security James Brokenshire MP yesterday presented a written ministerial statement in the House of Commons, announcing a reduction in the cost of UK passports issued to… Read more…

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