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Archive for April, 2014

France: Pilots to go on month-long strike

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The French pilots’ union SNPL France ALPA has confirmed that it has called all it members to strike between 3 and 30 May. The strike will consist of scheduled stoppages… Read more…

The French are ambivalent or negative about the EU…are expats too?

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A new poll published in Le Figaro this week has shown that only 44 percent of French people living in France have a positive view of the European Union. The… Read more…

Dubai expands home recycling programme

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, April 28, 2014

In the latest phase of the Dubai government’s initiative ‘My City… My Environment’, kerb-side recycling at private residences will be extended to 12 more districts. “Dubai adheres to global standards… Read more…

World Malaria Day: Invest in the future, defeat malaria

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, April 25, 2014

Today is World Malaria Day but in many parts of the world it’s still “malaria day” every day. As many expats know too well, either from first-hand experience of the… Read more…

The effect of family structure on children in the EU

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 24, 2014

As part of the latest World Family Map 2014, produced by Child Trends, a new study on the effect of two-parent as against single-parent family set ups on child health… Read more…

Ireland: Drivers holding mobiles risk steep fines and points

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Over the next two days throughout Ireland the Garda (Ireland’s national police service) will be targeting drivers using their mobile phones to make calls or send texts, or even just… Read more…

European Parliament Elections – Voting Dates and Party Information

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The European elections will take place between 22 and 25 May. Voting will take place in each member state on the following dates (colours as per map to right): UK,… Read more…

See where fellow expats are living around the world

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ever thought about how interesting it would be to know where fellow citizens live around the world? In many ways it could act as a helpful guide in deciding where… Read more…

Dubai’s airport to surpass Heathrow’s No. 1 claim

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Dubai will receive 100 million passengers per year by 2020, surpassing London Heathrow as the world’s busiest airport, according to Dubai Airport’s Strategic Plan 2020. Following 50 years of double-digit… Read more…

France: Travel information updates change

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

As of today, 15 April, the French traffic alert service provided by the government service Bison Futé will no longer be available via the telephone (No. Vert 0 800 100… Read more…

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