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A seventh continent of plastic bags – France fights back

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 27, 2014

There are so many plastic bags drifting around the world…some will outlive us by hundreds of years…some have formed a new man-made continent. This week, French MPs voted to adopt… Read more…

Want to turn back time?… Then move to Bolivia!

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, June 27, 2014

This is not about time travel or climbing into Dr Who’s Tardis (wouldn’t that be nice, or would it?), but actually reversing clocks so that the numbers go anti-clockwise, starting… Read more…

Europe voted for MEPs – but who are they?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, June 26, 2014

Last month, Europeans voted for new members of the European Parliament, here we show the outcome of the vote and the formation of the political groups that came out of… Read more…

rUK, fUK or UK post Scotland’s referendum?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, June 26, 2014

What’s the best name for the UK, should Scotland vote for independence on 18 September, 2014? Would it continue as the UK or would the less-than-catchy “The rest of the… Read more…

How to obtain your medical prescription in another European country

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 25, 2014

As the peak travel season approaches it’s important to make sure everything is set up for your absence: animals booked into temporary accommodation, friends “booked” for plant watering duties, post… Read more…

Earthquakes: how to prepare and what to do if one strikes

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Two earthquakes in France this month have focused the attention of citizens living in the affected area on what should be done during and after a shock. The areas most… Read more…

The World Cup: Out With the Old?

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

By freelance sports journalist and blogger, Rob Britton. There is a healthy mix of youth and experience throughout the majority of the squads at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil…. Read more…

France changes school day

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Minister of Education Benoît Hamon has written to all parents with school age children to let them know of a major change to the school day in France. The… Read more…

Five fantastic holiday ideas in the good ol’ USA

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

With the pound and euro at amazing highs against the dollar, anyone with sterling or euros thinking of going on a U.S. tour should get their bags packed and their… Read more…

The ten most violent places in the world

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, June 23, 2014

The world is a more violent place and that violence costs every person on the planet US$1,350 per year. From the end of the Second World War until just seven… Read more…

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