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Archive for March, 2016

Strikes bring France to a halt

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 31, 2016

Major disruption across France today, 31 March, due to strikes and demonstrations against the planned work reforms (the loi Travail) announced earlier this year by Employment Minister Myriam El Khomri…. Read more…

5 careers for the non-tech digital nomad

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 31, 2016

An internet connection, a device to type on, a desk (in some cases), headphones, a speaker – and perhaps a gym mat – and the world is your ‘digital oyster’…. Read more…

Spain could close border if Britain opts to leave EU

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, March 31, 2016

A senior official in the Spanish Government warned that Spain could “tear up its obligations” to Gibraltar in the event of an EU withdrawl.   Relations between the two countries… Read more…

Mexican gangs move into major Eastern US heroin markets

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, March 30, 2016

A new drug war has begun in the Americas as Mexican gangs challenge their Colombian rivals for a piece of the lucrative US heroin market.     Where once Mexican… Read more…

Netherlands shuts down prisons due to lack of prisoners

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Thanks to the country’s steadily declining crime rate, thousands of prison cells are going unused. It means that five prisons will close their doors over the next few years due… Read more…

4 unmissable spring festivals

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The 2016 festival season in the Northern Hemisphere is just starting to shake itself awake after the long winter break. Here are four festivals, between April and June, to kick… Read more…

Portugal adopts welcoming attitude towards Syrian refugees

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, March 25, 2016

Bucking a trend across Europe, Portugal’s prime minister, Antonio Costa has decided to open the Country’s doors to migrants.   Costa has more than doubled the quota allocated to Portugal… Read more…

Brussels attacks – 24 March update

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, March 24, 2016

Two days on from the Brussels attacks and the city is still getting to grips with the enormity of the events. Here is the latest on what we know…  … Read more…

The clocks “spring” forward this weekend for Europe

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, March 24, 2016

Change your clocks this Saturday night to avoid being late for a date on Sunday.   Mainland Europe’s clocks will go forward an hour at 02:00 on Sunday, 27 March,… Read more…

Brussels Attacks – Latest Information

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, March 22, 2016

After the bombings this morning, we take a look at how today’s events will affect people in the Belgian capital…     Update 23rd March Official sources have confirmed the… Read more…

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