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Archive for April, 2016

Expats set to vote in favour of staying in the EU

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, April 29, 2016

The huge, and often forgotten, expat audience has it’s say about EU Referendum. British expats are set to vote overwhelmingly in favour of staying in the EU, with nearly three… Read more…

France: Don’t sell or buy muguet before reading this

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, April 29, 2016

Sunday is May Day and in France it is a day to give small posies – or a single stem – of Lily of the Valley to loved ones. Called… Read more…

Whistleblowers go on trial in Luxembourg for exposing tax avoidance

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, April 29, 2016

After the “Luxleaks” expose revealed Luxembourg’s role in tax avoidance, authorities are now attempting to jail two French whistleblowers and a journalist for their role in the revelations.    … Read more…

British expats lose right to vote in EU Referendum

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 28, 2016

BREAKING NEWS 28 April, 2016: High Court judges have rejected expats’ appeal for the right to vote. Lawyers representing Harry Shindler and Jacquelyn MacLennan are to “seek leave to appeal”… Read more…

UK introduces compulsory dog microchipping

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 28, 2016

All dog owners in the UK must have their dogs and puppies microchipped, or face a fine of £500. Since 6 April 2016, all dog owners in England, Scotland and… Read more…

Is the air you breathe safe?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 28, 2016

Are there more pollutants outside or inside your home? It depends where you live, but for many inside is surprisingly unhealthy. Last week, the French environment awareness group Générations Futures,… Read more…

Locals in Mallorca express anger at tourists

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Palma has became home to some vitriolic graffiti this week. “Tourists go home. Refugees welcome” was just one of the slogans that appeared on the walls in the historic centre… Read more…

10 Easy Eco-Travel Tips

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Several shades of green make it possible for everyone to travel in an eco-friendly way, with these ten tips. Given a choice, most people reading this would, if given the… Read more…

Spain introduces ‘tourism tax’

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Spanish authorities will launch a new tax for tourists visiting the Balearic Islands from July 1st as part of a sustainability drive.     The charges mean anyone visiting the… Read more…

The Top Ten Most Sustainable Employers

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, April 25, 2016

Where in the world are the most sustainable employers? Between the 2009 climate change conference in Copenhagen and the same conference held in Paris in 2015, businesses – from huge… Read more…

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