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Singapore named healthiest place to live in the world

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, September 28, 2016

United Nations report names Singapore along with Iceland and Sweden as the healthiest place in the world.     The Global Burden of Disease Study analyses 188 countries based on… Read more…

Amsterdam set to trial self-driving boats

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

While the rest of the world focuses on self-driving cars, Amsterdam looks to floating robots for its transportation needs.     With nearly a quarter of the city covered by… Read more…

Swiss government launches smartphone alert app

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, September 12, 2016

The app will warn the public of natural disasters or terrorist attacks and should be ready by Autumn 2017.     The app adds another layer of security to go… Read more…

Earthquake strikes central Italy

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit Italy on Tuesday, leaving many dead and many more trapped under the rubble.   Update 25th August The death toll in the Italian earthquake has… Read more…

Forest fire! Essential safety tips, advice and planning

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Read these tips advice to find out what to do if a fire is close to your home and how to protect you, your family and a property against future… Read more…

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

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, April 19, 2016

With the 7.3 and 6.4 magnitude earthquakes in Japan and the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Ecuador happening within days of each other, many expats who live in the area, known… Read more…

The Briton who survived the Japanese nuclear horror

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, March 14, 2016

In an exclusive partnership, The Times of London Weekly is sharing subscription-only articles and photos with Angloinfo readers. This article is reprinted from the very best of the week’s coverage… Read more…

10 hurricane-survival tips

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Advice on how to survive the impact and aftermath of a major storm doesn’t always get through to locals or tourists, leaving both to fend for themselves. If you are… Read more…

France: Advice on making a natural disaster insurance claim

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, October 5, 2015

Following the massive storms that hit the Riviera region of south-eastern France over the weekend, tragically killing at least 20 people, the government is expected to confer natural disaster status… Read more…

Emergency Contact Details for Expats in Nepal

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, April 27, 2015

 Contact information for British, American and Australian expats in Nepal or affected by the earthquake in Nepal are provided below.   The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has released… Read more…

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