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Switzerland is a great place to be a girl according to new report

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Girls Opportunity Index ranked Switzerland ninth in the table, after analyzing five key indicators: child marriage, adolescent fertility, maternal mortality, women MPs and lower-secondary school completion.   The index… Read more…

Luxembourg named fourth best European city to live in

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, September 9, 2016

Eurostat study ranks the city just behind Vilnius, Stockholm and Copenhagen.     As part of a comprehensive analysis of life in Europe, people across the continent were asked whether… Read more…

Five fabulous food and drink festivals

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The end of summer and beginning of autumn is Europe’s time for food and drink festivals. We’ve rounded up five of our favourites in Germany, the UK, Ireland and Norway…. 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…

England to Change Childcare Rules In-line with Europe and USA

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, February 1, 2013

The number of children who can be cared for by child minders and nurseries in England is set to increase following proposals announced by the British government. The new ratios… Read more…

British Stiff Upper Lip Increases Cancer Risk

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 30, 2013

British people are as well-informed about cancer as citizens of other high-income countries. However, because they are embarrassed about their symptoms and more worried about wasting a doctor’s time it… Read more…

The World’s Top Ten English-Proficient Countries

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, November 13, 2012

In a study conducted by the international education company Education First (EF) Sweden ranked number one in English-language proficiency. The Swedish-based company published their English Proficiency Index (EPI)  in October,… Read more…

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