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Mushroom poisonings… Be aware and be safe

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, October 27, 2016

We are at the height of the mushroom collecting season in Europe, an activity that is particularly popular in France, and this year is a bumper year for mushrooms because… Read more…

Singapore trials driverless buses for the first time

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, October 20, 2016

The new trial will test out buses on the commute between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and CleanTech Park.     It will be the first trial of its type in… 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…

Singapore launches first fleet of driverless taxis

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, September 8, 2016

Innovative startup NuTonomy begin trialling driverless taxis in Singapore’s One-North district. Directly challenging Uber in America, the public will be able to hail the taxis from day one.    … Read more…

Zika cases increase in Thailand

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, September 2, 2016

The number of Zika infections rises dramatically in Thailand, but authorities say the situation is under control.     The rise in incidents marks a big change from previous years… Read more…

Shark scares tourists in Spanish beach resort

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The shark caused such alarm on Fuengirola beach that lifeguards decided to order holidaymakers out of the sea. The beach was then closed for five hours as patrol boats searched… Read more…

Balcony jumping craze sweeps across Spain

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, August 25, 2016

The craze of jumping into swimming pools from hotel balconies originated with drunken Brits and now costs the country €1.5 million in hospital fees.     “Balconing” as it has… 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…

Keeping children safe online and on Pokémon Go

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, August 18, 2016

If your child has a digital device loaded with apps and the latest Pokémon Go game – and that probably means nearly every child! – read on to discover a… Read more…

Spanish police issue Pokemon Go warning

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, July 21, 2016

Police in Spain have been forced to issue guidelines after the Pokemon Go craze swept the country.   The campaign which is aimed at players of the augmented reality game… Read more…

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