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Archive for August, 2014

Stores in France must take back broken electrical goods…for free

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 29, 2014

What do you do with your broken electrical appliances in France? Until now expats in France had to take them to the local décheterrie (recycle centre) or throw them away… Read more…

Be prepared…for the new 10 euro note

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In less than one month the Eurozone will have a new €10 note. Be sure you recognise now. On 13 January 2014, the European Central Bank (ECB), unveiled the new… Read more…

Where to go for the best-value cultural holiday in Europe

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Culture vultures should head east for the best value in ballet, opera and concert tickets. Warsaw is Europe’s cheapest city for culture with prices under a third of those in… Read more…

Join British expats on personal banking campaign

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, August 25, 2014

UK expats who find they are unable to open a new UK-based bank account either in person or online are being encouraged to join a campaign to change the rules…. Read more…

Europe launches new communication satellites…today

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, August 21, 2014

The latest European Galileo satellites will be launched today from French Guiana and are named after two European school children. Why is that of interest to the everyday lives of… Read more…

European family holiday destinations that won’t break the budget

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, August 18, 2014

A new survey reveals which locations are the best value for a family of four looking for a late summer break in Europe, and which item in a basket of… Read more…

British expats may lose tax-free Personal Allowance

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 15, 2014

During the UK Budget 2014 earlier this year, George Osborne announced that the UK government would open a consultation on whether “entitlement to the UK Personal Allowance should be restricted… Read more…

Which European countries had increased bank card fraud?

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

It may surprise you that France and Greece had the highest ratio of card losses to fraud compared to 17 other European countries…or maybe it doesn’t if you are an… Read more…

France: Children’s rentrée payments announced

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, August 7, 2014

In preparation for the grand return to school – la rentrée – the French government has announced the Allocation de rentrée scolaire (ARS), a state payment per child living in… Read more…

Going to live in Belgium?

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Here’s a handy financial tool for working and retired expats moving to Belgium. Anyone planning to live, work or study in Belgium can find out all the legal and official… Read more…

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