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Pop Star Prince Dies Aged 57

Pop star Prince has died aged 57 from unknown causes at his Paisley Park studio home in Minnesota, USA. Prince was in hospital in Moline,...

Boaty McBoatface Wins Ice Ship Name Poll

Boaty McBoatface romped home as the winner for suggestions for naming the new British £200 million polar research ship. The Natural Environment Research Council put...

Wealthy Prince Drives A Fleet Of Gold Supercars

The super-rich love to shock others into standing and staring at their jaw-dropping wealth – and the latest antic to attract attention is driving...

What’s The Hardest Language For Expats To Learn?

Speaking a foreign language is often a high hurdle for many expats to leap – but what are the world’s most difficult languages to...

Trojan Mazar Wipes Data From Thousands Of Phones

Malware Mazar is wiping out all the data on Android phones from infection with a single text message. Mazar arrives as a seemingly harmless multimedia...

Sending Money To Thailand

Expats dread changing their money between currencies because they always suspect they could find a better deal. That’s one of the problems of sending money...

Your guide to TransferWise currency exchange

TransferWise is a foreign currency exchange service that makes life a little easier for expats. Changing money between currencies is always a hassle and most...

David Bowie Dies Of Cancer Aged 69

The world of pop music is still reeling from the news of the death of singer, actor and songwriter David Bowie from cancer at...

Low Tides Maroon Gondolas As Venice Canals Dry Up

Record low tides in Venice have left the city’s famous gondolas and vaporetti water taxis stranded on mud banks. The canals of Venice are the...
Nola

Only 3 Southern White Rhinos left as Nola Dies

As vets put down one of the last remaining white rhinoceroses left on the planet, zoologists took a moment to reflect that at least...
UK Prime Minister David Cameron

Cameron Shows Had On His New Deal For Europe

Prime Minister David Cameron has finally revealed his hand about the new deal he wants from the European Union for Britain. His demands were immediately...
Norway

Norway Tops Global Prosperity List For Seventh Year

Norway is the most prosperous country in the world offering expats high incomes coupled with social freedom, political stability and excellent healthcare, according to...