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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...

How Safe Is A Visit To The Caribbean?

Expats, tourists and business people visiting the Caribbean may well worry about their safety after a seemingly endless series of warnings and alerts over...

Jihadists Advance To Defy US And Russian Air Strikes

Islamic State militants have overrun a strategic Syrian town held by government forces despite of strikes by Russian jet fighters. IS has stepped up the...

Pistorius Lawyer Says Murder Appeal Is Lost

South African judges are deliberating on an appeal to change the conviction of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius from culpable homicide to murder. The judges head a...

EU Warships Target Human Traffickers

A task force of European warships is launching a war on human traffickers smuggling illegal immigrants across the Mediterranean Sea. Led by an Italian aircraft...

VW Emission Fiasco – Who Pays?

Volkswagen’s reputation as a quality car maker is unwinding day by day as new revelations about cheating emission tests emerge – but who pays...
Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth Celebrates A Royal Record

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has today past the milestone of becoming the country’s longest serving monarch. At around 5.30 pm on September 9, 2015, she will...