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Banking in the UK

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09/04/2012 Editor's guide: Expat Voices in the UK

Expatica welcomes you to its Expat Voices section, and invites you to take part in one of our series of questionnaires on life in the UK.

17/01/2012 Legendary stories behind Chinese New Year

Legendary stories behind Chinese New Year The Year of the Dragon begins on 23 January 2012. Chinese expat Xian brings you three insider stories about the biggest celebration of the year.

08/02/2011 Expat artist: Yasmine Modestine

French singer Yasmine Modestine divides her time between the UK and France, and feels the art scene is more thriving in England.

18/01/2011 Expat Voices: Lidia Konar on living in Aberdeen

Communication student Lidia Konar compares life in the UK with life in her native Poland.

07/01/2011 Expat Voices: Jann Seal on living in Wales

South Floridian expat and writer Jann Seal is reaping the benefits of the slow life in Wales.

25/10/2010 Expat Voices: Anna van Haastrecht on living in the UK

Dutch expat Anna finds the British sweet and helpful but worries that the young women are wasting their potential.

02/07/2010 Expat Story: Git a cot fuur da vodka

Toast with blue cups American Bethany recalls an encounter on a train with a well-meaning if incomprehensible Scot, six years before choosing to make Scotland her home.

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Visas for coming to the UK

Visas for coming to the UK

Visa paperwork Whether you're relocating to the UK or just visiting, it's important that you find out in advance whether you need a visa.

An online guide for expats finding & purchasing a UK Property

An online guide for expats finding & purchasing a UK Property

Expat mortgages and everything to do with buying a UK property might sound complicated, but there’s plenty of help out there for you.

UK healthcare: Finding the right NHS service

UK healthcare: Finding the right NHS service

You can access the UK's National Health Service (NHS) in a range of ways. Here is an overview of the main services available to help you get the treatment you need.

Banking in the UK

Banking in the UK

Just moved to the UK? You'll need a bank account to effectively manage your money while you're here. Cliff Govender explains the UK banking system, including facilities that may come in handy down the line.

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