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16/04/2014 Malala portrait up for auction in New York

A portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, is expected to fetch up to $80,000 for her charity when...

16/04/2014 British unemployment rate falls under 7.0%

British unemployment has hit a five-year low of 6.9 percent, far below most of its European rivals, as the nation's economic recovery picks...

16/04/2014 Burberry bags rising quarterly sales

British fashion group Burberry on Wednesday reported a rise in second-quarter sales, boosted by its online division, but cautioned that currency...

16/04/2014 Starbucks says 'will pay more tax' in UK after Europe HQ shift

Starbucks said on Wednesday it was re-locating its European headquarters from the Netherlands to Britain a year after the US coffee giant was...

16/04/2014 Former British bank chief charged with drug possession

The former chairman of Britain's embattled Co-operative Bank, Paul Flowers, was charged on Wednesday with drugs possession offences.Flowers...

16/04/2014 MPs criticise British military over fatal Taliban attack

British lawmakers said military commanders had been complacent in a deadly 2012 Taliban attack on their base in Afghanistan, in which two US...

16/04/2014 Oil prices advance on Ukraine, weak dollar

Global oil prices rallied on Wednesday on Ukraine tensions and the weak dollar, and before weekly crude inventories data in top consumer the...

 
 
 
 
 
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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.