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01/10/2014 Queen's sticky problem: Palace seeks chewing gum remover

Buckingham Palace has revealed a sticky reality -- Queen Elizabeth II is looking for a cleaner who can oversee the removal of chewing gum left by...

01/10/2014 British police hunt Latvian for schoolgirl murder after body found

British police on Wednesday said they had found a body in a London river following a sweeping search for a missing 14-year-old girl and were now...

01/10/2014 Whiff of betrayal stalks Britain's Conservative Party

Talk of treason cast a shadow over Britain's Conservative party conference this week, where gossip raged over who might be next to defect to...

01/10/2014 Norway the best place to grow old: global index

Norway is the best place to grow old, according to the latest Global AgeWatch index of 96 countries published on Wednesday, while Afghanistan is...

01/10/2014 Controversial British, Spanish EU nominees face grilling

The most controversial picks for the EU's new leadership faced a grilling by lawmakers Wednesday, with Britain's man under intense...

01/10/2014 UK drops terror charges against ex-Guantanamo detainee

British prosecutors on Wednesday dropped seven terror charges against former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg relating to the conflict in...

01/10/2014 British tear gas supplier to review policy over HK protests

A British company supplying tear gas to Hong Kong police said on Wednesday it would review its policies due to pro-democracy protests in which...

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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.

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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.