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24/04/2014 Londoners re-live dancing days with kids in tow

Family discos and raves are becoming increasingly popular across London as parents who like to party share the experience with their children.

01/04/2014 Pubs, flats, supermarkets: Britain's churches reborn

At one church, the only thing being worshipped is beer – at another, gleaming cars are on sale. Increasingly, it seems, a different kind of...

25/03/2014 Apostrophes now: Britain at war over missing punctuation

A bizarre battle is raging in towns across Britain between lovers of the English language and local councils that are culling the humble apostrophe...

04/03/2014 Oscars success puts British film industry in limelight

Oscars success puts British film industry in limelight Britain's film industry is celebrating a coming of age on after the British-made 'Gravity' and the British-directed '12 Years a...

27/01/2014 Toy story: old favourites fight rise of the tablet

The rise of tech-savvy youngsters forces traditional toy companies to compete with IT manufacturers.

15/01/2014 Britain's World War I diaries go online

Britain is recruiting an army of amateur historians to sift through more than 1.5 million pages of diaries written by World War I army officers,...

14/01/2014 Still got it: Kate Moss turns 40

It's been 26 years since the skinny girl from south London was spotted at JFK airport but Kate Moss, whose 40th birthday will be commemorated...

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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.