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Tips on Finding Work in France

June 19, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Tips on Finding Work in France

Moving to France by Michael Crawford-Hick I was looking out of the window and across the Solent and all I saw was rain, and black and gray clouds. I had seen that every day in March. So I turned to the computer, thinking “what is the weather doing around the world?” After several minutes of [...]

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Top Ten Tips for Air Travel with Children, by Bec Bloomer

June 6, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Top Ten Tips for Air Travel with Children, by Bec Bloomer

Air Travel and Children Can Go Together! by Bec Bloomer June 3 2012 Air travel with children has been cause for many a comedy skit. My own kids have been getting on and off planes since the youngest was six months old and I was lucky that they both do it extraordinarily well.  I like [...]

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Great job prospects for expats in Moscow right now, reports Ranjeev Rajan

June 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Great job prospects for expats in Moscow right now, reports Ranjeev Rajan

 Moscow Calling! Ranjeev Rajan May 12, 2012 Moscow has always been considered as one of the important world cities; in the Soviet time it was based on political criteria and the geopolitical role of the Soviet Union, but in the post-Soviet period Moscow is creating its name among world cities by growing its financial sectors [...]

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Spain Bailout Looms; Euro Exchange Rate continues its Fall

May 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Spain Bailout Looms; Euro Exchange Rate continues its Fall

Exchange rate for the Euro currency weakens as Spain bailout looms By Peter Lavelle at foreign exchange dealer Pure FX 30.05.2012 For the latest exchange rates, click here Welcome to my latest update of the UK pound to euro currency exchange rate, covering the 23rd to 30th May 2012. This is intended as a brief [...]

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Exchange Rates;Short term Forecast for Sterling, Euro, and US dollar

May 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Exchange Rates;Short term Forecast for Sterling, Euro, and US dollar

Exchange rates; 28th May 2012   The US dollar’s safe haven status has helped push its exchange rate higher over the past month. I see safe-haven demand helping it appreciate further across the board. End of week forecast GBP / EUR 1.26 GBP / USD 1.5750 EUR / USD 1.25 GBP / AUD 1.6050 Sterling/EUR exchange rate [...]

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Pound foreign exchange rate stalls: fears of Greek contagion take hold

May 23, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Pound foreign exchange rate stalls: fears of Greek contagion take hold

Exchange Rate; For latest rates click here By Peter Lavelle 23.05.2012 Here is my latest update of the UK pound to euro currency exchange rate, covering the 16th to 23th May 2012. This is intended as a brief guide to what’s affected the currency exchange rate this past week as well as what might happen [...]

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(Em)Migration; The Wisdom of Birds

May 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
(Em)Migration; The Wisdom of Birds

In 2008, British professor Tim Burkhead published a book on the history of ornithology with a particularly apt title: The Wisdom of Birds. What makes that title so appropriate is the fact that birds are indeed wise. While humans may get lost traveling across town, birds usually seem to know exactly where they’re going. Whether [...]

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Moving to France? A simple recipe from the Mediterranean for fried courgette flowers

May 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Moving to France? A simple recipe from the Mediterranean for fried courgette flowers

Courgette flowers are in the markets around Nice  in Spring. Here is a delicious simple recipe for them which I’ve used many times; Fried courgette flowers Serves 4 Courgette flowers that have been simply fried in Parmesan batter are delicious, but you can also carefully stuff a little mozzarella or ricotta into the flower before [...]

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Exchange Rate; The rise of the Pound against the Euro continues

May 19, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Exchange Rate; The rise of the Pound against the Euro continues

Exchange rate: GBP/EUR currently sitting at around 1.25, which hasn’t been seen since 2008. Here’s the chart for the past 12 months’; Now is a good time to talk to your currency broker about a forward contract (ordering currency ahead for payment later), as there is no certainty how the pound exchange rate will fare [...]

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Currency Exchange News; Pound keeps climbing as Greece faces euro exit

May 16, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Currency Exchange News; Pound keeps climbing as Greece faces euro exit

Currency exchange rates; for the latest rates click here The pound has gained across the board this week (except, it must be said, against the USD) as speculation Greece will exit the euro sends investors fleeing to safe havens. By Peter Lavelle at foreign exchange specialist Pure FX 16.05.2012 Here is my latest update of [...]

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