Global Living

Global Living

Find out how the other half lives abroad with the latest lifestyle news and features.

Solar Spain’s ‘alternative appeal’

Spain has adopted the most 'advanced solar legislation in the world', claims one company.

Green living staying the course

House builders are focusing on environmentally friendly policies even during difficult economic conditions, new research has revealed - the study, carried out by NextGeneration, also found that supply chains in the construction sector need to be made greener to boost overall sustainability...

Tsunami warning: too late

A Sunshine Coast couple whose Samoan resort was swept away in yesterday's deadly tsunami say wave warnings came 30 minutes after the wall of water hit...

Jet-setting pets

Airlines are struggling globally but there is one that is bucking the trend. Pet Airways, the first pet-only airline, was launched in the US last month and is reportedly booked out two months in advance...

More students move abroad as rents and fees rise

More students are moving abroad to study this year as UK rents and fees rise. Competition for university places is high in advance of next year’s tuition fee increase to £9,000 in the UK. With over 189,000 students entering Clearing after rejected UCAS applications, the idea of studying abroad is appealing to an increasing number of young people.

Expats flocking to Dubai

Expatriates are accounting for an increasingly large proportion of the population of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

A little birdie told me…

The Canary Islands have launched a £1 million European promotional campaign to entice more visitors and prove the islands have more to offer than just sun, sea and sand...

Scotland: Home of the brave – and the ripped off tenant

More than £100,000 could be repaid to private tenants who have been charged illegitimate fees by letting agents according to housing charity Shelter Scotland.

Philippines entice pensioners

The recent addition of property in the Philippines to Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) plans is expanding income opportunities for British pensioners...

Watch the birdie

A new report shows that more bird species are now 'critically endangered', despite conservation efforts...
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2022/10/06 10:08:27am