What it’s like to work in Svalbard, a group of Arctic islands where anyone can live visa-free — as long as you don’t run out of money and abide by its unique set of rules

Longyearbyen, the largest city in Svalbard on May 2, 2022. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP via Getty Images Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago by the North Pole, is one of the world's only visa-free zones.  But residents who can't support themselves or find housing can be expelled by the governor. Insider spoke with four locals (one of whom was […]

Failing to abide by THESE roads rules could land soon you £160 fine 

From 2018, the fine for people failing to pay the Congestion Charge in London or making illegal turns in the road will increase under new plans.  Currently the fines for failing to abide by these rules are £130 but Transport For London could hike the price to £160 from early 2018. Transport experts claim that […]

China urges N. Korea to abide by UN sanctions, stop missile tests

The Chinese foreign minister called on his North Korean counterpart to accept a newly-passed UN resolution and stop provoking “the international community’s goodwill” by conducting missile launches and nuclear tests. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong-ho, met in Manila as foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations […]