At Home and Abroad: the Growing Contradictions of Silicon Valley

It only took Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a few hours to publicly criticize President Donald Trump’s January 2017 executive order banning the U.S. entry of travelers from certain Muslim-dominated nations. His response — soon echoed by several other Silicon Valley CEOs — was in keeping with the traditionally liberal principles promoted by American tech companies: […]

Color of outrage: Yellow Vests rallies sweep across France and abroad

France has been gripped by rallies as Yellow Vests demand new concessions from the government. Hundreds of protesters, including the movement’s leader, were detained during the demonstrations. Yellow Vest mayhem has hit the country for the 4th consecutive weekend. Protests in the capital this Saturday resulted in clashes between demonstrators and police, with officers resorting […]

Primera Air collapse leaves thousands stranded abroad – what passengers should do next

Low-cost airline Primera Air has gone into administration. Thousands of passengers have been stranded abroad, with the airline flying between the UK and Europe, the USA and Canada. All flights, primarily from Stansted Airport, have been stopped with immediate effect from today (2 October). What should passengers do if they have flights booked with the […]

Losing your passport abroad can be scary — here are 4 steps you should take immediately

Robert F. Balazik/Shutterstock Losing your passport when you’re traveling can quickly turn into a real-life nightmare. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to swiftly handle an unexpected obstacle while avoiding major interruption to your original itinerary and travel plans. Here’s what to do if your passport is lost or stolen while you’re abroad. […]

Kate Middleton and Prince William: Do the royal family need Visas to travel abroad?

Kate Middleton, 36, and Prince William, also 36, have enjoyed many state visits together since being married. They’ve visited Canada, Malaysia and Bhutan, to name just a few. But when the pair travel abroad do they need to apply for a visa, just as any other Briton would? Despite their privileged status in the UK, all […]

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Taking Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders Abroad

Spider-Man: Far From Home is in production right now overseas, and a couple rumored casting additions have just been confirmed that continue to undo certain events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After briefly appearing in the post-credits scene of Avengers: Infinity War, former SHIELD agents Nick Fury and Maria Hill will be getting involved in […]

Most expensive country to die revealed – do you know what to do if someone dies abroad?

The most expensive place for a funeral in the world in the USA, international currency service Caxton told “In Santa Barbara, California, a plot with a view of the Pacific can cost as much as $ 83,000,” they said. “And if you want a family mausoleum at Forest Lawn, in the Hollywood Hills, you’ll be […]

Summer holidays 2018: Expert reveals how to save money abroad

Money isn’t something most people want to worry about when on holiday but if unnecessary splurging causes unhappy repercussions once back home then there is a need to try to hold on to the purse strings. Here, credit expert Katre Kaarenperk-Vanatoa from Peachy shares her best tips for budgeting while on holiday. “The first rule for successful saving […]

President Trump’s tariffs have united his opponents at home and abroad

“HOW am I going to compete?” asks Sohel Sareshwala. He runs Accu-Swiss, a Californian company making customised components for the manufacture of semiconductors and cars. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminium, both of which he uses as inputs, are eating into his profit margins and delaying his orders. Meanwhile, Mr Sareshwala’s competitors abroad, […]