Lughawe in Londen gesluit oor WWII-bom

Die London City-lughawe is Sondag gesluit nadat konstruksiewerkers ’n bom uit die Tweede Wêreldoorlog in die Teemsrivier daar naby gekry het. ’n Gebied van 214 m is versper nadat die WWII-bom in die Koning George V-dok gevind is terwyl hulle konstruksiewerk gedoen het, berig die BBC. Die lughawe val in die gebied en is dus […]
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Britse kommentator en aktivis teen plaasmoorde, Katie Hopkins, val flou in SA

Nooddienste moes Sondag die Britse kommentator en rubriekskrywer Katie Hopkins in Suid-Afrika help nadat sy ketamien geneem vir ‘n ontwrigte skouer het, het flou geval daarna.

Hopkins (42) het Sondag ’n foto getwiet waar sy met haar gesig na onder lê op ’n sypaadjie terwyl sy behandeling ontvang.
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The 30 UK job markets that are almost ‘restriction-free’ for South Africans

If you’re an expert in one of these fields, you can work in the UK with barely any limitations. If you watch a certain reality show, then you’ll already know that South Africa’s Got Talent. However, an exceptional set of skills can do more than impress a set of judges these days. It can earn […]
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Elderly British couple held up at gunpoint and robbed in broad daylight in Port Elizabeth

What was meant to be a leisurely stroll along the Port Elizabeth beachfront turned into an ordeal for an elderly British couple as they were held up at gun point and robbed off their possessions. IOL reports that the couple were walking along the beachfront and, after deciding to take a sit on a bench […]
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Travelogue: What to expect when moving from South Africa to London

When you make a life-changing decision to move to a different country (for whatever reason) there is a lot to take into consideration. In October 2016, I moved from sunny South Africa to the wonderful winter that only the United Kingdom can be well known for! I joined my wonderful boyfriend (FYI – he is […]
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Tax on property, money and shares you inherit in the UK

This is because any Inheritance Tax (IHT) due should be paid out of the deceased’s estate before any cash or assets are distributed to the heirs. However, the recipient is liable to income tax on any profit earned after the inheritance, such as dividends from shares and to capital gains tax on the increase in […]
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Company capital gains tax increase in the UK

As part of the Budget measures, the Chancellor announced that the indexation allowance for companies that make capital gains is to be scrapped. The indexation allowance currently allows companies or organisations to include the effects of inflation and claim tax relief when calculating any chargeable gains that they make. The monthly indexation allowance will continue […]
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UK Immigration Changes of 2017 that made everyone happy

This past year brought many UK immigration changes. Some of the immigration changes brought good news, whilst others, unfortunately, made some applications even more complicated. But, let’s focus on the good news for the past year! Immigration Changes – New UK Family Migration Rules A Supreme Court ruling in the case of MM et Ors, […]
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Expats getting Married in the UK

To many people, the idea of getting married in the UK seems to be very a romantic notion. However, before you hop on a plane, you will first have to apply for the Marriage Visitor Visa. It is not possible to get married in the UK while on a standard visitor visa. So, if you […]
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South Africa’s No. 1 comedian Nik Rabinowitz visits London this autumn

Nik Rabinowitz has just turned forty and is on the verge of a midlife crisis. Except that apparently forty is the new thirty, so now he’s not sure when to have the crisis, which is a crisis in itself. Also, his wife has just had their third baby – so really, he can’t have a […]
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