June 2009

WHO Declares Swineflu Level 6 Pandemic

The WHO has today raised the swineflu alert level from the level 5 set on the 29th of April to a level 6 pandemic as infection numbers and deaths continue to rise. The BBC is regularly updating their outbreak statistics Swine Flu: Country by Country.

Internet Car Buying Scams

The BBC has reported that 21,000 fraudulent websites were shut down last year and Met Police urge buyers to view cars in person. Reputable sites such as Ebay and Autotrader have been used for advertising these "virtual vehicles".

Understanding Culture Shock

'Culture shock' is the term used to describe the process of adjustment that happens to everyone when they move to a new country. Everyone who lives in a foreign country will have experienced culture shock to some degree.  

 


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Driving while using a mobile (cell phone) or other communication device is illegal, can result in a fine and penalty points against your licence. Use a handsfree kit, only push buttons while it's in the cradle.

http://www.roadsafetyni.gov.uk/index/faqs/faqs-mobilephones.htm