Looking for a different, fun way to see London? Give Monopoly a go

Take your Monopoly piece with you and stay out of jail (down behind Kings Cross, by the way) and keep an eye out for the little man in the top hat.

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Hitting the Peak – District, that is – for a perfect English country romantic getaway

The beautiful Peak District is an ideal place to enjoy some peace and quiet with someone special. With stately homes set against picture perfect rolling hills, lush meadows and leafy forests this is where English romance was born.

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How Britain can remain a soft power superpower after Brexit

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Could it be that the Brexit vote and election of Donald Trump in 2016 diminished the soft power of the UK and US?

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The lost fine art of English tea in downtown London

Tea is supposed to brew before adding milk, however this is London and if the coffee is burnt and bitter you can assume the tea will be scalding and flavourless.

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Hot summer nights: are you ready, London?

Forget about Brexit, Wimbledon, and even the football World Cup; instead for the next three months it will be all about the heatwaves.

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UK Tier 1 Visa available to entrepreneur teams

One of the immigration routes in to the United Kingdom that is often overlooked is the Tier 1 Entrepreneur immigration route that is available to entrepreneur teams.

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Britain looking to Commonwealth relationships in order to forge trading partnerships post-Brexit

As the UK Government looks for alternative trade partners in a post-Brexit world, countries like Australia in the Commonwealth are a good and obvious choice

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Empire of delusion: the sun sets on British imperial credibility

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Today the Commonwealth exists as an organisation in search of a rationale. When this coalition of whimsy meets a hard policy issue, its solidarity falls victim to its diversity, while its breadth of membership can’t deliver real weight and gravitas in the present day.

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Do I belong in the UK more than I belong in Australia?

Had I finally found where I was meant to exist in the world? Did I belong in the UK more than I belong in Australia?

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Tips for a smooth Indefinite Leave to Remain application

When you receive your first UK visa or permit, your Indefinite Leave to Remain application may seem far in the future. However, the preparation for your Indefinite Leave to Remain should start from your first arrival in the UK.

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The things you seriously miss about London after you’re gone

Home is beckoning and you are ready to pack up and leave London. Before you do, think about all the things you’re going to miss about the city and make the most of the time you have left. Or if you are long gone, here’s some reminiscing.

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The ties that (still) bind: the enduring tendrils of the British Empire

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Despite the added complication of Brexit negotiations and the nostalgic attachment to past glory, the prospect of Commonwealth becoming Empire 2.0 remains, as The Economist suggested, “cobblers”.

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Minimum Pay Threshold for Tier 2 visa holders

To assist Tier 2 Visa holders to ensure that they fulfil the requirements of the Minimum Pay Threshold, we have answered some of the concerns and questions of readers on the topic.

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London Ambulance Service celebrates its 500 paramedics from Down Under on Australia Day

Many of the nearly 500 Aussies in the city’s Ambulance Service will spend Australia Day on shifts 10,000 miles away from home, looking after Londoners.

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Why won’t the homeless just go away, really?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Public housing might get some people off the streets, but it also puts many people permanently onto the backs of the taxpayer. Albeit well-intentioned, it is a poor substitute for a vibrant private housing market.

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