UK eases visa rules for doctors, entrepreneurs with eye on post-Brexit migration plan

WVNTR – (Daily Sabah) – Britain said Thursday it is easing visa rules to address a shortage of doctors and also encourage tech entrepreneurs as it prepares a new post-EU immigration system, an issue that drove the Brexit vote. Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said doctors and nurses working in the state-run National Health Service […]

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Air China Poised to Launch New Chengdu – London Route

WVNTR – Air China has launched a new, non-stop service between Chengdu and London on 3 July, 2018. The non-stop route will carry Air China passengers from China’s “Land of Abundance” to the beautiful banks of the river Thames. According to the London Tourism Board, in 2017, Chinese tourists made over 130 million trips overseas, […]

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Exclusive New Services for UK Student Visa Applicants in Hong Kong

WVNTR – In a move to enhance visa application services for student visa applicants who intend to study in the United Kingdom, VFS Global, in association with UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), is launching exclusive services that would help support and ensure their student visas are processed on time. The newly launched solutions like the […]

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The Royal Wedding and its Impact on Tourism

WVNTR – The British royal family is a well-known symbol of the UK and one of the most widely recognized institutions. The world is buzzing about the upcoming royal wedding as Prince Harry gets ready to marry American actress Meghan Markle on May 19that Windsor Castle. In recent years, the UK has been plagued by […]

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The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Inspires Americans to Visit Great Britain

WVNTR – Big Ben, the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, the River Thames have all lured Americans to Great Britain through the years, but now there’s a renewed interest as England’s Prince Harry is set to wed American actress Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018.  According to a quick poll of travel agents in Travel Leaders […]

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Brexit – Britons may be forced to pay €7 for European visa

WVN – EU ambassadors confirmed an agreement reached between the Council Presidency and the European Parliament representatives on the proposal for a European travel information and authorisation system (ETIAS). Today’s agreement is another important step in protecting the EU’s external borders. By knowing who is coming to the EU before they even arrive at the […]

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Estonia opens honorary consul office in Leeds

WVN – Estonian Ambassador to the U.K. Tiina Intelmann opened a new Office of the Honorary Consul in Leeds on Wednesday. Prof. Adam Beaumont, the new honorary consul, is an entrepreneur, angel investor and the founder and CEO of international technology platform business aql. Speaking at the reception held at aql’s main office, located at […]

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