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112 - EU Energency Number

A 2012 survey of over 2,000 people across the UK found that only 14% know that dialling 112 in the UK will reach the emergency services and only 3% recognised it was the EU emergency number. Do you know what it is for?

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Take care at Music Festivals

UK Foreign Office Press release – 20 June 2013
“Spend your time at the festival, not with us”, Foreign Office warns music fans visiting Portugal.

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Computer Virus Warnings - not always good

Things are not always as they seem with virus Warnings

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Hey Portugal April Fools 2013

April 1st 2013 - Heatwave News

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UK Expat Passports to be Produced in UK

On 1 April 2011, the Identity and Passport service took responsibility for the overseas passports operation. ukpassportCurrently, if you live overseas you will still apply for a new/replacement passport through the Regional centres (Madrid for Portugal and Spain).

During 2011 the system will change in 2 stages, firstly to print all passports back in the UK and then send them direct to the applicant, and finally to transfer all Passport processing back to the UK.

The aim is to save money by reducing processing costs, and ensure safety by not moving blank passports around the world.

Portugal Information Pages

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