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Living in the UK.

Useful sites for non-UK residents.

Studying and living in the UK

A book written by the British Council which will help you prepare for living and studying in the UK successfully. Covers all areas of life including health, finances, accommodation etc.

A guide to studying and living in Britain

Written by Chris Rao, this book offers advice on the British education system and university life in Britain, as well as offering an insight into British culture and customs.

Thousand of the world newspapers at your fingertips. Select your country and the newspaper you want to read and get access to the online version of the newspaper.

ABYZ News Links

Includes links to national and local newspapers from all over the world but also to Broadcast News Media, Internet News Sources and Magazine News Media.

Radio locator

The most comprehensive radio search engine on the internet. Include links to over 10,000 radio station web pages and over 2500 audio streams from radio stations in the U.S. and around the world.


Independent guides to finance in the EU. Includes articles on the UK's health system and student loans. A rental guide in six languages offers insider tips for international students.


The Newseum displays daily newspapers’ front pages in their original, unedited form. There are as many as 800 newspapers from 77 countries although this can change from day to day depending on the front pages they receive every morning.

One Leicester - What's On - What's On in Leicester

Events, activities, exhibitions, festivals, theatres, performances - De Montfort Hall, Curve, Highcross, Museums, Libraries.