Why have the Lib-Dems completely crashed in the polls, to the benefit of Labour, yet the Conservatives have hardly been scratched? Any links to informed and insightful commentary explaining why the Lib-Dems are wearing the opprobrium for the UK austerity program would be appreciated.
How do talented but isolated creative snowflakes jobhunt from the UK? Two indie game folks seek new life in Chicago. [more inside]
What specialty food items should I bring back from Paris and London? I am traveling to both places in May. Can you recommend some unique and delicious food items I can bring back with me? (Any other travel recommendations are welcome as well!)
My girlfriend would like a particular style of engagement ring. [more inside]
Can you help me debug the unreliable internet connectivity on my Android Samsung Galaxy S1? [more inside]
I am a soon-to-be-divorced UK citizen (soon-to-be ex-wife is American) with a permanent resident card (expires 2019). Married in May 2007, came here September 2010, divorcing either this month or next. I'm moving to San Francisco end of May 2012. What, if anything, do I have to tell INS regarding my marital status? And which forms to fill out? [more inside]
I've been told I will have to leave my apartment for a week while emergency repairs are conducted. I'm in the UK. What are my rights, and what compensation am I entitled to? [more inside]
Is late May into June an OK time to visit London? (I'd like to avoid the peak travel season and wading through crowds of tourists and students on holiday.) [more inside]
Is it possible to abandon your UK settlement visa? [more inside]
Six months in the UK sandwiched between continental European travel for an American WWOOFer who'd rather not get visas if she can possibly avoid it. Your tips? [more inside]
I'm looking for career path suggestions for a family member. From debt adviser in the charity sector to ???
I'm looking for career path suggestions for a family member. From debt adviser in the charity sector to ??? [more inside]
UK Insurance Question: Has anyone else tried to get critical illness/ life insurance cover. I have questions: [more inside]
Does anyone have any experience with UK immigration and the Knowledge of Life exam? [more inside]
UK accountant looking for a job in the US. [more inside]
Large debts, and I'm about to default on a bank loan. Panic ensues. (UK filter). [more inside]
I have quite a bitty CV and I want to settle down with a job I love soon (I just turned 30). Could you help me find my career sweetheart? Or to put it another way, is there any job that will pay me to sit around and read? [more inside]
Talk me in to being excited about moving to Plymouth (UK, not US) [more inside]
Advice needed on making a living as an artist. [more inside]
UK Art Supply filter: I'm an artist in New York, ordering supplies for a project that I will be doing in London next week. I'm trying to order online from UK-based websites as much as possible and have the supplies delivered to the work site, rather than shipping from the US. There are a few things that I'm having a hard time finding... particularly certain kinds of tape. [more inside]
I'm very angry about what's happening in the UK right now, including-but-not-limited-to: the unnecessarily savage and unequal budget cuts, the privatisation of our education, health and police systems, the scapegoating of vulnerable groups and the dishonesty and cynicism of the Conservative and Liberal Democrat politicians involved. Other than protesting, what active, concrete action can I take to fight or correct these wrongs? [more inside]
How do I buy an iPhone app for a friend in another country? also Travel & Veggie growing apps you can recommend would be very welcome. [more inside]
UK tenant adivce-filter: Stuck with a "dangerous" boiler that perhaps isn't, between estate agents, mistrusting landlord and two different gas/heating companies. How do we keep ourselves safe (and warm)? [more inside]
I need to find out the results, if any, of a pair of cases filed in the UK High Court of Justice, Queens Division, in 2004. I have the names of the claimants and the case numbers, but don't have access to (or can't find) the legal databases that might give me the info. Anyone in the UK legal world have any hints? I can provide details if you message me. Thanks.
iPhone traffic app, with push traffic alerts? [more inside]
I am uk citizen, my partner is Japanese and here in the uk on a working holiday visa which expires mid March. She is pregnant and will give birth in September, ideally in japan, and at the end of 2012 or the start of 2013 we’d like to return to the uk. [more inside]
Are there any legitimate reasons why a person in India might be asked to provide a copy of their British aunt's id?
Are there any legitimate reasons why a person in India might be asked to provide a copy of their British aunt's id? [more inside]
What are the best resources for someone looking to buy a small business in the UK? [more inside]
So this (US union staffer returning to London and looking for a job) was me. Since then I've found a job opening that's absolutely perfect... but I need to fill out a UK style application form, and having spent my whole career in the US, I need some advice. [more inside]
[UK filter] Tumble dryer purchasing advice sought! [more inside]
Help me plan my mom's first trip to the UK/Ireland. [more inside]
Looking for an American-style (doesn't have to be actually American!) private family doctor in London. Any suggestions for where/how to look? [more inside]
Two-fold UK banking question: Will HSBC charge me to close my account? What UK bank(s) would you recommend to a postgraduate student? [more inside]
how to find trustworthy and high quality tradesmen in England? In Particular in or close to Cambridgeshire UK. I've seen a few sites that purport to offer crowdsource reviews of tradesmen but they have a small number of tradesman and few if any reviews which means I can't place too much weight on them. Something like tripadvisor would be awesome as from experience I know that there are so many untrustworthy people doing these jobs.
After months of rambling on the wonders of waffles to my UK housemates, I was gifted the best present ever...a waffle maker! I am desperate to make this thing work. Need electrical advice. [more inside]
What would be the future of the British state without Scotland? [more inside]
J-1 visa advice! Help me get from the UK to the US for an internship without spending ALL my funding before I reach American soil… [more inside]
How seriously do UK county courts take false statements made in writing by defendants? [more inside]
I am looking to buy a decent flat cap. Something well-made, with traditional quality and material but not necessarily traditional in style. [more inside]
3 Days in London, England in April 2012. My wife has never been before. What should we not miss?
How do I sell this car? Special s--tflake details, I can't drive it, it doesn't run, it is a green 1997 mg, and it was written off on insurance due to a bonnet dent which was never fixed. Oh also nasty ex b.s. [more inside]
I bought some clothes online from a store based in the UK, shipped to the US. Is this surprise customs/duty/shipping charge normal? [more inside]
Help me understand taxes as a freelance consultant in the UK. [more inside]
Can anyone explain this part of David Cameron's demands in the recent European negotiations? [more inside]
Affordable, multi-currency small business/accounting software for dummies? [more inside]
Who is Buzzy Bus? [more inside]
I am in the UK. I am currently employed, but have accepted a new job with a start date early Jan. I am wondering how to gracefully(?) resign in a way that won't screw my finances? [more inside]
Where can one buy fun paper cocktail napkins in the UK? (I live in the US, and want to buy as a gag gift for someone in London) [more inside]
Can anybody recommend a financial advisor based in the UK? [more inside]
Watched the UK film "Fish Tank" the other night and I'm looking for similar movies. Movies dealing w/ or featuring prominently the lives of those in social housing. Suggestions? Thank you in advance.
Where can I get a decent breakdown of Government spending and taxation in the UK? In particular, where can I find reliable information about the cost of public workers / pensions. [more inside]