How far would you go to protect your freedom of movement and EU citizenship rights? Many British citizens have taken the difficult decision to become citizens of an EU country. Here are personal stories how and why they remained European.
Darren Millar, who represents Clwyd West, came under fire from Plaid Cymru Deputy Leader Rhun ap Iorwerth for keeping his EU citizenship, while voting to take it away from others.
Darren Millar, the MS for Clwyd West, has retained his EU citizenship, despite voting to take it away from others.
Why Brexit still feels like a personal loss 11/07/2021
It might have had five years to sink in, but for those with deep roots on the continent, the pain of Brexit still feels raw – particularly at this time of year.
Thousands who fled their war-torn country stand to lose their right to work, rent a home and access NHS.
We defend EU citizenship rights to live, work and study: for UK nationals in Spain and Spanish nationals in the UK. / Defendemos los derechos de ciudadanía europea (para vivir, trabajar, estudiar etc.) de los británicos en España y los españoles en el Reino Unido.
A message to the Brits forced to return home from Spain: this is the Brexit you voted for 03/04/2021
It’s tragic how little the British public was informed about the benefits of free movement, or of the variety of things they would stand to lose upon Britain’s departure from the EU.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Irishman – son of late John le Carré reveals author took Irish citizenship following Brexit saga 01/04/2021
JOHN LE CARRÉ, the novelist, appeared to be the quintessential Englishman - but his son Nicholas has revealed his father died an Irishman, both legally and emotionally.
Author John le Carré ‘died an Irish citizen’ after securing citizenship due to Brexit ‘catastrophe’ 03/04/2021
John le Carré, the novelist behind spy thrillers such as Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Night Manager, claimed Irish citizenship just before he died, his son has revealed.
The number of Britons getting their hands on citizenship from an EU country nearly doubled in 2019, latest data reveals.
When the Brexit transition period expired on 31 December 2020, British citizens lost their EU citizenship status. As a result, we became third-country nationals, with visits to Europe now limited to stays of 90 days in any 180-day period. That’s not just in one EU country, but all of them combined.
New rules come into force today that mean all Irish and British citizens born in Northern Ireland will be treated as EU citizens for immigration purposes.
British people in France have raised concern about their job prospects after Brexit after several jobs ads were spotted specifying that UK passport holders would not be considered.
A group of lawyers and interested citizens have now come together to bring a case to the Court of Justice of the European Union to confirm that EU Citizenship is a Permanent Status.
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The news comes as over 140,000 people register their desire to retain EU citizenship on a specially designed website.
Over 16,000 UK citizens became EU nationals in 2018, more than doubling since Brexit referendum 31/03/2020
A British councillor who was among hundreds disappointed at being unable to stand for re-election due to Brexit has had some good news.
A total of 6,250 people from the UK became German nationals in 2018, a rise of 950 per cent on pre-referendum numbers.
According to Article 20 of the Treaty of Lisbon, EU citizenship is additional and separate to national citizenship. Presently, there are no provisions for removing this citizenship and its associated rights from individuals, regardless of whether their nation leaves the EU.
The number of applications spiked as the missed Brexit deadlines in March and October were approaching.
Cyprus government documents seen by Reuters show that Conservative Party donors have sought citizenship of the island, an EU member state, since Britain voted to leave the bloc in 2016.
The Brits who won't Brexit 19/12/2019
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a thumping election victory last week on a campaign to “get Brexit done,” but not before some wealthy donors to his Conservative Party quietly took steps to stay inside the European Union.
Cultural and business leaders join campaign to keep rights to live and work in Europe.