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Parents wrongly told ‘your child will need six months left on their passport’. / Ninety-three weeks after the Brexit transition phase ended and the UK fully left the European Union, the government still is putting out false information on passport validity for the EU and the wider Schengen Area.
Over the last weekend, the Port of Dover has handled almost 142,000 travellers, many of whom have been forced to wait for hours to cross the borders into France.
A French regional leader has blamed Brexit for delays at Dover and Folkestone and suggested the UK should join the Schengen zone.
One of the most Blindingly Obvious Things in the history of Blindingly Obvious Things is that one consequence of the UK leaving the EU is that travel to and stay in the EU by British citizens is now different – the obvious corollary of travel to and stay in the UK by EU citizens being different, as the Leave campaign specifically demanded.
The Spanish authorities announced last week that the country would no longer apply COVID-19 entry rules for travellers from the European Union/Schengen Area but did not make any exemptions for those travelling from the United Kingdom.
The development of Brexit from a fringe movement into a dominant political project coincided chronologically not only with a long period of patient and sustained campaigning and lobbying, and with a lucky sequence of favourable shifts of circumstance and forces, but also with the internal development of one key external force, the politics and ideology of the Putin regime.
The "only detectable impact" of Brexit on British businesses so far is "increased costs, paperwork and border delays", says the chair of a prominent parliamentary committee.
Brits will have to start paying €7 per person and pre-register their details in order to enter the European Union from next year.
British travellers heading to Schengen EU countries will have to start paying a €7 visa fee by the end of 2022, the European Commission has confirmed.
A new system for monitoring non-EU travellers entering the bloc’s Schengen Area is scheduled to be implemented in April next year and may lead to delays of 17 miles, an industry insider warned today.
Those missing exit stamp could be denied entry on their next trip.
The changes will affect non-EU citizens that do not need a visa to travel to the bloc.
British travellers face challenges this year not only from the Covid crisis, but also the effects of Brexit. Here’s the lowdown.
As the EU finally ratifies the Brexit trade deal, attention shifts to some major loose ends.
‘We expect non-residents to take steps to return to the UK as soon as they can,’ says British ambassador to Spain
The Spanish workers of La Línea de la Concepción are at the ready to celebrate the removal of the Gibraltar border controls. And they have reason to.
The agreement was struck ‘in principle’ with hours to spare.
British overseas territory set to face disruption despite voting 95 per cent for Remain.
European commission insists letting UK nationals use e-gates would breach EU law
Proposal is backed by the Rock but is controversial for the UK.
Brexiters are often accused of living in the past. That is manifest in the now recurring Brexiter response to concerns about Brexit: ‘but we did perfectly well before’.
For some weeks the British government has been planning a “shock and awe” campaign to warn British businesses that they have less than six months to prepare for Brexit; but the EU has beaten them to it.