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.
5 Brexit fights still brewing 28/04/2021
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.
Gibraltar to join EU’s border-free travel area under last-minute Brexit deal after talks between UK and Spain 31/12/2020
The agreement was struck ‘in principle’ with hours to spare.
Britons visiting Gibraltar told to present passports while Spaniards won't in latest Brexit blow 23/12/2020
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.
Treaty which led to the creation of Europe's Schengen Area, in which internal border checks have largely been abolished.
Leaked German government report shows Britain has been requesting special access. / Britain wants to ‘approximate the position of a member state as closely as possible’ when it comes to working with Europol, the EU’s law enforcement agency, the leaked report states.
UK to decide on Gibraltar-EU travel deal 20/01/2020
The UK government says Gibraltar cannot independently negotiate a passport-free travel deal with the EU after Brexit.
Chief minister Fabian Picardo says it does not ‘make sense’ for the territory to be cut off. / Gibraltar is considering joining the EU’s Schengen open borders area to limit disruption caused by Brexit, its chief minister has said.
A large number of our readers have asked us to factcheck a list of claims about the Lisbon Treaty, or “what will actually happen if we stay in the EU”, which has gone viral on social media.
French President Emmanuel Macron has outlined his vision for Europe's future, urging reform of its passport-free Schengen area and setting up a new agency to protect against fake news.
No-Deal Brexit Papers: 10 Stark Warnings Amid Fears Over Food Shortages And Price Increases 26/02/2019
One-third of the most critical preparation projects are not on track for completion by March 29.
Lord Brian Paddick (former DAC, London Metropolitan Police) speaks to the crowd gathered in Newcastle on 25/03/2018. He speaks on issues of security and policing surrounding Brexit.
For a quarter of a century, water, land and ethnic conflicts have poisoned ties between the five ’stans. Now, even as the U.K. pulls away from the European Union, and other countries in the bloc mull their future in it, Central Asian nations are opening up to one another, taking steps to establish what in a few years could amount to their version of a Schengen zone.
Julia Hartley-Brewer tries to make point about border crossing after Brexit while skiing in Europe, and it backfires badly 24/02/2019
Another day, another Brexit blunder. This time all eyes are on Julia Hartley-Brewer who took the time out of her skiing holiday in Switzerland yesterday to tweet about free movement – and it backfired badly.
Ardent Brexiteer Quentin Letts has a habit of making statements that rile people up, and this time his point about the Swiss border backfired badly.