The British seasonnaire – a fixture of the European holiday scene from the mountains to the seas – is under threat. And it’s more than just a tragedy for perky young Brits looking to combine a lengthy holiday with a bit of paid work. It’s battering British firms which used to rely on UK staff to provide a home away from home for their guests.
Travel writer Heidi Fuller-Love tried to prepare for Brexit, but ended up trapped on a Greek island.
What is the European Convention on Human Rights? Is UK still subject to ECHR post-Brexit? Tory row explained 10/08/2023
The European Court of Human Rights is still relevant to the UK, despite the country leaving the EU. / Certain Conservative MPs ... have called for the UK to leave the human rights convention, which would make Britain one of the few European nations, alongside Russia and Belarus, outside of ECHR.
Brexit cost UK importers £500m in August 25/10/2022
Imports from the EU fell by £500m in August, highlighting the “teething troubles” of the “post-Brexit universe”. / UK imports from the EU fell by £500m in August to reach £26bn, representing a 2% decline in value according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Exports to the EU also dropped in August, by £300m.
Now that the United Kingdom has officially been out of the European Union for well over two years, many people, particularly the younger generation, have been seriously considering their position on this tiny sceptred isle, and have started to look further afield as the once abundant amount of opportunities dries up in front of our very eyes.
An estate agency has announced what it calls a ‘Global Citizenship Division’ to take advantage of a surge in interest for homes that come with permanent residence.
Greg Hands was asked why Michael Gove made the promise if it is now considered a bad move.
One in three UK business owners fear their company won’t exist anymore in a year as Brexit onslaught intensifies 17/01/2022
Nearly one in three fear their company will close before the end of this year, primarily as the long-term effects of Brexit start to bite, according to alarming data shared with City A.M. this morning.
UK exports to EU could drop by another 8 per cent as Finland, Luxembourg, Portugal and Greece benefit from Brexit 17/01/2022
Brexit could reduce the UK’s exports to the EU by -7.73 per cent by 2025, according to new analysis shared with City A.M. this morning.
Dan Hannan’s problem with the truth 29/11/2016
Dan Hannan has a problem with the truth. The arch-Brexiter – who is back in the news with his book, What Next: How to get the best from Brexit – keeps getting his facts wrong on his pet topic. Here are nine errors and disingenuous remarks the Tory MEP has made in recent months.
A British couple's retirement plans have fallen apart leaving them without a home of their own to live in thanks to post-Brexit visa rules.
Torture survivors and lone children stuck in Greece and Italy after Home Office ‘deliberately’ ends cooperation on family reunions. / “Before Brexit, there was a clear process for children to join their families in the UK, but since then the government has failed to communicate effectively with European authorities,” said Bethany Gardiner-Smith.
France, Germany and Poland say they will refuse to allow extradition of their nationals.
Ten EU member states have said they will no longer extradite their nationals to the UK following Brexit, the Home Office has said.
France, Germany and Poland among countries who will not send their own nationals to Britain
ITV News Europe Editor James Mates visited Greece, where traders and businesses tell him that cost and paperwork is making them turn to other countries to do business.
Since 1 January 2021 people seeking asylum in Europe, be they adults or children, have been far less likely to reunite with their family in the UK.
Britain faces having to return the Elgin Marbles as part of a free trade deal with the European Union after Greece demanded a clause is inserted in the agreement.
Greece has denied the clause refers to the Elgin Marbles and says it is intended to fight the illicit trade in antiquities.