Proposal is backed by the Rock but is controversial for the UK.
Experts express concern over the loss of Britons’ free movement rights after Brexit.
Charities in several countries in Europe have been handed government funding to help vulnerable residents apply for post-Brexit residency.
Lack of information has left thousands of expats confused about status, study shows.
The Spanish MEP Esteban Gonzalez Pons has told the European Parliament that Spain will defend its own priorities post-Brexit including the ‘decolonisation of Gibraltar’. This comes as the European Parliament today voted to support Spain's right to veto any agreement between the EU and the UK over Gibraltar.
Territory’s economy at risk unless UK reaches agreement with Madrid over ownership.
‘Better off without us’: Britons in Spain bid sad adios to EU with poems, parties and pints 30/01/2020
Spain hosts the largest contingent of Britons on the continent, and their rights are protected by royal decree, but many fear what comes if the UK doesn’t uphold its side of the deal.
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.
This small sector has been promised benefits that will not materialise.
I'm trapped in Spain because of Brexit and it hasn't even happened yet. Whatever comes next will be even worse 25/10/2019
I’ve never considered myself trapped anywhere in almost 20 years of living in eight different countries. But Brexit has changed everything.
What the leaders of EU countries think about Boris Johnson's proposals for the Irish Border 07/10/2019
None of the EU27 have expressed support, but not all have actually shared their opinions on the new proposals.
Spain will remove rights for British residents post-Brexit if the UK does not reciprocate 23/09/2019
The Spanish government has already passed a royal decree that covers nearly all areas of daily life for the more than 300,000 Britons officially registered in the country, but wants to see London respond in kind.
The UK government has stepped up its planning for leaving the EU without a deal, covering areas such as transport, healthcare, energy, food and water. But what is the EU doing to prepare for this scenario?
British pensioners in France and Spain face more struggle as pound slides to two-year low 31/07/2019
As the British pound continues its fall against the Euro many headlines have focused on holidaymakers getting less spending money - but for people in France and Spain with an income from the UK, the situation is a lot more serious.
Cross-border data show 30% fall in capital entering UK since referendum. / Brexit uncertainty in the UK has boosted foreign investment into the EU’s other 27 countries in the three years since the referendum, according to a Financial Times analysis.
Revealed: the Trump-linked ‘Super PAC’ working behind the scenes to drive Europe’s voters to the far right 25/04/2019
A controversial Madrid-based campaign group, supported by American and Russian ultra-conservatives, is working across Europe to drive voters towards far-right parties in next month’s European Parliament elections and in Spain’s national elections this Sunday, openDemocracy can reveal today.
Chance of May getting 30 June extension appear slim after notes of EU meeting emerge.
The Operational Headquarters (OHQ) for EU NAVFOR is in the final stages of its move from Northwood, UK to Rota, Spain and to Brest, France. The handover will take place on the 29th March 2019.
Spain is poised to approve a new law containing contingency plans in the event that Britain crashes out of the European Union on March 29th without ratifying the Withdrawal Agreement.
British tourists may have to pay to visit European countries after Brexit because of Spanish demands over the status of Gibraltar.
EU description of Gibraltar as British 'colony' is result of May 'trying to reopen Brexit deal' 01/02/2019
Downing Street admits prime minister had warned Spain would exploit any bid to renegotiate withdrawal agreement.
Around 40% of the returning expats would be pensioners, placing fresh strains on the NHS and already-stretched social care services.