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British expats hit by crackdown on Brexit ‘golden visas’ as property prices soar in Portugal 28/02/2023
A British travel writer hit by rising property prices in Portugal says the government’s recent crackdown is targeting the wrong people.
Brexit has left Europe’s Brits isolated 21/01/2023
Underrepresented and alienated, the reality of Britons in Europe post-Brexit is far from appealing.
The number of people who have decided to give up their UK citizenship has increased since the country decided to leave the EU, data obtained by the Independent has shown.
The numbers are currently six times what they were a decade ago - with Brexit making life for Brits abroad increasingly complicated.
There was a 30 per cent rise in people handing over their British passports in 2021.
It is easier and cheaper to recruit from Australia and New Zealand, says business owner in the Alps.
Will Hill, 37, is heartbroken to be leaving behind his cybersecurity career and his fiancee, Ida Bøgelund Larsen in Denmark due to post-Brexit rules
Spain and UK struggle to reach post-Brexit agreement on driving licences, causing stress and family rows 19/11/2022
Thousands of British expats are unable to obtain driving licences – and some say the isolation and difficulty of not being able to drive has harmed their health.
British resident to be deported due to Brexit, but can a new government intervene before December 6 deadline? 18/11/2022
Philip Russell, a British national, was four days late with his residency application early this year. It would appear he has paid the ultimate price for his country’s decision to leave the EU.
Phillip Russell says he filed his paperwork just four days late, yet has failed in his appeal.
NI man faces anxious wait over call on Swedish permanent residency status.
France opted not to ask under-18s in families living in France since before Brexit to hold residency cards, but this is causing issues at the border and for education and work, a support group says.
Hundreds of UK nationals who moved to Portugal before the end of the Brexit deadline are being caught out by delays in the processing of their residency applications.
Algarve ‘Brexit balls-up’ 26/10/2022
Brits in several municipalities discover biometric data for new residency cards ‘can only be processed in Lisbon’.
A study has suggested that the complicated process of securing a visa to live in Spain was putting Britons off.
Brexit sparked greater attachment to the European Union in UK and EU citizens living abroad, survey suggests 18/10/2022
Prior to the 2016 referendum on leaving, polling consistently showed that people in Britain had previously given little thought to the European Union. But a survey of British people living in Europe and UK-resident EU citizens conducted by our team at the universities of Birmingham and Lancaster suggests Brexit has triggered a profound shift.
Brits across EU slide into Brexit banking limbo as Barclays, Lloyd’s and Halifax shut their accounts 12/08/2022
Thousands of Brits residing in the EU have been informed by UK banks that their EU-based bank accounts will soon be shut.
Britons living in Portugal are complaining of being deprived of access to basic rights such as healthcare, employment and social security because they have not been issued with post-Brexit residency cards.
The Britons abroad forced to go back to school to ‘master’ French as part of post-Brexit requirements 30/07/2022
British expats are known for sticking together when they move abroad, but new rules have provided a challenge – and an opportunity to integrate.
Four ways Brexit and the loss of free movement have made life harder for mixed British-European families 29/07/2022
Brexit and the end of free movement between the UK and the EU has had notable consequences for family life, particularly for mixed British-European families whether they are living in the UK or Europe.
Mixed Nationalities Families in UK & EU Face Difficulties in Mobility Even After 2 Years of Brexit 27/07/2022
Families with one partner from the United Kingdom and another one from the European countries have revealed they haven’t yet adjusted to new changes coming as a result of Brexit, which marked the UK officially leaving the EU back in 2020.
Rebordering Britain and Britons after Brexit is an innovative research project exploring the long-term impacts of Brexit on migration between the EU and UK to uncover what this reveals about Britain’s migration story and future.
British citizens in the EU after Brexit reports on the responses of 1328 British citizens who currently live in an EU/EEA member state to the survey ‘Migration and Citizenship after Brexit’.
Brexit Consequences: Britons Residing in EU Unable to Vote & Stand as Candidate in Municipal Elections 16/06/2022
The Court of Justice of the European Union has listed the inability of British nationals to vote or stand as a candidate in municipal elections in the EU state they are residing as one of the many Brexit consequences.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has confirmed that UK citizens no longer possess EU citizenship after it was asked to rule on the topic by a British woman living in France.