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    European citizens who are self-employed in another European Union state and become unemployed can continue to have the right to live in the country, a court has ruled. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled in favour of a plaster from Romania who had been working in Ireland. He...
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    A British think tank is urging the government to reject the European Union's demand to automatically allow European to have the chance to gain permanent settlement in the UK during a transition period. According to think tank Migration Watch UK, the number of EU nationals arriving in the course...
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    One of the main reasons that people in Britain voted to leave the European Union was to have more control over immigration and official figures show that Brexit already seems to have had an impact. Fewer people are moving to the UK with the data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)...
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    While there has been much attention on how Brexit is going to affect people from the European Union moving to work in the UK, there are signs that France is also ready to crack down on workers. Recently elected French President Emmanuel Macron has indicated that he might support an EU deal to...
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    People in parts of Europe are becoming more pessimistic with research highlighting a growing trend in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Poland and Sweden of widespread gloom and anxiety. The pan-European study found low levels of trust in both European Union and national political institutions...
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    British expats who are concerned about their pension investments when the UK leaves the European Union need to be aware of new changes announced by the Government, particularly if they are planning to move back. UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed that Qualifying Recognised Overseas...
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    Brexit has created a time of uncertainty for expats across Europe and it would seem that most want to stay where they are and are willing to change their status to do so. In the UK there are millions of citizens from other European Union countries who have been working and living in the country...
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    An immigration taskforce in the UK is set to draw up a set of proposals that would reduce the number of people moving to the country to less than 100,000, with individuals likely to be required to find work before being able to get a visa. It would mean that citizens from European Union...
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    Hundreds of thousands of British expats in the European Union are now wondering about their future after the UK voted to leave the political and economic community. Many had been angry that they were not allowed to vote in a referendum that will now prove to be historic as voting rules in the...
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    There are more freelance workers in the European Union than ever before with new research showing their numbers have increased by 24% from 7.7 million to 9.6 million between 2008 and 2015. The figures by IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, will be of...
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    Leaving the European Union could make the UK a less attractive place for international students to study and could also lead to a brain drain with top graduates seeking work overseas, research suggests. First, a report from the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) points out that...
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    A debate has opened up again in the UK over whether the country should adopt an Australian style immigration system based on points. It is an issue where, in the run up to the referendum on 23 June on the future of the UK in the European Union, many people are divided. Immigration is currently...
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    If the UK decides to leave the European Union there would be s significant reduction in immigration, according to a new research report. The analysis published by the National Institute of Economic Research (NIESR) shows that this reduction would lead, in the long run, to lower GDP per capita...
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    The rights of hundreds of thousands of British expats living in Europe would be thrown into doubt if the country votes to leave the European Union in the June referendum, according to a House of Lords Committee. A number of key issues affecting expats, including access to health care, social...
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    Lawyers acting for British citizens fighting a legal battle for the right to vote in the European Union referendum in June are to appeal to the UK's Supreme Court after their arguments were rejected by two High Court judges. The case was taken to the High Court hearing on behalf of 94 year old...
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    Two thirds of British expats in Europe are worried about the UK leaving the European Union, believing that such a move would have an impact on their lives. Some 68% said they were worried about a Brexit, 24% were not concerned and 8% did not know, according to the poll of expats in Spain...
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    The UK's High Court is expected to hear arguments in the legal challenge against the UK Government over its decision to exclude British expats from the referendum on the country's position in the European Union this week. Lawyers will argue that up to two million British expats people living in...
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    The percentage of Europeans seeking work in the UK significantly outstrips the percentage of Britons looking for jobs in mainland Europe, according to new research. The study of tens of millions of searches by European Union job seekers by global employment site Indeed found that among those...
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    A challenge has been launched by a British expat in the High Court in London claiming that preventing Brits who have lived abroad for more than 15 years from voting in the forthcoming referendum on membership of the European Union is illegal. British people living abroad for less than 15 years...
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    The head of an organisation that represents the interests of Franco-British business has called for British expats to be given a vote in the referendum on the future of the UK in the European Union. According to Bob Lewis, president of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a...
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