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  1. Articles: Europe
    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...
  2. Articles: Europe
    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...
  3. Articles: Europe
    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...
  4. Articles: Europe
    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...
  5. Articles: Europe
    Treaties would need to be put in place to recreate the current situation when it comes to tax, pensions, study and properties if the UK votes to leave the European Union in the upcoming referendum in June. There have been a variety of claims about what this would mean for British expats in...
  6. Articles: Europe
    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...
  7. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Expats from New Zealand who are eligible to vote are being urged to take part in the referendum on the future of the nation's flag, but they only have days left to do so. The vote, which runs until 24 March allows New Zealanders to choose between the existing flag with its Union Jack and a new...
  8. Articles: Europe
    British expats around the world are being reminded that if they have been away for less than 15 years they are eligible to vote in the UK's European Union referendum which could be held as soon as this summer. Expats, especially those living in Europe, but also those further afield in Australia...
  9. Articles: Europe
    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...
  10. Expat Media & Research Requests
    I'm a British journalist based in Paris and I'm looking for people as anxious and indeed angry as I am about the way our voice isn't being heard in the debate leading up to the referendum. We may well lose all our rights to be here if the UK votes no - which isn't at all unthinkable, and no one...
  11. Articles: Europe
    British expats who have lived abroad for 15 years or more look set to get a vote in UK elections and it is estimated this could see an extra million people able to take part. Currently, British expats lose the right to vote after 15 years, but various groups have campaigned for decades for this...
  12. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi guys. Weird question. Our plan is to move to Edinburgh this October, so naturally we will be applying for a UK visa. However, the referendum for Scotland's independence is taking place on September 18th. If Scotland does indeed gain their independence, will this effect our visa? My...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am entering the UK this May (2013) on my third Ancestry visa to live back in London. I am intending on staying the whole 5 years this time so I can then stay permanently. My grand father was Scottish so I enter via ancestry through him. If Scotland becomes a independent country from the...
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