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British expats in Spain one step closer to securing EU citizenship post-Brexit after landmark ruling in Netherlands

BRITISH expats will be able to fight for their EU citizenship at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) after winning a landmark legal ruling.  It...

Spain’s first female judge at the European Court of Human Rights is against gay marriage and thinks being gay...

SPAIN'S first female judge to be appointed to the European Court of Human Rights has failed to retract previous 'homophobic' comments.  Maria Elosegui Itxaso, 60,...

Brits wanting to live in Spain could have until Dec 2020, pre-Brexit

This would be mean a nineteen-month extension from the current March 2019 deadline after the EU said a little more time will help ease Britain's exit from the bloc. 

Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador for ‘continuous aggression’ against the socialist state

Jesus Silva, had been ambassador to Caracas since March 2017 before the Venezuelan government declared him ‘persona non grata’.

UK seeks closer military ties with Spain post-Brexit

THE UK wants to secure military ties with Spain post-Brexit.  As part of a charm offensive on the continent, British officials in Spain have vowed...

Ryanair glitch leaves Brit confused over ‘payment fee’ after card surcharges made illegal

A BRIT was left puzzled after she booked Ryanair tickets online and charged a payment fee despite card surcharges now being illegal. Lucy Drake, 35,...

Spanish NHS nurse leaving UK and returning to Spain following abuse after Brexit vote

A Spanish NHS nurse is uprooting her whole family and moving to Spain following abuse they have received in the wake of the Brexit...

Remainers in Spain respond to Nigel Farage’s call for second referendum on Brexit

A GROUP campaigning for the UK to remain in the EU has responded to Nigel Farage's suggestion of holding a second referendum. Bremain in Spain,...

Spain joins EU list of countries wanting to give Britain’s Brexit a go

Now Spain join the Dutch, and the leaders of Italy, Poland, Hungary and Ireland to not let the EU punish the UK during trade discussions.

Odds slashed on second Brexit referendum

IN ANOTHER twist to the Brexit saga, Nigel Farage is now calling for a second referendum. The former UKIP leader announced on Thursday that he...

Manchego cheese row between Spain and Mexico blocking huge EU trade deal

AN argument over the origins of Manchego cheese is hindering the completion of a trade deal between the EU and Mexico.  It comes as the...

Remainers in Spain fearful of ‘being thrown under Brexit bus’

A GROUP campaigning for the UK to remain in the EU issue a scathing rebuttal of the government’s sluggish Brexit negotiations. Bremain in Spain,...

CONFIRMED: British passport will return to blue after Brexit

THE BRITISH passport will no longer include the EU insignia and will change from burgundy to blue following Brexit. Redesigning and producing the document will...

European Commission slam Spain for not doing enough for electric car renewal

In a new report criticising Spain’s efforts to go green, the Commission says not enough resources are being allocated for long-term plans to encourage car manufacturers to meet goals set by the EU.

Half of Ryanair pilots in Ireland to go on strike five days before Christmas, Germans say strikes can be...

MORE than half of pilots in Ireland will go on a one-day strike on Wednesday December 20, their union has confirmed today. A majority of...

Brexit ‘breakthrough’ means phase two trade talks can now begin

The deal means there will be no 'hard border' in Northern Ireland and EU citizens in the UK, and UK citizens in the EU, will see their rights protected and a financial settlement to cover existing debts has been agreed, thought to be in the ballpark of £50 billion, though no official figure has been released. 

‘SHAME ON YOU’: Over 45,000 pro-Catalan independence protesters march outside EU institutions in Brussels

AT least 45,000 pro-Catalan independence protesters have taken to the streets of Brussels to support the controversial cause. The march is a show of...

BROKEN BRITAIN: London, Scotland and Wales demand single market access after Theresa May’s rumoured Northern Ireland concession

LONDON, Scotland and Wales have all demanded the same Brexit deal purportedly being offered to Northern Ireland.  As Theresa May meets with chief EU negotiators...

Doner kebabs facing ban in Spain as EU politicians link the British favourite to heart disease

The doner kebab is under threat in Spain and across the EU. It comes after EU politicians have begun moving to ban phosphates, deemed necessary...

Brexit blamed for first drop in EU applicants to British universities in five years

BREXIT has been blamed for a drop in Europeans applying for British university places. The number of students coming to the UK from the EU...

BREAKING: UK to tell EU it wants to stay in aviation safety body to keep planes flying post-Brexit

THE UK will tell the EU it wants to stay in a key aviation safety body, under the indirect jurisdiction of the European Court...

OXFAM TO EU: Include Gibraltar in European blacklist of tax havens

Oxfam urges the EU to include Gibraltar in its list of tax havens ahead of its list to be published next Tuesday.

UK Brexit divorce bill ‘honours its share of unpaid bills worth €50 billion’

There has been no final agreement on a final figure and senior officials think its share of unpaid bills, loans, pensions and other EU liabilities could total between €55bn to €60bn. 

Spain to prepare exclusive aviation deal with UK to ensure British tourists keep arriving post-Brexit

SPAIN has said it will have a backup aviation deal with the UK in case of widespread disruption to air travel post-Brexit. Deputy Minister for...

CRITICAL: Spain’s income inequality one of the worst in EU as 40% of young still unemployed

SPAIN'S income inequality is one of the worst in the EU.  A new report by the European Commission found that while the economy is improving,...

What you need to know about changes to Spain’s MOT tests

SPAIN'S MOT tests - or ITV - are changing next year. From May 20, ITV inspectors will have to hold a 'Superior Automotive Technician' qualification...
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