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Gibraltar treaty talks could begin within days to determine post-Brexit relations after threat of no-deal scenario

AFTER a rocky start, negotiations over future relations between Gibraltar and the EU-bloc are set to begin within weeks. The negotiating mandate was approved by...

BREXIT: 150,000 Brits in Spain have applied for TIE residency card. And here’s why you should too

THE British Embassy in Madrid has revealed that 150,000 Britons living in Spain have been issued with TIE cards since it was introduced in...

EXCLUSIVE: “Time to get out of Dodge” – meet the Brexit refugees making a new life in Spain (part...

Continuing on from our recent feature on Brits that have left their homes in the UK to start new lives in sunnier climes here...

INTERVIEW: UK’s Europe Minister flies into Madrid for talks with Spain over issues affecting British expats post-Brexit

In an interview at the British Embassy in Madrid, Europe Minister Wendy Morton told the Olive Press that “citizens’ rights remain really really important” to the British government.

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Brexit refugees who fled Britain for a new life in Spain

BRITISH expats living in Spain watching events unfold in the UK in recent days may be forgiven for feeling a certain Schadenfreude as critics...

BREXIT SURVEY: What are the issues that most affect Brits in Spain? 

THE British Embassy in Madrid wants to understand more about the key issues affecting Brits living in Spain since the UK’s withdrawal from the...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

BACK TO SCHOOL: Brits in Spain urged to remember that children also need to register as residents

AS we move into September, families have been making sure that their children are prepared for the school year ahead.  But one important issue is...

Over a third of a BILLION euros lost in business between UK and Spain during Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit trade...

SINCE the first of 2019, the value of Spanish exports to the UK has dropped £200 million, according to the UK Food & Drink...

Post-Brexit UK government forces British drivers in Spain to make changes to show “unity as a nation”

BEFORE Brexit, British number plates would feature the circle of EU stars with the letters ‘GB’ underneath it, simplifying and standardising travel abroad with...

Number of Brits buying property in Spain drops to historic low

THE number of Brits buying property in Spain has dropped to an historic low thanks to Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic. But Brits do still...

Brexit: British students heading to universities in Spain face visa delays

Brexit is derailing plans made by British students to spend their year abroad at universities in Spain, it has emerged. Just weeks before thousands of...

Taxing matters: How tax residency works for UK nationals in Spain

WITH Brexit still fresh in everyone's minds, and a number of changes surrounding visas and the end of freedom of movement between the UK...

ANALYSIS: Brexit has serious consequences for vulnerable Brits in Spain with untold numbers falling through the gaps

Sue Wilson of Bremain in Spain analyses the first report from the House of Lords European Affairs Committee which explores the issues surrounding the...

Brexit agreement over Gibraltar derailed as EU told to ‘think again’ over rules at border with Spain

THE British government has rejected the latest plan from the EU in post-Brexit treaty negotiations over the future of Gibraltar insisting that the bloc...

Brexit ‘bridging measures’ extended between Spain and Gibraltar

SPANISH bridging measures between Spain and Gibraltar have been extended until October 2021, in a bid to 'address the number of issues arising from...

OFFICIAL: Roaming charges for holiday-makers to shoot up this summer due to Brexit deal

BORIS JOHNSON’S rushed Brexit deal announced on Christmas Eve, now means many thousands of travellers will have higher phone bills when travelling in the...

BREXIT: Spain extends validity of UK driving licences until October 31

SPAIN has extended the deadline requiring British drivers living in Spain to have a Spanish licence from June 30 to October 31. The last minute...

Living in Spain but still have a UK based financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Chorus Financial are receiving an increasing number of enquiries from those of you living in Spain...

Mobile fingerprint unit for TIE applicants with mobility issues starts in Spain’s Costa Blanca

RESIDENCIA APPLICANTS with severe mobility issues can now apply to have their fingerprints taken at home, thanks to a Policia Nacional initiative. Alicante authorities are...

CONGRATS! Queen honours campaigners who fought Brexit and provide support to Brits in Spain

FOUR Britons behind leading citizens’ rights campaigns in Spain have been awarded MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year. The British Embassy in...

ITV EXPLAINER: What you need to know about changes to Spain’s vehicle safety checks from June 1

A SERIES of changes have been introduced to the Spanish version of the MOT – the ITV. As of today (Tuesday June 1), drivers passing...

BREXIT: British driving licence exchange scheme extended until end of 2021

IN news that will come as a huge relief to all those British drivers resident in Spain who are in the process of exchanging...

15-year rule scrapped: Long-term Brits in Spain gain right to ‘votes for life’ in UK elections

British citizens who have moved abroad will be given 'votes for life' as the UK Government scraps the arbitrary 15-year limit on the voting...

How the fight for the rights of British citizens in Spain continues after Brexit

From concerns about healthcare and residency to problems regarding work and keeping families together, a new European Affairs Committee this week heard from Bremain in Spain's Sue Wilson, about the biggest troubles faced by British residents in Spain after Brexit.

Expat in Spain or immigrant: Is there a difference?

The term ‘expat’ is loaded. It’s time we moved on, argues Carrie Frais.

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