Category: EEA

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Italy Dropped All COVID Entry Rules

Italy Dropped All COVID Entry Rules Italy abolished all entry rules for international travellers on 1 June 2022. Like many other European nations, Italy has been steadily opening up over the past few months. The new rules allow travellers to visit the country without having to show proof of vaccination, get tested, or show proof…
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More People Choose Rail Routes To Travel

A poll conducted by Opinium Research for High Speed 1 (HS1) has shown that a large share of persons would travel to Europe by train if there were more available routes. Opinium surveyed 1,000 UK workers who have travelled for business within the last five years. According to the data provided by Opinium Research, 81…
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Brexit Blamed For Decline In Numbers of EU students at Oxford

Oxford University has blamed Brexit for the sharp decline in the number of students from the European Union. Brexit has caused a “steep decline” in the number of students from the European Union going to study at Oxford University, the annual admissions report has shown. The university’s annual report found the number admitted from the…
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EU Plans Simplify Non-EU Long-Term Residence Rules

The European Commission proposed to simplify residence rules for non-EU nationals who live on a long-term basis in the European Union. The intention is to ease procedures in three areas: acquiring EU long-term residence status, moving to other EU countries and improving the rights of family members.  At present, becoming a long-term resident requires the…
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Brexit: UK-Issued Driving Licences No Longer Valid

British nationals living in Spain will be hit with a driving ban after the two nations failed to reach a post-Brexit agreement on UK driving licences. The British Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, announced that starting from 1 May 2022, all British citizens who have been residing in Spain for over six months will no…
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