• Irish passports

    The number of Irish passports issued in Great Britain rocketed in the years following the Brexit referendum, according to figures. The data emerged as it was revealed that the celebrated British author John le Carré went to his grave as an Irish citizen.

  • Tutankhamun London 100 years tomb's discovery

    Egyptomania is expected to hit London as the largest collection of Tutankhamun’s treasures to ever leave Egypt goes on tour for the last time. Tarek El Awady, Egyptologist and curator of the exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, told Sky News “everyone in the world knows Tutankhamun” and the “unique show” was a celebration of 100 years since the tomb was discovered.

  • UK trade pacts Trump Brexit

    Downing Street has defended Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the EU, after Donald Trump said it may hinder a future trade deal between the US and UK. Number 10 says leaving the EU customs union will mean the UK is free to strike trade deals around the world which will benefit every part of the UK.

  • Rembrandt show UK 2019

    A newly discovered biblical painting by Rembrandt is to be shown in the UK for the first time as part of the largest ever exhibition exploring his early years.
    The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford said on Monday it had secured the loan of Let the Little Children Come to Me, which was offered at a German auction in 2014 listed as “Netherlandish School”.

  • EU citizens apply remain in Britain

    Two million people have asked to stay in the UK after Brexit under the government’s EU settlement scheme, latest figures show. More than half a million applications (520,600) were received in September alone, Home Office data published. It is believed the continuing threat of a no-deal Brexit on 31 October has prompted the rush of applications, even though EU citizens and their families have until 31 December 2020 to apply even if the UK crashes out.

  • picture UK post-Brexit trade with Japan

    The British government said on Friday it wanted to hear from businesses and members of the public what their priorities were for a post-Brexit trade deal with Japan. Japan is one of Britain’s biggest foreign investors, encouraged by successive British governments who have promised a business-friendly base from which to trade across Europe.

  • Britain best place for expats

    The U.K. now ranks as less politically stable than Greece or Egypt, and the U.S. isn’t far behind, according to an extensive global survey of expatriates.
    Political turmoil over Brexit means the U.K. is now among the world’s least desirable destinations for expats. Out of 64 countries ranked by the InterNations Expat Insider survey, Britain ranks 57th for political stability and 58th overall, down 25 spots since the vote to leave the European Union in 2016.

  • EU citizens after Brexit in UK

    In Boris Johnson’s first speech to parliament four weeks ago, he made an unambiguous vow to the 3.2 million EU citizens living in the UK. Thanking them for their contribution to British society, the new prime minister assured EU citizens that under his government they would have the “absolute certainty” of their rights being protected

  • Interview with a Canadian expat Amy in UK

    Today’s interview is with Amy, a Canadian expat who is living in UK. Amy is a Canadian freelancer who’s recently relocated to England via Australia and Ireland, while writing an expat blog along the way at She has been an expat for five years and she shares her candid conversations with strangers, observations of new surroundings, and overseas adventures as her and her Irish husband build their life together abroad.

  • UK interest trade Gibraltar

    A planned trade mission to introduce South West businesses to Gibraltar post-Brexit has attracted so much interest from around the country it is being widened into a national visit. Devon-based International Trade Matters (ITM) was looking to organise the mission to the Rock for November 2019 but has moved it until early 2020 after receiving inquiries from across the nation after Business Live ran the story.

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