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Valencia answers questions on post-Brexit healthcare

AFTER regional president Ximo Puig stated last month that British residents in the Valencia region would maintain their right to free healthcare ‘in any...

Fast track to new status for British expats

BRITISH expats legally registered as resident in Spain will have to apply for a new third-country national identity card after March 29, the scheduled...

Healthcare ‘guaranteed’ for expats

Puig confirmed this week that British residents will maintain their right to free healthcare in the Valencia region in any Brexit scenario. Speaking at a...

Voting legislation back in Commons

THE long-awaited legislation giving British expats across the globe a 'lifelong' right to vote in parliamentary elections returns to the House of Commons in...

British expats get to vote

A TREATY between London and Madrid, allowing British expats to vote in municipal elections in Spain in May, was signed on Monday. The treaty was...

Costa expats speak out on Brexit

FOR MANY weeks now readers have voiced their opinion on Brexit, mainly in our Letter to the Editor section. This week we have taken...

Spain lifeline for ‘Brexpats’

THE SPANISH government has again appealed for calm amongst expats affected by Brexit and the current political troubles over the Withdrawal Agreement. Madrid has undertaken...

London and Madrid close to voting deal

BRITISH and Spanish expats look set to preserve their democratic rights after the UK departs the European Union in a bilateral deal being drafted...

Elderly expats on the radar

VULNERABLE elderly British expats have been given a helping hand by Jávea town hall in the ground-breaking ‘Radars’ programme aimed at preventing pensioners become...

What about us?

EXPATS could have been excused for thinking that Nero fiddled while Rome burned this week. On the day that the EU issued its no-deal planning...

Bank on a vote

BRITISH people resident in Spain are advised to ensure they are correctly registered to vote in next year’s local elections in May 2019 if...

Brexit talks deadlock

THERESA May addressed EU leaders on Wednesday evening, urging them to give ground and end the current Brexit deadlock. However, they said it was the...

‘Catastrophic’ effect of metamizole

BRITISH expat Joan Judge considers herself “lucky to be alive” after a “catastrophic reaction” to controversial painkiller metamizole and having her fingers and toes...

Expats’ bid to halt Brexit

A MAJOR new legal challenge has been launched against Brexit by British expats living in the European Union. The action in the High Court in...

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