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Brexit: The End of an Era or the beginning of a new one?

Brexit: The End of an Era or the beginning of a new one?

On January 31st at 11pm GMT, the UK will officially leave the European Union. The divorce is final (though alimony discussions are not!) and the only way to undo this historical decision would be to reapply for EU member status, which though at the moment seems highly unlikely (and likely to be met with a stream of continental expletives) could be a possible future scenario when Generation Xers and Milleniums,who grew up with a European identity, take over the country.

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EU elections are coming up: Don’t forget to vote!

EU elections are coming up: Don't forget to vote!

EU elections are coming up very soon! They will be held in the United Kingdom on May 23rd. If you’re a citizen of an EU country (other than the UK, Ireland, Malta and Cyprus) resident in the UK, you can either vote in the UK or in your home country. EU nationals who are residents in the UK may vote for the EU parliamentarian elections there but must have registered to vote by May 7th. You can find more information

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Brexit update: April 12, 2019

Brexit update: April 12, 2019

Brexit update: April 12, 2019 In late-night deliberations on April 11th, the 27 EU members agreed to grant an extension to Brexit until October 31st. The decision was made in order to give the British Parliament a little more time to sort out the Brexit mess and to avoid the UK leaving the Union with no deal at all. Unfortunately, Westminster is still deadlocked over how to go about accomplishing Brexit. Although PMs have voted not to exit the EU

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Brexit update: March 31, 2019

Brexit update: March 31, 2019

Brexit update We at Vademecum Italia have been waiting to write something significant about Brexit for some time now. But as there has been no ‘meaningful ‘ vote yet (meaning PM May gets Westminster to approve the deal she negotiated with the EU), it is difficult to report anything of significance. However, one thing full of meaning has happened: the March 29th Brexit date has come and gone and UK lawmakers still have not been able to reach a consensus

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Current status of UK nationals in Italy. A quick update!

Current status of UK nationals in Italy. A quick update!

Current status of UK nationals in Italy. A quick update! Until the UK leaves the EU (officially March 29, 2019) it remains a full member of the EU and, thus, all the rights and obligations of EU membership remain in force. Therefore, with reference to UK nationals traveling to Italy, living or working in Italy, the above-indicated status of the UK has the following consequences. Traveling to Italy UK nationals can continue to travel freely to Italy, and, in general, within the

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