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How to prepare for moving abroad

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, March 27, 2017

The process of moving abroad (or moving from one country to another) is a major undertaking – even for well-practised expats. There are so many things to think of that… Read more…

Netherlands party calls for ban on all mosques

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, September 1, 2016

PVV leader Geert Wilders says he wants to ban all Islamic symbols, mosques and the Koran from the country.     Currently riding high in the polls, the far-right Party… Read more…

Rise in number of foreigners living in Switzerland

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, August 29, 2016

Newly released statistics show that there are now more than two million foreigners living in Switzerland.     The Swiss statistics office figures reveal that there were 2,048,700 foreign nationals… Read more…

Germany beefs up security at Swiss border

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

130 extra border staff will be deployed to the Swiss border aiming to stem illegal immigration.   With other transit routes shut down to migrants, Switzerland has become the latest… Read more…

Netherlands could have EU referendum after Britain’s Brexit

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, July 11, 2016

With big concerns over immigration and sovereignty, there are growing demands in Holland for an EU referendum.     Recent polls suggest half of the country would like a referendum… Read more…

New refugee law proposed by EU

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, July 8, 2016

The European Commission will present a new plan to resettle refugees from outside the EU to member states.     The plan arrives at a time when the issue of… Read more…

Rights of EU citizens living in UK not guaranteed according to ministers

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Ministers have said it would be “unwise” to fully guarantee EU citizens rights without a deal for Britons abroad.     The uncertainty surrounding EU nationals status has led to… Read more…

Amnesty International criticise Spain over asylum system

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, June 3, 2016

The rights group called for reform to a system that it described as “inefficient, obsolete and discriminatory.” Urging a change they labelled the amount of refugees taken in by Spain… Read more…

SVP propose barbed wire plan for Swiss borders

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Swiss asylum policy is failing and drastic measures must be taken according to Andreas Glarner, spokesperson for the Swiss People’s Policy (SVP).     Glarner has shown himself to… Read more…

Portugal adopts welcoming attitude towards Syrian refugees

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, March 25, 2016

Bucking a trend across Europe, Portugal’s prime minister, Antonio Costa has decided to open the Country’s doors to migrants.   Costa has more than doubled the quota allocated to Portugal… Read more…

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