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Greece and UK Sign Deal for Collaboration on Defense, Trade

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias co-signed a bilateral cooperation agreement with the UK's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss in London on Monday. The new framework is meant to bolster many areas between the two nations, including security and trade. Truss said...

Britain on Immigration Policy U-Turn to Tackle Worker Shortage

Britain will issue up to 10,500 temporary work visas to lorry drivers and poultry workers to ease chronic staff shortages, the government announced Saturday, in a U-turn on post-Brexit immigration policy. The short-term visas, to run from next month until...

How Brexit Forced McDonald’s to Stop Selling Milkshakes, Drinks

McDonald's locations in England, Wales and Scotland are temporarily no longer serving milkshakes and bottled drinks due to supply chain and logistic issues that were largely caused by Brexit. McDonald's said that supply chain problems were impacting the availability of...

British Expatriates in Greece: Our Lives Changed Forever After Brexit

A British couple living in Greece for many years describe the chaos that Brexit brought to the lives. The changes that had to be made, the battles with Greek bureaucracy, the frustration of being deprived of political rights.  "I...

Greek Students in the United Kingdom Will Need Visas in Future

Greek students will now need visas to study in the United Kingdom -- a mark of the new reality now that Great Britain is no longer a part of the European Union. A new announcement says that visas will be...

Stanley Johnson, British PM’s Father, Chooses France for Citizenship

Stanley Johnson, the father of British PM Boris Johnson, announced on Thursday he is applying for French citizenship.

Brexit: The Changes Greek Citizens Need to Be Aware of From January 1

As the transition period of Brexit ends on December 31, 2020, millions of Europeans, among which thousands of Greek citizens who live in Britain, should get ready for the new reality of January 1, 2021. London and Brussels managed to...

EU and UK Agree on Brexit Trade Deal

A historic deal on the UK’s future trading and security relationship with the European Union has been struck on Christmas Eve, a week before the end of the Brexit transition period. The European Commission president Von der Leyen said at...

UK Nationals Legally Resident in Greece to Retain Right After Brexit

Greece announced on Monday that United Kingdom citizens and their family members, irrespective of nationality, who are permanent residents of Greece will have an established right of residence in the country after December 31. On that day the transition period...

Greece in Talks With London-Based Banks for Relocation to Athens

The Greek government revealed on Friday that it is in discussions with three London-based banks regarding their possible relocation to Athens following the official exit of the UK from the European Union in January. Speaking to Bloomberg TV, Alex Patelis,...