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EU Commission to call for visa-free travel for Turks

It is a long-cherished Turkish desire and today the European Commission, in the teeth of opposition from several EU member states, is expected to

It is a long-cherished Turkish desire and today the European Commission, in the teeth of opposition from several EU member states, is expected to

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Belgium says Europeans not welcome if they don't take on work

A European working in another EU country keeps their benefits, right? And if you fall ill in your country of work, EU law says you are entitled to stay and claim benefits, right? Think again. Some EU

A European working in another EU country keeps their benefits, right? And if you fall ill in your country of work, EU law says you are entitled to stay and claim benefits, right? Think again. Some EU

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Saving Schengen: Denmark, Sweden and Germany in emergency border talks

Officials from Denmark, Sweden and Germany have been at emergency talks in Brussels – amid mounting concerns over new border controls. It comes after

Officials from Denmark, Sweden and Germany have been at emergency talks in Brussels – amid mounting concerns over new border controls. It comes after

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New hand luggage guidelines explained

A number of global airlines are set to standardise the size of all carry-on hand luggage we take onboard aircraft, meaning smaller bags than many of

A number of global airlines are set to standardise the size of all carry-on hand luggage we take onboard aircraft, meaning smaller bags than many of

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Europe's open border dilemma; is Schengen a success?

Europe’s Schengen zone celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. It allows citizens of 26 European Union countries to travel and go through

Europe’s Schengen zone celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. It allows citizens of 26 European Union countries to travel and go through

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Schengen area: full debate

To watch the full ‘On The Frontline’ debate about Schengen area, please click on the link above.

To watch the full ‘On The Frontline’ debate about Schengen area, please click on the link above.

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What you need to know about opening a bank account abroad

The challenges of opening a bank account in another country are explored in this edition of Utalk. The question comes from Alexandra in Prague: “

The challenges of opening a bank account in another country are explored in this edition of Utalk. The question comes from Alexandra in Prague: “

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Renewing your driving licence within the EU

What to do you when your driving licence expires when you live abroad, that’s the question in this edition of Utalk and it comes from Claudia in

What to do you when your driving licence expires when you live abroad, that’s the question in this edition of Utalk and it comes from Claudia in

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The challenges of a moving Europe​

Twenty years after the launch of the single market we tend to take a lot of basic freedoms for granted. Europe’s single market brought down trade

Twenty years after the launch of the single market we tend to take a lot of basic freedoms for granted. Europe’s single market brought down trade

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New Year's homeless party, Romanian jobs and Viennese waltzes

From the Kremlin to Dublin and from Stockholm to Lisbon, people at every end of Europe saw out 2013 with a bang. Italy’s RAI television reported on

From the Kremlin to Dublin and from Stockholm to Lisbon, people at every end of Europe saw out 2013 with a bang. Italy’s RAI television reported on

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EU, Turkey set for visa-free travel deal

Turkish citizens have taken a step closer to visa-free travel to the EU, officials from the European Commission and the Turkish government said on

Turkish citizens have taken a step closer to visa-free travel to the EU, officials from the European Commission and the Turkish government said on

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French minister riles EU over Roma remarks

France is under fire from Brussels after a member of the country’s Socialist government called for jobless Roma to be expelled from French

France is under fire from Brussels after a member of the country’s Socialist government called for jobless Roma to be expelled from French

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Encrypted email service linked to Snowden leaks is shut down

Lavabit, the highly encrypted email service thought to have been used by US fugitive Edward Snowden, shut down abruptly on Thursday. According to

Lavabit, the highly encrypted email service thought to have been used by US fugitive Edward Snowden, shut down abruptly on Thursday. According to

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Why it's not so 'Great' in Britain

London is one of the most visited places in the world. It is also host to a melting pot of people and cultures, which has changed the landscape of

London is one of the most visited places in the world. It is also host to a melting pot of people and cultures, which has changed the landscape of

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Save me from bureaucracy

It is one of those things almost guaranteed to make our heads spin: getting bogged down in official bureaucracy and paperwork. Using public documents

It is one of those things almost guaranteed to make our heads spin: getting bogged down in official bureaucracy and paperwork. Using public documents

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EU reform against red tape avoids thorny issue

A new regulation just announced by the European Commission aims to cut back on the red tape and bureaucracy that citizens and businesses face when

A new regulation just announced by the European Commission aims to cut back on the red tape and bureaucracy that citizens and businesses face when

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Cubans flock to take advantage of new travel freedom

Day one of a new law making it easier for Cubans to go abroad has brought queues at foreign embassies and travel agents.   The hated exit permits

Day one of a new law making it easier for Cubans to go abroad has brought queues at foreign embassies and travel agents.   The hated exit permits

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Cubans eye foreign travel as restrictions eased

A new law has come into force in Cuba designed to make it easier to travel abroad. After being in existence for 50 years, the hated exit permits

A new law has come into force in Cuba designed to make it easier to travel abroad. After being in existence for 50 years, the hated exit permits

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Unpopular exit permits in Cuba to be abolished

Cubans will soon no longer have to obtain exit permits and official invitations before travelling to other countries. Only a passport and visa will

Cubans will soon no longer have to obtain exit permits and official invitations before travelling to other countries. Only a passport and visa will

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Anarchists meet in Swiss mountain town

Some 140 years after anarchists held a founding congress in Saint-Imier, their modern day cousins are back in the Swiss mountain town, to put the

Some 140 years after anarchists held a founding congress in Saint-Imier, their modern day cousins are back in the Swiss mountain town, to put the

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Breaking Borders

For some 400 million Europeans the Schengen Treaty means they don’t need to pack a passport when travelling within the 26-nation Schengen Zone

For some 400 million Europeans the Schengen Treaty means they don’t need to pack a passport when travelling within the 26-nation Schengen Zone