Articles tagged as "Spaniards in the UK"

Articles tagged as "Spaniards in the UK" : 6 articles

48% of Brits who moved to Spain last year retired, data shows

Pension-age Brits simply love Spain, with around half of retired UK expats in the EU registered there.

Pension-age Brits simply love Spain, with around half of retired UK expats in the EU registered there.

New data analysis by Spain’s Office for National Statistics (INE) has revealed that of the nearly 300,000 British citizens who took up residence in Spain in 2016, 48% were retired…

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Author: 08/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Back to Basque: northern Spaniards returning home from UK for work

The stunning Basque region in northern Spain is set to welcome back a growing number of natives from the UK.

The stunning Basque region in northern Spain is set to welcome back a growing number of natives from the UK.

Between the years of 2010 to around 2014, a slight but noticeable change began to occur on the streets of British towns and cities. Tapas restaurants – previously a rare sight outside of London – were soon popping up everywhere, while rapid-fire conversations held in Spanish could soon be heard on street corners up and down the country

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Author: 26/05/2017 [0] Comments 

A friend in need: Spain is the EU country most against Brexit

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From business to friendship to simple fun in the sun… the UK and Spain need each other.

There may only be a couple of days left until the historic EU In/Out referendum vote in the UK, and by now the majority of voters are likely to have made up their minds which way they will vote.

But this week has seen a tangible shift towards leading economists, business people, politicians and celebrities all back the Remain campaign. Their voices are, of course, important, but a recent survey of other European nations has yielded perhaps even more interesting results…

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Author: 21/06/2016 [0] Comments 

Spain brain drain impacting UK and Germany

Most major UK cities now boast a sizeable Spanish contingent, most of whom are hard-working and entrepreneurial

Thousands of educated young professionals that have fled Spain over the past few years have pitched up mostly in the UK and Germany – helping to boost two economies that were already doing better than Spain’s own…

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Author: 09/09/2014 [0] Comments 

Spain and Bristol: a shared affinity

This view of Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge is just one of the attractions the city holds for Spaniards

I’ve been saying it anecdotally for years, but finally the local newspaper has woken up to the shifting cultural phenomenon happening before its very eyes and written a pretty insightful report: Why many young people are leaving Spain for BristolContinue Reading

Author: 26/11/2013 [0] Comments 

"We are a plague" – the anguished battle cry of Spain’s lost generation

Benjamin Serra Bosch has become a voice for Spain's lost generation

“Make no mistake: the youth are not here to learn the language, have an adventure and new experiences. We are immigrants. We are a plague.” These are the words of Benjamin Serra Bosch, a Spanish immigrant in London who achieved a modicum of online infamy last week with his blogged rants against his – and thousands of other Spaniards’ – plight.

Serra Bosch, 25, boasts three degrees garnered from one of Spain’s leading universities, yet he finds himself marooned in London cleaning toilets at a well-known coffee chain… Continue Reading

Author: 07/10/2013 [0] Comments 
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