• Petition seeks EU citizenship for Brits after Brexit

    Petition seeks EU citizenship for Brits after Brexit0

    The European Commission has allowed a group to launch a petition calling for permanent EU citizenship after Brexit. The College of Commissioners decided to register a European Citizens’ Initiative [ECI] entitled ‘Permanent European Union Citizenship’. The main objective of the proposed initiative is to guarantee that European citizenship and its associated rights cannot be lost

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  • Child passport photographs ‘ineffective’

    Child passport photographs ‘ineffective’0

    By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent Passport-style photographs are not a reliable way to validate a child’s identity at border control or in child protection cases, a study has suggested. Psychologists at the University of Lincoln presented research participants with pairs of photos, some showing only infant faces and some showing both an infant

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  • Abramovich ‘granted Israeli citizenship’ as UK reviews oligarch visas

    Abramovich ‘granted Israeli citizenship’ as UK reviews oligarch visas0

    An Israeli official says Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has received Israeli citizenship after his British visa was not renewed. The official, from Israel’s Immigration Ministry, said the Chelsea football club owner arrived in Israel on Monday. Israel grants automatic citizenship to anyone of Jewish descent. Another official told Channel 10 News that Mr Abramovich submitted

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