14,000 people may die trying to reach safety as UK negotiates Brexit and new immigration rules

Oxfam urges new government to use changes to immigration laws to do more to help refugees The global death toll of people trying to reach safety could reach more than 14,000 by the time Britain leaves the European Union, according to a new report released by Oxfam today. As the government prepares to set out its plan … Read more

A ‘new, positive and constructive’ partnership with the European Union

The government has published its plan for ‘a new, positive and constructive’ partnership in the mutual interest of the UK and the EU. The government has today published its plan for ‘a new, positive and constructive’ partnership in the mutual interest of the UK and the EU, with a White Paper presented to Parliament. The document, … Read more

Funding support for EU students

European Union students applying for university places in the 2017 to 2018 academic year will still have access to student funding support. The government has today (11 October 2016) announced that EU students applying for a place at an English university or further education institution in the 2017 to 2018 academic year will continue to be eligible … Read more

PM: Family shopping could rise by £220 a year after a vote to leave

The annual shopping bill of the average British family could go up by more than £220 after a vote to leave the European Union. fall in sterling would increase the cost of everyday items average family of four could face extra costs of around £220 after two years analysis based on average of independent studies … Read more

New rules to attract non-EU students, researchers and interns to the EU

Harmonised EU entry and residence rules to make it easier and more attractive for people from third countries to study or do research at EU universities were approved by Parliament on Wednesday. The new rules clarify and improve conditions for non-EU interns, volunteers, school pupils and au pairs. The new rules merge two existing directives … Read more