- Cross-border healthcare needs improvement: EU watchdog
Only 200,000 EU patients a year (less than 0.05% of the EU population) receive pre-arranged healthcare from other countries of the European Union.
10th June 2019
- Parents of autistic children often face a tough linguistic choice but bilingualism can be of huge benefit
Bilingualism may be beneficial for autistic children, giving them more opportunities to socialise and the chance to communicate with their wider family.
3rd April 2019
- How no-deal Brexit will impact students, teachers, researchers
It's not just the Erasmus+ programme. There are many other ways in which students, teachers and researchers will be impacted by Brexit.
10th February 2019
- From passports to insurance and pets: 14 ways to prepare for no-deal Brexit [updated]
The UK government is publishing guidance to help prepare in case the country leaves the EU without a deal. From driving licences to divorces: how individuals might be impacted.
14th October 2018
- How Germany excludes some EU citizens from healthcare
Doctors of the World explains how a German law passed in 2016 worsens access to healthcare of several groups of EU citizens.
5th September 2018
- When friends tell me: "You’re not English, just accept it”
I was born in London's St Thomas’ Hospital, right across the river from the Houses of Parliament. My friends were English, and so was I, but not to them.
6th July 2018
- Brits across Europe tell their stories in a book
One year ago over 100 stories of EU nationals in the UK were collected in the book “In Limbo”. Now a sister publication has been released, this time with stories of Brits living in the rest of the EU, “In Limbo Too”.
4th July 2018
- French photographer vows to record Brexit history in video
What will we think of Brexit in 30 or 40 years? Impossible to know, but as a start we should make sure we remember. Such is the ambition of French photographer Lionel Derimais.
2nd July 2018
- How language discrimination fuels the hostile environment
How linguistic xenophobia, discriminating against people based on the way they speak or the language they use, contributes to the 'hostile environment' created by the Home Office.
28th June 2018
- Do you have to learn a language as a child to become fully proficient?
It is a common belief that you have to learn a language from early childhood to be fully proficient in it. True, the age at which a language is learnt matters. But adulthood does not need to be a barrier to language learning.
8th May 2018
- How to manage a bilingual home: understanding children’s response
Parenting in our native language is not always plain sailing when living abroad. Bilingual family expert Soile Pietikäinen explains how to manage the situation.
21st April 2018
- Northern Europeans most positive about immigration
Northern European states, plus Spain and Portugal, are generally positive about immigration and the integration of immigrants, while Central and Eastern Europe and Mediterranean countries are negative.
15th April 2018
Subscribe to the newsletter