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UK citizens unemployment claims across the EU

The Guardian reports that “Unemployed Britons in Europe are drawing much more in benefits and allowances in the wealthier EU countries than their nationals are claiming in the UK. … “At l east 30,000 British nationals are claiming unemployment benefit … Continue reading

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A EU benefit system instead? European Court of Justice rules against ‘benefit tourism’

The European Court of Justice, in its infinite lack of wisdom and foresight, has ruled that an unemployed Romanian citizen in Germany had no automatic right to unemployment benefits. The subject of benefits to migrants is very contentious across the EU. … Continue reading

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