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  • New law proposed to safeguard UK citizens' healthcare abroad after Brexit


    The Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill has been introduced to give the government legal powers to fund and implement healthcare deals after Brexit. The Bill seeks to safeguard healthcare for 190,000 expats and 50 million people who ..

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  • How & why to obtain your eco sticker in Spain


    Obtaining and displaying the Eco Badge is voluntary but some cities and towns have started to use this classification to reduce polution causing congestion. Early in October, Madrid restricted access to parts of the city, preventing more poll..

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  • Dirección General de Tráfico forms in English


    Official documents translated into English. Whilst titles are in Spanish, click on the title to open and the documents are in English.

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  • Drink driving limits in Portugal


    The legal alcohol limit for drivers is 0.5 grams per litre of blood. If you are driving and your blood alcohol content measures over 0.5 grams per litre, you incur penalties of different gravity, varying based on the registered levels of blood al..

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  • Fuel prices hit five year high in Portugal


    Fuel prices have risen to a five-year high following substantial increases overnight in the cost of both diesel and unleaded petrol. In the case of diesel, a litre will cost 1.42 euros, up three cents on last week’s prices. Unleaded fu..

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  • Portugal house prices soar 11.2% in Q2


    The price of homes in Portugal soared by an average of 11.2% in the second half of the year amid fears that the Portuguese housing market is overheating. However, there are signs that the market is slowing slightly after increases over five c..

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