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Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on citizens’ rights and EU Exit – Wednesday 29 May 2019, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in Palermo

Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on citizens’ rights and EU Exit – Wednesday 29 May 2019, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in Palermo

HMA Jill Morris CMG would like to invite you to a Town Hall meeting for UK Nationals on citizens’ rights and EU Exit. on Wednesday 29 May 2019, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Address: Anglican Church of the Holy Cross Via Roma 118b (all’incrocio con Via Mariano Stabile) Please use side entrance on Via Mariano Stabile […] Read More

A message from HM Ambassador Jill Morris – Issue No. 8

A message from HM Ambassador Jill Morris – Issue No. 8

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome Issue No. 8 Wednesday 30 January 2019     Following the vote in Parliament on 15 January and the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on 21 January, as well as the events in Parliament yesterday,  I wanted to update you on […] Read More

Palermo: Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Monday 4 February from 5:30pm to 6:40pm

Palermo: Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Monday 4 February from 5:30pm to 6:40pm

The British Ambassador, H.E. Jill Morris CMG has the pleasure to invite you to a Town Hall discussion with British Nationals on Citizens’ Rights on Monday 4 February 2019 from 17.30 to 18.40 Please arrive a few minutes prior to 17.30 to allow time for registration. Where: Anglican Church of the Holy Cross Via Roma […] Read More

A message from HM Ambassador Jill Morris – Issue No. 7

A message from HM Ambassador Jill Morris – Issue No. 7

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome Issue No. 7 Monday 24 December 2018    Following the European Councils in November and December and announcements by the Italian government, I wanted to update you on issues related to the question of Citizens’ Rights.   Latest Developments On the 25 November, at […] Read More

Florence: Town Hall Discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Wednesday 9 January 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Florence: Town Hall Discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Wednesday 9 January 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

The British Ambassador has the pleasure to invite you to a Town Hall discussion with British Nationals on Citizens’ Rights on Wednesday 9th January 2019 from 18.00 to 19.30 Please share this invitation if you wish. R.S.V.P. with your contact details by 7th January To: UKNationals.inItaly@fco.gov.uk or Tel. 06 4220 2306 Where: St Mark’s English […] Read More

Naples: Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Thursday 6 December

Naples: Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Thursday 6 December

Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Thursday 6 December from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in Naples The British Ambassador has the pleasure to invite you to a Town Hall discussion with British Nationals on Citizens’ Rights on Thursday 6th December 2018 from 18.00 to 19.30 The talk will start at 18.00. Where: […] Read More

Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Thursday 27 September from 6:30pm & 8:30pm in Milan

Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Thursday 27 September from 6:30pm & 8:30pm in Milan

The British Ambassador, H.E. Jill Morris CMG has the pleasure to invite you to a Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights on Thursday 27 September from 18.30 to 20.00 Where: The British Council, Via Alessandro Manzoni 18, Milan ******UPDATE 25 September 2018****** Given the strong interest in the British Nationals Town-Hall Meeting […] Read More

British Council

British Council

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organization for cultural relations. In Italy we have offices in Rome, Milan and Naples and we are active in many other cities with our programs and services in the fields of Arts, English, Education and Society. Our activities and programs in Italy are based on mutually beneficial relationships […] Read More

Why women’s issues are everyone’s issues in Italy

Why women’s issues are everyone’s issues in Italy

Two years ago, I offered to take on the responsibility to set up and manage a series of conferences on ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ on behalf of the British Chamber of Commerce for Italy. Over the following eighteen months I had the opportunity to work with amazing people, among them an inspiring British diplomat, that happened […] Read More

Issue No. 4 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

Issue No. 4 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris British Embassy Rome From Issue No. 4, Monday 22 December, 2017 newsletter to British nationals in Italy. Following the adoption of the Joint Progress Report on the first phase of the negotiations and the December European Council, I would like to update you on the latest Brexit developments. Developments […] Read More

Goodbye to 2017 and Goodbye to Easy Milano – from Tim Flear, HM Consul General in Milan

Goodbye to 2017 and Goodbye to Easy Milano – from Tim Flear, HM Consul General in Milan

In his play “Romeo and Juliet”, set in Italy of course, Shakespeare famously wrote: “Parting is such sweet sorrow”. That idea combines both a feeling of sadness and yet a sense of pleasure, if not hope. This is the last issue of Easy Milano. Like that “sweet sorrow”, the closure of the publication certainly comes […] Read More

Message from Daniel Shillito, President of The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

Message from Daniel Shillito, President of The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

Dear Amie, Being an expatriate myself, and even more so since I have been appointed President of The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy, I understand and appreciate the efforts of those entities that help inform international residents on the issues that play an important role in their lives and in that of their families. […] Read More

Issue No. 3 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

Issue No. 3 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris British Embassy Rome From Issue No. 3, Monday 20 November, 2017 newsletter to British nationals in Italy. Welcome to the latest edition of my newsletter for British nationals living in Italy. Ahead of the December Europe Council, I would like to update you on recent developments in the negotiations […] Read More

PM’s open letter to EU citizens in the UK

PM’s open letter to EU citizens in the UK

Ahead of EU Council, Theresa May wrote directly to EU citizens in the UK. As I travel to Brussels today, I know that many people will be looking to us – the leaders of the 28 nations in the European Union – to demonstrate we are putting people first. I have been clear throughout this […] Read More

Issue No. 2 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

Issue No. 2 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris British Embassy Rome From Issue No. 2, Monday 16 October, 2017 newsletter to British nationals in Italy. Welcome to the latest edition of my newsletter for British nationals living in Italy. Following the Prime Minister’s landmark speech in Florence last month and the fifth round of negotiations in Brussels, […] Read More

A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris British Embassy Rome From Issue No. 1, September 12, 2017 newsletter to British nationals in Italy. As negotiations between the UK Government and the European Commission continue to move forward, I know that there is a strong appetite for information. This letter is intended to complement our face-to-face engagement, […] Read More

Brexit? That missed long-term opportunity…

Brexit? That missed long-term opportunity…

Suppose for a while that the UK would not have taken the route of a referendum to part with the European Union; how do you think this Country would have found itself in 7-10 years’ time vis-à-vis to the EU? Well, oddly enough it would have found itself – or very close to – the […] Read More

Brexit: the UK’s offer on Citizens’ Rights

Brexit: the UK’s offer on Citizens’ Rights

Ambassador Jill Morris writes about the British government’s intention to protect the rights of British citizens in Italy and the rest of Europe, and those of EU nationals in the UK. My role as Ambassador is to engage with the Italian government on issues such as foreign policy, security, trade and culture. But just as […] Read More

British Companies, Please Hold On!

British Companies, Please Hold On!

Contrary to the gloominess pervading the British Establishment these days, British companies and the general public could not have expected a better scenario than that offered by the outcome of the recent elections. Yes, most Tories and part of the mature population may disagree, but those in the UK and EU who hold for prospering […] Read More

Brexit: Dual Citizenship?

Brexit: Dual Citizenship?

Dual-citizenship will give you the right to live and work in both Italy and the UK, and also in the rest of the EU… Since the Brexit vote on 23 June 2016 there has been much discussion by British citizens living in Italy on how to protect their rights to continue living and working in […] Read More

UK General Election: Register to Vote

UK General Election: Register to Vote

Use this service to apply to register to vote or to: • update your name, address or other details on the electoral register • change your voting preferences, for example to vote in person or by post • change whether you’re on the open register It usually takes about 5 minutes. This service is also available in […] Read More

A Message from Tim Flear, British Consul General in Milan

A Message from Tim Flear, British Consul General in Milan

It has been a momentous year for the United Kingdom. Of course, I am referring to the vote by the British people on 23 June to exit the European Union. We are leaving the EU but not Europe, it is important to stress. Italy like the other countries in Europe remains a key friend and ally. […] Read More

Christmas Cake: An English Tradition

Christmas Cake: An English Tradition

Christmas cake is an English tradition that began as plum porridge. People ate the porridge on Christmas Eve, using it to line their stomachs after a day of fasting. Soon dried fruit, spices and honey were added to the porridge mixture, and eventually it turned into Christmas pudding. In the 16th century, oatmeal was removed […] Read More

The British Embassy Rome launches its first questionnaire for British expats in Italy

The British Embassy Rome launches its first questionnaire for British expats in Italy

As part of our campaign to learn moreof British nationals living in Italy, we are proud to announce the launch our first online questionnaire. We will run the online survey until 10 December 2016 with the aim of finding out more about your experience of living in Italy: we want to use this information to […] Read More

Welcome to HMA Jill Morris, British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino

Welcome to HMA Jill Morris, British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino

Official Video by HMA Jill Morris, British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino as of July 25, 2016. 25/07/2016 _ Source: UKinItaly Jill Morris prende servizio oggi a Roma in veste di Ambasciatore britannico in Italia e San Marino. Jill Morris è la prima donna a ricoprire questo ruolo per il Regno Unito. Esperta di […] Read More

Some alternative BREXIT thoughts and why Italy could be next.

Some alternative BREXIT thoughts and why Italy could be next.

The last few weeks entertainment have taught me that there are decades when nothing happens in the world and weeks where decades happen. I have bounced from anger to frustration and back again and I am still trying to understand the logic for the BREXIT vote. I am slowly getting to that place and thought […] Read More

Advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe.

Advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe.

Advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe, following the result of the EU referendum. The British people voted on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union (EU). The government will negotiate new arrangements with the EU including on issues affecting British nationals living and travelling abroad. The negotiations to leave the EU […] Read More

HMA Christopher Prentice CMG – Doing time in Italy

HMA Christopher Prentice CMG – Doing time in Italy

What can I say about my time here in Italy? It has been a privilege to be in Rome at a time of immense change, both in Italy and back in the UK. The UK underwent something of an ‘Italian’ experience, with a coalition government – a novelty for us Brits –,before reverting, in the […] Read More

Brexit – Last comments & first comments

Brexit – Last comments & first comments

Last Friday the UK population voted, although only in a very small majority, for the UK to exit from the European Union. (This article was written in London on the morning of June 24, once all votes had been counted). It’s been 43 years since the UK voted to stay in the European Union. Voting in more […] Read More

Expat Steve Oxley, director of British Council in Milan

Expat Steve Oxley, director of British Council in Milan

The British Council is an organization that was founded 82 years ago with the intention of promoting British culture and English education abroad. Today, the goal has changed only slightly to promoting friendly knowledge and understanding between the UK and the rest of the world, while continuing to offer English language classes.[1] The British Council […] Read More

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