BiG in the News

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(DE)  Ellie Sellwood of BiG together with Thomas Cartwright and Anastasia Krcmar are interviewed about the impact of Brexit on the Mittags Magazine starting around 4:20min on ARD, 11 April 2019

(DE)  British in Hamburg were interviewed about “What the British in Hamburg think of Brexit“, Abendblatt, 31 March 2019

In a set of two articles the UK Ambassador Sir Sebastian Wood and the head of the German government’s Brexit Task Force Axel Dittmann talk citizens’ rights, travelling after Brexit and no-deal preparations. Jane Golding, BiG and BiE were praised for their work protecting Citizens’ Rights.

Dittmann said: “I absolutely agree with Jane Golding and Maike Bohn, who represent British in Europe and the3Million in regular meetings here in the Foreign Ministry, that citizen’s rights are of the utmost importance. This topic has been and will remain our top priority.”

Sir Sebastian echoed this sentiment.
“Protecting the rights of citizens remains the UK’s top priority,” he said.

Part 1: Brexit: Germany plans to extend transition period for Brits in case of no-deal

Part 2: Brits’ anxiety, residence permits and ‘Freundship’: Brexit experts talk to The Local

The Local, 22 and 26 March, 2019

(DE)  Robert Harrison is interviewed on Kontrovers about the concerns of British Nationals in Germany (starting at 08:53), BR, 20 March, 2019

Jenny Hayhurst is interviewed on about the concerns of British Nationals in Germany, Deutsch Welle, 21 March, 2019

Rachael Marriott, Rose Newell and Rachael Clark were interviewed by BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme, “The Nine”, BBC Scotland, 18 March, 2019

Matt Bristow together with Jonny and Kirsty were interviewed by BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme, “The Nine“, BBC Scotland, 12 March, 2019

Jane Golding interviewed for an article including No-Deal preparations in Germany: ‘Fear mounting for British in EU as ‘no-deal’ Brexit looms‘, Associated Press, 6 March, 2019

Jane Golding is quoted in a report in an article ‘No quick fix for citizen rights under no-deal Brexit, says EU official‘, The Guardian, 6 February, 2019

(DE + english with german subtitles) Gary Blackburn, a BiG member, was interviewed on the impact of Brexit in the SAT1 evening news for the Rheinland Pfalz/Hessen region. Click on the image below for the video, the report starts at 2:35 mins into the broadcast. 2 February, 2019.

British in Germany’s Ellie Sellwood appeared in a report on the impact of Brexit on British born Hamburg Pub owner Gibbo KempDeutsche Welle, 29th January, 2019

(DE with english subtitles)  Attendees to the Hamburg InfoAbend and Stammtisch  were interviewed for ARD’s Tagestheme programme, 28th January 2019

(DE)  Daniel Tetlow features in an article by Bernadette Mittermeier regarding the concerns of EU and UK nationals in the post-Brexit world “Wir sind alle verunsichert”Süddeutsche Zeitung, 21st January, 2019

(DE)  Thomas Hummel writes an interesting Commentary article about how the UK and EU are both playing with the future of 5 million citizens, ‘Briten und EU spielen mit dem Schicksal von fünf Millionen Bürgern‘, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 17th January, 2019

(DE)  Ingrid Taylor was interviewed on the BR about the impact of the failed vote on the Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons, ‘Ingrid Taylor, Verein “British in Bavaria“‘, BR-Podcast, 16th January, 2019

Daniel Tetlow was interviewed on the situation for UK Nationals living in another EU Member state on Deutsche Welle, 16th January, 2019

Jane Golding was interviewed on the situation in the UK following Parliament’s rejection of the Withdrawal Bill  on Deutsche Welle, 16th January, 2019

Daniel Tetlow was interviewed as part of an article on how “No-Deal” would affect UK nationals living in another EU Member State, ‘Brexit: How would no deal affect UK citizens in the EU?‘, BBC, 14 January, 2019

Matt Bristow of BiG was interviewed as part of an article on the situation of UK nationals now living in another EU Member state, ‘We are being abandoned’: Britons in EU on the Brexit deal vote,’ The Guardian,  13 January, 2019

Rachel Loxton, ‘What you need to know about Berlin’s Brexit registering process,’ The Local, 4 January 2019

Jane Golding interviewed by Judith Mischke in the article The ‘EU native’ fighting for British rights threatened by BrexitPolitico, 29th December 2018

Channel 4 News interviewed Kathryn Dobson starting at 12:30 in the clip, Channel 4 News, 21 December 2018

Channel 4 News included interviews with Jane Golding and other BiG activists in Berlin. We were asked about the impact on our everyday lives and what a no-deal Brexit means to us. You can watch the interviews hereChannel 4 News, 18 December 2018

Brexit planning: what you need to know about Germany’s plans for a no-deal, The Local, 17 December 2018

(DE) Interview with David Hole of British in Bavaria, “Die Leute wollen endlich wieder in Ruhe leben”Süddeutsche Zeitung, 13 December 2018

(DE) Fear of ‘no deal’ among BiG members in Bavaria, Angst vor dem “No Deal”Süddeutsche Zeitung, 27 November 2018

Laura Shields of British in Europe is interviewed by Simon Bolton of Sky News following the adoptions of the Withdrawal Agreement, 27 November 2018

(DE) British in Bavaria’s Stammtisch was reported on in the Süddeutsche Zeitung in an article on the impact of Brexit on British Citizens living in Munich. 27 November 2018

(DE) Wendy Perkins, William Brocas, Anna Joy Drury and Sophie Chattington took part in a report “Brexit verunsichert Bremer Briten” on Radio Bremen as part of the Bremen Stammtisch. 18 November 2018

Jane Golding discussing the personal financial impacts of Brexit on the BBC’s MoneyBox programme,  7 November 2018

Jane Golding and other members of British in Germany, British in Europe as well as the 3 Million, took part in “The Last Mile” event in London. While there was little coverage in the UK, there was significant coverage in the German Language press, 6 November 2018

Emma Corris, UK citizens’ rights and Brexit: What now?, The Leipzig Glocal, 11 May 2018

(DE) Daniel Tetlow (co-founder of British in Germany), ‘Was es heißt, ein Eu-Bürger zu sein,’ Internationale Politik, May-June 2018. IP has kindly allowed us to provide you access. Please click on the image below to download the PDF (in German). Copyright Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V.

Yasmeen Serhan, The Millions Left Marooned by BrexitThe Atlantic, 22 March 2018

Jane Golding, Discarded by Brussels & Westminster: Brits in Europe left stranded in Brexit talksPolitics.co.uk, 5 March 2018

(DE) Anika Stiller, Run auf den Doppelpass, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 23 February 2018. Article in German about the tireless work of the British in Germany group in Bavaria, and issues around securing dual nationality.

Interview with Jane Golding, British in Europe and the loss of EU citizenship, Europe Street News, 7 October 2017

Catriona Harvey-Jenner, This is when EU citizens will lose their rights to freely live and work in the UK thanks to Brexit, Cosmopolitan, 1 August 2017

Thomas Escritt, In beer halls and boardrooms, the Brexit diaspora gets organisedReuters, 20 July 2017

Lisa O’Carroll, Britons in Europe ‘face huge loss’ if EU and UK cannot agree on rightsThe Guardian, 20 July 2017

Alberto Nardelli, British Nationals Living In The EU Are Not Happy With Theresa May’s ProposalsBuzzfeed News, 27 June 2017

(DE) Peter Kveton, Der Countdown für zwei Pässe läuft. Viele Briten beantragen doppelte Staatsbürgerschaft, Bayerischer Rundfunk, 20 June 2017

(DE) Wer bin ich? (pdf), Süddeutsche Zeitung interview with British in Bavaria’s Ingrid Taylor, 31 May 2017

Interview with Jane Golding, co-founder of British in Germany and chair of British in Europe, EU Reporter, 11 May 2017

Lisa O’Carroll, The Brexit trap that’s closing on Britons who live in EuropeThe Guardian, 11 May 2017

Jon Henley, ‘Alternative white paper’ by Britons in EU says rights must be protectedThe Guardian, 2 February 2017

Lisa O’Carroll and Kate Connolly, Deal on citizens’ rights lacks full EU backing, May saysThe Guardian, 17 January 2017