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2011 saw rise in Estonia immigration and emigration

2011 saw rise in Estonia immigration and emigration
Data from Statistics Estonia reveal that 6,214 people emigrated from the country in 2011 – an increase of 920 from the year before. Immigration figures also went up by 899, reaching 3,709, reports the Estonian Public Broadcasting. Similarly to other years, more females were exiting the country, while more males were moving in, the...

Best euro exchange rate in years helps holidaymakers, overseas pensions and foreign property payments

Best euro exchange rate in years helps holidaymakers, overseas pensions and foreign property payments
The recent developments in the Eurozone have seen a steady increase in the pound euro exchange rate. Many currency exchange bureaux are currently offering a record high of 1.2 to holiday makers travelling to Europe, something not seen for many years. The Sterling strengthening also sees the many pensioners who have emigrated to Europe...

Greek youth still dreaming of emigrating

Greek youth still dreaming of emigrating
As reported by the Greek Reporter, Greek youth are again emigrating on a mass scale, seeking better opportunities and fortunes overseas. Although it may be occurring on a smaller scale than the mass migrations of the 1950s and 1960s—which were sparked by post-war poverty, the latest Greek exodus is a clear reaction to the country’s fifth...

UK entrepreneurs emigrating beyond British shores

UK entrepreneurs emigrating beyond British shores
As reported by Small Business, nearly 50% of aspiring British entrepreneurs think they should emigrate to achieve success, reveals research. An international study on the aspirations of potential entrepreneurs carried out by Mazars (an accountancy firm) and Smaller Earth (a travel programme operator) reveals that 46% think they are much more...

Jobless Portuguese emigrate to Angola in hoards

Jobless Portuguese emigrate to Angola in hoards
As reported by The Independent, recession-struck Portugal is seeing many of its citizens emigrating to Angola to seek jobs. The Angolan consulate in Alcantara reports that it is currently processing an annual average of over 20,000 Portuguese immigration papers. The recession has come to stay, says Portuguese journalist Ricardo Bordalo...

Irish exodus continues sparking removal business boom

Irish exodus continues sparking removal business boom
As reported by The Cork, the international removal companies of Ireland have seen demand for their services soaring as more and more people are forced to emigrate. Very few businesses actually benefit from rising jobless rates and the effects of recession, but the removal firms, which during the Celtic Tiger era transported the possessions of...

Recession stricken Portugal urges citizens to find work abroad

Recession stricken Portugal urges citizens to find work abroad
As reported by USA Today, recession-stricken Portugal is now telling citizens to seek work in former colonies, such as Brazil and Macau, where Portuguese is spoken. For nearly 600 years, the country had one of the mightiest colonial empires in Europe, controlling trade centres in South America, China and Africa. Miguel Relvas, Minister for...

Swedish emigration higher than 1800s

Swedish emigration higher than 1800s
As reported by Stockholm News, emigration rates from Sweden were higher in 2011 than during the record-breaking years of the 1800s. Lena Bernhardtz, from Statistics Sweden’s unit for population statistics, said that the country had passed 1887, which was the year that recorded the highest emigration figure. Sweden's population rose in...

Bogus immigrant weddings halted in Leeds

Bogus immigrant weddings halted in Leeds
As reported in the BBC, nearly 70 bogus marriages involving immigrants to the UK were stopped by immigration officers in a one month period thanks to a scheme which monitored an active downtown register office. The UK Border Agency appeared at the scene to halt two nuptials involving men living in the nation illegally. The nuptial services...

Ireland may host majority of overseas doctors

Ireland may host majority of overseas doctors
As reported by the Irish Times, Ireland is the country most likely to host the largest number of medical professionals in the industrialised world trained overseas, according to a new study. In 2008, Ireland was second to New Zealand in the OECD in regards to the amount of doctors and nurses trained overseas. Ireland is likely to have...