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REMINDER: What the Brexit deal means for Brits in Sweden

If Britain and the EU reach a deal, what does that mean for Brits in Sweden? Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Published: 17.Oct.2019 07:07 hrs

With talk that London and Brussels have reached a new deal, it's time for a reminder of what exactly the Withdrawal Agreement means for British residents in Sweden.

It's been so long since the third rejection of the EU Withdrawal Bill by British MPs that most people have probably forgotten what it actually entails for British people living in Sweden.

But there is now increasing confidence on both sides that there is an end in sight.

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