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British residents in Portugal left high and dry

Portugal is causing distress for its British residents after failing to issue new ID cards giving them access to services in the wake of Brexit. "The seriousness [of not having the card] ... cannot be underestimated, it has paralysed and damaged UK nationals ... emotionally, physically and financially," Tig James, co-president of the British in Portugal NGO, told Reuters. Some 35,000 Brits lived in Portugal in 2019.

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