Essential maintenance will mean the website through which people in the UK can apply for a visa granting approval to visit the country will be out of service for a few hours this evening (Wednesday).
British law and policy-makers have claimed that the country's tough stance on immigration is "tearing families apart".
The historically neutral Swiss have introduced a quota on the number of permits it will issue allowing nationals of European Union member states to work there.
Having been badly hit by the collapse of the SeaFrance ferry company last year, the Port of Calais is making plans to attract back more freight traffic.
Prices of apartments in Germany – the most common and popular type of home in the country – have risen by 23 per cent in the past five years, new figures show.
Beginning this week, the body responsible for patrolling the UK's borders and adjudging visa applications is now summoning random applicants for student visas for interviews.
A regular survey of Australia's property market has found that its recovery is gaining in strength.
A combination of low property prices and cheap mortgage availability means there is scope for those dreaming of buying a home in France to snap up some "extremely good deals".
Freight forwarders and carriers are currently digesting the full details of a new list of products which the UK's Customs and Excise officials have deemed require special permission before they can be exported.
With a strict quota of 65,000, American authorities have begun taking applications from people looking to move to the country to take up a skilled or professional job.
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