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NEWS
The latest news for Americans in the UK

Wreaths Across America NEWS | Wreaths Across America Crosses the Atlantic
Wreaths were placed in Normandy, France to honor fallen US Soldiers

Post Box Snow NEWS | UK Postal Deadlines for Xmas 2018
Make sure you don't miss the last date to post items from the UK to the USA

Brandon Fathy NEWS | Bright!Tax Name Sixth Global Scholar
US Expat Tax firm Bright!Tax announce Brandon Fathy as their latest Global Scholar.

Giving Tuesday NEWS | #GivingTuesday Trends Worldwide
#GivingTuesday is taking Social Media by storm in the US, UK and worldwide

US Flag American Passport NEWS | US Passport Updates for 2019
Two big developments for US Passport Holders who have UK connections next year

1938 Q Stock London Underground Car NEWS | A Rare American-Style London Underground Car Being Restored
Help the London Transport Museum to bring this US-style Underground Car back to life

Armistice Day Paris NEWS BITE | An American in France's Perspective on the Hundredth Anniversary of the Armistice
AARO President Neil Kearney has written a fascinating article on the United States' place in the First World War and the centenary commemorations
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William Oakley Memorial Stone NEWS BITE | US Medal of Honor Dedication Ceremony in Essex, UK
The life of US Navy veteran William Oakley is to be celebrated on November 24 in Wivenhoe, Essex
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Lord Wallace NEWS BITE | American involvement in WW1 discussed in House of Lords
Lord Wallace discusses the importance of American and British co-operation during WW1
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EFG London Jazz Festival NEWS BITE | American Stars come to London
The EFG London Jazz Festival returns to the capital this November; check out the American performers appearing
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Brookwood American Cemetery NEWS BITE | American Cemeteries mark Veterans Day in the UK
This year is 100 years since the signing of the armistice on November 11, 1918. Find out how the American Cemeteries in the UK are commemorating the ocassion.
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America Votes NEWS BITE | First African American Medical Degree Recipient Honored in Scotland
The University of Glasgow is to name a new building after James McCune Smith
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Vote Paint NEWS BITE | US Midterm Candidates Discuss Americans Abroad
AARO's pilot survey asks candidates in nine seats for their response to issues affecting US Citizens residing outside of the USA
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Smartphone Voting NEWS BITE | West Virginia Elections to include Smartphone Voting
The 2018 Midterms will see voting by Smartphone in West Virginia for Overseas Voters - is it a good idea?
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Wallet NEWS BITE | Free Webinar on Repatriation Tax
US Tax Expert Monte Silver to discuss the Repatriation Tax and implications for Americans Abroad ahead of the October 15 filing deadline
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America Votes NEWS BITE | It's Absentee Voting Week
Between October 1 to October 8 is all about spreading the word on votes for overseas Americans
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Cundill History Prize Shortlist 2018 NEWS BITE | 2018 Cundill History Prize Shortlist Announced in London
Festival America was launched in London this evening with the announcement of the shortlist for this year's prestigious literary award for History
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Samuel Bikhit and Martin Bikhit NEWS BITE | Warren Buffett firm announces Franchise Deal with London Estate Agent
The US based Berkshire Hathaway brand will work with London's Kay & Co
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American Dollar Bills NEWS BITE | Another call against CBT / FATCA
Economist Kurt Couchman, VP of Public Policy for 'Defense Priorities', argues against FATCA and Citizenship Based Taxation
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US Embassy NEWS BITE | American Museum and Gardens, Bath, launches £2-million 'New American Garden
There's yet another reason to visit the American Museum and Gardens, just outside beautiful Bath, as the historic attraction opens its New American Garden
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Sandra Shevey NEWS BITE | American Tour Guide Wins London Award
Sandra Shevey tells us about her Agatha Christie tour in London which recently won a Tourism award
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EU US Flag NEWS BITE | EU Parliament Backs FATCA Resolution
Members of the European Parliament have backed calls for negotiation on US-EU FATCA arrangements
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US Embassy NEWS BITE | US Embassy Opens Doors for Open House London
The US Embassy in London will be participating in the event celebrating London architecture on September 22 and 23
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Cambridge American Cemetery NEWS BITE | US Eagle Returned to Cambridge American Cemetery
A golden eagle taking from the American Cemetery has been returned after 25 years
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Richmond students NEWS BITE | 3 year US-UK degree courses at Richmond, The American International University
Richmond, The American International University in London, is launching three-year undergraduate degree courses for the first time, leading to both a US and UK degree award. READ MORE

Congressman George Holding NEWS BITE | Residency Based Taxation on the Table?
Reports emerge that Congressman Holding is making progress on RBT READ MORE

Capitol Hill NEWS BITE | Have your voice heard by US Congress on Repatriation Tax
Action continues to highlight Repatriation Tax issues affecting US Citizens involved in business abroad READ MORE

AMIB NEWS BITE | Happy Independence Day!
The American is spending today at the amazing American Museum in Britain, near the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. Why not join us? The museum has free entry today, and there's so much to see and do, indoors and outside, for kids and adults. Click here for details

President Trump and Theresa May NEWS BITE | US Websites block UK Users
As GDPR is rolled out, US Websites have started blocking UK Users from content until solutions are found. READ MORE

The EU Parliament NEWS BITE | FATCA Studied by European Parliament
The European Parliament raises questions about FATCA's impact on Americans in Europe READ MORE

US Embassy NEWS BITE | Breaking News: Repatriation Tax Relief for American Expat Business Owners - Act by June 15
US Tax expert Monte Silver reports on a development from the US Treasury and IRS READ MORE

US Embassy NEWS BITE | US Embassy holds an Auction
The US Embassy, London, is holding an online auction of surplus property including vehicles, laptops, digital cameras and even a table lamp READ MORE

Cambridge American Cemetery NEWS BITE | How to mark US Memorial Day in the UK
The American cemeteries in Cambridge and at Brookwood, Surrey, will be hosting Memorial Day ceremonies over the Bank Holiday weekend in the UK. READ MORE

President Trump and Theresa May NEWS BITE | President Trump to visit the UK
It's been announced that President Trump will be in the UK for a working visit on Friday July 13, with meetings with Theresa May and The Queen on the cards. READ MORE

Prince Harry at the Launch for Walk of America NEWS BITE | Prince Harry launches the Walk of America
Prince Harry and the US Ambassador Woody Johnson spoke at the London launch of the Walk of America - a charitable expedition across the USA. READ MORE

US Supreme Court NEWS BITE | FATCA Challenge Fails at Supreme Court
The Supreme Court have denied to hear a petition against FATCA submitted by Senator Rand Paul and others. READ MORE

FVAP Logo NEWS BITE | Midterm Elections 2018 – Your Expat Vote Counts
This year’s midterm elections are arguably the most important in a generation. Here's how American citizens can make a difference. READ MORE

US Embassy Lobby NEWS BITE | Job Vacancy at the Embassy - US Citizen Sought
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The Hill NEWS BITE | ACA Point out Absence of Action for Americans Abroad
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US Civil War Relic NEWS BITE | An American Civil War Relic on sale at UK Auction
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Fabiano Caruana NEWS BITE | American Grandmaster is King of the Castle, and looks towards London
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Parkland Tribute NEWS BITE | Parkland graduate plans sculpture tribute to shooting victims
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Anthony Scaramucci NEWS BITE | Anthony Scaramucci Guests on Unspun with Matt Forde in the UK
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NEWS BITE | American Sandwiches in London!
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Peter Romary NEWS BITE | American Judge Sworn In on UK Soil
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Martin Luther King NEWS BITE | Martin Luther King Commemorations
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World Pasty Championships NEWS BITE | Americans Give Pasty Competitors a Pasting
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Chariot Battersea NEWS BITE | A New Way to Nine Elms! Your Chariot to the new US Embassy Awaits
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Thessaly Road Bridge NEWS BITE | The Thessaly Road Bridge in Nine Elms looks set to get a makeover
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