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“British people really want to move to Europe!” says removal company, via OnePoll

Terribly-timed freedom-of-movement news now, with the revelation that Brits want to retire to Spain, at a time when UK citizens are about to lose the right to retire to Spain:

Revealed: Spain tops the list of dream destinations where Brits would choose to start a new life followed by New Zealand and Australia

Spain has beaten New Zealand and Australia to top a list of dream destinations where Brits would choose to start a new life.

The European country, famous for its sun, sea and sangria, is currently going through a blistering heatwave.

And it remains a hot destination for those in the UK – with 13 per cent of Brits choosing Spain over any other country as a place to call home.

Source: Daily Mail, 1st July 2019

Most Brits would begin new life in Spain, New Zealand or Australia, survey finds

Spain has beaten New Zealand and Australia to top the list of dream destinations Brits would choose to start a new life.

The European country, famous for its sun, sea and sangria, is currently going through a blistering heatwave with temperatures forecast to soar above 40 degrees.

And it remains a hot destination for those in the UK – with a survey revealing 13 per cent of Brits would choose Spain over any other country as a place to call home.

Source: Mirror, 28th June 2019

Which company paid a PR team to place this particular piece of non-news into the mainstream media?

Other popular moves on the wish list compiled by AnyVan.com included USA (10 per cent), Canada (nine per cent), Italy (seven per cent) and France (six per cent).

Angus Elphinstone, CEO of AnyVan, said: “It’s nearly a national sport in the UK to dream about moving.

“From flicking through property prices and listings on Rightmove to sitting down to watch one of the vast number of primetime TV shows offering advice to those looking to change homes for a place in the sun.

And, naturally, our Bad PR regulars 72 Point were behind this story.