Brussels Brits eye going Belgian as EU referendum looms

June 20, 2016 2:46 PM

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Brussels Brits eye going Belgian as EU referendum looms

BRUSSELS Brexit may be an abstract idea for many Britons but for compatriots living in continental Europe Thursday's EU membership referendum has a very real impact -- especially on those working for the Union itself in Brussels.

"It's a very weird feeling, like your parent leaving the family home," said one of several British employees of European Union institutions who spoke to Reuters. Like others, he did not want to be named as he voiced personal opinions about a vote which could deprive Britons of the right to work for ...

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