COMPARE: Which European countries have the toughest rules for gaining citizenship?
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COMPARE: Which European countries have the toughest rules for gaining citizenship?

Though European passports offer a huge range of benefits, the rules and costs for getting your hands on one vary massively from country to country. Here's a look at which countries have strictest and most lenient requirements.

Woman denied French citizenship for ‘refusing to shake official’s hand’

Woman denied French citizenship for ‘refusing to shake official’s hand’

British expats ‘should be given French nationality’

British expats ‘should be given French nationality’

Hollande finally sees sense if only for selfish reasons

Hollande finally sees sense if only for selfish reasons

Terrorism: France ‘to scrap plan to strip citizenships’

Terrorism: France ‘to scrap plan to strip citizenships’

Court OKs taking French nationality from jihadist

Court OKs taking French nationality from jihadist

Stripping French citizenship: What all the fuss is about

Stripping French citizenship: What all the fuss is about

French MPs vote through post attacks constitution changes

French MPs vote through post attacks constitution changes

France scraps citizenship tests

France scraps citizenship tests

Arnault: I’ll sue paper over ‘Get lost’ taunt

Arnault: I’ll sue paper over ‘Get lost’ taunt