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Rise in net migration from outside EU

Net migration to the UK from countries outside the European Union has hit its highest level for 15 years, the Office for National Statistics says.
Figures show 261,000 more non-EU citizens came to the UK than left in the year ending September 2018 - the highest since 2004.
In contrast, net migration from EU countries has continued to fall to a level last seen in 2009.
The figures are the last set before the UK is due to leave the EU next month.
And separate figures released by the Home Office show the number of EU nationals applying for British citizenship hit an all-time high last year, rising by 23% to about 48,000.

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