Just as the Portuguese government rolls out its contingency plans for expat Brits, under the banner “Keep Calm You Stay” (click here), Brits living here have been attending Q&A sessions promoted by the British Consulate – and the general consensus is “there’s nothing to worry about”.

Lusa news agency promotes the ‘feel good message’ in a text entitled: “Britons living in Portugal confident that historic alliance resolves any problem”.