Gibraltar and the languages of diplomacy
However, with Brexit looming, Gibraltar is stirring passions — and a potential dispute over sovereignty between the UK and Spain. (Earlier this month, former Conservative party leader Michael Howard warned that tensions could even lead to war with …
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Gibraltar: Brits ‘deliberately delayed’ at border after Brexit bust-up …
A SPANISH MP is set to demand answers in Madrid today about the long queues at the Gibraltar and Spanish border.
Gibraltar, the Spanish view: People hear Michael Howard and think ‘what the hell are you smoking?’talkRADIO (press release)
Gibraltar UK and Spanish sovereignty: Don’t mess with the Rock: An …City A.M.
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Spanish police officer ‘filmed pointing gun at elderly man leaving Gibraltar‘ as row over The Rock escalates
The firearms incident came as Spain’s ex-Foreign Minister accused Michael Howard of “bravado” in the escalating Gibraltar row. Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, who once threatened to “plant his flag on Gibraltar”, said he is “very surprised” at the ex-Tory …
Gibraltar border delays: Spanish MP demands answers over long queuesExpress.co.uk
RGP confirms gun border incident – Gibraltar ChronicleGibraltar Chronicle
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Where is Gibraltar, why is it a British territory and what did Michael Howard say about going to war with Spain over …
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the bottom of Spain on the narrow gap between Europe and Africa. Known as the Gib or the Rock, it is a small 2.5 squared area with a population of just 30,000 – but it has huge strategic importance.
The left should learn to love Gibraltar – it’s a multicultural havenThe Guardian
What Brexit does and doesn’t change about Britain, Spain and GibraltarNew Statesman
One way to solve the problem of Gibraltar is yet another referendumThe Independent
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War threats over Gibraltar are rightwing imperial fantasies
On Sunday, the former Tory leader Michael Howard, citing Margaret Thatcher’s war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands, said he was “absolutely certain that our current prime minister will show the same resolve in standing by the people of Gibraltar”.
Gibraltar accuses EU of behaving like a ‘cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children’Telegraph.co.uk
Where is Gibraltar, why is it a British territory and what did Michael Howard say about going to war with Spain over …The Sun
Brexit could turn Gibraltar into the next Falklands, senior Conservatives suggestThe Independent
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The Guardian (blog)
Michael Howard accused of ‘absurd jingoism’ over Gibraltar threat – Politics live
The Guardian (blog)
… accelerated headlong into “surreal/barmy” territory as Lord Howard, a former Conservative party leader and former home secretary, suggested that the government should threaten the use of military force to protect the interests of Gibraltar as …
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The IndependentMichael Howard comparing the Brexit situation in Gibraltar to the Falklands War is tastelessThe IndependentToday as you know is the 35th anniversary of the start of the Falklands War. Hundreds of soldiers lost their lives on both sides. … read more