The Aquarius rescue ship flying the Gibraltar flag enters the harbour in Valletta, Malta in August.
Gibraltar's decision to terminate permission for the Aquarius to conduct operations in the Mediterranean is the latest example of national politics undermining rescue at sea.
Even now, 350 years after his birth, the great Irish satirist Jonathan Swift remains as sharp and relevant as ever.
Turtle Cove on the Turks and Caicos Islands.
It's not all money laundering and snorkels: by ignoring these remnants of empire, UK is shoring up trouble down the line.
The UK has flared tensions with Spain over what happens to the territory after Brexit. But this war of words has been going on for centuries.
Dining out in Gibraltar.
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Gibraltarians have their own unique sense of Britishness, but in many ways it's a recent development.
With Spain spying an opportunity and major questions about economic stability, Brexit is causing sleepless nights on the Rock.
That’s no Sturgeon .
The two women at the top of UK politics could be heading for a disagreement.
Spain is already calling for joint sovereignty but Gibraltarians are unlikely to stand for that.
If Britain votes to leave, residents of the Rock won't come along quietly.
Testing the boundaries of civility.
UK Ministry of Defence
The UK is angry at Spain for chasing boats into its territory. Enough already.
What do you make of this Farage then?
Lasting rancour towards Labour and fear of an EU exit leave the overseas territory caught between a rock and a hard place.
The Gibraltar Museum says scratched patterns found in the Gorham’s Cave, in Gibraltar, are believed to be more than 39,000 years old, dating back to the times of the Neanderthals.
There has been much excitement over recent reports that something found in a cave in Gibraltar is the first known example of Neanderthal art. But what exactly has been found, can it be believed and, if…
Wish you were here?
Whether it’s arguments over delays at the border or concrete blocks dumped in the sea, Gibraltar has been causing the UK and Spain lots of grief recently. It has gathered an awful lot of attention for…
But I don’t speak Spanish!
Once again Britain and Spain have been at loggerheads this week over a 2.6 square mile rock which the former has occupied and the other complained about for 300 years. It would be over-egging things to…