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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibraltar

Migrating birds are very common and Gibraltar is home to the only Barbary partridges found on the European continent. In 1991, Graham Watson, Gibraltar's MEP, highlighted conservationists' fears that urban development, tourism and invasive plant species were threatening Gibraltar's own plants as well as birds and bat ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Gibraltar

Most British forces have left the territory, which is no longer seen as a place of major military importance. Its economy is now based on tourism, financial services, shipping and Internet gambling. Gibraltar is largely self-governed, with its own parliament and government, though the UK maintains responsibility for defence and ...

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Jul 21, 2009 ... For the first time in 300 years, a Spanish minister will visit Gibraltar for talks that could help ease centuries of tension between Britain and Spain over who owns the Rock.

www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2013/08/economist-explains-4

Aug 8, 2013 ... It was unclear who should succeed him, and so Europe's great powers began to push their own preferred candidates. War soon broke out, and in August 1704 British soldiers, fighting alongside Dutch allies, captured the Rock, as Gibraltar is known. The war continued until 1713, when the Treaty of Utrecht ...

www.historic-uk.com/HistoryMagazine/DestinationsUK/History-of-Gibraltar

The six square kilometres of the Rock of Gibraltar are steeped in history, from the very beginning around 100,000 years ago when primitive humans and Neanderthals fished the shoreline and inhabited the limestone caves, to visiting Phoenician and later Roman seafarers. It was the Moors of Tarek ibn Ziyad however that ...

www.express.co.uk/news/uk/787199/Gibraltar-history-British-territory-brexit-map-rock-war-spain-location

Apr 3, 2017 ... MICHAEL Howard has suggested that Britain could go to war with Spain over Gibraltar after Brexit. But what is the ... Gibraltar has its own political system that makes many decisions within the territory but issues like defence and foreign affairs are determined by the UK Government in London. Gibraltar has ...

www.theguardian.com/world/shortcuts/2013/aug/05/gibraltar-rock-tensions-spain

Aug 5, 2013 ... Tensions are escalating at the Spanish-Gibraltarian border, with Spain warning that the 'party is over'. But what's life like on the Rock? Who famously married there? And why shouldn't you tease one of the Barbary macaques?

www.thesun.co.uk/news/3240916/gibraltar-spain-brexit-overseas-territory-veto

Aug 8, 2017 ... ... sent a task force half way across the world to defend the freedom of another small group of British people against another Spanish-speaking country.” The tough talk came as Mrs May offered her own personal reassurances to the people of Gibraltar - and ruled out talks with Spain about joint-sovereignty.

www.thoughtco.com/geography-of-gibraltar-1435708

Feb 28, 2017 ... 5) Today Gibraltar is a self-governing territory of the United Kingdom and as such its citizens are considered British citizens. Gibraltar's government however is democratic and separate from that of the UK. Queen Elizabeth II is the chief of state of Gibraltar, but it has its own chief minister as head of ...