If its border with Spain becomes an EU external border, the British Overseas Territory will be isolated. Gibraltar’s economy depends on free access to the EU, and its people worry that Spain could try to reassert its claims to the peninsula.
The UK will order territories to make names of owners of shell companies public by December 31, 2020. It is the latest effort to tackle the corruption and tax avoidance that run rampant in Britain's overseas holdings.
Westminster is thanking its fellow Russian-dismissing friends. Meanwhile, it seems Brexit may bring about Britain's exit from space, the Leave campaign is accused of cheating and France has caused a UK passport stir.
The EU and the British have agreed at the last minute on Brexit divorce proceedings. Now they can start negotiating a future relationship. That's where the real arguments will start, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
The incendiary claim came from Conservative Michael Howard, who said Britain would do what it needed to keep the British territory. He alluded to Britain's protection of another rocky outpost 35 years ago as a precedent.
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