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January 8, 2019 5:25 PM ‘Dead as a DODO!’ Gibraltar DESTROYS Spain's Brexit bid for joint sovereignty

GIBRALTAR will remain a British territory even after Brexit and any talks of a joint sovereignty over it is “as dead as a dodo”, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister said. Fabian Picardo, Gibraltar’s head, issued a stark warning against Spain, rejecting as "nonsense" the possibility of holding talks of power-sharing. In a televised New Year’s address to his fellow 105

January 4, 2019 5:26 PM BREXIT HARDBALL: Spain issues Gibraltar WARNING as no-deal looms

SPAIN has demanded Prime Minister Theresa May’s agreement with the nation’s leader Pedro Sanchez remains in place even if Britain leaves the EU without a deal after Brexit. Spanish MP for Cadiz, Salvador de la Encina, said Gibraltar should be kept off the table permanently, despite Mrs May only agreeing to this should she mange to scoop a deal with the EU post-Brexit 90

December 24, 2018 7:33 PM Gibraltar chief FURIOUS at plan for JOINT rule between Spain and UK ‘WE WILL NOT BEND!’

GIBRALTAR’S leader Fabian Picardo has slammed the proposal for joint rule between Spain and the UK as “unrealistic”. Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sanchez has said Madrid will revive its bid for shared sovereignty over Gibraltar once the UK has left the European Union. Mr Sanchez has claimed that Spain’s position over Gibraltar, which has been a British 109

December 4, 2018 4:44 PM Gibraltar 'INVASION': Spanish WARSHIP arrives BLARING Spanish national anthem

A SPANISH warship has illegally sailed in UK waters blasting the Spanish anthem as it passed Gibraltar on Tuesday, following backlash between the Spanish Government and the UK over Theresa May's Brexit deal. Referring to a drive for co-sovereignty over the Rock, which has been British since the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, he then said: “We will talk about 57

November 22, 2018 12:38 PM 'Brexit is within our grasp!' May comes out fighting as she SEALS the deal & EU backs down

THERESA May insisted that a Brexit deal is “within our grasp” as the Prime Minister delivered a statement outside 10 Downing Street this afternoon. Mrs May said a draft agreement on post-Brexit relations between the UK and the bloc had been agreed with Brussels ahead of a summit of EU leaders on Sunday. Mrs May said: "The agreement we've reached is between 45

November 22, 2018 12:45 AM EU row THREATENS Brexit as Spain makes DESPERATE SNATCH for Gibraltar in latest talks

THE SPANISH Prime Minister doubled down yesterday on his threats to vote against the Brexit agreement unless concessions are made regarding Gibraltar, the UK overseas territory situated on a peninsula to the south of Spain. Madrid maintains its claim to the land, which was ceded to the British crown in 1713. It therefore takes issue with Article 184 of the Brexit 52

November 21, 2018 9:41 AM Gibraltar ‘a real place’

GIBRALTAR is a real place and not a mythical island covered in monkeys and cheap fags, it has emerged. Spain’s threat to derail the Brexit negotiations over Gibraltar has surprised millions of people who had believed the small, rocky outcrop to be entirely imaginary. Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said: “When the Spanish delegation raised the question 44

November 21, 2018 7:50 AM BREXIT LIVE: Theresa May warned bring something NEW back in final talks with EU

THERESA May will travel to Brussels today to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to clinch her Brexit deal – and she’s been warned not to come home empty handed. Mrs May will enter crunch talks with Mr Juncker this afternoon ahead of a specially arranged summit of EU member states on Sunday which will seal the fate of the Prime Minister’s 58

November 20, 2018 10:09 AM BREXIT SHOCK: Spanish PM threatens to BLOCK May's deal

THE Spanish prime minister has threatened to reject the Brexit withdrawal agreement unless the European Union hands Madrid a guaranteed veto over the future of Gibraltar in any trade deal between Britain and Europe. Brexit negotiations between European capitals and the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier hit a stumbling block over the political declaration 45

November 19, 2018 2:01 PM BREXIT SHOCK: Spain poised to SINK May's Brexit deal over Gibraltar

SPAIN has threatened to veto Brexit in a desperate bid to carve out Gibraltar from any future trade deal involving the European Union and United Kingdom. Madrid has used ministers and diplomats to question the Rock’s status in any future trade partnership in an eleventh hour bid to make changes to Theresa May’s controversial withdrawal agreement. Brussels 49