EU irks Britain by calling Gibraltar a ‘colony’

The European Union flag, the Gibraltarian flag and The Union Jack are seen flying, at the border of Gibraltar with Spain, in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, historically claimed by Spain, November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/Files

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain complained about the European Union calling Gibraltar a “colony” in a piece of draft legislation on Friday, highlighting how the EU is lining up behind Spain in its territorial dispute as Britain quits the bloc. The 27 remaining member states agreed to offer Britons visa-free travel to the EU after Brexit […]

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