Articles tagged “gibraltar”

Gibraltar Airport Could Be Jointly Managed by Spain In Post-Brexit Overture

Gibraltar Airport Could Be Jointly Managed by Spain In Post-Brexit Overture

Esteban Duarte, Bloomberg

This airport and rail expansion could really help visitation to Gibraltar, but will that be enough if Gibraltar ends up having to leave the European Union because of its ties to the UK?

1 year ago

Post-Brexit Gibraltar Wants to Retain Ties to the European Union After the UK Leaves

Post-Brexit Gibraltar Wants to Retain Ties to the European Union After the UK Leaves

Esteban Duarte, Bloomberg

Spain and the UK may have been fighting over Gibraltar for ages, but Brexit need not produce a clear winner and loser. Gibraltar wants to keep its ties to the UK without breaking up with the EU.

1 year ago

Gibraltar is a Powerful Microcosm of Brexit’s Impact on European Tourism

Gibraltar is a Powerful Microcosm of Brexit’s Impact on European Tourism

Aritz Parra, Associated Press

As if the UK needed another case study for how complicated its divorce from the EU could be it certainly has one in Gibraltar.

2 years ago

Scuffle With Spain Could Squeeze Gibraltar’s Booming Tourism Sector

Scuffle With Spain Could Squeeze Gibraltar’s Booming Tourism Sector

Reuters

In this situation, Gibraltar is like the child in the story of King Solomon, facing an ugly end over its parents' stubborn hostility. Hopefully, Spain and Britain remember that real lives and businesses are at stake in this standoff, and ultimately act in Gibraltar's best interest.

6 years ago

War of Words Between England and Spain Over Gibraltar Heats up

Reuters

Is there a hash tag for this? Maybe #fadedcolonialempireproblems?

6 years ago

Spain and Britain Argue Over Gibraltar Again — This Time at the Border

Spain and Britain Argue Over Gibraltar Again — This Time at the Border

Hannah Strange, The Daily Telegraph

While you can understand the Britons' complaints at the hands of the Spaniards' pettiness, you have to chuckle at the erosion of the historical situation around the Rock of Gibraltar.

6 years ago

Gibraltar becomes first Wikipedia city; QR codes to be plastered all over for tourists

Smart idea (minus the QR codes), and with Wikipedia branching into a new travel section, these two efforts could possibly merge.

7 years ago