• Queen welcomes Spain’s King Felipe VI to UK

    Queen welcomes Spain’s King Felipe VI to UK0

    The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have formally welcomed the King of Spain to the UK with a military spectacle full of pomp and pageantry. Britain’s head of state and Philip warmly shook hands with King Felipe VI and his wife, Queen Letizia, at Horse Guards Parade, Henry VIII’s former jousting yard. The Duke,

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  • Gibraltar’s flag on display outside parliament as King Felipe arrives in London

    Gibraltar’s flag on display outside parliament as King Felipe arrives in London0

    The flag of Gibraltar was on display outside the Houses of Parliament as King Felipe of Spain arrived in London for his state visit. The red-and-white banner, bearing a red castle and golden key, was placed at the centre of a row of flags of the British overseas territories and dependencies in Parliament Square. Its

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  • Russian surveillance flight passes close to Rock

    Russian surveillance flight passes close to Rock0

    A Russian Air Force surveillance plane was tracked flying at low altitude north of Gibraltar yesterday, in what appears to have been an approved flight through Spanish airspace. The plane, an unarmed passenger jet, flew south along the length of the Costa del Sol before cutting inland north of the Rock and over the Strait

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