British overseas territory


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British overseas territory

formerly known as a dependent territory, a territory whose government is to some extent the responsibility of the UK. UK overseas territories include Gibraltar. Hong Kong ceased to be such at the end of 1997.
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The post Chagossians living in the UK, would prefer that the Chagos Archipelago remains a British overseas territory appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
The Atlantic outcrop and British Overseas Territory will, in December 2019, welcome a second weekly flight from the South African city, raising the prospect of a dual-city break, St Helena's tourist board says.
The British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar shares a land border with which country?
He announced via his Twitter account that all the EU leaders have agreed on the agreement, including Spain which had fears over the future of Gibraltar region --a British overseas territory in southern Spain.
A judge in the British Overseas Territory said public protection required Seaman to be treated in the UK as he reached the end of his jail term.
Dee-Ann, from British Overseas Territory Anguilla, has twice competed in the Commonwealth Games but was forced to abandon her dream of representing Great Britain in the Olympics after a knee injury.
He brought the island to life for his appreciative audience by wonderfully describing the history, lifestyle and exotic flora and fauna on the remote British Overseas Territory.
The rocky limestone outcrop is a British overseas territory whose citizens have United Kingdom citizenship.
The British Overseas Territory had allowed couples of the same gender to marry since May 2017, but now a law has been put into force establishing domestic partnerships.
Ms Phillipson said: "Without global action on climate change, an entire British overseas territory, housing a major base for one of our closest allies, is at risk of inundation, and yet we now know the Government hasn't spoken to the Americans about it recently.
The islands, which have a population of about 3000, have been peaceful since the end of the Falklands War in 1982, when Argentina tried to take over the British overseas territory in the South Atlantic.
London: To attract start-ups to the British overseas territory as it prepares for Brexit, financial services watchdog of Gibraltar will introduce the world's first bespoke licence for "fintech" firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology from next month.
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