MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, November 13th 2018 - 19:12 UTC

Gibraltar court will decide on a man who unfurled a Spanish flag in the Rock

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016 - 11:36 UTC
Full article 11 comments

A man was arrested in connection with the unfurling of a Spanish flag in Gibraltar. The man remains in Police custody and will be appearing before the Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday morning. Read full article

Comments

Disclaimer & comment rules
  • Islander1

    Good for you Gib - even if they guy is let out of Court with just a severe telling off and a fine and the loss of his flag, and of course a warning that his name is now on a refuse to allow to re-enter list - will be sufficient.

    Odd that our pathetic wet drip of a Legal Dept here in the Falklands is so far up its own ******** and thinking purely of keeping the job sheet clean and contract promotions boxes ticked that they repeatedly just throw out complaints received and made here.

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 12:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Poor sod, they get more desperate as the days go on,

    300 years and he still didn't get to the top.

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 12:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Spain?

    I had forgotten all about the Spaniards.

    Now what is it that they are noted for?

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 02:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    What a nice flag, loo paper anyone?

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 02:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • darragh

    @3

    “Now what is it that they are noted for?”

    Apart from the 'Barber of Seville', not having a government.

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 02:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Hang him. The Top of the Rock Cafe has a handy railing to which a rope can be tied. I've been there and looked down. Apparently it's 412 metres straight down. Should be about right for defacing The Rock. For the spanish, it's something they want, diddums. For Gibraltarians, it's home. For the UK, it's heritage. Somewhere we fought and died for. We don't forget!

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 03:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SauveQuiPeut

    They could take a leaf out of the Romans' book and start throwing people off the Rock.

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 04:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    Why don't they get half a dozen Gib. flags affix them to bu0ys take them out to the Gib. Territorial limits in the bay and anchor them there.

    This should cause apoplexy among the VOX supporters.

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    The hell you don't forget!

    You ceded your sovereignty to the Huns.

    Your Brit thirty somethings are as weak as water.

    Used to be that you could get a good rise out of them.

    Now they just cry hate speech and political correctness.

    Pitiful.

    If you ever need anything more substantial than a spreadsheet performa or a posh PowerPoint proposal you are screwed.

    Proudly a knuckle dragger from a nation of similar muts.

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 06:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    @9
    Ah, but crying hate speech and political correctness is ever so much easier and more effective. One has to be pragmatic about these things. :)

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 11:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • screenname

    Ever so slightly more Union flags displayed on Spanish territory at any minute of every day.

    Total none story, but if people are outraged by this then maybe some Brits should invade Spain to vomit and urinate all over Spanish streets...oh, they already have.

    Jun 22nd, 2016 - 11:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!