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Tag: Simon Jenkins

  • Saturday, December 2nd 2023 - 08:14 UTC

    “Falklands' status as a BOT has nothing to do with imperial gestures, but the wishes of its population”

      Ex governor Dr. Haywood points out that like any former colony, Falkland Islanders have a right to self-determination, recognized by the UN.

    The Falkland Islands’ status as a British overseas territory has nothing to do with imperial gestures, and everything to do with the wishes of the population, writes Dr. Nigel Haywood, in response to the article by Simon Jenkins, published in The Guardian and MercoPress a week ago.

  • Tuesday, August 20th 2013 - 22:41 UTC

    Gibraltar and the Falklands deny the logic of history

    HMS Illustrious sailing out of Plymouth

    By Simon Jenkins (*) (The Guardian) Nothing beats a gunboat. HMS Illustrious glided out of Plymouth on Monday (August 12), past HMS Victory and cheering crowds of patriots. Within a week it will be off Gibraltar, a mere cannon shot from Cape Trafalgar. The nation's breast heaves, the tears prick. The Olympic spirit is off to singe the king of Spain's beard. How dare they keep honest British citizens waiting six hours at Spanish border control? Have they forgotten the Armada?