EU irks Britain by calling Gibraltar “colony”

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EU irks Britain by calling Gibraltar “colony”
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BRUSSELS, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Britain could get visa-free access to the European Union for its citizens even after no-deal Brexit but objected on Friday to language used in the proposed EU regulation which described Gibraltar as a “colony”.

The row highlighted strains over the territory on Spain’s southern coast as Britain quits the Union and the remainder of the EU states swing the bloc’s policies behind Spain, which is taking advantage of Brexit to ramp up its claim to “The Rock”.

The new regulation would let British citizens can visit the EU without a...


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EU irks Britain by calling Gibraltar “colony”


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