THE ROYAL CHANNEL
OFFICIAL CHANNEL OF THE BRITISH MONARCHY
The Government of Gibraltar
|First Paragraph of Art. X of the Treaty of
"The Catholic King (of
Spain) does hereby for Himself, His heirs and successors, yield to The
Crown of Great Britain the full and entire property (i.e. ownership) of
the town and castle of Gibraltar,
together with the port, fortifications and ports thereunto belonging;
and gives up the said property to be held and enjoyed absolutely with
all manner of right for ever, without exception"
Majesty's Government will never enter into arrangements under which the
people of Gibraltar would pass under the sovereignty of another state
against their freely and democratically expressed wishes!"
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we remembered The Liberation of the Falkland Islands from
Argentine occupation by British Forces 25 years ago. Thursday 14th
June 2007 marks the 25th anniversary of the Liberation of
the Falkland Islands following the invasion by Argentina on 2nd
April 1982. Major General Jeremy Moore (Commander
of the British Land Forces) flew
into Port Stanley and accepted the Argentine surrender at 2100, 14th
June 1982. The war had lasted 74 days. Moore radioed to London, "The Falkland Islands are once more under the
government desired by their inhabitants. God save the
Queen." At 2215, 14th June, Mrs. Thatcher
announced the surrender to the House of Commons Since then, the
Falkland Islands have flourished, both economically and
socially, and are still a dependent
territory of Britain, and will remain so for as long as the
last year of London's iconic Routemaster bus (2005)
and see even more of their images at Routemasters -
||The Trafalgar Festival
2005, year-round celebrations of Nelson's finest and last hour,
encompassing the Trafalgar Weekend of 21–23 October 2005, celebrating
the 200th anniversary of the
Battle of Trafalgar, Britain's greatest naval victory which
took place on 21st October 1805.
Click here for an ,
and visit the official HMS VICTORY website.
2005 was a national maritime celebration on a
grand scale. With
festivities and events throughout 2005 and beyond, SeaBritain 2005 celebrates the
ways in which the sea touches all of our lives.
Jubilee in 2002: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen's Accession to the
Winston Churchill has been
named the greatest Briton of all time...
anniversary is our nation's opportunity to thank our D-Day
heroes: it's our chance to remember those who fell on the beaches and
those who made it home that we will never forget what they did for us. The Royal British Legion...