US News King of Spain predicts deal on Gibraltar that will be ‘acceptable to all’

22:10  12 july  2017
22:10  12 july  2017 Source:   Press Association

Tory 'walkout' if Spain's king claims Gibraltar

  Tory 'walkout' if Spain's king claims Gibraltar The King of Spain faces the threat of a walkout by Conservative MPs if he lays claim to Gibraltar in a speech in Parliament during his UK state visit. King Felipe is due to address MPs and peers in Parliament's Royal Gallery at a time when the future of the Rock is a major issue in Brexit negotiations.Privately, many diplomats fear it is increasingly likely the trip could be overshadowed by a bitter row over the British territory - and Foreign Office insiders are expecting the King to raise the issue in his remarks.

The King of Spain has expressed his confidence that his country and Britain will overcome their “differences” over Gibraltar and find a solution “ acceptable to all involved”.

The King of Spain has expressed his confidence that his country and Britain will overcome their “differences” over Gibraltar and find a solution “ acceptable to all involved”.

Queen Elizabeth II and King Felipe VI of Spain ride in a carriage during a State visit by the King and Queen of Spain at Centre Gate, Buckingham Palace on July 12, 2017 in London, England. This is the first state visit by the current King Felipe and Queen Letizia, the last being in 1986 with King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia. © (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Queen Elizabeth II and King Felipe VI of Spain ride in a carriage during a State visit by the King and Queen of Spain at Centre Gate, Buckingham Palace on July 12, 2017 in London, England. This is the first state visit by the current King Felipe and Queen Letizia, the last being in 1986 with King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

The King of Spain has expressed his confidence that his country and Britain will overcome their “differences” over Gibraltar and find a solution “acceptable to all involved”.

King Felipe raised the thorny issue as he addressed MPs and peers at the Royal Gallery in the Houses of Parliament, outside which the flag of Gibraltar was on display in Parliament Square.

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The King of Spain has expressed his confidence that his country and Britain will overcome their “differences” over Gibraltar and find a solution “ acceptable to all involved”.

The King of Spain has expressed his confidence that his country and Britain will overcome their “differences” over Gibraltar and find a solution “ acceptable to all involved”.

The flag’s presence was welcomed earlier at Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons by Conservative MP Andrew Rosindell, who urged Prime Minister Theresa May to remind the King that Gibraltar is British, despite long-standing Spanish claims on the territory.

Mr Rosindell looked on as King Felipe said in the traditional address to both Houses of Parliament that Britain and Spain have a long-shared history and have “frequently stood shoulder to shoulder” as friends, partners and allies, in the best interests of both nations.

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The monarch went on: “It is just as true, however, that during our rich and fruitful history there have also been estrangements, rivalries and disputes, but the work and determination of our governments, authorities and citizens have relegated such events to the past.

Queen hints at Gibraltar dispute during state banquet speech

  Queen hints at Gibraltar dispute during state banquet speech She said the two countries do not always see ‘eye to eye’.In what is likely to be interpreted as a reference to the dispute between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar’s sovereignty, the Queen said the two countries do not always see “eye to eye”.

The King of Spain has expressed his confidence that his country and Britain will overcome their “differences” over Gibraltar and find a solution “ acceptable to all involved”.

The King of Spain has expressed his confidence that his country and Britain will overcome their "differences" over Gibraltar and find a solution " acceptable to all involved". King of Spain tells MPs Brexit deal must give citizens future certainty.

“I am certain that this resolve to overcome our differences will be even greater in the case of Gibraltar and I am confident that through the necessary dialogue and effort, our two governments will be able to work towards arrangements that are acceptable to all involved.”

Flags of the overseas territories and dependencies are regularly raised outside Parliament for state occasions such as the King’s visit, and Gibraltar’s flag is placed in the middle because they are in alphabetical order.

Flags of Commonwealth nations were displayed at Horse Guards Parade.

In photos: The glamorous life of style icon Queen Letizia (Business Insider)

<p>King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain arrive in the UK on Wednesday for a three-day state visit, staying at Buckingham Palace.</p><p> They're due to be greeted by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Horse Guards Parade, <a href=according to the BBC, in the first state visit by a Spanish king to the UK in 31 years, when Felipe's father, Juan Carlos, made the trip. Prime Minister Theresa May is also due to attend the Horse Guards welcome, missing Prime Minister's Questions for the event.

A state banquet - to be attended by Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - is also due to be held in the Buckingham Palace ballroom on Wednesday evening. Prince Harry is even planning to take the royal couple to Westminster Abbey on Thursday, where King Felipe will lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.

It's a pretty high-profile, no holds barred visit - particularly for a couple who remain relatively unknown to the British public.

However, Queen Letizia is starting to catch the world's attention thanks to her glamorous style and composed appearance - two of the many similarities she has to Britain's own Kate Middleton.

From her common beginnings to her role as a global style icon, meeting world leaders and focusing on social issues, scroll down for a look into the life of Spain's Queen Letizia.

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Gerry Hutch returns to Spain in spite of threat to his life from Kinahan gang .
It's reportedly the 54 year-old's first time to surface in almost a yearAlthough he previously survived a murder attempt by Kinahan hitmen in Lanzarote, the 54 year-old has returned to the island because he "feels very comfortable" there, the Herald reports.

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