Simon Courtauld

Why Gibraltar needs its hunt back

One institution used to bind together the Spanish and the English. Only a museum remains

The British overseas territory of Gibraltar, or, as some would have it, the wart on the bottom of the Iberian peninsula, is not an exciting place for a holiday. You don’t go for the food (mostly English pub grub and pizzas), or the nightlife (there isn’t any) or the beaches (overcrowded, with sand imported from the Sahara).

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