Gibraltar clings to colonial life
Residents of world's smallest colony happy to stick with British rule.
Last Modified: 19 May 2010 16:19 GMT

The British terrritory of Gibraltar is the smallest of all the areas on the United Nations' list of colonies.

Its residents live in just six and a half square kilometres, on an outcrop of the southern coast of Spain.

Despite their distance from the UK and proximity to Spain, they appear happy to stick with British rule.

As part of Al Jazeera's series on global colonies, Laurence Lee visits the famous rock.

Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
Featured on Al Jazeera
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Long-standing dispute over Christian use of the word 'Allah' raises concerns about a very un-Merry Christmas.
The threat posed by ISIL has prompted thousands of young Kurds to join the PKK.
Baja California - with its own grim history of disappeared people - finds a voice in the fight against violence.
Russian feminist rockers fight system holding 700,000 - the world's largest per capita prison population after the US.
Weeks of growing protests against Muslims continue in Dresden with 15,000 hitting the streets last Monday.