A Renegade Photographer Got Inside This Lawless Chinese City 119 Times Denser Than New York
In present-day China, the ongoing plan is to move 250 million people from farms into its developing megacities. That might boggle your mind, but the most heavily populated country in the world tends t...
Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute
Sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas in Spanish) is disputed between Argentina and the United Kingdom.The British claim to sovereignty dates from 1690, and the United Kingdom has exer...
Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute - Wikipedia
Rockall
Rockall is an uninhabited remote granite islet in the North Atlantic Ocean situated at the following rough distances from the closest large islands: 430 km (270 miles) north-west of Ireland,...
Rockall - Wikipedia
Mec Vannin
Mec Vannin (Manx, meaning Sons of Mann) is a political party operating in the Isle of Man. Formed in 1962, it seeks to revoke the status of Man as a British self-governing Crown dependency and establi...
Mec Vannin - Wikipedia
Principality of Sealand
The Principality of Sealand is an unrecognised self-declared state (or micronation) consisting entirely of HM Fort Roughs, an offshore platform located in the North Se...
Principality of Sealand - Wikipedia
A Renegade Photographer Got Inside This Lawless Chinese City 119 Times Denser Than New York
In present-day China, the ongoing plan is to move 250 million people from farms into its developing megacities. That might boggle your mind, but the most heavily populated country in the world tends t...
Rockall Bank dispute
Several states have claimed interests over the sea bed adjoining Rockall. Denmark (for the Faroe Islands), Iceland, Ireland and the United Kingdom have all made submissions to the commission set up un...
Rockall Bank dispute - Wikipedia
Falklands War
The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war...
Falklands War - Wikipedia
Rockall Basin
The Rockall Basin (also known as the Hatton Rockall Basin) is a large (c. 800 km by 150 km) sedimentary basin that lies to the west of Ireland and the United Kingdom beneath the major deepwater a...
Rockall Basin - Wikipedia
Operation Paraquet
Operation Paraquet was the code name for the British military operation to recapture the island of South Georgia from Argentine military control in April 1982 at the start of the Falklands War. The of...
Operation Paraquet - Wikipedia
Irree Magh
Irree Magh (Manx: "Rebellion", "Insurrection") was a militant splinter Manx nationalist group active in distributing flyers on the Isle of Man in the mid-1970s. The group called for "open rebellio...
Reassertion of British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (1833)
In December 1832, two naval vessels were sent by the United Kingdom to re-assert British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas), after the United Provinces of the Río de l...
Reassertion of British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (1833) - Wikipedia
Chagos Archipelago sovereignty dispute
Sovereignty over the Chagos Archipelago is disputed between Mauritius and the United Kingdom. Mauritius has repeatedly asserted that the Chagos Archipelago is part of its territory and that the United...
Chagos Archipelago sovereignty dispute - Wikipedia
Aftermath of the Falklands War
The aftermath of the 1982 Falklands War (Guerra de Malvinas in Spanish) between the United Kingdom and Argentina saw an impact upon world geopolitics, the local political culture in Argentina and the ...
Aftermath of the Falklands War - Wikipedia
Ny Troor Tromode
Ny Troor Tromode (Manx: The Tromode Three or Yn Troor) was a Manx nationalist group charged with 17 counts of crimes including arson and criminal damage.
Republic of Anguilla
On 27 February 1967, Britain granted the territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla the status of "associated state", with its own constitution and a considerable degree of self-government...
Republic of Anguilla - Wikipedia
Flanagan Island
Flanagan Island (sometimes referred to in older charts as Witch Island) is an island located within the Virgin Islands archipelago in the Caribbean and forms part of the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is lo...
Flanagan Island - Wikipedia
Disputed status of the isthmus between Gibraltar and Spain
5°20′43″W / 36.152336°N 5.345199°W / 36.152336; -5.345199 (Isthmus between Gibraltar and Spain)The Gibraltar territory currently contains an 800-metre (2,625 ft) ...
Disputed status of the isthmus between Gibraltar and Spain - Wikipedia
Kowloon Walled City
Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in New Kowloon, Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, the Walled City became an enclave after the New Territories we...
Kowloon Walled City - Wikipedia
Battle of Goose Green
The Battle of Goose Green (28–29 May 1982) was an engagement between British and Argentine forces during the Falklands War. Goose Green and its neighbouring settlement Darwin on East Falkland lie on C...
Battle of Goose Green - Wikipedia
Disputed status of Gibraltar
Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, near the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula, is the subject of a disputed irredentist claim by Spain. It was captured in 1704 during the War of the Span...
Disputed status of Gibraltar - Wikipedia
Island of Rockall Act 1972
The Island of Rockall Act 1972 (c. 2) is a British Act of Parliament formally incorporating the island Rockall into the United Kingdom to protect it from Irish and Icelandic claims. The Act as origina...