United Kingdom–United States relations
Gibraltar authorities reject the request by the U.S. to seize the Iranian oil tanker "Grace 1". They argue that EU, not U.S. law, is applicable in Gibraltar. The tanker is also renamed.
Sources: Al Arabiya
Sources: Al Arabiya
Judge Bobbie Cheema-Grubb of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales suspends American national Anne Sacoolas' eight-month prison sentence for a 12-month period, during which she is under probation unless she commits another offence, over the death of British man Harry Dunn in a 2019 traffic collision.
Iran says a UK-flagged ship seized several months ago is free to depart. MV "Stena Impero", an oil tanker, was captured in response to the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar over allegations it was carrying fuel to Syria.
A United States Department of State spokesperson confirms as accurate a story reported yesterday by the "Financial Times", saying that Akhilesh Kumar, the captain of a tanker carrying Iranian oil that was captured in Gibraltar in July and since then released, was offered millions of dollars by U.S. official Brian Hook to change its course, so that it could be impounded on U.S. charges of "terrorism".
Gibraltar says the United States has applied to seize the Iranian oil tanker "Grace 1", which is being held by the United Kingdom territory for an alleged breach of European Union sanctions against Syria.
The Trump Administration announces this year's presidential state visit to the United Kingdom is delayed until at least 2018. Both the White House and 10 Downing Street state the two countries had been unable to agree on a 2017 date. This planned visit has drawn protests in the United Kingdom since February, and more than 1.8 million signatures on a petition to Parliament to cancel the meeting.
British police suspend sharing intelligence with the United States in connection with Monday's Manchester bombing attack for most of the day, after U.S. officials allegedly leak "sensitive information" to "The New York Times". British Prime Minister Theresa May emphasized the sensitive nature of said information when she met with U.S. President Donald Trump during their meeting at the NATO summit in Brussels. Trump calls for an investigation into the leaks.
A petition, launched Sunday to cancel U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom later this year, tops 1 million signatures, passing the threshold for British Parliament debate. A British government spokesman says the state visit is going ahead as planned.
British Prime Minister Theresa May meets with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C.. This is the first visit by a foreign leader since Trump's inauguration last Friday.
Britain makes a protest to the Spanish authorities over the opening of a diplomatic bag at the border with Gibraltar on Friday 22 November 2013.
An explosion at an oil storage tank in Gibraltar closes the port and injures workers and cruise ship passengers.