The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

1. A giant image of the Queen and a Union flag is projected onto the Rock of Gibraltar to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee…

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

2. …The sound of a brass band playing Rule Britannia was clearly audible over the barbed wired border in La Linea, where a handful of Spaniards had turned out to watch the spectacle. Antonio Jimenez, draped in a Spanish flag, called it ‘an act of provocation’.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

3. A plane painted with a tribute to the Queen flies over the Royal Navy’s base on Gibraltar during a visit by Prince Edward and his wife Sophie to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

4. Prince Edward and his wife watch a Royal Air Force plane during a flypast as they visit the Naval Base in Gibraltar

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

5. Prince Edward looks at a weapon on a Royal Navy boat during his visit to the Naval Base in Gibraltar

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

6. Prince Edward chats to men at the Royal Navy’s base in Gibraltar

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

7. The Earl of Wessex chats with Moroccan community members in Gibraltar

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

8. The Earl of Wessex chats with Moroccan community members in Gibraltar

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

9. The Countess of Wessex meets children during a visit to Gibraltar’s Botanic Garden

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar

10. Prince Edward and Sophie lay the foundation stone for a Diamond Jubilee memorial

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Gibraltar