Vexillologists vexed as UK fails to fly the flag for territories

There’s been a bit of a flap on in the corridors of Whitehall, over a broken promise to Britain’s overseas territories. When the UK government announced that the flags of islands such as St Helena were to be flown at state occasions, it was seen as a way of signifying their importance to the mother […]

Island flags ‘will be flown’ at Queen’s birthday parades

The flags of Britain’s overseas territories are to feature in the birthday celebrations for Her Majesty the Queen – at theĀ annual Trooping the ColourĀ parade. The idea was put forward by Andrew Rosindell MP, who said the flags should be displayed in the ceremony at Buckingham Palace and on “all appropriate state occasions”. Mr Rosindell, chairman […]