Crown Colony

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a British colony controlled by the British Crown, represented by a governor

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The move will compel British overseas territories to set up public registers showing the ownership of companies based there.
She most recently carried out humanitarian work in the Caribbean following the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria in British overseas territories.
The First World War battle of Passchendaele was remembered, and there was also recognition for those who helped in the Caribbean in this summer's hurricane season, when thousands were left without homes in Commonwealth nations and British overseas territories.
The deadly storm continues to lay waste to swathes of the Caribbean, including British overseas territories.
Former prime minister Gordon Brown has urged Mr Cameron to join other EU states to impose sanctions against British overseas territories and crown dependencies that continue to act as tax havens for the wealthy.
It's one of the many British Overseas Territories from our colonial past that we the taxpayer still fund.
Corbyn said Britain had a "huge responsibility" as many tax havens are British overseas territories, like the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands, or Crown Dependencies, such as Jersey or the Isle of Man.
Along with simple bonfire beacons, they will be dotted around the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and British overseas territories.
Julietta Edgar, Royal Mail head of special stamps, said: "I'm delighted that this rarely seen work of art will be viewed by people again on millions of letters every dayA SET of three different stamps marking the 200th anniversary of Trafalgar will also go on sale today in eight countries and British overseas territories
Why are so many British Overseas Territories tax havens?
The committee has previously backed Argentinian calls for negotiations over sovereignty, but the Foreign Office in London yesterday insisted that body "no longer has a relevant role to play" with respect to British overseas territories, arguing that it was "insulting" to describe their relationship with the UK as colonial.
UK military personnel assisting British overseas territories ravaged by Hurricane Irma have revealed how affected residents on Grand Turk island are "really appreciative" of the help.
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