26 SEPTEMBER 1998, Page 67

No. 2055: Patagonia rules, OK?

Recently a Frenchman, the self-styled King of Patagonia, at the head of an army of four men, invaded an uninhabited Channel Island and planted the Patagonian flag there. You are invited to suppose that he repeats his aggression in another part of Her Majesty's territories. A newspaper report, please, chronicling the Gilbertian event. Maximum 150 words. Entries to `Competition No. 2055' by 8 October.