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EU rules that Gibraltar and the UK must be treated as single member

The EU court has ruled UK and Gibraltar must be treated as a single EU member. This comes after the European Court of Justice made a ruling on a tax dispute between the Gibraltar...

Police fired at after high-speed boat chase

POLICE were fired at in Gibraltar this morning after a high-speed boat chase. A vessel crewed by RGP and GDP officers chased an inflatable boat similar to those involved in drug trafficking. Closing down on the boat,...

Chief Minister praises election result

GIBRALTAR Chief Minister has described the election result as 'very positive'. Fabian Picardo expressed his delight at long-term Gibraltar supporters holding their seats in this month's election, ensuring the Rock continues to have a voice...

Gibraltar has third-highest percentage of smokers in the EU

IT’S official. Gibraltar has the third-highest smoking rate in the EU. A study by the European Commission found that the countries with the highest percentage of smokers were Greece (37%), Bulgaria and France (36%) and...

Grammarians knocked out of Eurohockey Challenge

GRAMMARIANS have cruelly missed out on promotion after penalty defeat. Facing Portuguese side Clube de Futebol Uniao de Lamas, the Grammarians were 2-1 only to concede an equaliser with 30 seconds remaining. They then lost...

Liam Traverso Gibraltar boxer knocks out Spanish competition in ‘best moment’ of his...

A GILBRALTARIAN boxer has spoken of his pride after his club crushed a team of Spaniards. Seven boxers of Gibraltar Boxing Club faced off against unknown Spanish stars at the Tercentenary Sports Hall at a...

Local boy wins European kids golf championship in Scotland

A GIBRALTARIAN boy has won the European Golf Championships. Sebastian Desoisa saw off 75 international competitors from 50 different countries to claim the prestigious title in the aged 10 category. The three-day event played at Craigelaw...

Mons Calpe Mews plaques commemorate iconic transport vessel

COMMEMORATIVE plaques named after a famous transport vessel have been placed on every block of a housing estate. Mons Calpe Mews estate, named after the purpose built transport boat made 1954, received the plaques sharing...

Gibraltar flies flags half mast in solidarity with London following terror attacks

THE Gibraltar government has offered solidarity to London following the terror attacks. Flags are now flying half-mast on the Rock, and a minute silence will also be held. This comes after the terror attack in London...

Gibraltar Government proposes lowering medical age of consent

THE Gibraltar Government has proposed lowering the age of consent for medical treatment to 16. Recently drafted, the legislation would mean teens as young as 16 could make decisions about their own health without...

Europa FC claims historic victory against Lincoln Red Imps

EUROPA FC have won their first league title in more than 50 years, ending 14 years of dominance by the Lincoln Red Imps. A 0-2 win away to Glacis United on the final weekend saw...

Gibraltarian boxer gears up to face Spanish rival

A GIBRALTARIAN boxer has described how ‘big’ it would be to beat a Spaniard in his debut fight next month. Liam Traverso, 27, faces an unknown Spanish boxer from Malaga next month at the Tercentenary...

Gibraltar Gaels positive about their chances against Andalucian rivals

THE Gibraltar Gaels are eyeing up victory in the Andalucian league. They will go head to head with the Costa Gaels in a play-off on May 31. The teams will square off in Estepona following eight...

Corporate sponsor gives Calpe House Trust £10,000 cheque

CASAIS Limited has presented a cheque for £10,000 to the Calpe House Trust. Friend of Calpe House Jared Negron met with the Finance Director of Casais (Gibraltar), Leandro Peixoto to receive the generous donation....

Models to raise money for Fighting Leukaemia at fashion show

MODELS will strut their stuff at a charity fashion show. Talented members of No.1 Models will exhibit cutting-edge fashions by local designers at the one off event, Fighting Leukaemia with Fashion, on June 2. All monies...

Missing woman found safe in Spain

A GIBRALTAR resident who went missing has been found safe in Spain. Donna Lee Hoyvik, 56, had been last seen after being discharged from a hospital in Malaga on May 17. However, Royal Gibraltar Police have...

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Local artist selected for Berlin exchange residency

A LOCAL artist will represent the Rock in Berlin as part of an exchange residency.  Shane Dalmedo will exhibit her work in urban and public...
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