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Deputy Chief Minister speaks to students on Brexit

DEPUTY chief minister Dr Joseph Garcia delighted students as he visited three schools on the Rock to chat about EU negotiations on Brexit.  Talking to students at Bayside and Westside Schools and the College of...

GSD slams government over low classroom temperatures

THE opposition party, GSD, has slammed the government for allowing classroom temperatures to fall below 10 degrees celsius.  The teachers union, NASUWT, announced that even when heaters had been used in schools, classroom temperatures were...

La Linea police seize over 12 tonnes of hash over 48 hours in four...

POLICE in La Linea have seized 12 tonnes of hash in the space of 48 hours following four separate operations.  The alarm was raised in the first incident after police officers spotted a suspicious van and...

Spanish government to invest in drones to catch smugglers in Gibraltar

SPAIN’s tax agency will invest €500,000 in drones in an effort to clamp down on illegal smuggling in Gibraltar and Andorra. Gibraltar has long been a hotbed of illegal cigarette trafficking while Andorra is...

Migrant numbers arriving in Spain more than triple from last year

THIS year migrant numbers arriving by sea to Spain have more than tripled since last year. Almost 21,500 migrants, mostly Algerians and Moroccans, have crossed the strait of Gibraltar in 2017, according to the International...

Spotlight now on Gib as EU leaders agree to terms for Brexit to progress...

MADRID have said that the UK must seek a deal with Spain before any transitional deal applies to Gibraltar.  After EU leaders agreed that 'sufficient progress' has been made allowing talks to progress to trade...

EU leaders agree to next stage of Brexit negotiations in Brussels

EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit negotiations to the next stage onto discussions about Britain's future trading relationship outside the bloc.  Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, tweeted the news after they met...

MPs protest outside Parliament ahead of critical vote on final Brexit deal

A GROUP of cross-party MPs protested outside Westminster today ahead of a critical vote to decide if Parliament should be allowed to vote on the final Brexit deal.  Labour’s Chuka Umunna, Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas,...

Brexit ‘breakthrough’ means phase two trade talks can now begin

THE European Commission now believes ‘sufficient progress’ has been made after Theresa May made a last-minute deal with the EU to move Brexit discussions onto phase two. The deal means there will be no ‘hard border’...

Exciting new app aims to revolutionise how we advertise properties

A LONDONER has developed an app that offers a cheap alternative for holidaymakers in Spain by sharing their properties online. HolidaySwap, aimed at 20 to 30-year-olds, is different to Timeshare and AirBnB because it...

Cooking against Cancer! Mama Lotties host delicious brunch

THE Cancer Relief Centre Gibraltar teamed up with Mama Lotties to host a cook-along brunch for women living with cancer. Local chef Justin Bautista, the man behind Mama Lotties: 100 Everyday Recipes cookbook, was...

Gibraltar’s artists to sell their artwork at special event aimed at affordability

A COLLECTION of Gibraltar’s finest artists will be showcasing their work at this year’s Affordable Art Show at the Fine Arts Gallery in Casemates. The event, now in it’s fourth year, offers the public a...

Gambling giant opens new office as it expands operations on the Rock

GAMBLING technology provider Playtech has opened a new office in the World Trade Centre in a bid to expand its work on the Rock. COO Shimon Akad said the business move made sense as Playtech’s largest...

It takes two to Tango! Gibraltarian couple win Murcia dance competition

TWO Gibraltarian dancers have won four first place medals at a two-day competition in Murcia. Dancing duo William and Jacqueline Ignacio, from Cezar & Katerina Dance Sport Club Gibraltar, won the medals at the Championship...

Two classical concerts set to dazzle for New Year on the Rock

NEW year on the Rock is set to be rung in with a pair of stellar classical concerts. Featuring The European Sinfonietta, the first concert will take place for children at 5:30pm at John Mackintosh...

Collection of six UK airports will bring thousands more Brits to the Rock

SIX more British airports are set to be directly connected to the Rock thanks to a series of new flight routes. British holiday company Super Break has announced the new charter flights from small regional...

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