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Gibraltar athletes smash personal bests at youth Commonwealth Games

  Young Gibraltarian athletes have beaten their personal bests on the second day of the Youth Commonwealth Games. Swimmers Elijah Cruz registered 30.27 in the 50m backstroke, while David Hitchcock and Aidan Carroll participated in the...

Police arrest five and seize 209 cartons of cigarettes on Western Beach

POLICE have arrested five in connection with a haul of 209 cartons of tobacco on Westen Beach. Police dressed in beach clothes intercepted the five Spaniards - three 19-year-old males and two females, who attempted to escape arrest...

Gibraltar’s new Alzheimer’s and Dementia centre provides ‘holistic approach’

A new Alzheimer's and Dementia centre on the Rock is working near full capacity.  The Bella Vista Day Centre for Alzheimer’s and Dementia offers therapeutic services to around 70 patients during the week. It provides a 'holistic'...

Trophy and cash prize up for grabs in Gibraltar cultural Services poetry competition

ASPIRING poets are encouraged to submit pieces for this year's poetry competition.  The Gibraltar Cultural Services are offering a £300 cash prize and trophy to the overall winner of the competition which is open to all...

Gibraltar Youth Centre members put on Rags to Riches show for Miss Gibraltar and...

YOUNG creatives have exhibited their fashion creations in front of the Minister for youth and Miss Gibraltar.  The showcase at the Youth Centre patio was the culmination of the Rags to riches programme, which sees youngsters...

Gibraltar Social Democrats reshuffle in light of recent events

OPPOSITION leader Roy Clinton has announced a ministerial reshuffle.  In addition to his existing responsibilities, Roy Clinton will now take on the economy, public sector efficiency, telecommunications, Brexit, civil aviation, e government and the port while giving...

New ‘progressive political movement’ will provide Gibraltar with another option, says Marlene Hassan Nahon

MARLENE Hassan Nahon has said a 'new political movement' will be announced in the next three months. The independent MP told the press she wants to offer the people of Gibraltar another option in these...
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WATCH: Exhausted horse collapses on ground in extreme heat in La Linea

THIS is the heartbreaking footage of an exhausted and overheated horse during La Linea Feria.  It was filmed after collapsing in the middle of the street this weekend. Concerned crowds gathered around the animal, with several...

Morrisons ups price of plastic bags to reduce environmental impact

MORRISONS Gibraltar has doubled the price of its plastic bags. To reflect the Government’s new budget measures they will sell them for 10p, up from 5p. The budget price change aims to reduce the...

US bids to strengthen business ties with the Rock

US congress members have predicted a strong future relationship with Gibraltar. During a third trade visit, Democrat congresswoman Linda Sanchez and Republican Patrick Meehan described the territory as an ‘attractive place to do business’, despite...
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Gibraltar touted as future Silicon Valley at Startup Grind Event for entrepreneurs

EXPERTS say Gibraltar could become a mini Silicon Valley. A panel of business leaders discussed the future of the Rock’s business industry at a Startup Grind event. “You can be global from day one in...

PP party criticises government for failing to supply ‘adequate’ health facilities in Los Barrios

PP politicians in Cadiz have slammed the Junta over the poor health facilities in Los Barrios. A spokesperson, Ana Mestre, expressed her outrage at the fact the town’s 24,000 residents have to travel to Algeciras...

Sotogrande choir raises €5,000 at charity concert

A SOTOGRANDE choir has raised almost €5,000 for local charities. The Camerata Sotogrande choir handed one cheque to the Fundacion la Milagrosa old people’s home, and another to the Montenegral Drug Rehabilitation Centre. The money...

Government calls temporary ban on bluefin tuna fishing

THE bluefin tuna fishing season has been temporarily suspended. The environment department has implemented the pause in fishing due to a high number of catches registered in the early part of the season. It...

La Linea protest group starts petition to cancel upcoming bullfight

SOME 3,300 signatures opposing a La Linea bullfight have been collected within 24 hours. Four representatives of the Campo de Gibraltar anti-bullfighting movement went to the City Hall of La Linea to hand over 1,000...

Suspected paedophile arrested in Gibraltar

A MAN has been arrested in Gibraltar for possessing indecent photographs of children. Stephen Anthony Martinez, 51, was arrested after police seized a phone from him following an arrest in June for suspected of genital exposure in...

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Gibraltar athletes smash personal bests at youth Commonwealth Games

  Young Gibraltarian athletes have beaten their personal bests on the second day of the Youth Commonwealth Games. Swimmers Elijah Cruz registered 30.27 in the 50m...
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