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Gibraltar authorities step up child safeguarding with collaborative training

THE Royal Gibraltar Police, Childline and the Care Agency will collaborate to combat child abuse.  During a one-week training course at Bleak House, the organisations worked together to form child protection strategies and learn how...

HMS Torbay submarine spotted in Gibraltar

A SUBMARINE has been spotted breaching the surface of Gibraltar's waters. Barrow-built HMS Torbay was welcomed by locals, especially in light of the number of recent incursions by Spanish ships into Gibraltarian territory. Eye-witnesses described "increased...

Government launches residential parking schemes

THERE will be more residential parking on the Rock thanks to new schemes put in place by the government.   Each residential zone will have a mix of exclusive resident parking (resident permit holders), free parking...

Government welcomes Michael Llamas’ appointment to FIFA Ethics Committee

THE government has congratulated Michael Llamas on his appointment as Europe’s representative in FIFA’s Ethics Committee. He joins other distinguished lawyers like former President of the Court of Justice of the European Union. A spokesperson for...

Professional and amateur kite surfers take part in the Toro Andaluz regatta

THE best kite surfers in Europe descended on the windy shores of Tarifa for the annual Toro Andaluz regatta. The 26th edition of the competition took place between Balneario and Valdevaqueros, with 100 kite surfers...

Travelling ‘Nature in Miniature’ bonsai exhibition lands in San Roque

A BONSAI exhibition has arrived in San Roque. The collection, named ‘Nature in Miniature’, contains examples of the tree species found in the Campo de Gibraltar. It has already visited towns including Algeciras and Tarifa...

Gibraltarian beauty wows judges in English pageant

A GIBRALTARIAN teen has claimed the Miss Teen Elite Pageant crown in England. 18-year-old Shyanne Mcintosh won Miss Swimwear, Miss Interview, Miss Best in Fashion and Miss Photogenic in the competition which included contestants from...

Gibraltar stands in solidarity with Manchester with one-minute silence

GIBRALTARIANS have honoured the victims of the Manchester attack with a one-minute silence outside No.6. All government staff were invited to attend the event, which was a mark of respect to the victims and families...

Mario Finlayson National Art Gallery celebrates 2nd anniversary with open day

MARIO Finlayson National Art Gallery will exhibit works by some of Gibraltar's most important artists for the first time at an open day. Works on display at the June 2 event will include pieces by...

Gibraltar chef Ariel Guivi takes part in upcoming food event

FRAGRANT flavours of the Middle East will wow diners at an upcoming tasting event. Gibraltar chef Ariel Guivi will prepare a diverse selection of tantalising dishes on June 24 at My Wines Ltd on The...

Gibraltar’s Festival of flavours lands on the Rock

OCEAN village has hosted its first ever food festival. Ten restaurants prepared signature dishes for the two-day Festival of Flavours with live demonstrations featuring cuisine ranging from Indian and Japanese fusion to Spanish and Italian. The...

Gay couple must ‘get divorced’ before they can get a Gibraltar wedding certificate

They have been told they are not able to convert their current status into a full legal partnership

Government offers free nature tours to promote environmental awareness

FREE nature tours hope to encourage people to better care for the environment. The  Department of Environment and Climate is behind the campaign, which will take place on June 5 to celebrate World Environment Day. The...

Gibraltar shakes up healthcare

THE Gibraltar Government is restructuring how it manages healthcare. They published a bill this month to amend the Medical (Gibraltar Health Authority) Act 1987, changing the management structure of the Gibraltar Health Authority. Under the changes,...

EXCLUSIVE: Mother and children facing hospitalisation as Ministry of Housing fails to tackle flood...

The extent of the damage was so great the fire brigade was called in

A quarter of lost work days due to depression

DEPRESSION was responsible for 24.4% of lost work days in southern Europe last month. Anxiety was named as the reason a further 16.8% of workers took sick leave in the southern zone, part of the...

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Gibraltar authorities step up child safeguarding with collaborative training

THE Royal Gibraltar Police, Childline and the Care Agency will collaborate to combat child abuse.  During a one-week training course at Bleak House, the organisations...
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