Saturday, 18 November, 2017

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Gibraltar National Day takes on added importance this year in the 50th anniversary of...

FIREWORKS, flags and beers at the ready... The Rock is ready to rumble as Gibraltar prepares for its 50th anniversary National Day celebrations. Half a century on from the referendum that unequivocally sided with...

Cadiz musician uses rubbish to make eco- friendly instruments

A SPANISH musician is making instruments out of recycled rubbish. Pablo Gallardo, 38, has been fashioning toilet lids, old pans and vacuum cleaners into guitars, banjos and bandurrias, a Spanish lute. The Cadiz native is now...

MidTown car park to receive paint job and waterproofing

A LOCAL business has joined forces with a Spanish construction company to waterproof and paint the new MidTown car park. Joinery & Building Services (JBS) is collaborating with SOECO to carry out the works, which...

Superyacht makes stop at Gibraltar before setting sail for Barcelona

A SHEIKH-OWNED superyacht which spent a night in Gibraltar has set sail again for Barcelona. Yas, owned by Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, sailed across the Mediterranean on Saturday after docking in...

Local talent to be selected for prestigious London show in run up to EMAs

A SELECT number of local acts will have their time to shine at London Music Week this winter. Producers from MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling music festival will handpick talented artists to attend the November 9...

MTV Gibraltar Calling to be broadcast on TV this month

MTV Gibraltar Calling music festival will be broadcast on TV at the end of September. Those who are unable to attend the highly-anticipated event will be able to catch it on September 29 on MTV...

Calpe House rejects discrepancy allegations from Marlene Hassan Nahon

CALPE House has hit back at Marlene Hassan Nahon for ‘scaremongering’ accusations. A spokesperson explained that the independent MP had never formally directed any questions at the trust, and said that had she done so,...

FC Olympique’s new chair and manager outline goals for new season

FC OLYMPIQUE 13’S new club owner and manager have expressed their goals for the club in the coming months. Chairman Sunday Adeleye explained that his aim is to ‘improve the quality and appearance of Gibraltar...

Karina Sanchez wins Our Gibraltar photo competition with smartphone photo

A PHOTO taken with a smartphone has won first prize at this year’s Our Gibraltar photographic exhibition. Self-confessed Instagram addict Karina Sanchez said she took the photo named The Hall on her phone on...

New book details Gibraltar’s importance in World War II and how not seizing it...

SPAIN’S generals believed they could seize the Rock in just 20 minutes. Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler’s troops predicted two or three days, at the start of the Second World War. The claims are all part of a...

Local woman arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs in Windmill prison

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs into Windmill Prison. The 21-year-old was apprehended by police yesterday and subsequently released on bail after prison staff detected cannabis resin in the building. She is...

Gibraltar Netball association reassured by government about international status

THE Gibraltar Netball Association has been reassured they will still be able to hold international games on the Rock. Sports minister Steven Linares met with members of the committee last week to assure them...

Mayor Kaiane Aldorino to open up City Hall to the public to celebrate National...

THE Mayor's parlour will be open to the public in the run up to the National Day celebrations.  Mayor Kaiane Aldorino will open up the City Hall parlour to give people who have not had...

Three fishermen catch a third of 9.3 tonne Atlantic bluefin haul so far

A THIRD of all Atlantic bluefin tuna caught in Gibraltar waters since June has been caught by three local fishermen. Government data shows three sport fishermen have caught 4.3 tonnes of tuna between them this...

Gibraltar slimmers who shed 50 kilos will battle to enter UK slimming final

A PAIR of Gibraltar slimmers are to battle it out to enter the International Slimmer of the Year finals. Alfred Traverso and Davina Tante have lost an incredible 50kgs in under a year to get...

‘Ape’ star student makes day trip to Bayside school

HERE to collect his GCSE results? This brazen macaque was spotted ambling on Bayside School’s roof last week. It comes after multiple sightings of the Rock’s famous residents in town in recent weeks. Seeking food and...

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Spanish authorities criticised after causing THREE HOUR delays at the border

WAITING times at the Gibraltarian border have peaked today after severe delays over the previous few weeks. The Gibraltar Olive Press has received reports that...
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