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A giant leap forward: How Gibraltar is leading the way in Distributed Ledger Technology

THERE is often a stigma attached to those willing to think differently or break the zeitgeist of their time. Galileo was heavily persecuted by the Catholic Church for challenging the view that Earth was at...

Everything you needed to know about Blockchain, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

SOME have called it a bubble, a trend or, worse even, a scam. However, with a $300bn market cap, it seems that digital currency is here to stay. Gibraltar has seen the potential and embraced...

First picture of ‘beautiful’ murdered Gibraltar mother as suspect recovers in hospital

THE first picture of Gibraltar mother who was murdered earlier this month has surfaced online. Carolina Lishman, 32, was stabbed to death in her home on November 8 in the Rock's first murder since 2015. A...

“They don’t really want independence”

A CRISIS is unfolding that’s bigger than Brexit. It could even bring violent civil conflict to one of our more important European allies, and threaten the very existence of the kingdom of Spain. Relations between...

Former GSD leader BLASTS Marlene Hassan Nahon’s new civil platform

FOLLOWING last issue's article on Marlene Hassan Nahon's 'Together Gibraltar' social movement, former GSD leader Daniel Feetham has blasted the organisation in a letter to the Olive Press: "I can understand why Ms Marlene Nahon...

Spanish officials ‘delayed’ British aid trucks for Hurricane hit Caribbean at Gibraltar border

SPANISH officials delayed trucks of British aid that was bound for the hurricane hit Caribbean at the Gibraltar border. According to The Sun, five truckloads of disaster relief from the Department for International Development were held...

LASH-IONAL DAY: Government launches drink awareness campaign in run up to MASSIVE National Day...

GIBRALTAR National Day is without a doubt the biggest party on the Rock, and this year's is bound to be the biggest yet. Often referred to as 'Lash-ional day' as thousands of locals traditionally get...

Bank holiday crime surge as 10 arrests made in one day

ALMOST a dozen people have been arrested in 24 hours this weekend.  The arrests were made on Saturday, with offences ranging from assault, fraud and breaching bail conditions to obstructing an immigration officer and drug...

Chilling threat from Pro-Isis website: “We will conquer Catalonia just like we did...

A PRO-ISIS website has warned of further Spanish attacks from terrorists currently living in the country. The Wafa Media Foundation published a statement addressed 'from the Islamic Republic of Spain to the Government of Spain', saying: 'The...

My week with Elvis – The story of Gibraltar’s Ubi-Rhodes Malin and her whirlwind...

Laurence Dollimore meets the Gibraltarian who spent a whirlwind week with Elvis and his family during his military service in Germany, nearly 60 years ago, when the king of rock ‘n’ roll had his...

A different sort of noise: Lenox Napier’s Portuguese adventure

FUNNY table settings, Earl Grey and too cold to swim...Long-time expat writer Lenox Napier takes a midsummer trip across the border into ‘muy diferente’ Portugal I last visited the other side of the Iberian peninsula two...

Ditch the fad diets and lose weight in the long term

Fitness guru Paul MacGregor explains how adopting a healthy diet can help you lose weight in the long term OKAY. We have talked about having a healthy diet over the past few months, and, although...
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Gibraltar given green light for third party insurance business

GIBRALTAR Protected Cell Companies (PCC) will be able to write third party insurance business. Gibraltar was the first EU jurisdiction to introduce PCC legislation in 2001 and Gibraltar cells have been widely used for cell...

Man charged for punching French bulldog 20 times

A MAN has been charged with one count of cruelty to animals after allegedly punching a dog 20 times. Dennis Barnes, 46, was arrested for allegedly attacking the French bulldog in June and appeared...

Local woman charged for allegedly attacking sister with bottles

A LOCAL has been charged with wounding with intent. Kayleigh Podesta, of Mid-Harbours Estate, was remanded in custody after allegedly throwing three bottles of vodka at her sister last Wednesday. Her sister suffered a...

‘RBS to blame’ for employee’s role in £28m Marrache fraud

THE Supreme court has ruled that RBS manager ‘dishonestly assisted’ Marrache brothers in their £28 million fraud. Judge Adrian Jack says the bank is at fault after and that a Royal Bank of Scotland...

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Appeal to history! Sir Brian Neill honoured in memorial service

HE is credited as the man who revolutionised Gibraltar’s Court of Appeal. He also oversaw a tribunal that was the focus of what was...
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