Friday, June 22, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Gibraltar government will NOT repeal abortion ban, saying it has ‘already dealt with gay marriage’

THE Gibraltar government has said it will not reconsider its anti-abortion laws despite Ireland’s recent landslide vote to repeal its ban. Pro-choice campaigners had hoped...

British fugitive wanted in disappearance of expat Lisa Brown arrested at UK airport

A BRITISH fugitive wanted in connection with the disappearance of Lisa Brown has been arrested at a UK airport.  Simon Corner, 35, was cuffed at...

Baglietto sentenced to a year in prison after spate of burglaries

A YOUNG Gibraltarian man has been sentenced to a year behind bars after carrying out a spree of burglaries across the Rock. Christian Baglietto, 20,...

Spain to ban the RHIB in attempt to hinder drug smugglers

THE lightweight RHIB boats favoured by drug smugglers are to be banned by the Spanish government. The move was announced by Spanish Interior Minister Juan...

OLIVE PRESS INVESTIGATES: Smuggling in the Strait of Gibraltar

THE drug trade in the Campo gained international attention this month after Spain’s United Police Union (SUP) warned the region is in danger of...

Former Post Office CEO cleared of rape charges

Christopher Riddell, the former CEO of the Post Office in Gibraltar, has been cleared on two charges of rape. The jury returned a unanimous not-guilty...

Spanish study sheds light on the amount of tobacco imported by Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR’S controversial tobacco industry has been brought under the spotlight. According to Spain, the Rock imported 72 million packs of cigarettes in 2017 despite its...

Anonymous tip off from the public leads to seizure of over 600 cartons of cigarettes

THEY say the public are the eyes and the ears of a state. The saying rang true this week after a member of the public...

William Hill must pay over £6 million after breaking anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulation

BETTING giant William Hill has been fined over £6 million for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations. Ten customers were able to deposit money...

Four West Brom players face community service for drunk antics in Spain

FOUR West Brom players face community service after allegedly stealing a taxi from a McDonalds in Spain. Jonny Evans, Gareth Barry, Boaz Myhill and...

Rape trial of former Post Office CEO underway

THE rape trial of the former CEO of the Post Office has finally begun today. Christopher Riddell, 54, of Catalan Gardens, has entered a not...

Forma Junta employment boss in shocking ERE scandal backtrack

THE alleged lynchpin in Spain’s biggest ever political fraud claims he made SIX previous confessions up. Former Junta employment boss Francisco Guerrero insists he did...

All at sea! Submarine captain responsible for Gibraltar crash has title removed

THE Naval Commander whose carelessness led to a nuclear submarine colliding with a tanker off the coast of Gibraltar has been stripped of his...

Historic 3.5 tonne cocaine haul hidden in salt on Costa del Sol ‘easily exceeds value of €120 million’

A HUGE 3.5 tonne cocaine haul discovered on the Costa del Sol could easily exceed €120 million in value, Spanish cops have said.  The mammoth...

Raphael Marrache sued for over £1 million by legal firm liquidators

THE liquidators of collapsed legal firm Marrache & Co have successfully sued Raphael Marrache over money he allegedly received from selling property to his...

Two La Linea policemen rammed by a hitman in ‘scene from Narcos’

TWO Spanish policemen have been injured after their car was purposefully smashed into to intercept a high-speed chase. The Guardia Civil agents were chasing...
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