Friday, June 22, 2018

Police arrest two men after drugs raid in Upper Town

A HUGE stash of drugs has been discovered at a home in the Upper Town following a police raid. Two people were arrested after officers...

Desperate plea for Gibraltarian soldier stranded in Thailand after ‘being drugged and chained for no reason’ by police

THE family of a British expat soldier have pleaded for help after claiming he was arrested in Thailand for no apparent reason.  Adam Williams, 30,...

Better together! Spain and Gibraltar form first ever cross–border anti–crime group

FOR the first time in history a cross–border group has been formed to combat criminal activity in both Spain and Gibraltar. The SDGG Forum aims...

Sito Miñanco busted after allegedly running drug trafficking operation while under house arrest

ONE of Spain’s most notorious criminals has been arrested in Algeciras after a nationwide police operation. José Ramón Prado Bugallo, 62, known as Sito Miñanco,...

Fabian Picardo tells the Olive Press about the bright side of Brexit

IF Brexit threatens to leave the British Territory of Gibraltar between a rock and a hard place, its fiesty Chief Minister has other plans. In...

Government hits back over GSD claim tobacco smuggling has returned to ‘bad old days’

THE Government has dismissed claims made by the Gibraltar Social Democrats that tobacco smuggling is returning to the ‘bad old days’. The claim was made...

Picardo chairs first meeting of drug advisory committee

FABIAN Picardo has chaired the first meeting of an organisation aiming to eradicate the misuse of drugs in Gibraltar. Joining the Chief Minister are several...

Lord Luce demands legal protection for Gibraltar over Brexit

The UK must back-up its Brexit assurances for Gibraltar with 'legal assurances', the House of Lords has been told. The comment was made by Lord...

Man sentenced to 18 weeks in jail after robbing pensioner

A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison and 200 hours of community service for theft.  Jason Santos pleaded guilty to three separate...

Gotcha Grima! Gibraltarian convicted of five drugs offences

A GIBRALTARIAN man has been convicted of five separate drugs offences by the Magistrates' Court. 45-year-old Michael Grima, of Coehlo House, will be sentenced on...

Police smash Upper Town drug dealing operation

THE Gibraltarian police has successfully carried out a raid on a property in Upper Town, discovering a large quantity of drugs and making two...

HUNDREDS of migrants including newborn babies rescued by Spain amid stormy sea conditions

HUNDREDS of migrants have been rescued by Spain amid stormy sea conditions.  Some 329 people, including newborn babies, had to be rescued after their wooden...

Woman arrested after prank calling the police ‘multiple’ times

A WOMAN has been arrested after prank calling the police. The 18-year-old called the 199 emergency hotline ‘multiple’ times, which has been described by...

GSD MP raises issue of increased tobacco smuggling at Eastern Beach

Gibraltar Social Democrats MP Trevor Hammond has raised concerns over increased tobacco smuggling at Eastern Beach. Hammond posted a video on Facebook showing a small...

Tribunal rules Tampin unfairly dismissed by Gibraltar trade union

The former general secretary of the Gibraltar General and Clerical Association (GGCA), Michael Tampin, was unfairly dismissed, the Industrial Tribunal has ruled. Tampin, who was...

Eight illegal immigrants charged after being caught in Gibraltarian waters

EIGHT men arrested after they were caught travelling illegally in a RHIB in Gibraltarian waters have been charged. Mohamed Rochi Mohamed, a Spanish national and...
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