Saturday, October 20, 2018

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...

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...
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