Sunday, 17 December, 2017

Politics

UK Government seeks to allay Gibraltar Brexit fears after London meeting

A COMMITMENT to securing a Brexit deal that also works for Gibraltar has been reiterated by Number 10 today. During the fifth meeting of the...

Azopardi stands up for Gibraltarians after the Rock sidelined in initial...

THE new leader of the opposition, Keith Azopardi, has demanded more from Downing Street as Gibraltarians united to express their anger at being ‘ignored’...

Gibraltar mourns the death of legendary Chiappe

HIGHLY acclaimed Gibraltarian politician and author Mary Chiappe has passed away aged 78. Chiappe became the Minister of Education in Sir Joshua Hassan's 1964 Legislative...

Brexit ‘breakthrough’ means phase two trade talks can now begin

THE European Commission now believes ‘sufficient progress’ has been made after Theresa May made a last-minute deal with the EU to move Brexit discussions onto...

Gibraltar defence fears after army could be downgraded to smallest size...

PROPOSED defence cuts mean that the United Kingdom would struggle to defend Gibraltar, British Army Chiefs have claimed. Chancellor Philip Hammond has allegedly told Theresa...

Monsignor Miles makes landmark Myanmar visit with Pope

THE eyes of the world have been on local holyman Monsignor Mark Miles after he accompanied Pope Francis on an important visit to Myanmar. The...

Gibraltar could be Spanish in less than FOUR years, claims García-Margallo

THE controversial former Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs has shockingly stated that ‘Gibraltar may be Spanish in four years’. José Manuel García-Margallo made the claim...

Phillips appointed to lead GSD in Parliament

MP ELLIOTT Phillips has been chosen by new GSD leader Keith Azopardi to lead his party in Parliament.  The move comes as Azopardi is not...

Farage branded a ‘hypocrite’ after he plans to still claim his...

Controversial ex-leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage, has been ridiculed after stating he plans to take his bumper EU pension. "Of course I would take it....

Seven migrant boats rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar in just...

THE deadly Moroccan-Spanish migrant route is only increasing in popularity with the Spanish coastguard rescuing SEVEN boats on Saturday. Over 150 migrants were pulled from...

Iberian giants set for World Cup showdown with Morocco also in...

THE World Cup Group stage has thrown up a few tasty draws, but none more so than in Group B where Iberian rivals Spain...

NEW START: Azopardi named leader of the opposition and vows to...

KEITH Azopardi is the new leader of the Gibraltar Social Democrats after winning last night’s leadership election against Roy Clinton. Azopardi secured more than 60%...

Government alleges the GSD has ignored its great work across education

THE government has accused the GSD of failing to take into account its ‘transformational changes’ in education after it had been accused of fostering...

Picardo announces mid-term plans to take over Gibraltarian Drugs Ministry

THERE is much to celebrate, Fabian Picardo has claimed in his mid-term statement. Picardo also used the occasion to state that he would now take...

Gibraltar receives staunch support from Northern Ireland on visit to DUP...

DEPUTY Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has declared that any Brexit deal which excludes Gibraltar would be a bad for the UK as a whole. Speaking...

Keith Azopardi is prioritising ‘grass-root voters’ in an effort to revive...

It’s a busy year ahead for Keith Azopardi. We’re sat in a conference room at his legal firm, Triay Stagnetto Neish, discussing the politics of...

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