Friday, 23 June, 2017

Politics

‘Dangerously close’: Britain to protest against latest Spanish warship incursion

BRITAIN is up in arms after yet another incursion into British waters by a Spanish warship.  It will take a complaint to the Spanish government...

Cladding on Gibraltar buildings NOT the same as doomed London tower...

THE government has reassured the public that the cladding used on some Gibraltar buildings is 'completely different' from that on the fire-ravaged Grenfell Tower. It...

EU rules that Gibraltar and the UK must be treated as...

The EU court has ruled UK and Gibraltar must be treated as a single EU member. This comes after the European Court of Justice...

Chief Minister praises election result

GIBRALTAR Chief Minister has described the election result as 'very positive'. Fabian Picardo expressed his delight at long-term Gibraltar supporters holding their seats in this...

GSLP co-founder Juan Carlos Perez dies unexpectedly

ONE of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party's 'most important members' Juan Carlos Perez has died suddenly. The cause of the 61-year-old journalist and trade unionist...

Gibraltar to hold one-minute silence following London terror attacks

THE Gibraltar government has announced a one-minute silence to honour those affected by the London attacks. It will coincide with the UK's own minute of...

Gibraltar government examines impact of Brexit on the environment

The Gibraltar government has praised the impact of the European Union on the environment. The Brexit and the Environment Working Group met last month...

Gibraltar government confirms commitment to Paris Agreement

GIBRALTAR has committed to the environment by showing support for the Paris Agreement.  The government says it's committed to reducing its carbon footprint and contributing...

Gibraltar Government proposes lowering medical age of consent

THE Gibraltar Government has proposed lowering the age of consent for medical treatment to 16. Recently drafted, the legislation would mean teens as young...

HMS Torbay submarine spotted in Gibraltar

A SUBMARINE has been spotted breaching the surface of Gibraltar's waters. Barrow-built HMS Torbay was welcomed by locals, especially in light of the number of...

The implications of Brexit on Gibraltar’s iGaming scene

“Brexit”- I bet that is a word you have heard about 1000 times a day for the last year! There is no doubt, love...

EXCLUSIVE: Mother and children facing hospitalisation as Ministry of Housing fails...

The extent of the damage was so great the fire brigade was called in

Joe Bossano accuses Spain of using dictatorial Franco ‘doctrine’

THE Minister for Economic Development has accused Spain of pursuing the same ‘doctrine’ against Gibraltar as General Franco. Speaking at the UN C24 in the...

Gibraltar flies flags at half mast to honour those affected by...

THE chief minister has expressed his 'sincere' condolences after the 'barbaric attacks' in Manchester. In a letter to Theresa May, Picardo said: "Our thoughts are with...

Algeciras demands government takes action over high-speed Bobadilla connection

ALGECIRAS residents have taken to the streets to demand more funds for the Bobadilla rail link. The protest started at Algeciras train station, with the...

Lib Dems would create an MP for Gibraltar

THE Liberal Democrats would create constituencies for overseas voters and reintroduce votes for life for all British citizens if elected. Outlined in their manifesto, the...

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Local artist selected for Berlin exchange residency

A LOCAL artist will represent the Rock in Berlin as part of an exchange residency.  Shane Dalmedo will exhibit her work in urban and public...
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