1. Maurice Boland gets his gong!

Colourful iTalk boss Maurice Boland was honoured by the Red Cross Malaga with the Bronze Medal for his continued support of the charity.

2. E-cigs “no safer than the real thing”

Spanish medics are warning electronic cigarettes could be just as dangerous as the real thing, despite being marketed as a healthier alternative.

3. Nuclear submarine moored up in Gibraltar

A nuclear submarine which ran into difficulties has been moored in Gibraltar for over a week.

4. Gibraltar’s future in EU questioned by proposed referendum

Gibraltar could be forced to leave the EU against its citizens’ wishes if UK prime minister David Cameron pushes ahead with a referendum on Britain’s membership.

5. Bullfighting afforded protection by state

The Spanish senate has voted in favour of legislation that will see bullfighting promoted and protected by the state.