Sunday, September 27, 2020


Wheelchair benchmark set with new Gibraltar town centre seating

THE first of a new range of benches for people who use wheelchairs has been installed in the town centre to allow them to seat with pthers.

Second Westside School COVID-19 case sends 22 home in Gibraltar

A SECOND person has tested positive for COVID-19 at Westside School, putting 11 staff members and 11 students in self-isolation.

EXCLUSIVE: Disgraced Marrache brothers helped Rifaat Al-Assad launder millions through Gibraltar for over a decade, Spain court papers claim

It was a highly complex system built to hide the true owners of the companies which would acquire millions of euros worth of assets in Spain

Community pulls together with Ocean Village sanitiser gift to Gibraltar airport

THE community spirit is keeping Gibraltar alive at one of the most challenging times in the British territory's recent history.

First Gibraltar worker death heightens alarm over Spain virus spread

THE death of a cross-frontier worker in her 40s from COVID-19 has heightened calls for care when visiting highly infected region.

Alleged British paedophile charged with 17 child sex offences in Gibraltar

A BRITISH man resident in Gibraltar has been charged with 17 charges sex offences against children after a four month police investigation.

Westside School class sent home after COVID-19 case found in Gibraltar

A WHOLE class at Westside School has gone into self-isolation after one of its students caught COVID-19 and contact tracers moved in.

Gibraltar braces itself for hard frontier as Brexit No Deal looms

ALL Brits including Gibraltarians could be forced to wet stamp their passports when they go to Spain if there is no UK deal with the EU.

Clearer rules to reduce risk for DLT companies in Gibraltar introduced

GIBRALTAR is bringing in new rules for Distributed Ledger Technology companies wishing to set up shop on the Rock.

St John takes over COVID-19 transfer in Gibraltar as cases rise to 25

ST John Ambulance will take COVID-19 active cases without symptoms from one place to another in the future as deal is reached.

Gibraltar Parliament to take over Piazza cafe sites for its own use

TWO cafes below parliament will soon become history under new plans unveiled by the Government today to expand its facilities.

Veteran who slew Celtic is setting his sights on an upset against Rangers

THE Glasgow side managed by Steven Gerrard will play one of Gibraltar's most successful football clubs on September 17.

Gibraltar COVID-19 cases drop to 21 as health workers get more training

ACTIVE cases of the COVID-19 virus have shrunk from the 50s to just under two dozen in a week as a customer care course revs up.

Chief Minister follows UK Prime Minister taking strong stand for Gibraltar

THE Chief Minister claimed ‘not an inch’ of Gibraltar would be given away during post-Brexit negotiations as talks entered their home run.

Over £2 million of hash found in the sea dropped by fleeing smugglers

A TOTAL of 13 bales of hashish thrown overboard by suspected smugglers, have been confiscated by Customs officers in Gibraltar waters.

Gibraltar police becomes 48th member of Superintendents Association

THE Royal Gibraltar Police has been admitted into the Police Superintendents’ Association of the UK in a historic announcement.

Chief Minister promises to respect Gibraltar desire to be British in National Day message

GIBRALTAR is today celebrating National Day in the company of their families and close friends as its leaders spoke of battles ahead.

Bossano: How National Day came about and the challenges ahead

THE founder of National Day told The Olive Press Gibraltar could be in for a tough time on the day of the celebration he created.

Gibraltar spells out student quarantine concerns to Welsh leader

THE First Minister of Wales will be ‘in touch with universities’ over the quarantine for Gibraltar university students going over this month.

‘OUTRAGEOUS’: Fury as armed Spanish police enter Gibraltar waters just metres from homes

A SPANISH boat has caused fury in Gibraltar after entering the British territory's waters just metres away from homes.

Eleven arrested in money laundering raids linked to Gibraltar hash clan

MORE raids on a Gibraltar drug trafficking gang have led to nine arrests in the Gibraltar Campo, Estepona and Villarobledo.

COVID-19 breakout at Gibraltar school raises alarm as cases grow in Spain

A YEAR 2 teacher and child from St Bernard’s Primary School have tested positive to COVID-19 leading to self-isolation and online lesssons.

Second phase of street art based on famous Gibraltar artist to begin

UK street artist Jupp will be adapting the work of Gustavo Bacarisas to bring to life empty walls around the British Territory.

Rangers ‘will get a match to remember’ in Gibraltar says midfield maestro

STEVEN Gerrard will have feared the worst after Rangers were awarded a second round qualifier in September against Lincoln Red Imps.

Weed plantation found in La Linea warehouse that made 300 kilos a month

POLICIA Nacional units raided a 2,000m2 warehouse in Gibraltar's neighbouring town and found 100 kilos of weed for international sale.

Main Street business plan gets go-ahead from Gibraltar Government

THE Business Improvement District will be paid by both shops and the Government on a pound-for-pound basis bringing Main Street to life.