Friday, September 18, 2020


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.

Chief Minister denies discussion of Gibraltar co-sovereignty in Madrid

THE second round of talks with UK and Spain have been described as 'positive' by the Chief Minister of Gibraltar who led the team in Madrid.

Full marks as ‘excited’ kids return to school after six months

CHILDREN and headteachers have greeted the return to school this week with enthusiasm after a six month pause to in-class learning.

Children over 11 ‘should’ wear masks indoors at Gibraltar schools

THE Government has defended itself from the criticism of Opposition parties for not protecting children enough at school as they reopened.

Countdown to prizes – win a luxury romantic break or a year free online!

TO celebrate the biggest relaunch in the Olive Press website’s history we are giving readers a chance to win prizes in our 3-2-1 competition. Top prize...

After two years of rapid expansion, the Olive Press announces an online pay wall

AS the Olive Press approaches its 15th anniversary it’s a good time to take stock of what we have experienced down the years. But even...

Wanted Interpol man caught as he set foot on the Rock yesterday

A WANTED suspected drug smuggler has been arrested coming into Gibraltar and will now be extradited to Morocco for trial.

Mystery empty boat found as more cigarettes seized by Gibraltar Customs

AN empty boat was located floating in Gibraltar waters recently by the marine section of the Customs who also chased down a possible smuggler.

Furious Brits on flight home from Gibraltar forced to isolate after EasyJet took them to Spain

OUTRAGED passengers on a delayed flight back to the UK from Gibraltar must now quarantine for two weeks after Easy Jet bussed...

Masks come into force in all covered public places in Gibraltar

MASKS will be compulsory in all covered public places in Gibraltar from Friday, the government has announced with UK flight measures possible.

Schools WILL reopen for all Gibraltar pupils in September

THE start of the school year will go-ahead as normal on September 1 except with special COVID-19 measures being introduced at all levels.

BREAKING: Gibraltar building company director charged for alleged €20,000 bribe

THE Manager Director of one of Gibraltar's biggest international construction companies has been arrested today by the RGP. after months of investigation.