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Housing activist pushes for ‘holistic plan’ for Gibraltar old town: young people could repair abandoned homes, he says

YOUNG people could get the opportunity to fix up some of the abandoned homes in the Upper Town and revive Gibraltar’s heritage, a housing...

Elderly woman, 67, jailed for 20 months over ‘intricate’ €50,000 Gibraltar embezzlement scheme

A 67-year-old woman has been handed a stint in the slammer after being convicted of syphoning off company funds through her role as an...

WATCH: Gibraltar monkey dubbed ‘Sir Kingsway’ is returned to his home on the Rock after ‘invading’ Spain

THE Barbary macaque who ‘invaded’ Spain last week has been returned to his home on the iconic Rock of Gibraltar. The male monkey, newly christened...

Gibraltar to investigate how to make life easier for its disabled residents

MINISTERS from the government combined with Opposition members to thrash out solutions for people with disabilities in Gibraltar. Minister for Equality Christian Santos led the...

Gibraltar is cracking down on empty flats in a bid to find more struggling families a home

GIBRALTAR’S crackdown on empty government flats is already yielding results, its minister for housing has said. Minister Pat Orfila launched a hotline recently that has...

Gibraltar residents race to name monkey who ‘invaded’ Spain and caused chaos in bordering La Linea

CALLS to name the Gibraltar macaque that escaped to Spain on Tuesday have increased as vets work out a way on how to control...

Gibraltar is on alert for gusts of 100km/hr as Storm Karlotta prepares to wreak havoc

GIBRALTAR is preparing for its latest blast of ‘severe gale force winds’ that will bring gusts of up to 100km/h throughout Friday, the government...

Gibraltar makes preparations for a NO DEAL at post-Brexit treaty talks with Spain

UK Minister for Europe Leo Docherty had an online meeting with Gibraltar’s Deputy Chief Minister to discuss a no-deal with Spain at their post-Brexit...

Gibraltar leaders write to King Charles III after UK monarch is diagnosed with cancer

GIBRALTAR’S government and governor have together written to King Charles III to wish him ‘a quick and full recovery’ after the British monarch was...

Gibraltar monkey is captured after enjoying a day trip to Spain

THE British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar has many charms, from its Botanic Gardens and Moorish Castle, to its Museum and Great Siege Tunnels. But...

WATCH: Gibraltar monkey goes viral after ‘invading’ Spain and enjoying a day out in La Linea

THE border between Spain and Gibraltar is infamous for its stringent checks and lengthy queues. But one nimble creature has managed to avoid the tribulations...

Melon Diesel to perform in Gibraltar: The territory’s most successful rock band will celebrate 25 years of its iconic...

GIBRALTAR’S most successful pop-rock band Melon Diesel will be perform on the Rock in June to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its most iconic...

Gibraltar to present its limited edition King Charles III coins at Berlin money fair

GIBRALTAR is presenting its new King Charles III embossed coins at the World Money Fair held in Berlin every year since 1970. Government minister Sir...

Gibraltar man, 21, is charged with assault, strangulation and burglary

A LOCAL man was charged with various domestic abuse offences this week including assault, strangulation and controlling behaviour. Gerard Asquez, 21, of South Barrack Road...

Major upgrades are announced for Gibraltar’s Europa Sports Complex to make it in line with FIFA standards

A NEW FIFA quality pro turf that also sets the standards set by World Rugby will be laid from April through May at Gibraltar’s...

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the British expats set to appear on A New Life in The Sun from TONIGHT as they...

A NEW Life in The Sun will feature two British expats juggling life between Portugal and Gibraltar.  READ MORE: This is the best all-inclusive hotel...

British citizens in Gibraltar should have the right to vote in UK elections, says the Rock’s chief minister

ALL British citizens, even if they live in the overseas territories, should have a right to vote in UK general elections, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister...

Lions Gibraltar FC gets a new chairman: Boss of UK national league team takes over club

THE CEO of a Midlands-based National League football club has taken over Gibraltar’s bottom-placed side in a surprise move. Mark Palmer of Solihull Moors said...

UK Foreign Secretary and Minister for Europe meet Gibraltar leaders in London to get the latest EU treaty talks...

UK Foreign Secretary Lord Cameron got the latest news on EU treaty talks from Gibraltar’s top two political leaders in London. It was the first...

Gibraltar’s chief minister visits London: Fabian Picardo to answer committee questions about the Rock’s representation in UK Parliament

GIBRALTAR’S two political leaders will answer questions Monday from a UK Parliament committee on territorial constitution during a visit to London. Chief Minister Fabian Picardo...

NHS expert to investigate the growing number of special needs children in Gibraltar

A UK expert is launching a study into why there has been an increase in the number of children with special educational needs in...

Love cats? This sanctuary in Gibraltar is looking for volunteers to help rescue more felines on the Rock

A CAT sanctuary in Gibraltar’s Upper Town is on the lookout for more volunteers and donations as they try to rescue more abandoned felines. Susan...

Gibraltar’s new housing minister to tackle lack of CCTV and antisocial behaviour on the Rock’s estates

MINISTER for Housing in Gibraltar Pat Orfila discussed shed roof repairs, CCTV installations and antisocial behaviour with a public housing residents recently. Orfila, elected for...

Gibraltar tax crackdown: British territory to make insurance and blockchain businesses ‘contribute fairly to the nation’s wellbeing’

AN update in tax law will make sure insurance and DLT blockchain businesses based in Gibraltar ‘contribute fairly to the nation’s well-being’, the government...

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WHAT’S going on in politics today? What are the latest law changes affecting expats? What are the travel trends for 2024 and where should...

Face masks are no longer required at Gibraltar health facilities as flu and Covid cases drop

FACE masks ‘are no longer essential’ at Gibraltar’s health facilities, after numbers of Covid and flu cases dropped across the British territory. Director of Public...

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A MEDICAL insurance scheme for senior citizen residents travelling to Spain has been unveiled by the Gibraltarian government. Older people going across the border will...

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