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McGrail Inquiry: Ex-Police Commissioner claims ‘improper pressure at highest level of Gibraltar government’ forced early retirement

THE former Commissioner of Royal Gibraltar Police claims he was forced from his job amid ‘improper pressure at the highest level of government’ as...

Why stickers in Gibraltar are telling people to ‘Ask for Clive’

A SCHEME to create a more welcoming environment for the LGBTQ+ community in Gibraltar will invite people to ‘Ask for Clive’. Stickers with the slogan...

McGrail Inquiry: Top QCs fly in to Gibraltar in quest for truth over police commissioner’s shock retirement

A PUBLIC inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the sudden retirement of Gibraltar’s former police commissioner Ian McGrail will begin on Wednesday with two days...

From the Rock to Hollywood: Movie deal for trio of films by Gibraltar director

GIBRALTARIAN film director Ian Serra has signed a Hollywood film deal on three of his movies.  And the Rock itself is destined for the silver...

Commons’ Committee launches inquiry into Gibraltar treaty progress amid border check controversy 

THE House of Commons’ European Scrutiny Committee has launched an inquiry into the progress of post-Brexit negotiations on the agreement of future trade and...

Legal blow for Brexiteer ‘bad boy’ Arron Banks who used Rock businesses to fund Leave campaign

THE multimillionaire Brexit backer Arron Banks has lost his libel action against freelance journalist Carole Cadwalladr, in what has been hailed as a significant...

 ‘I am grateful’ Queen sends touching message as Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex tour Gibraltar

THE Jubilee celebrations were extended in Gibraltar as Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, began their royal visit to Gibraltar bringing a message of...

IN PICS: Gibraltar athletes welcome Queen’s Baton ahead of Commonwealth Games

THE Mayor of Gibraltar Christian Santos hosted a reception on Tuesday, May 31 for those Gibraltar athletes who will be competing in the forthcoming...

Gibraltar welcomes ship famed for recovery of doomed EgyptAir flight and now on its way to fight pirates

GIBRALTAR Naval Base has welcomed the RFA Lyme Bay, a ship that assisted in the recovery of EgyptAir Flight 804 which crashed into the...

Spain lodges complaint over ‘inappropriate’ Royal visit to Gibraltar for Jubilee celebrations

THE Spanish Government has lodged a protest over the forthcoming visit of the Earl and Countess of Wessex to the Rock. A protest was made to...

FLARE UP: Arsonist targets customs patrol vessel in Gibraltar

A Gibraltarian HM Customs vessel has been badly damaged by an arsonist. A small inflatable boat approached the HMC Seeker where an unknown person fired...

Spanish aristocrat and Brit crypto expert placed on FBI’s most wanted listed over North Korea links

A Spanish aristocrat and a British bitcoin entrepreneur who was once based in Gibraltar have been placed on the FBI’s most wanted listed over...

Queen’s baton to arrive in Gibraltar for Commonwealth Games

THE baton for the 2022 Commonwealth games in Birmingham will arrive in Gibraltar on May 30. The rock will be the 64th destination of the...

New Superyacht Berthing Facilities at Marina Club Ocean Village & Marina Bay in Gibraltar

A KEY stage of the multi-million enhancement of Ocean Village and Marina Bay marinas in Gibraltar is taking place this week, with the installation...

Negotiators are ‘within touching distance of historic treaty’ over Gibraltar’s post-Brexit future, insists Chief Minister Fabian Picardo

AFTER months of negotiations concerning the future of Gibraltar post-Brexit, an end is now in sight, according to Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. In an address to...

‘Steadfast’: Gibraltar Chief Minister meets Liz Truss to discuss post-Brexit issues at border with Spain

CHIEF Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo has met with UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to discuss the ongoing issues at the border with Spain...

UK govt urged to address problems at Gibraltar’s border with Spain ‘as a matter of urgency’ 

CHAIR of the European Scrutiny Committee in the UK House of Commons, Sir William Cash MP, has called for Gibraltar border problems to be...

Crypto crackdown as Gibraltar brings in new regulations to control the industry

GIBRALTAR has announced new regulations on cryptocurrency to prevent market manipulation. A new amendment introduced requires companies dealing in digital currencies to respect market integrity...

Falklands War exhibition held in Gibraltar

AN exhibition to mark the 40 year anniversary of the Falklands war was held in Gibraltar.  Launched by the Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Garcia at...

‘Disappointing’ turnout for International Workers’ Day on Gibraltar

UNION bosses have admitted their disappointment at the low turnout for International Workers’ Day in Gibraltar.  Unite the Union admitted it had hoped for a...

Problem, what problem?: UK’s Europe Minister James Cleverly ‘not aware’ of Gibraltar border issues

THE UK'S Europe Minister, James Cleverly, has insisted that recent issues with strict Schengen controls at the Gibraltar border are not a negotiating ploy...

Confusion as Brits fall foul of beefed up Spanish border rules crossing from Gibraltar

MORE testimonials given to the Olive Press suggest border guards in Spain are now imposing increasingly strict rules for entry - without publicly advertising...

KINGS OF HASHISH: Trial begins for Castaña clan, alleged to have made €30 million from drug trafficking in southern...

IT’S taken over a decade, but finally the 'Kings of Hashish' are on trial. Brothers Francisco and Antonio Tejon are facing 20 years in prison...

Cruising industry looks set to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels as two new ships stop off in Gibraltar

THE Rock welcomed two inaugural cruise calls in one day, as the industry looks set to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels. Le Bougainville and the...

Bond – Live and Let Dine!

On Saturday 7th May ,Barbary Restaurant is delighted to announce that the slapstick comedy Bond dining experience will be coming to Gibraltar! Tickets are £50...

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