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Sewage plant could be back on track after Gibraltar government restarts bidding process

GIBRALTAR has been forced to restart the bidding process for the much delayed sewage plant after the company it was dealing with last time...

Divers are removing more ‘oil pockets’ from the stricken ship off the Gibraltar coast as cleaning continues

DIVERS have found and are trying to remove ‘oil pockets trapped within the frame of the hull’ that could still be leaking into the...

Gibraltar authorities auction former Russian yacht for cut-price £35 million after March seizure

A MYSTERY buyer has paid the Gibraltar Admiralty £35 million (US$ 37.5 million) for the ‘My Axioma’ luxury yacht formerly owned by a Russian...

Cruise ship that stayed in Gibraltar is the 16th first arrival this year, government reveals

THE Celebrity Apex cruise ship that stayed in Gibraltar for the first time last week was the 16th first cruise liner to arrive on...

Gibraltar shares its money laundering and migrant smuggling experience in regional UN meetings

GIBRALTAR shared about what it is doing to fight money laundering and human trafficking with countries of the Mediterranean at a United Nations conference...

Making a call or checking the time on mobile phones is now illegal while driving in Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR police are now giving out much higher fixed fines for parking and road traffic offences, the British territory’s government said in a statement. Minister...

BULLSEYE: Gibraltar darts players get minister sendoff before European Cup bid

TWO young sportsmen from Gibraltar are taking part in the World Darts Federation Europe Cup in Gandia, Spain from September 28 to October 1. Minister...

UK’s Labour party pledges to support Gibraltar in talks over an EU treaty from Liverpool conference

THE UK’s Labour Party has confirmed it will support Gibraltar in its self-determination as it looks to get a lasting EU deal. Shadow Minister for...

OIL SPILL: Cleanup teams remove oil from Gibraltar waters over weekend after discovering leak

OIL is disappearing from Gibraltar waters after salvage teams started to patch up the leak from the shipwreck stranded off Catalan Bay. Cleanup crews have...

Gibraltar oil spill cleanup continues amid fears of pollution harming fish and beaches along the coast

AUTHORITIES have advised the public to stop fishing and not to eat anything caught in Gibraltar seas as the cleanup of the latest oil...

Cleaners tackle Gibraltar beaches hit by wind-driven new oil spill from beached ship

CLEANING teams are still removing oil from Gibraltar beaches released after the sinking of the OS 35 bulk carrier off Catalan Bay. The strong easterly...

Top global scientists descend on Gibraltar to study bird migration between Africa and Europe

SCIENTISTS from across the world plan to study bird migration between Europe and Africa via Gibraltar at an annual conference held on the Rock. The...

London art exhibition aims to start Gibraltar’s ‘cultural renaissance’ in the UK capital, says minister

NINE artists from Gibraltar showed off their work at a London exhibition on their individual relationship with their hometown. The art exhibition ‘Gibraltar, Our Sacred...

Gibraltar Chief Minister and Governor attend Queen Elizabeth II funeral in London

THE Chief Minister and Governor of Gibraltar attended the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London on Monday after signing the book of condolences...

Police arrive late to shootout in Gibraltar Campo city of Spain’s Algeciras

POLICE are investigating a number of shootouts reported by residents in three neighbourhoods of Algeciras on Thursday. National Police agents found a number of bullet...

Aft of wrecked ship to be lowered to seabed to prevent more pollution during weekend storm

GIBRALTAR authorities have agreed to lower the aft section of the beached OS 35 bulk carrier to the seabed before an incoming storm on...

Police discover 21 kilos of cannabis at secret weed plantation in Gibraltar Campo town

POLICE have raided an illegal weed plantation in an Algeciras neighbourhood and seized more than 20 kilos of marijuana. Policia Nacional agents arrested a man...

Gibraltar neighbour La Linea will serve complaint on OS 35 bulk carrier for oil spill

LA Linea council is planning to serve a complaint on the owners and insurers of the beached OS 35 after its oil spill ground...

Gibraltar lifts all final restrictions on water usage for first time since tunnel fire paralysed desalination plants

THE Gibraltar Government Wednesday lifted all potable water restrictions on high consumers six weeks after it first imposed them. It is the first time since...

Gibraltar tries to avert pollution as storm threatens to further break up beached ship

THE Gibraltar Port Authority and salvers are bracing for a weekend storm that could further break up the stranded OS 35 bulk carrier and...

Gibraltar police officers sworn in by the Met for Queen Elizabeth II funeral in London

SIX police officers from Gibraltar will be helping the Met in London as people pay their condolences to Queen Elizabeth II during these busy...

CAUGHT REDHANDED: Thief TWICE walks out of a Gibraltar shop with stolen clothes to find the cops waiting

A man who twice walked out of a Main Street shop with a total of over £1,500 of designer clothing has been jailed for...

BANK HOLIDAY: Gibraltar gives workers time off on September 19 to watch Queen Elizabeth II funeral

GIBRALTARIANS will be able to enjoy a long weekend with the October 19 being made into a bank holiday that allows them to watch...

WATCH: National Day CANCELLED in Gibraltar to televise King Charles III First Proclamation

NATIONAL Day celebrations will be postponed for another year after the death of Queen Elizabeth II this week, Chief Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo...

Gibraltar ministers meet with UK Foreign Secretary and Minister for Europe in London

GIBRALTAR’S leaders have met with the UK’s new Foreign Secretary James Cleverly and Minister for Europe Leo Docherty while in London. Chief Minister Fabian Picardo...

Leading Gibraltar public figures salute Queen Elizabeth II after her death, cancel National Day

TOP members of the Gibraltar community led by the Chief Minister, have expressed their sadness over the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Chief Minister Fabian...

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