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Gibraltar police officers awarded Spain’s Order of Merit for cross-border police cooperation against criminal gangs

Two officers from Gibraltar’s police force have been honoured for their work with Spain’s Guardia Civil in tackling money laundering and drug trafficking crimes. In...

GIBRALTAR: Demo after death of Spanish ‘tobacco smuggler’ ruled accidental

A SPANISH man who was killed when his boat was in collision with the Gibraltar Custom’s vessel HMS Searcher died accidently, an inquest has...

Gibraltar treaty talks could begin within days to determine post-Brexit relations after threat of no-deal scenario

AFTER a rocky start, negotiations over future relations between Gibraltar and the EU-bloc are set to begin within weeks. The negotiating mandate was approved by...

PM Boris Johnson insists Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo will ‘bounce back stronger than ever’ from Covid thanks to...

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson lamented the fact that his ‘friend Fabian Picardo’, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister was unable to attend a reception at the...

Secret chamber discovered in Gibraltar cave sheds new light on life of Neanderthals 40,000 years ago

GIBRALTAR National Museum researchers have discovered a secret chamber that is thought to have been sealed for at least 40,000 years.   The team, led by...

EXCLUSIVE: National Day message from Chief Minister Fabian Picardo to Olive Press readers

NATIONAL Day has always been a great occasion for Gibraltarians, residents and visitors to the Rock.  Over the years, it has grown into a day...

Gibraltar marks National Day with annual boat procession

A POPULAR National Day boat procession will be held this evening. The flotilla will dock at 7.30pm, as part of the Gibraltar National Day celebrations. The...

Celebrate National Day… but remember the pandemic isn’t over

GIBRALTAR residents have been urged to ‘act responsibly’ during celebrations for Gibraltar’s National Day for the second year running. COVID measures mean the traditional street...

Paw Patrol: Meet Gibraltar’s crime-fighting pup Lola

SOME dogs like nothing more than an old bone to chew on, others just want a pat on the head, but Gibraltar’s crime-fighting pup...

Gibraltar murder probe: Fresh appeal to find sailor Simon Parkes missing since 1986

A FRESH appeal for answers about missing Simon Parkes has been made almost 35 years after his disappearance. The sailor, 18, from Kingswood near Bristol,...

Gibraltar police arrest 11 migrants who crossed Strait in inflatable kayak

ELEVEN Moroccan migrants have been arrested in Gibraltar after being rescued from a kayak and a dinghy in waters close to The Rock (September...

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It’s that time of year again: summer has come and gone, and September is upon us. There's no better time to start learning a...

Frontex would be ‘honoured’ to step in at Gibraltar frontier in proposed solution to post-Brexit strife

THE chief of European border agency Frontex has said ‘it would be an honour’ to handle control at Gibraltar’s frontiers under the post-Brexit agreement...

Police seize £13 million shipment of cannabis in dramatic high speed sea chase off Gibraltar

DURING the chase, the suspect boat (RHIB) was seen throwing bales from the deck in an attempt to get rid of the evidence. The vessel...

Tightening of laws in Gibraltar could see life imprisonment for those found in possession of large quantities of petrol

WITH the number of petrol-related incidents continuing to rise on the Rock, the government has proposed a Bill to enforce bigger penalties. Earlier this year,...

IN PICS: HMS Protector arrives in Gibraltar

Her Majesty's Naval Base in Gibraltar gave a warm welcome to the Royal Navy's HMS Protector on Monday. HMS Protector is deployed for 330 days...

IN PICS: World’s largest sailboat becomes first cruise ship to dock in Gibraltar since pandemic hit

THE Wind Surf cruise ship glided majestically into port on the Rock for a short day trip, the first cruise to dock in Gibraltar...

IN PICS: A day in the life of a trainee police dog in Gibraltar

POLICE dog Stitch enjoyed his time out at sea, sailing the ocean as part of his recent training to be a Drugs Detection Dog. The...

Elderly care homes reopen in Gibraltar as Covid-19 cases continue to drop

WITH COVID-19 infections now below 200 on the Rock, Elderly Residential Services (ERS) have reopened but with strict new rules designed to keep residents...

Unvaccinated man becomes first person to die from Covid-19 in Gibraltar in months

A UNVACCINATED man aged between 60-65 has died from Covid-19 taking the death count to 95. Officials say the resident died from Covid-19 pneumonitis with...

UPDATE: COVID-19 cases drop in Gibraltar

COVID cases on the Rock have finally begun to fall, with positive cases dropping by more than 100 over the weekend. After an increasing number...

Woman teacher sentenced to 17-weeks in prison for sexual activity with two students in Gibraltar

A GIBRALTAR teacher, Claire Treacy, has been found guilty of engaging in sexual relations with two students and sentenced to 17-weeks in prison. The 26-year-old...

Gibraltar launches new five-year Mental Health Strategy

THE Minister for Health has announced a new Mental Health Strategy to improve the wellbeing of the country. The five-year plan has been developed in...

Police close in yet again on narco network run by a drug kingpin dubbed ‘Messi of hashish’

A TRAFFICKING network that has dominated the drug trade in the Campo de Gibraltar for more than a decade has broken up by police...

Police bust narco-bank gang who laundered money through solar park in Campo de Gibralatar

A GANG operating between the Campo de Gibraltar and Sevilla has been busted over an elaborate scheme to launder illicit drug money through investment...

Gibraltar budget 2021 confirms 2.5% corporate tax increase

CORPORATE tax will be increased to 12.5% in Gibraltar following a ‘revenue wrecking’ pandemic. In July’s 2021 Budget speech, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo announced a...

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