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Gibraltar Christmas collection featuring 50p and £2 coins goes on sale at Savings Bank

GIBRALTAR is offering a unique festive gift this year – a Christmas Coin Collection that has proved a hit with collectors and the public...

Leading lights of literature gather once again in the shadow of the Rock for the Gibraltar Literary Festival

One of the stellar events in the English literature calendar returned at the end of November as a host of novelists, historians, politicians, academics...

Drink driver loses license for 18 months after slurred speech grabbed Gibraltar police attention

A GIBRALTAR man who drove down a local road over the alcohol limit last weekend lost his licence in court. Magistrates banned David Pillinger, 37,...

Authorities track down pigeon nests in Gibraltar on fears they could spread bird flu to humans

ENVIRONMENTAL authorities in Gibraltar have made a call-out to the public to report any pigeon nests over fears they could help spread deadly bird...

Gibraltar Museum holds university seminar with top Finnish nature snappers as special guests

GIBRALTAR’S national museum will host a one-day seminar focusing on its Unesco World Heritage Site and similar natural parks in the nearby area. Culture minister...

Current Gibraltar government spending nearly FIVE times more on sewage work than rivals, Chief Minister says

GIBRALTAR’S government has invested nearly five times as much repairing the sewage system as the GSD before them, its Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said...

Rock leaders hail ‘great friend of Gibraltar’ as UK Speaker of House of Commons visits

UK Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle met with Gibraltar’s political leaders Friday on a flying visit to the Rock. Hoyle was...

Gibraltar looks forward to rosy future with Easyjet after CAPA world aviation summit meeting

GIBRALTAR tried to shore up its relationship with Easyjet in a meeting held with its UK boss during the CAPA aviation summit. The summit was...

New anti-corruption authority could deliver ‘more transparency’ in Gibraltar, government says

GIBRALTAR government looks to create a new independent anti-corruption authority that will be able to investigate fraud, bribery or misconduct in public office. Chief Minister...

Gibraltar spruces up its famous Moorish Castle, restores a whipping pole and protects valuable graves

HERITAGE department workers removed plants from Moorish Castle walls, restored a Europa Point whipping pole and protected historic graves in Gibraltar recently. Minister for Heritage...

Airline chiefs and industry leaders flock to Gibraltar for aviation summit at Sunborn Hotel

TOP air travel bosses are in Gibraltar to tackle the challenges of the industry post-pandemic and the effects of rising fuel prices. The British Territory’s...

Revolutionary drug that reduces chances of catching HIV from sex by 99% now available in Gibraltar

HEALTH chiefs in Gibraltar announced they would start offering a 99% effective HIV medication to those most at risk on World AIDS Day. It formed...

Gibraltar takes part in 16-day UN campaign against domestic abuse after Friday conference

GIBRALTAR’S Ministry of Justice is taking part in the United Nations’ 16 Days of Action on domestic abuse campaign ending up on Human Rights...

Authorities in Gibraltar play out what would happen if there was no deal on EU treaty with Spain

NEARLY 20 Gibraltar Government departments and agencies took part in a six-hour exercise to plan for the possibility of no EU treaty. Although hopes looked...

Authorities ponder culling pigeons and chickens in Gibraltar over fears bird flu could mutate in humans

GIBRALTAR’S public health chief warned people not to touch dead or sick seabirds as scientists believe it is ‘very possible’ they suffered from bird...

MASTER CHIEF: Gibraltar political leaders cook up a storm at soup kitchen and show their human side

TWO of Gibraltar’s top politicians took a break from international politics and hot TV debates to prepare food at a local soup kitchen. Founder of...

Wreck removal equipment heads to Gibraltar to remove sunken OS 35 bulk carrier after port gives green light

GIBRALTAR’S port has accepted new plans to remove the shipwreck of the OS 35 that beached 700 metres from Catalan Bay at the end...

Gibraltar and UK move closer to signing historic EU treaty to remove frontier with Spain at Monday talks in...

GIBRALTAR’s leader said he is ‘confident’ of a ‘positive outcome’ to a post-Brexit deal for Gibraltar after Spain said it was ready to remove...

‘We cannot stay in this situation forever,’ warns Spanish foreign minister on Gibraltar negotiations

SPAIN’S Foreign Minister José Manuel Albares gave an update on Friday about the ongoing negotiations on the future of Gibraltar post-Brexit.  Talks ‘are in a...

Gibraltar health director warns of flu danger to vulnerable and elderly as winter sets in

HEALTH chiefs are warning the public about the flu as the weather starts to cool down in Gibraltar, with walk-in vaccines now available from...

Police in Gibraltar undergo training to immediately inform teachers about violence children suffer at home

THE co-creators of a UK programme to train police officers and schoolteachers work together to help abuse children held workshops this week in Gibraltar. Minister...

Military and civilian fire crews train for plane crash at Gibraltar’s famously short runway

EMERGENCY services took part in a successful live plane crash exercise on Gibraltar's runway, one of the most challenging airports in the world. A strategic...

Gibraltar Regiment soldier named runner-up in British Army sportsman of the year awards

A MARTIAL artist became the first Gibraltar Regiment soldier to get to the final slate at the British Army’s Sportsman of the Year awards...

EXCLUSIVE: Prime suspect in case of mum Lisa Brown who vanished in Spain escapes from prison

The prime suspect in the case of Scottish woman Lisa Brown, feared murdered in Spain, has escaped from jail and her family say he...

Gibraltar shave-off fun day ends Movember prostate cancer campaign at Casemates

GIBRALTAR crowned the month of November with its own International Men’s Day after running its own Movember and Walnut campaigns to talk about prostate...

UK charity runs school talks on how children can get off their smartphones in Gibraltar

THE head of UK national mental health charity will be visiting Gibraltar schools on Monday and Tuesday to talk about children’s addictions to their...

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