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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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Show of force: Missiles loaded onto Royal Navy nuclear sub docked in Gibraltar

THE Royal Navy’s top nuclear sub has arrived in Gibraltar and was pictured being loaded with missiles in what was perceived as a show...

Concerns raised after Spain tightens checks on Brit travellers crossing border from Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR’S government has raised concerns over reports that Spanish police were refusing entry to British tourists at the border unless they could provide ‘valid...

ON THE UP: BFA takes a look at property development in Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR has undergone a major transformation evolving from a small British Colonial Garrison Town into a self-thriving economy built upon a wide range of...

Spain lodges formal protest as US nuclear sub chooses stop off in Gibraltar over Rota

SPAIN lodged a formal complaint on Wednesday after it emerged a US naval nuclear submarine would be stopping off in Gibraltar rather than at...

Wessexes to make Royal summer visit to Gibraltar to mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

THE Earl of Wessex Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex are to visit Gibraltar in June to mark the Queen’s Platinum...

JP Morgan behind Russian superyacht seizure in Gibraltar

THE investment bank, JP Morgan Chase is behind the recent seizure of a Russian superyacht in Gibraltar. The banking giant won a court order allowing...

Man jailed for child sex offences in Gibraltar

A Gibraltarian man has been handed a 15 month jail sentence after pleading guilty to a string of child sex offences. Karl Bassett, 26, a...

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Disgrace as Spanish border police stop Ukrainian refugee shipment of 1,500 fleeces and demand 25% tax

A GROUP of big-hearted Brits were left stunned when Spanish customs refused to let a van packed with aid for Ukraine cross from Gibraltar...

Super-yacht seized in Gibraltar under sanctions against Russian oligarchs

A super-yacht belonging to a Russian oligarch with links to the Putin regime was seized by authorities after it docked in Gibraltar on Monday. The...

Gibraltar government withdraws funding for Miss Gibraltar beauty pageant

THE government of Gibraltar will cease funding the Miss Gibraltar beauty pageant, saying it is ‘no longer appropriate’ for governments to organise such events. The...

Gibraltar and Spain finally reach agreement to move mounds of rubbish to Andalucian landfill

THERE is relief on the rock after an agreement was struck to move mounds of rubbish that have piled up due to a stalling...

Gibraltar police issue warning about the dangers of ‘sexting’.

A new campaign follows a recent report about under-18s sharing indecent images and videos with each other.  This awareness police campaign is targeted at parents,...

Gibraltar unveils ‘fastest boat in the bay’ to combat smugglers

THE 'fastest boat in the bay' has started patrolling off Gibraltar. It was unveiled on March 2 at Customs House and Chief Minister Fabian Picardo...

Meet the female crypto artist from Spain taking on the big boys

NFT ART typifies the modern age. It is techy, in high demand, and confusing to a large proportion of the population.  Bought via cryptocurrency, the...

Gibraltar prepares its citizens for Brexit ‘no deal’ as negotiations continue

GIBRALTAR has distributed thousands of booklets guiding citizens on what could happen in the event of a ‘no deal’ if ongoing negotiations to strike...

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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...

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