Sunday, January 26, 2020

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As Gibraltar delegation jets to Madrid for Brexit talks, its Chief Minister corrected international media on Schengen comments

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has spoken in the Gibraltar parliament about how the media 'somehow misinterpreted' a UK government statement.

British builder walks length of Spain with his Podenco pooch for charity

“We really need to help dogs like this and for people to change attitudes to them”

Power cuts will continue to haunt Gibraltar for a while yet, says Government

Residents of Gibraltar have been told to brace themselves for new power cuts at peak times as power station gets last few tweaks.

Brexit is a ‘golden opportunity’ for Spain to take back sovereignty of Gibraltar, says Spanish MEP

SPANISH MEP Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo has demanded Spain take the 'golden opportunity' of Brexit to renegotiate the status of Gibraltar.  Speaking to media in Aragon,...

No change to EU rights during transition period of the next year, Gibraltar government confirm

GIBRALTAR residents have been told not to worry about losing their EU rights until the future relationship with the EU is worked out.

Mysterious seagull killer being investigated by Gibraltar environment department

THE death of some yellow-legged gulls could lead to a criminal investigation by the RGP after they were found to be poisoned.

Gibraltar manager becomes football commentator at Indian national TV station

A former football manager from Gibraltar will be commentating on matches for an Indian national TV station after winning the league with his club.

Online gaming companies are finding ways to get big spenders hooked, says report

SOME Gibraltar gaming companies could be hit by a ban on VIP schemes after a UK Gambling Commission report which said they were unfair.

WATCH: Tangier musicians put on rare show for Gibraltar public in cultural exchange programme

A night of revelry brought together two cultures in Gibraltar as Moroccan musicians performed at a local gallery of modern art to a lively crowd.

Gibraltar police get serious on LGBT+ issues by appointing Liaison Officer

A NEW LGBT+ Liaison Officer will seek to end discrimination and build trust with this community at the Royal Gibraltar Police.

Picardo claims Spain has ‘relaxed’ laws to fight tobacco smuggling as he defended Gibraltar’s customs officers

The Gibraltar Government has hit back at a Spanish police chief who claimed it is not doing enough to fight tobacco smuggling.

Gibraltar gets ready to officially leave the EU by publishing its Withdrawal Bill to be presented in parliament before...

The new bill will officially take away Gibraltar's say in the EU when it is passed in the Gibraltar Parliament before the departure date of January 31.

Massive police operation breaks up migrant smuggling ring that used Gibraltar to reach all of Europe

The organised crime group made over €1million since the ring was first detected in November 2018, smuggling around 130 Moroccans into the EU.

Gibraltar International Chess Festival returns to Rock

GIBRALTAR will be welcoming some of the top chess players in the world to an open tournament in January.

Original basement floor to historic building in Gibraltar dating back 200 years uncovered by chance

Ongoing restoration of the Garrison Library has revealed a whole new floor which had been concealed by concrete for nearly a century.

Gibraltar warms to new Spanish left-wing coalition government with EU trade negotiations loom

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo welcomes possibility for dialogue with Spain after PSOE and Podemos form government in unexpected coalition.

Both sides of Gibraltar abortion debate strengthen their support bases before March 19 referendum

Gibraltarians as young as 16-year-old will be able to vote on whether abortion becomes legal after a landmark case secured the right to women in N. Ireland.

Gibraltar youth hit London after a hard year of working for the community

Young people from Gibraltar were treated to a trip to the UK capital for five days after hard work in the community during the year.

Gibraltar might be in for a rocky ride in 2020, according to the Chief Minister’s New Year Message

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo talks of the 'challenges, opportunities and dangers' of EU transition talks in his New Year Message.

Gibraltar aware of a threat to sovereignty once Brexit transition talks start up after January 31

Gibraltar is ready to leave with no-deal if pressure on sovereignty is applied during forthcoming future trade relationship talks.

THESE are the Gibraltarians awarded medals in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

The decade’s final year has been a roller coaster ride for Gibraltar

Early dyslexia diagnosis could help children with the condition get help faster, says Gibraltar support group

Young children could be tested as early as six-years-old with informative courses now available online for educators as part of Dyslexia Pledge.

Gibraltar attorney-general gets sixth highest British honour in New Year’s list

Michael Llamas became a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George for his service to the community.

From live music to five-star stays, Gibraltar has it all this Christmas and New Year’s Eve, writes John Culatto

Make sure you are in Gibraltar as you welcome the coming year of its independence, in distinctly British style

Radical change is needed to save the human race, according to the founder of Extinction Rebellion in Gibraltar

A new Extinction Rebellion group is starting up on the Rock to fight climate change on local and regional issues related to the environment.

Gibraltar cultural ambassador reveals how he expresses himself through theatre

The receiver of the award of Cultural Ambassador spoke his love plays, analysing controversial topics and what would be his legacy.

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