Sunday, February 23, 2020

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Gibraltar calls for ‘common travel area’ for ‘greater prosperity’

A 'common travel area' would benefit Gibraltar and the surrounding area, said the Deputy Chief Minister in a recent visit to the EU political capital.

The EU ‘bullying’ of Gibraltar must stop, says deputy leader

A top European thinktank was told Gibraltar feels ‘hard done’ by EU ‘bullying’ of the territory during a recent visit to Brussels.

Dramatic sea chase leads to arrests in Gibraltar waters

FOUR Spanish nationals have been arrested after a high speed chase off Sandy Bay along with a boat believed to be used for drug smuggling.

Fishing spots in Spain and Gibraltar included in Top 10 in Europe

FISHING spots in Gibraltar and Spain have been named among the best in Europe.

Gibraltar signs information sharing deal to fight tobacco smuggling

SMUGGLERS will find it harder than ever to bring tobacco into Spain after the authorities teamed up with wholesalers. 

Departing governor thanks Gibraltar people for their ‘treasured friendship’

THE departing governor has grown to ‘admire, respect and enjoy’ the people of Gibraltar. Lt Gen Ed Davis expressed...

Gibraltar admits it needs to do more to fight dirty money after EU report

Gibraltar needs to improve money laundering and terrorist funding measures according to a European Council report published its findings this week.

Gibraltar steps up travel rules for ‘grave threat’ posed by newly named Coronavirus

Stricter measures are being put in place to fight Coronavirus after it emerged ten people recently arrived from Asia are in 'self-isolation' on the Rock.

Governor Ed Davis will be ‘sorely missed’ as he leaves Gibraltar

THE departing governor was praised for being 'an important part of Team Gibraltar' by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. A...

Tree planted to recall 50 years since original Gibraltar parliament began

A tree was planted in the Governor's residence to celebrate 50 years since the first meeting of Gibraltar's former House of Assembly.

Grieving parents given two weeks paid leave from work in Gibraltar

All public sector workers whose children pass away will get two weeks off work to overcome the tragedy in a new Gibraltar government initiative.

UK meetings set out the stall for Gibraltar to bring in more business

Gibraltar is pushing to take over more financial services and economic development during meetings held this week in London.

Police cage three after high speed chase in Gibraltar waters last night

MARINE police have caught up with three suspected drug smugglers off Europa Point after a dramatic cat and mouse sea pursuit in another combined operation.

EXCLUSIVE: Gibraltar business chief optimistic despite Brexit

Brexit has already had a negative impact on Gibraltar and it could get worse if a satisfactory deal is not made with the EU, a business leader has warned.

Gibraltar pro life supporters hold rally on Rock ahead of abortion referendum

THE Gibraltar Pro Life Movement has held a rally on the Rock ahead of the abortion referendum in March.  The anti-abortion activists gathered for the...

Money laundering suspect arrested in Gibraltar during cross-frontier police operation

A local man has been arrested on money laundering charges related to drug smuggling by the Royal Gibraltar Police with the help of the Guardia Civil.

Ministers SHOCKED at state of Gibraltar homes as they get guided tour by activist

Action for Housing recently took government ministers on a tour of shame so they could see the torrid conditions of mainly pre-war flats in the old town.

Surprise winner of Gibraltar Chess Masters reveals the secret to £30,000 win

David Paravayan took down some of the best in the world at the Caleta Hotel to reach the play-off final where he beat Hao Wang to collect a cool £30,000.

Gibraltar’s ‘greenest ever’ development gets go ahead from Development Planning Commission

THE Reserve, a building which is to replace the old casino, is set to be the greenest residential development to date in...

Minister highlights ‘important’ tourism road shows with Gibraltar stands

Tourism chiefs from the Rock are taking part in UK B2B road-shows at key flight destinations like London, Manchester, Bristol and Edinburgh.

Gibraltar Customs get tough on tobacco and drug smugglers with new arrests

Three people have been arrested in total recently, the first on tobacco charges and the second for having tried to send drugs by mail.

REVEALED: Portuguese Man ‘O’ War can still sting even after being beached

After deadly sea creatures that have the potential to kill dogs or children were spotted lying on beaches in Gibraltar, an marine expert speaks up.

Gibraltar slammed for ‘archaic’ abortion law by UK body ahead of referendum

THE current abortion law in Gibraltar is ‘archaic and out of date’ according to a top UK charity who is supporting its decriminalisation.

British sailor discovers £250,000 worth of Marijuana in the sea off Spain’s south coast

Sailing through the Strait of Gibraltar there are ‘always refugee boats, things like that'

Don’t miss The Sunborn’s exclusive Valentine’s package, romance is onboard

Come and make your Valentine's day super special with a romantic getaway package at Sunborn Gibraltar. Spoil your loved...

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