Thursday, February 27, 2020

Gibraltar

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THE current abortion law in Gibraltar is ‘archaic and out of date’ according to a top UK charity who is supporting its decriminalisation.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

The EU needs to respect its own values in talks, says Gibraltar Chief Minister in Brexit Day speech

Gibraltar will only make agreements that will protect its ‘political safety’ at forthcoming EU talks with Spain, said its Chief Minister on Brexit Day.

Unidas Podemos Andalusian leader supports Gibraltar’s right to choose its own future

THE leader of Unidas Podemos in Andalusia supported Gibraltar’s right to self-determination when she met the Chief Minister today.

Unfancied Russian wins £30,000 top prize at the Gibraltar chess open after exciting tie-break

Young chess star David Paravyan from Russia won the Gibraltar International Chess festival after a thrilling final against Hao Wang from China.

As Coronavirus is declared global health emergency, Gibraltar gets ready for the worst

HEALTH chiefs met with government ministers, police and essential services this week to plan against the coronavirus threat and give out health warnings.

End of an era’ to be marked at midnight by the singing of EU anthem at Gibraltar frontier

Despite 96% of the Rock’s population voting to remain in the EU, Brexit will be marked with the lowering of the EU flag and singing of 'Ode to Joy' tonight.

‘Lets Ditch Plastic!’- Primary school asks Gibraltar supermarkets to cut down on plastic to stop pollution

St Joseph's Primary School have today asked Gibraltar’s three main supermarkets to cut down using plastic as part of the ClimACT school project.

Talks with Spain and UK are intensifying as Gibraltar leaves the EU this Friday

TALKS between Gibraltar, UK and Spain are gathering pace as the countries enter the transitional period following Friday's EU exit.

Israeli startups could help soften Brexit business blow by using Gibraltar as ‘stepping stone’ to UK

Israeli companies could help Gibraltar overcome the Brexit fallout, the Gibraltar-Israel Chamber of Commerce has claimed.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is marked with a moment of silence in Gibraltar park

A LARGE gathering of people marked the end of the Holocaust which killed 17 million people in Nazi Germany during just four years.

Orphan rescued from despair in Morocco by Gibraltar charity speaks of his love for the Rock

An orphan who was brought up by a Gibraltar charity in Morocco has visited the Rock for the first time to perform as a musician.

WATCH: Chief Minister opens centre to help rescue people from the distress of mental illness

The newly refurbished Clubhouse will provide ‘hope, dignity and opportunities’ to mentally unwell people, according to its CEO.

WATCH: Colombian Cocaine Caravans caught in Canary Islands, cartel arrested

AN INTERNATIONAL gang of drug traffickers were busted in a large-scale dawn raid in the Canary Islands. Holiday caravans...

Gender stereotypes ‘can prevent children reaching their full potential’, says Minister

A discussion held by the Ministry of Equality on the traditional roles of women and men in fairy tales packed out the Garrison Library.

Customs officers attacked as they halt illegal tobacco smuggling in Gibraltar waters this morning

CUSTOMS officers resisted attacks by suspected smugglers to seize 1,500 cartons of tobacco this morning after a battle at sea.

Chief Minister backs ‘Gibraltar for Yes’ which will be launched this Saturday before the March 19 abortion referendum

An information campaign to ask Gibraltar to vote yes at the March 19 abortion referendum will be launched this coming Saturday.

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,...

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