Monday, August 3, 2020

Gibraltar

Los Barrios power plant closure could add to Gibraltar Campo dole queues

Unions have been in meetings with the Los Barrios mayor to relocate workers after the Viesgo power station announced it will close its doors last month.

Shopping abroad will cost more in moves to boost Gibraltar business

Any products bought online or across the border will cost ten percent more in a historic measure announced today by the Chief Minister.

Gibraltar government agrees to meet ‘Open Your Eyes’ demo organisers

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has said he will have talks with organisers of yesterday's 'Open Your Eyes' protest march held on June 29.

National trails added to expand Gibraltar tourism offering

Walkers in Gibraltar and visitors from the Costa del Sol will now be able to enjoy a number of trails all over the Upper Rock Nature Reserve.

Massive drug bust leads to 34 arrests and cash seizures in La Linea

OVER 300,000 euros was seized during a number of raids carried out in La Linea by a special Guardia Civil anti-drugs unit after months of work.

Gibraltar enters Phase 5 of Rock Unlock after nearly two weeks of zero COVID-19 cases

More than three weeks of no new infections gives the green light for the freeing of the Gibraltar lockdown to continue into the next phase.

BREAKING: Brave captain avoids disaster after his catamaran hits drilling ship in Gibraltar waters

A catamaran sailed into a drilling ship blinded by fog last night and started to take in water. Its captain was able to secure the boat as help arrived.

Businesses in Gibraltar get more government support to avoid recession

Businesses and workers will benefit from a raft of new measures to help them in the economic fallout caused by COVID-19 including rents and rates cuts.

Brits could be able to fly freely to and from Gibraltar on June 21

THE Government of Gibraltar as announced that flight restrictions will be eased as from June 21 to allow Brits to fly to Gibraltar and then onto Spain.

Gibraltar’s contact tracing app now available as part of phase four of ‘Unlock the Rock’

THE Government has announced that their contact tracing app for COVID-19 is now available for the public to use as active cases remains at zero.

Gibraltar Campo record only nine active COVID-19 cases

One new case in Algeciras was added to the nine active cases to bring the confirmed figure to 330 in total for the towns of the Bay of Gibraltar..

BREAKING: NO ACTIVE CASES of COVID-19 in Gibraltar

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar announced on social media that the number of active COVID-19 cases on the Rock has finally reached zero in phase four.

Gibraltar’s bathing season starts today in Phase Four of ‘Unlock the Rock’

Phase four kicks off Gibraltar's bathing season, contact tracing and antibody testing to the whole population while active cases decrease to two.

Olive Press reporter stuck in the UK for three months refused boarding by British Airways

AN Olive Press reporter has been refused boarding on a flight from London Heathrow to Gibraltar.

How lockdown life in Spain will change the look of new-build properties around the world

LIFE AT HOME has changed for everyone, thanks to varying lockdown restrictions across the world. Here in Spain, we’ve...

Back to school for Gibraltar Year 12 students as youth clubs re-open

Year 12s will be the next year group to go back to school after months of lockdown. There are now only four active cases of COVID-19 in Gibraltar.

Chief Minister asks governor to work with him for good of Gibraltar

'Partnership, cooperation and strength in building an alliance of purpose', are the main clues for the new governor, said the Chief Minister.

Suspected drug smuggler arrested with £2,500 of cocaine in Gibraltar

RGP Drug Squad officers arrested a Spanish national for allegedly owning 41 grammes of Cocaine, while a customs officers was accused of stealing duty.

Gibraltar residents are FINALLY able to cross into Spain to see loved ones

Locals will now be able to cross the border to Spain as long as they can prove that they are active residents of the Rock but must respect restrictions.

Gibraltar Police Commissioner retires two years into his four year term

The Chief of Police in Gibraltar has announced his retirement after holding his post for two years and serving in the force for 36 years.

COVID-19: Gibraltar begins to return to ‘normal’ after months in lockdown

There are now 11 active cases of COVID-19 on the Rock and over 9030 tests have been done on its population. Vehicle arrivals into the rock is down by 63% compared to last year.

Spain determined to improve workers’ rights as talks begin with UK over Gibraltar’s relationship post-Brexit

REPRESENTATIVES of Spain and the United Kingdom will meet Tuesday this week as negotiations begin concerning the future of Gibraltar post-Brexit.

BREAKING: Confusion over Gibraltar frontier continues after opening is delayed

Gibraltarians are now being allowed to enter Spain for the first time in nearly three months after early morning story was confirmed by frontier police.

COVID-19 caused by nature disdain, says Gibraltar Government

The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder we need to care for nature like we care for ourselves, said the Gibraltar Government on World Environment Day.

Cat-astrophe avoided as over 40 cats freed from La Linea home

THE cats were rescued by a feline charity from the squalid home of a senile woman in the Bellavista neighbourhood of La Linea last Tuesday.

Attention parents: Arty activities for Gibraltar children at JMH

Culture is back on the menu with some exciting activities for young children at John Mackintosh Hall, which will come in handy after schools shut in March.

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