Friday, February 26, 2021


Gibraltar has long road ahead to secure EU treaty, Chief Minister warns

THE New Year’s Eve Schengen deal is only for a framework and does not guarantee an EU treaty, the Chief Minister warned this afternoon.

Gibraltar lockdown continues as five more die of COVID-19

THE social lockdown in Gibraltar will continue for another week, the Chief Minister has confirmed in Parliament today.

EXCL: British expat left fuming after Nando’s Peri-Peri sauce confiscated at Gibraltar-Spain border due to new Brexit rules

Joseph Lathey, 27, was left fuming when much of his weekly shopping was binned as he tried to cross back into La Linea

Five more elderly die of COVID-19 in two days as Gibraltar cases steady

FIVE elderly citizens have passed away as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in the last two days on the Rock of Gibraltar.

UK man climbs the Convent to protest for homeless rights in Gibraltar

A MAN who climbed the roof of the Governor’s home to protest for the rights of the homeless on the Rock has been arrested.

Over £4 million of hashish found hidden on a boat off Gibraltar coast

A ROUTINE patrol has revealed a secret hiding place for 825 kilos of hashish on a small pleasure boat off Europa Point.

Gibraltar will have final word on post-Brexit treaty, says CM

GIBRALTAR will have last word over talks on the final Schengen treaty, its Chief Minister has revealed in his New Year message,

OPINION: For expats looking to import their favourite food Brexit is a rotten deal

Who knew the length Brits expats would go for their imports?  After border guards in the Netherlands confiscated ham...

Gibraltar and Spain police forces foil £15 million hash smuggling ring

AROUND 2.8 tonnes of hashish with a value of £15 million has been seized in a joint operation between Gibraltar and Spanish police forces.

Vaccines arrive in Gibraltar as COVID-19 claims four more lives

THE first vaccines were distributed to 420 people as four more died of the virus on the same weekend, the blackest day so far.

All wages will be paid to Gibraltar businesses closed by lockdown

A 12th person has died of COVID-19 in Gibraltar as the government promised to pay all staff costs for locked down businesses.

Gibraltar border town La Linea sent into virtual lockdown by Spain’s Andalucia after being over-run with COVID-19 cases

THE border town of La Linea de la Concepcion has been handed extra harsh coronavirus restrictions by the Junta de Andalucia. 

Gibraltar bars, cafes and restaurants get grants to cover festive costs

STAFF and perishable goods costs will be paid out for bars, cafes and restaurants closed early between December 18-27.

School gates will stay shut until January 25 in Gibraltar amid viral surge

MOST government schools will not re-open until at least January 25 as COVID-19 gripped the British territory.

EXCLUSIVE: Worker on Spain’s Costa del Sol feared to have UK COVID-19 strain says Campo de Gibraltar ‘out of...

A SPANISH worker feared to be infected with the UK coronavirus strain has said the Campo de Gibraltar is ‘completely out of...

Gibraltar ex-teacher dies of COVID-19 as cases jump by 100 overnight

A FORMER teacher who had breathing problems is the 11th person to die of COVID-19 in Gibraltar as cases rose again.

Schengen EU deal could ‘unlock wealth’ of Gibraltar, business group claims

The Schengen agreement will help Gibraltar and the entire Campo area get much wealthier, according to the Rock’s Chamber of Commerce.

Two more COVID-19 deaths in Gibraltar as active cases rise past 1,000

TWO elderly people became the latest COVID-19 victims last night as active cases soared past the 1,000 mark on the Rock.

Eighth COVID-19 death in Gibraltar not enough to stop lockdown rebellion

AN EIGHTH COVID-19 death has been reported in Gibraltar as non-essential car use was banned after chaotic weekend.

WARNING: Torrential rainfall will risk flooding in Gibraltar and on Spain’s Costa del Sol as 3-day downpour to begin...

TORRENTIAL rains will bring risk of flooding across Gibraltar and the Costa del Sol for much of this week. 

Gibraltar confirms it will ‘decide’ who enters the Rock at external borders

‘ONLY Gibraltar will decide who is able to enter Gibraltar’ as part of the Schengen ‘in principle’ deal, its Chief Minister revealed.

BREAKING: Social lockdown comes into force today in Gibraltar

A FULL social lockdown will be in force from tonight at 10pm in Gibraltar, as active cases closed in on the 1,000 mark.

BREAKING: Spain’s Andalucia to close off 8 towns in Campo de Gibraltar over concerns of ‘British coronavirus strain’

THE Junta de Andalucia will order the closure of eight towns in the Campo de Gibraltar following a surge in coronavirus cases....

BREAKING: Schengen ‘in principle’ Gibraltar deal agreed between UK and Spain

SPAIN and UK have agreed that Gibraltar will become part of Schengen with a level playing field on all areas.

New Year’s Eve curfew bans gatherings in Gibraltar amid COVID-19 surge

NEW Year Eve celebrations have been cancelled as COVID-19 cases rose by their largest amount ever to 714 on the Rock.

Gibraltar gets 72-hour deadline to strike post-Brexit deal with Spain

HE fate of Gibraltar’s post-Brexit future will need to be decided by this coming Friday or face long queues for those coming in and out.