Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Gibraltar

ROYAL CRISIS: National Day concern for Gibraltar as Queen’s health deteriorates

GIBRALTAR leader Fabian Picardo sent out the feelings of his entire nation when he sent good wishes to the Queen this afternoon. Fabian Picardo tweeted...

‘Proud’ Gibraltar police detective gets major global award for law enforcement excellence

A GLOBAL police association has awarded a Gibraltar inspector as one of 40 officers across the world that stood out for ‘excellence’ in the...

Gibraltar named tourist destination finalist in top UK travel agent competition

TRAVEL agents have voted Gibraltar as a finalist in a prestigious global tourism competition, the government has proudly announced. Gibraltar Tourist Board is competing with...

Cranes remove possible pollution threats from stricken Gibraltar shipwreck

AFTER a calm night at the site of the beached bulk carrier, the salvage team continues to remove more objects and fuel residues that...

THE ROCK CELEBRATES ITS NATIONAL DAY

THE hottest date on Gibraltar’s annual calendar is on 10 September, when it celebrates its historic National Day. This year, the Rock marks its...

WHAT’S ON AT GIBRALTAR’S OCEAN VILLAGE FOR NATIONAL DAY

ON National Day, the most important event of the year for the Rock, Gibraltar’s thriving Ocean Village is adding to the celebrations by serving...

Chief Minister calls new UK Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary ‘great friends of Gibraltar’

THE Chief Minister of Gibraltar has welcomed the UK appointments of Lizz Truss as Prime Minister and James Cleverly as Foreign Secretary in government...

Pumping of oil from Gibraltar shipwreck continues after busy weekend cleaning up spill after-effects

SALVAGE crews continue to remove all oil and chemicals from the stricken ship off the Gibraltar coast on Monday, the government reported. Strong winds have...

WATCH: Most diesel oil now removed from beached OS 35 bulker as barges focus on pumping out fuel oil

BARGES set about pumping out fuel oil after most of the diesel was finally pumped clear from the beached OS 35 bulk carrier at...

Gibraltar man who pulls out a machete on police gets 24 weeks behind bars

A GIBRALTAR man who swung a machete at police officers before running away has been jailed for six months in court. Ziade Attou, 36, of...

Fuel oil from stricken cargo ship reaches western Gibraltar coastline threatening water supply

FUEL oil that leaked from the beached bulk carrier off Catalan Bay is blackening western facing bathing spots in Gibraltar. Tugs have been laying out...

BREAKING: Boats now pumping diesel and fuel oil from ‘crumpled’ ship stranded in Gibraltar waters

BARGES are pumping out both diesel and fuel oil from the stricken cargo ship that is lying off Gibraltar’s coast since early Tuesday morning. At...

BREAKING: Heavy fuel oil spills into Mediterranean from stranded ship in Gibraltar after seals fail

OIL from stranded bulk carrier OS 35 has leaked into the Mediterranean Sea after air vent seals break open from the pressure of the...

‘Crumpled’ bulker off Gibraltar’s Catalan Bay remains ‘stable’ with no new leaks detected

THE stranded bulk carrier OS 35 that started to break up off Catalan Bay on Wednesday evening has not started to leak oil or...

BREAKING: Authorities declare Major Incident after beached ship breaks up off Gibraltar

THE Gibraltar Government has declared the break-up of the OS 35 off Catalan Bay a Major Incident to direct all major resources to fight...

BREAKING: Hull of stranded OS 35 bulk carrier breaks in two off Gibraltar’s Catalan Bay threatening a major oil...

The hull of the OS 35 bulk carrier beached off Catalan Bay earlier this week has broken in two, the Gibraltar Government said in...

Gibraltar learns how to make parliament more effective at Covid-delayed Commonwealth conference

A GROUP from Gibraltar took part in an annual meeting of Commonwealth countries in Halifax, Canada that looked at making parliaments more accountable. Minister for...

WATER CRISIS: Gibraltar to clean up Power’s Drive Tunnel after rockfall caused by fire

GEOLOGICAL experts have recommended removal of 400 tonnes of debris from the Power’s Drive Tunnel where the fire that caused this summer’s water crisis...

Spanish councils in Campo de Gibraltar area given cash to help male violence victims after gruesome Sevilla stabbing

LOCAL councils will get an €85,600 boost to fight violence against women in the Bay of Gibraltar, the Cadiz provincial government said in a...

Gibraltar cuts COVID-19 self-isolation time to five days as cases drop

PEOPLE who get COVID-19 in Gibraltar will now only have to self-isolate for five days after they tested positive, its health authority announced. Director of...

BREAKING: Ship stuck in sand 200m from Catalan Bay after overnight collision in Gibraltar waters

BULK carrier OS 35 beached 200 metres off the east side of the Rock after a collision with a refueling ship overnight. The Gibraltar Port...

Gibraltar in ‘constant’ meetings throughout summer to thrash out post-Brexit EU deal with Spain and UK

‘CONSTANT and unrelenting’ work to secure an EU treaty for Gibraltar between the UK, EU and Spain has continued throughout the summer months, Chief...

Gibraltar finally given official city status 180 years after Queen Victoria awarded it

THE UK has finally recognized Gibraltar as a city as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, 180 years after the fact was omitted from...

Gibraltar boosts its ‘Rock Under Siege’ tourist site with great new additions

THE Gibraltar Government has completed an extensive restoration of the ‘City Under Siege’ exhibition on the Upper Rock. The face-lift highlights military graffiti at the...

Punters aim for best Titanic sinking at Ocean Village cardboard boat race for Gibraltar National Day

CREATIVE  boat builders will be taking to the sea at the Ocean Village Marina to win some fabulous prizes at the annual Charity Cardboard...

Gibraltar teens given unique pop at House of Commons speech during Youth Parliament

A YOUNG person from Gibraltar will get the chance to speak to the UK Youth Parliament at the House of Commons on November 4,...

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