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Plans for new energy storage batteries could prevent future power cuts in Gibraltar, say experts

PLANS to set up energy storage batteries at the North Mole Power Station could prevent future power cuts in Gibraltar. The ten new prefabricated containers...

Stop flushing wet wipes! Gibraltar waste company sounds the alarm after removing 80 TONNES of wipes from ONE pumping...

THE flushing of wet wipes is ‘a major issue’ in Gibraltar as they often wash up later on local beaches and further afield in...

Army Judo team does Gibraltar proud with their latest medal haul

GIBRALTAR’S local regiment has once again outdone itself by coming home from the Army Judo Championships with a haul of medals. Ethaniel Jeffries-Mor reinstated his...

People are not changing their lifestyles ‘quickly enough’ in the battle against climate catastrophe, warns Gibraltar’s environment minister

A GIBRALTAR minister chaired an online meeting of 100 politicians and academics to ask them, ‘the climate is changing, why aren’t we?’. Minister for the...

Moroccan art exhibition comes to Gibraltar as the Rock forges closer ties with its African neighbour

A NEW exhibition will showcase revealing Moroccan art in Gibraltar as the Rock continues to extend contacts with its southern neighbour. Gibraltar Cultural Services teamed...

Gibraltar Scouts will host the European Mini Jamboree for small nations for the first time

SCOUTS and guides groups in Gibraltar are getting ready to host the fifth European Mini Jamboree for small nations for the first time. The week-long...

Boss of €30m narco clan known as ‘the Chestnuts’ is jailed for six years: How ‘idolised’ Antonio Tejon, 43,...

A NOTORIOUS drug kingpin has been sentenced to over six years in prison after the largest trial against drug trafficking in Spain’s history. Antonio Tejon,...

Church of Scotland sells its only building in Gibraltar for £1.3million following decline in followers on the Rock

THE Church of Scotland has sold its only church building in the British territory of Gibraltar for £1.3 million after people stopped attending services. It...

Weather warning for Gibraltar: Gusts of up to 100km/hr, showers and thunderstorms are predicted for Friday

GALE FORCE wind gusts of close to 100km/h, showers and thunderstorms could blast into Gibraltar throughout Friday, weather forecasters warned. Gibraltar’s Met Office predicted the...

Human remains of British sailor, 18, could be under a car park in Gibraltar: Police begin new dig some...

A TEAM of eight UK police officers have started digging up a new plot in hopes of finding the remains of sailor Simon Parkes...

Britain vows to stand by Gibraltar in post-Brexit treaty talks with Spain and will support the Rock’s access to EU markets

BRITAIN has vowed to be 'steadfast in its support for Gibraltar’ during ongoing EU treaty talks while stating that other overseas territories have been...

OPEN FOR SERVICE: Health minister congratulates team on the stunning new hospital in Gibraltar

IT was back in 2008 that British surgeon David Deardon first aspired to open a private hospital in Gibraltar. Now, 15 years later, his hard...

Spanish border guards are blamed for hours-long delays at the Gibraltar frontier crossing this week

LONG land frontier delays of two-wheeled vehicles that caused commuter anger this week were caused by Spanish border guards, the Government of Gibraltar said. Spanish...

Woman facing trial in Gibraltar for £3 million fraud after allegedly putting cheques into her own bank account

NEARLY 400 people have been summoned by a Gibraltar court for jury service ahead of a £3 million fraud case. Gillian Balban of Varyl Begg...

Gibraltar on high-alert for plastic pellets washing up on its beaches after sightings were reported in nearby Tarifa

THE recent environmental crisis on the shores of northern Spain, marked by the spill of plastic pellets into the ocean, has prompted immediate action...

New Gibraltar minister continues to work occasional shifts with his former ambulance service colleagues

A GIBRALTAR minister is continuing to take occasional shifts with his beloved ambulance service three months after being voted into government. Minister for Sports, Industrial...

Last chance to enjoy 50% off the Olive Press’s online subscriptions as New Year deal ends TOMORROW

Dear Olive Press readers online, You only have until tomorrow to take advantage of our special New Year sale with an incredible 50% off the...

Female ‘mentorship’ programme returns to Gibraltar: Dozens of women to receive leadership and management training from the government

A FIFTH cycle of the Gibraltar government’s mentorship programme that has already given over 100 women leadership and management training, will run as from...

Dentists in Gibraltar take industrial action over ‘lack of staff and support’

DENTISTS at the Gibraltar’s public health service are taking industrial action because of ‘staff reductions and lack of support from management’, a statement said. The...

New ‘beacon of hope’ offers young people drop-in service in Gibraltar to ‘more promising future’ in work or training

A NEW ‘beacon of hope’ in Gibraltar will help young people who do not have a job, are not in education or training find...

Exhibition celebrating GBC’s 60 years making TV and radio programmes opens at Gibraltar art gallery

AN exhibition that celebrates Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation’s 60 years making television and radio programmes will run until the end of January. ‘A Legacy of Vision...

Boutique hotel, art gallery, children’s art centre and restaurant to be built in Gibraltar town centre

A BOUTIQUE hotel, restaurant, art gallery, children’s art centre and cafe will be built at a historical building in Gibraltar’s town centre. The Rock’s Development...

EU Treaty: Chief Minister pledges to seal the deal within first half of 2024 in New Year’s Message

THE Chief Minister has said he believes that Gibraltar could have a ‘safe and secure’ EU treaty ‘in the first half of 2024’. In his...

Historical book about Gibraltar links with 16,000 hectare Almoraima park gets government backing

A HISTORICAL book about Gibraltar’s connection with the surrounding area at the beginning of the 20th Century is being released with government support. Author Maria...

Gibraltar will ‘rebrand’ this year to attract more visitors: Tourism minister to push ‘Britain in the sun’ image and the...

GIBRALTAR’S tourism minister is ‘working on a rebrand of Gibraltar that will be launched in April’, he told a local radio programme. Minister Christian Santos...

Brexit regret: Majority of Brits say leaving the EU has completely failed for the UK

BREXIT has hurt the economy, increased prices and made stopping illegal immigration tougher than ever, a large majority in the UK think. The findings of...

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