Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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COVID-19: Politicians respond to Coronavirus case in Gibraltar

Gibraltar is 'as ready as possible for the impact of the virus' after the first case of COVID-19 contracted from the north of Italy was announced.

Large crowds march for abortion rights in Gibraltar

'We need to trust women' was the message from the wife of the Chief Minister as she gave an impassioned speech at Casemates Square

BREAKING: Coronavirus arrives in Gibraltar as patient tests positive after returning from Italy via Malaga airport

GIBRALTAR has confirmed its first coronavirus case. According to the Gibraltar Health Authority, a patient tested positive on the British territory after returning from a...

Gibraltar included in future EU talks by the UK against Spanish wishes

THE Rock’s Chief Minister said he was ‘very pleased’ at Gibraltar’s inclusion in the UK negotiation mandate on the future EU relationship.

‘HUGE HONOUR’: UK House of Commons Speaker made Gibraltar University Chancellor

THE Speaker of the House of Commons is the new chancellor of the Gibraltar University. Sir Lindsay Hoyle, a...

Big win for young Gibraltarian artist at annual art competition

Zulaika Vallance wins top prize in Gibraltar Young Art Competition 2020 with her piece, 'How People With Dwarfism Were Represented In The 1600s'

REVEALED: Why raw sewage was polluting luxury marina in Gibraltar

Gibraltar Government sources confirmed that works to fortify the main sewer forced rotten sewage to spill into the luxury marina through storm drains.

Coronavirus in Gibraltar: ‘Legal duty’ to report danger zone visits

Travellers from from coronavirus rife areas will have a ‘legal duty’ to report to the health authorities despite risk of infection in Gibraltar being low.

Campo mayors ask Madrid for ‘fluid frontier’ with Gibraltar

Ftontier fluidity with Gibraltar has been the main demand from the neighouring towns when they met with the Spanish Foreign Affairs minister in Madrid.

Electric cars at an ‘early stage’ as minister reveals 98% use of fossil fuels

One percent of all vehicles are powered to some extent by electricity, in figures released in Parliament recently,

Gibraltar’s Prior Park School goes from strength to strength with its exam results, continuing its 100% pass rate

The school has also driven inter-schools sports competitions among schools in Gibraltar and in Spain

Gibraltar police act fast to arrest fine-payers on drug money suspicion

Six Spanish national were accused of paying the £10,000 fine with black money as it was all handed over in cash at Windmill Hill Prison.

Are books losing out to video games and films in Gibraltar?

WITH children playing more video games and watching films than ever, World Book Day will try to put reading back on the map with activities for kids.

Old public areas get new lease of life in Gibraltar town centre

The John Mackintosh Hall is now more sustainably equipped with Governor’s Parade next to get a major facelift after a long time in the shadows.

IN PICTURES: Tears flow as Governor leaves Gibraltar for last time

It has been a jam-packed day of emotions as Gibraltar’s Main Street said its farewell to the governor of the last four years.

Gibraltar Chief Minister SLAMS anti-abortion group ahead of referendum

Fabian Picardo spoke up after members of the GPLM said it was ‘inappropriate’ of him to ask people to vote to legalise abortion.

Gibraltar calls for ‘common travel area’ for ‘greater prosperity’

A 'common travel area' would benefit Gibraltar and the surrounding area, said the Deputy Chief Minister in a recent visit to the EU political capital.

The EU ‘bullying’ of Gibraltar must stop, says deputy leader

A top European thinktank was told Gibraltar feels ‘hard done’ by EU ‘bullying’ of the territory during a recent visit to Brussels.

Dramatic sea chase leads to arrests in Gibraltar waters

FOUR Spanish nationals have been arrested after a high speed chase off Sandy Bay along with a boat believed to be used for drug smuggling.

Fishing spots in Spain and Gibraltar included in Top 10 in Europe

FISHING spots in Gibraltar and Spain have been named among the best in Europe.

Gibraltar signs information sharing deal to fight tobacco smuggling

SMUGGLERS will find it harder than ever to bring tobacco into Spain after the authorities teamed up with wholesalers. 

Departing governor thanks Gibraltar people for their ‘treasured friendship’

THE departing governor has grown to ‘admire, respect and enjoy’ the people of Gibraltar. Lt Gen Ed Davis expressed...

Gibraltar admits it needs to do more to fight dirty money after EU report

Gibraltar needs to improve money laundering and terrorist funding measures according to a European Council report published its findings this week.

Gibraltar steps up travel rules for ‘grave threat’ posed by newly named Coronavirus

Stricter measures are being put in place to fight Coronavirus after it emerged ten people recently arrived from Asia are in 'self-isolation' on the Rock.

Governor Ed Davis will be ‘sorely missed’ as he leaves Gibraltar

THE departing governor was praised for being 'an important part of Team Gibraltar' by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. A...

Tree planted to recall 50 years since original Gibraltar parliament began

A tree was planted in the Governor's residence to celebrate 50 years since the first meeting of Gibraltar's former House of Assembly.

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