Tuesday, October 27, 2020


COVID-19 breakout at Gibraltar school raises alarm as cases grow in Spain

A YEAR 2 teacher and child from St Bernard’s Primary School have tested positive to COVID-19 leading to self-isolation and online lesssons.

Second phase of street art based on famous Gibraltar artist to begin

UK street artist Jupp will be adapting the work of Gustavo Bacarisas to bring to life empty walls around the British Territory.

Rangers ‘will get a match to remember’ in Gibraltar says midfield maestro

STEVEN Gerrard will have feared the worst after Rangers were awarded a second round qualifier in September against Lincoln Red Imps.

Weed plantation found in La Linea warehouse that made 300 kilos a month

POLICIA Nacional units raided a 2,000m2 warehouse in Gibraltar's neighbouring town and found 100 kilos of weed for international sale.

Main Street business plan gets go-ahead from Gibraltar Government

THE Business Improvement District will be paid by both shops and the Government on a pound-for-pound basis bringing Main Street to life.

Chief Minister denies discussion of Gibraltar co-sovereignty in Madrid

THE second round of talks with UK and Spain have been described as 'positive' by the Chief Minister of Gibraltar who led the team in Madrid.

Full marks as ‘excited’ kids return to school after six months

CHILDREN and headteachers have greeted the return to school this week with enthusiasm after a six month pause to in-class learning.

Children over 11 ‘should’ wear masks indoors at Gibraltar schools

THE Government has defended itself from the criticism of Opposition parties for not protecting children enough at school as they reopened.

Countdown to prizes – win a luxury romantic break or a year free online!

TO celebrate the biggest relaunch in the Olive Press website’s history we are giving readers a chance to win prizes in our 3-2-1 competition. Top prize...

After two years of rapid expansion, the Olive Press announces an online pay wall

AS the Olive Press approaches its 15th anniversary it’s a good time to take stock of what we have experienced down the years. But even...

Wanted Interpol man caught as he set foot on the Rock yesterday

A WANTED suspected drug smuggler has been arrested coming into Gibraltar and will now be extradited to Morocco for trial.

Mystery empty boat found as more cigarettes seized by Gibraltar Customs

AN empty boat was located floating in Gibraltar waters recently by the marine section of the Customs who also chased down a possible smuggler.

Furious Brits on flight home from Gibraltar forced to isolate after EasyJet took them to Spain

OUTRAGED passengers on a delayed flight back to the UK from Gibraltar must now quarantine for two weeks after Easy Jet bussed...

Masks come into force in all covered public places in Gibraltar

MASKS will be compulsory in all covered public places in Gibraltar from Friday, the government has announced with UK flight measures possible.

Schools WILL reopen for all Gibraltar pupils in September

THE start of the school year will go-ahead as normal on September 1 except with special COVID-19 measures being introduced at all levels.

BREAKING: Gibraltar building company director charged for alleged €20,000 bribe

THE Manager Director of one of Gibraltar's biggest international construction companies has been arrested today by the RGP. after months of investigation.

Gibraltar active COVID-19 cases rise to 43 despite new restrictions

THE number of active COVID-19 cases in Gibraltar has nearly doubled since last week, the highest figure since April 11, although none are serious.

Drug bust reveals £62,000 of hashish in Gibraltar home

A POLICE raid on a home address has led to the discovery of ten kilogrammes of cannabis resin destined to be sold on the Rock illegally.

Gibraltar minister of education steps down from government for family reasons

AFTER nine years in office Gilbert Licudi stepped down as a minister but will remain in parliament as a backbencher, in a surprise announcement.

Gibraltar business group hits back at union claim over worker sackings

THE Chamber of Commerce has blasted Unite the Union over claims workers are being made redundant over COVID-19 as BEAT payments are reduced.

Life on the Line – How La Linea became the criminal capital of Spain

Cristo keeps her eyes low as she serves us our drinks. A Fanta Limon...

Gibraltar COVID-19 cases jump overnight along with rest of Campo towns

ACTIVE cases of the coronavirus jumped by almost 50% overnight as 31 cases have now been detected in the British Territory with over 30,000 swabs done.

Masking and testing rules set out clearly in Gibraltar as cases rise

NEW rules on masks and guidelines for mobile testing have been set out by the authorities as COVID-19 cases went up again.

Tobacco and cash seized by Customs officers in Gibraltar smuggling crackdown

NEARLY £50,000 in cash and over 3,500 cartons of cigarettes were confiscated by Customs in two operations as officers cracked down on smuggling.

New COVID-19 measures hit Gibraltar from Friday to stop current surge

MASKS for all shoppers and catering curfews will be in force before the weekend as Gibraltar tries to stem a large growth in COVID-19 cases.

Exciting art exhibition kicks off Gibraltar National Celebrations

A competitive exhibition that looks at the identity of Gibraltar through art and photos will show throughout this year's national festivities.