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No new British government will work against Gibraltar’s interests, reassures Picardo after Truss quits

LIZZ Truss’s shock resignation as UK Prime Minister ‘will have no direct effect on Gibraltar’, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said. Picardo told local broadcaster GBC...

Gibraltar police chief expresses ‘delight’ at new penalty points system that aims to stamp out bad driving

A NEW penalty points system to be made law ‘in weeks to come’ could help reduce traffic accidents and make the road safer for...

Man admits to owning £200,000 yacht police seized in 2020 in Gibraltar money laundering trial

A MAN from Gibraltar has admitted to owning a £200,000 yacht police seized in 2020 during a money laundering investigation and could now face...

KNOCKOUT: Gibraltar wins startling first ever silver and bronze at British Taekwondo Nationals in Sheffield

GIBRALTAR continued to defy its size with two podium finishes at the British Taekwondo Nationals in Sheffield last September. The Rock’s Minister for Sport Steven...

Gibraltar Defence Police officers complete ‘intense’ firearms at sea and emergency driving courses

TEN Gibraltar Defence Police (GDP) officers recently took part in a ‘gruelling’ heavy weapons training course at sea, the UK Ministry of Defence said. GDP...

Gibraltar cross-frontier group thrashes out possible solutions to EU treaty deadlock

THE Gibraltar cross-frontier group of business leaders and unions has tried to thrash out ‘technical solutions’ for an EU treaty with the British territory’s...

Gibraltar aims to be Mediterranean port of choice as cruises execs arrive

GIBRALTAR has ‘all the ingredients to become the port of choice in the Mediterranean’ its tourism minister told visiting global cruise company bosses. Gibraltar's leading...

OIL SPILL: Stranded ship off Gibraltar coast gets back its boom after wave damage

THE sunken shipwreck in Gibraltar is now releasing less oil than before as port workers repaired part of its protective boom. Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA)...

UK Minister for Europe compares Gibraltar’s British wish to his Brexit grit during Rock visit

UK Minister for Europe Leo Docherty struck a parallel between support for Gibraltar’s British sovereignty and his vote for Brexit during his visit to...

Gibraltar’s brave sportspeople travel across Europe to try the ultimate giant-killing act

POOL and netball teams from Gibraltar are competing against international opposition in separate competitions around Europe this week. Minister for Sport Steven Linares sent the...

UK Minister for Europe Leo Docherty visits Gibraltar to explore effects of EU treaty

CHIEF Minister Fabian Picardo showed UK minister for Europe Leo Docherty around Gibraltar on Monday during his flying visit to the Rock. Docherty, recently promoted...

London exhibition of Gibraltar art returns home after successful outing to an international audience

A LONDON exhibition showcasing nine artists from Gibraltar has moved to the Rock’s modern art gallery at Montagu Bastion. The Gibraltar Exhibition of Modern Arts...

BORDER BLUES: Children will no longer be able to cross Gibraltar frontier alone, Spain warns

CHILDREN under the age of 18 will no longer be able to cross the Gibraltar frontier with Spain unless they are with an adult...

Top Gibraltar director takes the baton of European Symphony Orchestra in St Michael’s Cave concert

THE European Symphony orchestra will play a sensational classical music concert at the iconic St Michael’s Cave in the Upper Rock directed by Gibraltar’s...

Full Gibraltar Parliament refurb to start in November, government reveals

THE parliament of Gibraltar will get a complete facelift starting in November, press reports have revealed. New office areas on the ground floor, an open...

MURDER: Young man shot dead in a car in Campo town of Spain’s Algeciras during spiralling gang wars

POLICE in Algeciras found a young man shot dead in his car after a clan battle in the neighbourhood of El Saladillo. It is the...

Gibraltar man who writes off Merc while TWICE over the alcohol limit banned from driving for nearly two years

A MAN from Gibraltar who wrote off his car when he crashed into railings while drink driving lost his licence for 22 months in...

Bring your unused medicines to us and help save cash, say Gibraltar health chiefs

HEALTH bosses in Gibraltar have kicked off a campaign to collect unused medicines from former patients to help save cash and prevent poisoning. The Gibraltar...

Sunken ship leaks some more oil after weekend Levante waves lash Gibraltar coast

PORT tugs watched over the shipwreck on the Gibraltar coast during a weekend of stormy weather that released some more oil into the sea. The...

Gibraltar pushes for negotiation over conflict at UN decolonisation committee in New York

FABIAN Picardo, Chief Minister of Gibraltar, stated to the UN that its people would ‘simply not accept’ any discussion of its British sovereignty without...

‘IT’S unfair and disgusting’: Readers affected by UK driving licence debacle share their stories with The Olive Press

FIVE calendar months have now passed since British residents of Spain who are without a valid driving licence have been unable to legally take...

Guardia Civil agents injured while catching hash smugglers in Gibraltar Campo city

TWO Guardia Civil officers were seriously injured while chasing a van loaded with hashish that was trying to escape from Getares beach in Algeciras. Police...

UK Gambling Commission fines Gibraltar-based Betfred nearly £3 million for not checking on hooked gamblers

THE UK’s Gambling Commission has fined Gibraltar-based online betting company Betfred £2.87 million for failures of its subsidiary Petfre. According to the Commission, it failed...

Gibraltar port gives owners May 30 ultimatum to remove oil-polluting ship from its coastal grave

THE OS 35 shipwreck must be fully removed from its location 700m off Catalan Bay by May 30 next year, the Captain of Gibraltar...

Gibraltar government slams military for closing down the airfield at short notice, diverting flights

THE Gibraltar Government has said it is ‘unacceptable’ that the Ministry of Defence has closed down Gibraltar Airport on Thursday afternoon, forcing flights to...

Sewage plant could be back on track after Gibraltar government restarts bidding process

GIBRALTAR has been forced to restart the bidding process for the much delayed sewage plant after the company it was dealing with last time...

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