Friday, December 1, 2023


How Gibraltar’s own contact tracing phone app will work in the fight against COVID-19

The Gibraltar Government has been developing a contact tracing app with big technology companies like Apple and Google, to be made public in mid-June.

Picardo announces multimillion London ‘home away from home’ for Gibraltarians needing UK hospitals

Plans for the new £8.4 million Calpe House are in motion

First Gibraltar worker death heightens alarm over Spain virus spread

THE death of a cross-frontier worker in her 40s from COVID-19 has heightened calls for care when visiting highly infected region.

Gibraltarian monkey rescued from ‘kidnappers’

French driver tried to convince the police the basket contained a dog

Gibraltar marks King Charles III coronation this weekend with military parade down Main Street

A LARGE parade of all three armed forces in Gibraltar marked the coronation of King Charles III this coming weekend in London. Service people from...

Environmentalists in Gibraltar concerned over ‘disturbing’ fire at CEPSA oil refinery

Environmental Safety Group voices concerns over the blaze

Charitable event in Gibraltar

Event aims to raise £60,000 for Lady Williams Cancer Support Centre

Unite the union welcome ‘long-awaited’ Gibraltar regulations but point out some issues

UNITE the union in Gibraltar has welcomed the ‘very positive step’ made by the government to make sure private companies recognise unions. Unite Gibraltar National...

CORONAVIRUS: British Airways ‘fighting for survival’ following UK govt travel advice to Spain while Norwegian could sack HALF its...

BRITISH Airways is 'fighting for survival' as the ongoing coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc on the airline industry.  CEO Alex Cruz sent a message...

Gibraltar biker wielding replica submachine gun arrested as police issue terrorism warning

A police statement added that the Rock’s terrorism threat is currently ‘substantial’, meaning that ‘an attack is a strong possibility’

One more COVID-19 death in Gibraltar as active cases slowly decrease

ANOTHER elderly person who lived in a Gibraltar nursing home has died today from COVID-19 as case numbers dropped to 453.

The Olive Press January Sale

2022 is still shiny and new and we want to help you make it a great year. We are offering our reader the chance...

Brexit is a ‘golden opportunity’ for Spain to take back sovereignty of Gibraltar, says Spanish MEP

SPANISH MEP Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo has demanded Spain take the 'golden opportunity' of Brexit to renegotiate the status of Gibraltar.  Speaking to media in Aragon,...

‘I was very shaken and furious,’ says Gibraltar jet skier Dale Villa shot at by Guardia Civil

The jet skier shot at by the Guardia Civil speaks exclusively to the Olive Press

Gibraltar’s Chief Minister welcomes students at two brand new schools

Fabian Picardo and Minister for Education Gilbert Licudi welcomed the pupils

Expat singer loses in semifinals of Spanish TV singing contest

But Elisha Lang, who attends school in Gibraltar, has vowed not to give up

Elderly residences outbreak in Gibraltar hits 14 COVID-19 cases

THE amount of elderly people infected with COVID-19 is now 14 at the John Mackintosh Home, with a visitor believed to be to blame.

Gale force winds and five metre waves to smash into Gibraltar over next days, weather experts warn

WEATHER experts have warned Gibraltar residents that gale force winds smashing into the Rock could carry ‘a risk of flying debris’. MeteoGib said that easterly...

A Gala farewell

Last throw of the dice as Gala Coral sells its casino to Austrian group

Cadiz university academic slams Spain for saying it is ready for no EU deal on Gibraltar

A LEADING Cadiz university academic has predicted that Gibraltar’s neighbouring towns in Spain are ‘not ready’ for a no EU deal scenario. Jesus Verdu, a...

Gibraltar pre-departure PCR tests get price cut after ‘difficult’ year for UK travel

THE Government of Gibraltar has announced that it will be cutting the price of pre-flight COVID-19 testing in an effort to return travel links...

New UK health service director general ‘thrilled’ to realise lifelong dream in Gibraltar

THE new Director General hopes to set up 'an integrated care model' when he takes over the top job at the Gibraltar Health Authority...

Picardo brands Opposition member a con-man after he calls COVID-19 an ‘excuse’ for late homes

GIBRALTAR’S leader has branded an Opposition member a ‘con-man’ for suggesting the global pandemic and Brexit were an ‘excuse’ for not completing government homes...

New operating theatre will slash surgery waiting times by 50% in Gibraltar, health authorities claim

A FIFTH operating theatre opened this week at Gibraltar’s main hospital that will be dedicated to trauma and emergency surgery. The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA)...

Two more COVID-19 deaths in Gibraltar as active cases rise past 1,000

TWO elderly people became the latest COVID-19 victims last night as active cases soared past the 1,000 mark on the Rock.

More elderly catch COVID-19 in Gibraltar as new school cases found

BAYSIDE school has been hit by three more cases of COVID-19 at once as the pandemic slowed down in Gibraltar.




Gibraltar leads climate change discussion with overseas territories as COP28 starts in Middle East

MINISTERS from British overseas territories have discussed the upcoming COP28 climate change summit that started Thursday at a meeting chaired by Gibraltar’s own Minister...


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