Saturday, March 28, 2020

London diaries – ‘lockdown’, better late than never

LOCKDOWN has arrived in the UK as well.

BREAKING: UK follows Spain and is now in lockdown for the next three weeks

BORIS Johnson has announced the UK is now in lockdown.

London diaries – Queues outside banks, empty roads, busy parks and a packed Tube

AS someone who’s constantly watching and reading the Spanish news and the situation in Spain, I appreciate how important it is to stay home, so I try to apply the same principles during my self-isolation in London.

London diaries day one – How the UK differs from Spain in its fight against coronavirus

BORIS Johnson may have finally got the memo that coronavirus affects the UK as well and has finally acted upon it.

HUGE fire ignites near Alicante airport, firetrucks called, black smoke rises near car park

It is unsure how the fire started, but bundle of clothes in a landfill is thought to the main source of the inferno.

Fabian Picardo vows to boost salaries of Gibraltar’s Ministry of Defence workers

"I will raise this issue myself with ministers in London"

Gibraltar warns citizens to ‘inform themselves’ ahead of no-deal Brexit but says: “We are better off than UK”

“We voted to remain in the European Union and this is still the preferred position of the Government"

WATCH: British Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley praises expats in farewell speech but warns ‘GET REGISTERED’ before Brexit

After taking up his post in 2013, Manley is set to be replaced by Hugh Elliott on Monday August 19

Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo meets Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for Brexit and Iran crunch talks

After the talks with the leadership hopefuls, Picardo said he ‘wished both candidates all the best for next week’

Gibraltar Chief Minister Picardo meets outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss Iran crisis and Brexit

British Royal Marines commandeered Iran's vessel off the Rock earlier this month on suspicion of violating sanctions against Syria

TRAVEL CHAOS: London Gatwick IT meltdown sees 12 flights cancelled as Spain passenger ‘trapped’ beyond gate

A spokesperson blamed the new cancellations on planes being in the wrong place following Wednesday’s disruption

Spain AGAIN labels Gibraltar a ‘colony’ in new bid to separate it from UK

It comes despite 99% of Gibraltarians rejecting shared sovereignty with Spain in the 2002 referendum

Climate change activists in Spain joined by those in UK as hundreds arrested

In the UK capital, around 400 activists were arrested, following acts of civil disobedience

West End theatre company behind Fame and Little Shop of Horrors moves to Spain over ‘Brexit fears’

Selladoor Worldwide’s back catalogue also includes: Jersey Boys, Of Mice And Men, Footloose and James and the Giant Peach

IN PICS: Marbella reveals plans for three garden bridges to rival Boris Johnson’s failed London project

All the hanging gardens will have built-in irrigation systems with overflow channels underneath, and will be remote-controlled

‘Gibraltar is a colony of the British Crown’ says new EU Brexit text pushed through by Spain

British MEP Claude Moraes, who was removed as the rapporteur on Monday, claimed the move had come after ‘a long campaign of bullying’

Spain WILL prosecute racist British man who called woman ‘ugly black b******’ on Ryanair flight

Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau confirmed, this week, that Spain would continue with charges against Mesher

WATCH: Racist British man who called woman ‘ugly black b******’ on Ryanair Spain flight not charged by police

However Essex Police has said it has no jurisdiction to prosecute Mesher, as the incident occurred in Spain

Spain threatens UK with legal action over Gibraltar housing plan in latest sovereignty row

If London fails to respond again, then Madrid will be ‘launching whatever legal action it deems most appropriate to defend its position’

Gibraltar ‘colony’ row could see British travellers charged €60 for visas after Brexit

Spain's proposal on Gibraltar's status has been sent back by MEPs for a third time, increasing the risk a visa plan will not be in place before the UK leaves

Spanish navy boat with guns manned in war games with British off Gibraltar for second time in fortnight

Earlier this month, another Spanish warship encroached into British waters off Gibraltar, playing the national of Spain

BREXIT: Everything British expats in Spain need to know

A deal, or no deal, expats are growing increasingly concerned about Brexit next month… here Charlie Smith and Joshua Parfitt present their Brexit Survival Guide

ANOTHER Spanish warship enters Gibraltar waters playing national anthem in two-hour Royal Navy stand-off

It comes after a Spanish warship illegally encroached into Gibraltar’s waters back in December, also blaring the national anthem of Spain

THRILLER IN MANILVA: British Ambassador to Spain encourages worried British expats to ‘get residency’ in Costa del Sol...

Manley spoke to a crowd of 200 people, as he outlined the various scenarios that the UK may leave the European Union in

GREEN LIGHT: Spain and UK support new Venezuela leader as political crisis continues

It comes after the under-fire Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro failed to meet an eight-day deadline to call new general elections

Battle for Gibraltar continues as Spain inserts footnote into Brexit text calling Rock ‘a colony’

Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo claimed Spain was trying to ‘bully’ the Rock by refusing to remove the extra paragraph
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