Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Olive Press reporter describes what journey from UK to Spain is like now that borders are open

AN Olive Press reporter who was trapped in the UK for months due to the coronavirus pandemic has finally managed to return to Spain.

Olive Press reporter stuck in the UK for three months refused boarding by British Airways

AN Olive Press reporter has been refused boarding on a flight from London Heathrow to Gibraltar.

Government REJECTS lifting lockdown restrictions in Balearic Islands before rest of Spain despite decline in COVID-19 infections

The possibility of relaxing the lockdown measures in the Balearic Islands was shut down by the Minister of Finance

BREAKING: UK lockdown extended for a further three weeks

THE UK lockdown has been extended another three weeks due to coronavirus.

London Diaries – Coronavirus Easter Sunday

EASTER has come and gone and not much has changed in London, similarly to the rest of Europe.

London diaries – Sun, barbecues and lockdown

THE UK is famous for its dull and gloomy weather.

London Diaries – Thanking our NHS heroes

SOME superheroes don’t wear capes.

BREAKING: Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

WIMBLEDON has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

BREAKING: UK pledges €85 million to repatriate stranded Brits, with over 150,000 returning from Spain since the coronavirus lockdown

THE British government has pledged to spend €85 million to repatriate stranded Brits abroad.

London diaries – One week in lockdown down, no idea how many more left

THE first week of lockdown in London has come to an end.

BREAKING: Boris Johnson’s top adviser, Dominic Cummings is self-isolating at home, after developing symptoms of coronavirus

DOMINIC Cummings has started self-isolating at home, after showing symptoms of Covid-19.

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’

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