Sunday, December 15, 2019

British Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley answers all your Brexit questions in Facebook live Q & A next week

The online event has been organised in a bid to calm public fear over the UK’s departure from the European Union, scheduled to occur on March 29

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’

Picardo rules out Gibraltar general election before Brexit ahead of crucial vote for Theresa May

Despite a recent Panorama poll putting Picardo and the GSLP ahead, the Rock's leader batted down calls for an early general election

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

UK spends £23m stockpiling food and fuel in Gibraltar and other territories to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Ammunition, spare parts, fuel and food are being gathered at military bases in Gibraltar, Cyprus and the Falklands

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

JAIME BOND: Two arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol for 007-style PEN GUN and seven kilos of cocaine

Sean Connery’s Bond uses a similar 9mm rocket-firing pen gun in the film Never Say Never Again (1983)

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"

Gibraltar leaders fly to London for Brexit talks with MPs ahead of crucial vote

It comes as MPs are set to vote on amendments to British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday

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

‘DEAD AS A DODO’ Picardo blasts attempts from Spain to question Gibraltar sovereignty

The Rock's chief minister spoke on a range of domestic issues, as well as Brexit and a general election

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

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

Spanish vineyards send as much wine as possible to UK before Brexit

In the first nine months of 2018, its wineries sold 32 million litres of vino to UK buyers - one third of its total global exports

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

‘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’

Gibraltar opposition BLAST government Brexit planning and call for end to ‘secret’ public finances

LEADER: GSD chief Keith Azzopardi blasted the government in his new year message KEITH Azzopardi has used his...

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.

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

Spain will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit plan as leaked draft excludes Gibraltar details

'Gibraltar can be the strongest foundation stone for a future relationship between the UK and the EU, not a rock on the road to agreement'

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

BREXIT: Ryanair gets new license to operate in UK in event of no deal

Ryanair operates more than 800 flights to or from Spain per day from airports across Britain and the EU

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

Axe falls on Spain’s long-running expat newspapers Round Town News (RTN) and Sol Times

Both publications were taken over by the Euro Weekly News Media Group, last year, however initial plans to make the newspapers profitable backfired

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

‘OFF THE WALL’ UK Defence Secretary suggests firing paintballs at Spanish Navy to protect Gibraltar’s waters

ILLEGAL: Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson wants to protect Gibraltar from threats like this Spanish warship back in December

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
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