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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

British Chamber of Commerce in Spain issues stark Brexit warning ahead of ‘Plan B’ unveiling on Monday

Around 700 British investors generate over 200,000 jobs in Spain each year

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.

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

WE HAVE LIFTOFF: Castellon-London flights to operate from May

FLIGHTS between Castellon and London will resume in May. Last year was supposed to be the busiest year yet for Castellon airport, but the virus...

BREXIT: Rights of British expats in Spain ‘will be preserved whatever’ Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says

SPANISH Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has tried to calm British expats in Spain by saying a no-deal Brexit will not affect their rights. Even if...

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’

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

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.

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

BREAKING: Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

WIMBLEDON has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

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

London Diaries – Thanking our NHS heroes

SOME superheroes don’t wear capes.

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

BREAKING: The UK’s Cabinet Office Minister, Michael Gove is self-isolating at home, as a family member displayed symptoms of...

MICHAEL Gove has announced that he is self-isolating at home due to COVID-19.

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’

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