Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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'

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

Michelin star chef Albert Adria opens first restaurant outside Spain with Cakes and Bubbles in London

The champers and sweet treats restaurant is open for business ahead of the festive season

UK Trade Secretary Liam Fox in Gibraltar for Brexit crunch talks hours after Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

It comes after a tense night in Westminster on Wednesday where Theresa May’s, narrowly survived a no-confidence vote

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’

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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)

Labour table no confidence vote in UK government as Theresa May loses Brexit deal vote by majority of 230

LOSS: Theresa May suffered one of the worst parliamentary defeats of any British Prime Minister ever over her Brexit deal

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

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

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

DEFIANT: Brits in Spain will see their rights unchanged even under a no-deal Brexit, says Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

VOX number two reveals UK police STILL have search warrant for him after Spanish flag prank in Gibraltar

The former Green Berets soldier claimed he could still be arrested for the act, which was intended to question Gibraltar’s sovereignty

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

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

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

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

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

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

Banksy gets ‘Banksied’ as gallery in Spain exhibits art without his permission

ANGRY: Banksy did not find it funny that his art was being used in the exhibition THE work...

Stephen Lawrence murder suspect who ran €4.5 million cannabis empire ‘fled to Spain and used fake name’ court hears

Those present heard how in two years Acourt's drug runners made 34 600-mile-round trips between London and South Shields to sell cannabis resin

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
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