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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’

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

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

‘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 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’

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...

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

BREAKING: Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

WIMBLEDON has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

London Diaries – Thanking our NHS heroes

SOME superheroes don’t wear capes.

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

KEITH Azzopardi has used his new year message to criticize the Gibraltar government over its Brexit arrangements. Speaking last night, the GSD leader said that...

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

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

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

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

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'

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.

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.

Brits facing visa delays caused by ongoing strike by Spanish embassy staff in UK

ONGOING strike action by Spanish foreign office staff at embassy and consulate offices in the UK could cause delays in issuing visas. The warning comes...

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

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a vote of no confidence after Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a historic defeat over her Brexit deal...

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

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

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

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...

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 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"

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