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Gibraltar sends well wishes to ‘its rock’ Queen Elizabeth II after she tests positive for COVID 19

GIBRALTAR has sent a message to ‘its rock’ the Queen after she tested positive for COVID-19. On February 20, Buckingham Palace announced that the 95-year-old...

Gibraltar’s Chief Minister dismisses ‘false nonsense’ circulating over mark-up of lateral flow tests on the Rock

THE Gibraltar government was pushed to reveal details of the Rock’s procurement of Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) after rumours circulated that it was profiting...

Gibraltar denies that ‘Christmas is cancelled’ but warns caution is needed as infections rise

GIBRALTAR’S Chief Minister Fabian Picardo was forced to deny that Christmas had been cancelled on the Rock after sensationalist headlines claimed the government had...

Get a boost: Gibraltar First Minister Fabian Picardo leads the way in booster jab campaign on the Rock

PEOPLE are being urged to get their booster jabs as COVID cases start to surge on the Rock. Extra supplies of vaccine have recently arrived...

Gibraltar pays tribute to murdered British MP Sir David Amess, ‘a great friend and regular visitor to the Rock’

THE GIBRALTAR Government has issued a statement regarding the murder of the British Conservative MP, Sir David Amess, calling the violent act ‘an attack...

Gibraltar treaty talks could begin within days to determine post-Brexit relations after threat of no-deal scenario

AFTER a rocky start, negotiations over future relations between Gibraltar and the EU-bloc are set to begin within weeks. The negotiating mandate was approved by...

PM Boris Johnson insists Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo will ‘bounce back stronger than ever’ from Covid thanks to...

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson lamented the fact that his ‘friend Fabian Picardo’, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister was unable to attend a reception at the...

EXCLUSIVE: National Day message from Chief Minister Fabian Picardo to Olive Press readers

NATIONAL Day has always been a great occasion for Gibraltarians, residents and visitors to the Rock.  Over the years, it has grown into a day...

Police seize £13 million shipment of cannabis in dramatic high speed sea chase off Gibraltar

DURING the chase, the suspect boat (RHIB) was seen throwing bales from the deck in an attempt to get rid of the evidence. The vessel...

Tightening of laws in Gibraltar could see life imprisonment for those found in possession of large quantities of petrol

WITH the number of petrol-related incidents continuing to rise on the Rock, the government has proposed a Bill to enforce bigger penalties. Earlier this year,...

Unvaccinated man becomes first person to die from Covid-19 in Gibraltar in months

A UNVACCINATED man aged between 60-65 has died from Covid-19 taking the death count to 95. Officials say the resident died from Covid-19 pneumonitis with...

Gibraltar budget 2021 confirms 2.5% corporate tax increase

CORPORATE tax will be increased to 12.5% in Gibraltar following a ‘revenue wrecking’ pandemic. In July’s 2021 Budget speech, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo announced a...

Chief Minister thanks Gibraltar in Parliament for COVID-19 response

With the number of active COVID-19 cases rising to 11, the Gibraltar Parliament met today for the first time since March 20.

Gibraltar Government urges extra care at beaches while COVID cases rise

There are not enough fully-trained lifeguards to start taking care of the beaches, said the Chief Minister after a few sea rescues in recent days.

‘UNLOCK THE ROCK’: Gibraltar eases COVID-19 restrictions on businesses from May 2 onward

LOCALS will be able to head to shops on main-street this Saturday for the first time in Gibraltar since the general lock-down that started on March 22.

Gibraltar lock-down extended to May 22 as active cases go down to FOUR

GIBRALTAR now has only four active cases of COVID-19 after 129 people have recovered in the peninsula as the first BEAT COVID payments are cashed out.

BREAKING: Gibraltar government planning to put in place an EMERGENCY budget for next few months

THE Government of Gibraltar has convened a meeting of Parliament for an emergency budget on Friday.

Boris Johnson remains faithful to Gibraltar on talks with the EU

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has once again backed Gibraltar in London meetings on the future relationship with the EU.

FIVE reasons to vote ‘Yes’ in March 19 abortion referendum

AN abortion expert explained in five easy points why Gibraltar should vote 'Yes' in the abortion referendum as the Chief Minister met a top UK professor.

Political leaders and humanists SLAM ‘ill-judged’ move by religious leaders

Religious leaders have been condemned for trying to link the Nazi Holocaust with abortion in a photo by the Memorial in the park.

Large crowds march for abortion rights in Gibraltar

'We need to trust women' was the message from the wife of the Chief Minister as she gave an impassioned speech at Casemates Square

Gibraltar included in future EU talks by the UK against Spanish wishes

THE Rock’s Chief Minister said he was ‘very pleased’ at Gibraltar’s inclusion in the UK negotiation mandate on the future EU relationship.

Campo mayors ask Madrid for ‘fluid frontier’ with Gibraltar

Ftontier fluidity with Gibraltar has been the main demand from the neighouring towns when they met with the Spanish Foreign Affairs minister in Madrid.

Gibraltar Chief Minister SLAMS anti-abortion group ahead of referendum

Fabian Picardo spoke up after members of the GPLM said it was ‘inappropriate’ of him to ask people to vote to legalise abortion.

Gibraltar calls for ‘common travel area’ for ‘greater prosperity’

A 'common travel area' would benefit Gibraltar and the surrounding area, said the Deputy Chief Minister in a recent visit to the EU political capital.

The EU ‘bullying’ of Gibraltar must stop, says deputy leader

A top European thinktank was told Gibraltar feels ‘hard done’ by EU ‘bullying’ of the territory during a recent visit to Brussels.

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