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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...

Gibraltar marks National Day with annual boat procession

A POPULAR National Day boat procession will be held this evening. The flotilla will dock at 7.30pm, as part of the Gibraltar National Day celebrations. The...

Celebrate National Day… but remember the pandemic isn’t over

GIBRALTAR residents have been urged to ‘act responsibly’ during celebrations for Gibraltar’s National Day for the second year running. COVID measures mean the traditional street...

Paw Patrol: Meet Gibraltar’s crime-fighting pup Lola

SOME dogs like nothing more than an old bone to chew on, others just want a pat on the head, but Gibraltar’s crime-fighting pup...

Gibraltar police arrest 11 migrants who crossed Strait in inflatable kayak

ELEVEN Moroccan migrants have been arrested in Gibraltar after being rescued from a kayak and a dinghy in waters close to The Rock (September...

Frontex would be ‘honoured’ to step in at Gibraltar frontier in proposed solution to post-Brexit strife

THE chief of European border agency Frontex has said ‘it would be an honour’ to handle control at Gibraltar’s frontiers under the post-Brexit agreement...

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,...

IN PICS: HMS Protector arrives in Gibraltar

Her Majesty's Naval Base in Gibraltar gave a warm welcome to the Royal Navy's HMS Protector on Monday. HMS Protector is deployed for 330 days...

IN PICS: World’s largest sailboat becomes first cruise ship to dock in Gibraltar since pandemic hit

THE Wind Surf cruise ship glided majestically into port on the Rock for a short day trip, the first cruise to dock in Gibraltar...

IN PICS: A day in the life of a trainee police dog in Gibraltar

POLICE dog Stitch enjoyed his time out at sea, sailing the ocean as part of his recent training to be a Drugs Detection Dog. The...

Elderly care homes reopen in Gibraltar as Covid-19 cases continue to drop

WITH COVID-19 infections now below 200 on the Rock, Elderly Residential Services (ERS) have reopened but with strict new rules designed to keep residents...

Yachts banned from stretch of coast in southern Spain after recent spate of killer whale attacks

SPAIN has once again ordered small vessels to avoid sailing in a stretch of coast that is being terrorised by a rogue pod of...

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...

UPDATE: COVID-19 cases drop in Gibraltar

COVID cases on the Rock have finally begun to fall, with positive cases dropping by more than 100 over the weekend. After an increasing number...

Woman teacher sentenced to 17-weeks in prison for sexual activity with two students in Gibraltar

A GIBRALTAR teacher, Claire Treacy, has been found guilty of engaging in sexual relations with two students and sentenced to 17-weeks in prison. The 26-year-old...

Criminal gang caught red-handed smuggling 15 tonnes of drugs into Spain on boat named ‘SEEFUCHS’

EIGHT members of an organised criminal gang were arrested after their boat, SEEFUCHS, was boarded 100 miles off the Spanish coast. Five drug smugglers were...

Gibraltar launches new five-year Mental Health Strategy

THE Minister for Health has announced a new Mental Health Strategy to improve the wellbeing of the country. The five-year plan has been developed in...

Police bust narco-bank gang who laundered money through solar park in Campo de Gibralatar

A GANG operating between the Campo de Gibraltar and Sevilla has been busted over an elaborate scheme to launder illicit drug money through investment...

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...

Gibraltar to issue same COVID-19 vaccination certificates as UK’s NHS

PEOPLE who have been fully vaccinated on the Rock will now be issued a COVID-19 certificate in the same format as the one presented...

Brexit agreement over Gibraltar derailed as EU told to ‘think again’ over rules at border with Spain

THE British government has rejected the latest plan from the EU in post-Brexit treaty negotiations over the future of Gibraltar insisting that the bloc...

Teenagers thought to be behind spate of vehicle thefts in latest Gibraltar crime spree

FOUR teenagers have been arrested in connection with a spate of vehicle thefts, which have taken place over the last three weeks. On Monday, July...

Drugs, drink-driving and violence make for a busy time for Gibraltar police

CRIME is on the rise in Gibraltar with a number of recent incidents including the seizure of 800 litres of fuel and police assault. On...

Gibraltar tightens rules as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

WITH the number of new coronavirus cases close to 200 on the rock, the government has tightened its rules on self-isolation. IF one person in...

EXPLAINER: What you need to know about Gibraltar’s new abortion legislation

AT long last, abortion is now legal in Gibraltar, and as of July 15 women can officially request the new service, carried out by...

A long weekend of two halves: the agonies and ecstasies of getting married in Gibraltar when the Euros are...

SOMETHING OLD, something new, something borrowed and something blue. That just about sums up our weekend in Gibraltar. Two very important events occurred almost simultaneously as...

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