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Gibraltar airport reveals COVID-19 measures with Easyjet flights restarting

FACEMASKS will become obligatory and greeting will be done in the open air at Gibraltar Airport as part of new COVID-19 measures announced today.

Gibraltar could enter Phase 6 of ‘Unlock the Rock’ with just one active COVID-19 case

THE Rock will go into Phase Six of the freeing of lockdown restrictions on July 15 with the one active COVID-19 case being that of a visitor to Gibraltar.

Newly qualified nurses raise the bar in Gibraltar health and care

THE latest group of 16 nurses to complete their courses are already at work in the health service to help in the fight against COVID-19 at every level.

Gibraltar becomes testing ‘world leader’ as free COVID-19 tests start

Any Gibraltar health card holder over 16-years-old who wants to be tested for COVID-19 can now do so for free, to normally be processed in 12 hours.

Latest post-Brexit talks held in Gibraltar were ‘friendly’ and ‘constructive’

THE second meeting of officials to discuss Gibraltar's future relationship with Spain in terms of citizens' rights was held today at the Garrison Library.

GP service to go back to normal on July 20 in Gibraltar

Doctors will be available for limited face-to-face appointments from July 20, as services return to normal, according to the Gibraltar Health Authority.

New appeal for witnesses in the ‘Montegriffo mystery’ murder in Gibraltar

THE police made a fresh appeal for witnesses of a suspected murder of a Gibraltar dad two years ago today as the mystery continues to baffle the RGP.

Gibraltar’s Line Wall Road to be turned into cycle lane and walkway

NEW plans to make Line Wall Road and Chatham Counterguard into cycle-friendly pathways through Gibraltar town centre have been revealed today.

Money laundering raids carried out in Gibraltar after cross-border drugs op

SIX raids on residential addresses on the Rock were carried out this week by the money laundering investigation unit of the Royal Gibraltar Police.

Los Barrios power plant closure could add to Gibraltar Campo dole queues

Unions have been in meetings with the Los Barrios mayor to relocate workers after the Viesgo power station announced it will close its doors last month.

Shopping abroad will cost more in moves to boost Gibraltar business

Any products bought online or across the border will cost ten percent more in a historic measure announced today by the Chief Minister.

Gibraltar government agrees to meet ‘Open Your Eyes’ demo organisers

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has said he will have talks with organisers of yesterday's 'Open Your Eyes' protest march held on June 29.

National trails added to expand Gibraltar tourism offering

Walkers in Gibraltar and visitors from the Costa del Sol will now be able to enjoy a number of trails all over the Upper Rock Nature Reserve.

Massive drug bust leads to 34 arrests and cash seizures in La Linea

OVER 300,000 euros was seized during a number of raids carried out in La Linea by a special Guardia Civil anti-drugs unit after months of work.

Gibraltar enters Phase 5 of Rock Unlock after nearly two weeks of zero COVID-19 cases

More than three weeks of no new infections gives the green light for the freeing of the Gibraltar lockdown to continue into the next phase.

BREAKING: Brave captain avoids disaster after his catamaran hits drilling ship in Gibraltar waters

A catamaran sailed into a drilling ship blinded by fog last night and started to take in water. Its captain was able to secure the boat as help arrived.

Businesses in Gibraltar get more government support to avoid recession

Businesses and workers will benefit from a raft of new measures to help them in the economic fallout caused by COVID-19 including rents and rates cuts.

Gibraltar Campo record only nine active COVID-19 cases

One new case in Algeciras was added to the nine active cases to bring the confirmed figure to 330 in total for the towns of the Bay of Gibraltar..

Olive Press reporter stuck in the UK for three months refused boarding by British Airways

AN Olive Press reporter has been refused boarding on a flight from London Heathrow to Gibraltar.

Back to school for Gibraltar Year 12 students as youth clubs re-open

Year 12s will be the next year group to go back to school after months of lockdown. There are now only four active cases of COVID-19 in Gibraltar.

Chief Minister asks governor to work with him for good of Gibraltar

'Partnership, cooperation and strength in building an alliance of purpose', are the main clues for the new governor, said the Chief Minister.

Gibraltar residents are FINALLY able to cross into Spain to see loved ones

Locals will now be able to cross the border to Spain as long as they can prove that they are active residents of the Rock but must respect restrictions.

COVID-19: Gibraltar begins to return to ‘normal’ after months in lockdown

There are now 11 active cases of COVID-19 on the Rock and over 9030 tests have been done on its population. Vehicle arrivals into the rock is down by 63% compared to last year.

BREAKING: Confusion over Gibraltar frontier continues after opening is delayed

Gibraltarians are now being allowed to enter Spain for the first time in nearly three months after early morning story was confirmed by frontier police.

COVID-19 caused by nature disdain, says Gibraltar Government

The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder we need to care for nature like we care for ourselves, said the Gibraltar Government on World Environment Day.

Cat-astrophe avoided as over 40 cats freed from La Linea home

THE cats were rescued by a feline charity from the squalid home of a senile woman in the Bellavista neighbourhood of La Linea last Tuesday.