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Gibraltar placed on ‘grey list’ by global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog

GIBRALTAR has been grey listed for strategic deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regimes.  The Rock has joined the United Arab Emirates on...

McGrail Inquiry: Ex-Police Commissioner claims ‘improper pressure at highest level of Gibraltar government’ forced early retirement

THE former Commissioner of Royal Gibraltar Police claims he was forced from his job amid ‘improper pressure at the highest level of government’ as...

Why stickers in Gibraltar are telling people to ‘Ask for Clive’

A SCHEME to create a more welcoming environment for the LGBTQ+ community in Gibraltar will invite people to ‘Ask for Clive’. Stickers with the slogan...

McGrail Inquiry: Top QCs fly in to Gibraltar in quest for truth over police commissioner’s shock retirement

A PUBLIC inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the sudden retirement of Gibraltar’s former police commissioner Ian McGrail will begin on Wednesday with two days...

From the Rock to Hollywood: Movie deal for trio of films by Gibraltar director

GIBRALTARIAN film director Ian Serra has signed a Hollywood film deal on three of his movies.  And the Rock itself is destined for the silver...

Commons’ Committee launches inquiry into Gibraltar treaty progress amid border check controversy 

THE House of Commons’ European Scrutiny Committee has launched an inquiry into the progress of post-Brexit negotiations on the agreement of future trade and...

Legal blow for Brexiteer ‘bad boy’ Arron Banks who used Rock businesses to fund Leave campaign

THE multimillionaire Brexit backer Arron Banks has lost his libel action against freelance journalist Carole Cadwalladr, in what has been hailed as a significant...

One of UK’s ‘most wanted’ accused of £30 million fraud is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

A 25-year-old British man on the run since 2020 for crimes of fraud and money laundering has been arrested in the Murcia area of...

 ‘I am grateful’ Queen sends touching message as Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex tour Gibraltar

THE Jubilee celebrations were extended in Gibraltar as Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, began their royal visit to Gibraltar bringing a message of...

IN PICS: Gibraltar athletes welcome Queen’s Baton ahead of Commonwealth Games

THE Mayor of Gibraltar Christian Santos hosted a reception on Tuesday, May 31 for those Gibraltar athletes who will be competing in the forthcoming...

Gibraltar welcomes ship famed for recovery of doomed EgyptAir flight and now on its way to fight pirates

GIBRALTAR Naval Base has welcomed the RFA Lyme Bay, a ship that assisted in the recovery of EgyptAir Flight 804 which crashed into the...

Spain lodges complaint over ‘inappropriate’ Royal visit to Gibraltar for Jubilee celebrations

THE Spanish Government has lodged a protest over the forthcoming visit of the Earl and Countess of Wessex to the Rock. A protest was made to...

‘Steadfast’: Gibraltar Chief Minister meets Liz Truss to discuss post-Brexit issues at border with Spain

CHIEF Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo has met with UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to discuss the ongoing issues at the border with Spain...

UK govt urged to address problems at Gibraltar’s border with Spain ‘as a matter of urgency’ 

CHAIR of the European Scrutiny Committee in the UK House of Commons, Sir William Cash MP, has called for Gibraltar border problems to be...

Crypto crackdown as Gibraltar brings in new regulations to control the industry

GIBRALTAR has announced new regulations on cryptocurrency to prevent market manipulation. A new amendment introduced requires companies dealing in digital currencies to respect market integrity...

‘Disappointing’ turnout for International Workers’ Day on Gibraltar

UNION bosses have admitted their disappointment at the low turnout for International Workers’ Day in Gibraltar.  Unite the Union admitted it had hoped for a...

Problem, what problem?: UK’s Europe Minister James Cleverly ‘not aware’ of Gibraltar border issues

THE UK'S Europe Minister, James Cleverly, has insisted that recent issues with strict Schengen controls at the Gibraltar border are not a negotiating ploy...

KINGS OF HASHISH: Trial begins for Castaña clan, alleged to have made €30 million from drug trafficking in southern...

IT’S taken over a decade, but finally the 'Kings of Hashish' are on trial. Brothers Francisco and Antonio Tejon are facing 20 years in prison...

Cruising industry looks set to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels as two new ships stop off in Gibraltar

THE Rock welcomed two inaugural cruise calls in one day, as the industry looks set to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels. Le Bougainville and the...

Concerns raised after Spain tightens checks on Brit travellers crossing border from Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR’S government has raised concerns over reports that Spanish police were refusing entry to British tourists at the border unless they could provide ‘valid...

ON THE UP: BFA takes a look at property development in Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR has undergone a major transformation evolving from a small British Colonial Garrison Town into a self-thriving economy built upon a wide range of...

Wessexes to make Royal summer visit to Gibraltar to mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

THE Earl of Wessex Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex are to visit Gibraltar in June to mark the Queen’s Platinum...

Man jailed for child sex offences in Gibraltar

A Gibraltarian man has been handed a 15 month jail sentence after pleading guilty to a string of child sex offences. Karl Bassett, 26, a...

Disgrace as Spanish border police stop Ukrainian refugee shipment of 1,500 fleeces and demand 25% tax

A GROUP of big-hearted Brits were left stunned when Spanish customs refused to let a van packed with aid for Ukraine cross from Gibraltar...

Super-yacht seized in Gibraltar under sanctions against Russian oligarchs

A super-yacht belonging to a Russian oligarch with links to the Putin regime was seized by authorities after it docked in Gibraltar on Monday. The...

Gibraltar government withdraws funding for Miss Gibraltar beauty pageant

THE government of Gibraltar will cease funding the Miss Gibraltar beauty pageant, saying it is ‘no longer appropriate’ for governments to organise such events. The...

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