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‘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...

Gibraltar and Spain finally reach agreement to move mounds of rubbish to Andalucian landfill

THERE is relief on the rock after an agreement was struck to move mounds of rubbish that have piled up due to a stalling...

Gibraltar unveils ‘fastest boat in the bay’ to combat smugglers

THE 'fastest boat in the bay' has started patrolling off Gibraltar. It was unveiled on March 2 at Customs House and Chief Minister Fabian Picardo...

Gibraltar prepares its citizens for Brexit ‘no deal’ as negotiations continue

GIBRALTAR has distributed thousands of booklets guiding citizens on what could happen in the event of a ‘no deal’ if ongoing negotiations to strike...

Gibraltar post office waives fees for letters and packages to Ukraine

People in Gibraltar who wish to send letters or small parcels to friends and family within  Ukraine can do so for free. The Royal Gibraltar...

Gibraltar bans Russian aircraft and ships in protest at Ukraine invasion

GIBRALTAR has banned Russian aircraft from its airspace and Russian boats from its port in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine.  The government said...

The friendly face of real estate in Gibraltar and Andalucia who speaks seven languages

Kristina Szekely knows the Costa del Sol and Gibraltar like the back of her hand and many of her clients have become good friends.

Digital NFT art to be shown in world-first exhibition in Gibraltar

A WORLD’S first exhibition in Gibraltar will feature digital artwork by Spanish and expat artists. Xapo Bank will be transformed into the ‘Crypto Art Island’...

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...

Highway to hell: The tragic story of how thousands of people were slaughtered by Franco’s forces as they fled...

IN one of Spain’s darkest chapters, thousands of civilians were massacred whilst fleeing from Malaga to Almeria in what has been dubbed ‘southern Spain’s...

Get career ready with the University of Gibraltar

THE University of Gibraltar offers students high quality, UK-aligned, employability focussed degrees in a sunny, safe and multicultural location. The University’s focus on career readiness...

OPINION: Isn’t it time Spain had a Royal visit from Her Majesty?

AS Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the Platinum Jubilee becoming the first monarch ever to mark 70 years on the throne, isn’t it about time...

Gibraltar finally looks into truth behind Police Commissioner’s shock retirement

GIBRALTAR’S Chief Minister has announced a public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the sudden retirement of a former police commissioner half way through his...

‘AND IT WAS ALL DONE IN THE WORST POSSIBLE TASTE’: Controversial comic Jimmy Carr sets Gibraltar dates after Holocaust...

COMEDIAN Jimmy Carr, who has recently caused a storm over a routine about the Holocaust on a Netflix special, is bringing his controversial brand...

Affordable delays: Gibraltar announces new property developments to meet housing needs

A CONSTANT refrain from the people of Gibraltar has been the call for more affordable housing. In order to try to meet the need, several...

Rock solid: What’s next for Gibraltar’s property market?

SUNSHINE, Schengen and sovereignty. These three words are key to the Gibraltar property market. Throw in ease of border crossings and a friendly tax regime,...

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