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UK Defence Minister visits Gibraltar to reaffirm the military importance of the Rock

UK Minister for the Armed Forces James Heappey has met Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia in Gibraltar to...

Firemen from Spain rescue woman, 50, who had spent 144 hours buried under rubble after Turkey earthquake

A TEAM of firemen from the Madrid region has taken part in the successful rescue of a 50-year-old woman who spent 144 hours buried...

Spain to join EU plan to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine

THE SPANISH government announced on Wednesday that it will send Leopard tanks to Ukraine to assist in its defence against Russia, now that Germany...

SONIC BOOM: Fighter Jets show off military manoeuvres over Spain’s Costa del Sol this week

THIS week will see the Air Force Wing division engaged in training flights near Malaga. The sonic boom of six F18 fighter jets as they...

Missing Spanish football fan trying to walk to Qatar may have been arrested in Iran

A SPANISH football fan who is trying to walk from Spain to Qatar to see the World Cup could be in an Iranian jail....

Military barrack and second hostel in Spain’s Andalucia put on lockdown after further coronavirus outbreaks

A MILITARY barrack in Cadiz province has been put under lockdown after a sergeant tested positive for coronavirus.

America applies to increase US military presence in Spain by 50%

If plans are approved, the new vessels will start to be deployed in 2022

ANOTHER Spanish warship faces off with tiny British Royal Navy boat in Gibraltar

The Royal Navy HMS Sabre pursued the Spanish warship, which is armed with guns, torpedos and mortar weapons

Spanish navy boat with guns manned in war games with British off Gibraltar for second time in fortnight

Earlier this month, another Spanish warship encroached into British waters off Gibraltar, playing the national of Spain

UK spends £23m stockpiling food and fuel in Gibraltar and other territories to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Ammunition, spare parts, fuel and food are being gathered at military bases in Gibraltar, Cyprus and the Falklands

‘OFF THE WALL’ UK Defence Secretary suggests firing paintballs at Spanish Navy to protect Gibraltar’s waters

DEFENCE Secretary Gavin Williamson has amused the military world with his suggestion to protect Gibraltar from Spanish warships using paintballs. The Cabinet minister put forward...

EU vice president labels Gibraltarians ‘monkeys’ and praises Spain’s illegal warship ‘invasion’ of British waters

The Brussels MEP labelled Gibraltarians 'laughing monkeys' in an explosive Twitter thread, which he swiftly deleted

Spain’s SpaceX satellite launch in California delayed by four days

It is hoped the Starlink satellites will provide low-cost broadband on a global scale by a constellation of small satellites with limited service starting by 2020.

Spain to increase military spending by more than 80% after Trump blasts NATO members’ contributions

SPAIN has agreed to boost its military spending by more than 80% by 2024. It comes after US president Donald Trump blasted NATO members for...

Opinion: Heart-breaking burglary is sad factor of life in southern Spain

But to lose such priceless, sentimental items as war medals and a christening present is heartbreaking for Sally and David Russell

British expat war hero left devastated after thieves steal priceless military medals from Costa del Sol home

David Russell, 70, is appealing to locals to keep an eye out for his trio of gongs, which include a Queen’s Jubilee medal, a Gulf War medal and a Northern Ireland General Service medal

Spanish military shells out €60 million on US drones

General Atomics will provide Spain with €60 million worth of Reaper Drones over the next two years

Lucrative warship sale on agenda as Spanish king set to visit Saudi Arabia

The visit has already been re-scheduled twice: it was originally planned for February 2016, but cancelled after 47 people were executed by the Saudi Kingdom.

Military plane crashes during flight testing in Sevilla

In a statement Airbus said it was "devastated to confirm" the loss of four crew members, adding that another two are in hospital in a serious condition

Spanish UN peacekeeper killed in shelling in Lebanon

Embassy sources in Beirut have confirmed the death

British government reject Gibraltar’s request for greater military presence

Fabian Picardo's request for a greater military presence on the Rock has been turned down

UPDATE: USA requests use of Spanish military bases in fight against Ebola

Bases in Sevilla and Cadiz would be used as stopover points for the American effort against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-soldier claims he saw Madeleine McCann by a Nerja swimming pool

Police investigations are under way after the latest alleged sighting of Maddie McCann in Axarquia

Cadiz beach bar at heart of drug ring

A Guardia Civil officer, a former Socialist councillor and three members of the military are arrested in connection to a Cadiz drug ring

Spain joins Air Algerie plane crash investigation

Aviation experts and military planes are on their way to Mali

Four confirmed dead as wreckage of military helicopter is found

A deep-diving robot found the helicopter, which crashed off the coast of the Canary Islands last month

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