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Spain and UK address practical measures for workers in Gibraltar

The bilateral commission on Gibraltar provided for in the Memorandum of Understanding signed by Spain and the United Kingdom in the framework of Brexit this Thursday addressed practical measures to improve the rights of cross-border workers. The meeting was held this Thursday and was attended by officials from the Governments of Gibraltar, the UK and […]

Anger in Gibraltar as police have to disperse 300 people from one area
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Anger in Gibraltar as police have to disperse 300 people from one area

300 people gathered at the Little Bay area in the southern part of the peninsula, Gibraltar police announced. Litter and rubbish was also scattered everywhere in the aftermath, including beer and soda cans and empty fish and chips packets. Gibraltarian police said via their website today: “Despite the current Civil Contingency regulations restricting persons gathering […]

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International netball tournament to be played on Costa del Sol

NETBALL has never been more popular following the English team’s first ever win over the Australian’s in Commonwealth Games. An international tournament started last Thursday in Gibraltar with the national teams of the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, Israel and the United Arab Emirates as well as Gibraltar taking part. On June 2, […]

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Historic first meeting takes place in Spain between Gibraltar and Junta de Andalucia

THE Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo met this morning (Thursday) with the President of the Junta de Andalucia Susana Diaz in Sevilla This was the first time a Gibraltar Chief Minister was received by a Junta President in the seat of the Andalucian executive. Mr Picardo was accompanied by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph […]

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BA to introduce UK summer flights from Gibraltar

FOLLOWING the collapse of Monarch Airlines, BA will use its take-off and landing areas to increase its Gatwick flights to sunny destinations, including Gibraltar. In addition to 11 weekly flights from Heathrow during the summer, the Gibraltar- Gatwick route will operate six times a week (daily except on Tuesday). This route will be introduced on […]

Foreign Minister to meet mayors from the Campo
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Foreign Minister to meet mayors from the Campo

THE Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis has summonsed a number of mayors from towns in the Campo de Gibraltar to Madrid to discuss Brexit. Mayors from Algeciras, Castellar, Jimena, La Linea, Los Barrios, San Roque and Tarifa will attend the meeting as well as the Spanish government’s representative in Andalucia and the central administration of […]

High speed chase ends in arrests
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High speed chase in Gibraltar ends in arrests

A HIGH speed chase in the waters off of Gibraltar resulted in the arrest of two local men and the seizure of a Spanish registered semi-rigid inflatable speed boat. The operation was undertaken by officers from the Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP) Marine Section and HM Customs after both were alerted on Wednesday that the vessel […]

The way I see it

The way I see it…

A FEW days ago,Ministers from the Gibraltarian government arrived in London, the reason to discuss several questions that need urgent replies? this included the most important one of all Gibraltar after Brexit? A week before their arrival Gibraltar celebrated something called National Gibraltar Day, the locals were joined as always by tourist those who had […]

34 immigrants saved off Spanish coast

34 immigrants saved off Spanish coast

SPANISH Maritime Rescue Services confirmed on Wednesday that they saved 34 immigrants who were attempting to cross the Straits of Gibraltar between Morocco and the South of Spain in a rubber dinghy. At 10.00am, the Maritime Rescue Services tweeted that one of their helicopters ‘Helimar 220’ had “found a dinghy 15 nautical miles west of […]

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Gymnastic fantastic

MARBELLA has hosted the Andalucian gymnast championships in San Pedro de Alcantara. In the Elena Benitez sports centre, the best of the rhythmic gymnastics from across Andalucia, Ceuta and Gibraltar battled it out to be crowned champions; a total of 28 groups across five different categories. Eight athletes from Almuñecar’s School of Rhythmic Gymnastics came […]