Thursday 23 October 08:38

GBC News: Top Story

Spanish nationals sentenced for £2million drug operation

Two Spanish nationals have been sentenced to five years and four months in prison for being involved in a £2million drug operation. 
This follows a Gibraltar Defence Police operation, where over 500 kilograms of cannabis was seized last month. ... Read More

Lithuanian nationals arrested for offences relating to counterfeit money

Two Lithuanian nationals have been arrested and charged with offences relating to counterfeit currency. The arrests follow an investigation by the Royal Gibraltar Police’s Serious Crime Unit.

Spanish Civil Guards arrested in anti-tobacco smuggling operation

Four Spanish Civil Guards have been arrested in Algeciras in an anti-tobacco smuggling operation. They were arrested by fellow police officers disguised as stevedores who had been tracking a suspect container.

DPC receive objections over proposed floating oil storage facility

The Development and Planning Commission has received a substantial number of objections to the proposed floating oil storage facility at the Detached Mole.

GSD calls for publication of tax affairs leak report

The GSD has called again for the publication of a report investigating the leak of the tax affairs of the former Speaker of Parliament.

Three people hospitalised after Line Wall Road accident

Three people were hospitalised as the result of an accident on Line Wall Road this afternoon.

Verdemar questions operations by HMS Echo in Gibraltar

The Spanish environmental group Verdemar has questioned the operations of the Royal Navy survey vessel, HMS Echo, in the Bay of Gibraltar.

Evacuation records placed online

Records of the evacuation of Gibraltarians during the Second World War have been placed online. Users will be able to access the names and addresses of all evacuees, their dates of embarkation and destination, as well as the name and a photo of the vessel on which they travelled.

Line-up announced for International Literary Festival

The full line-up of international authors who will be speaking at this year’s Literary Festival has been announced. The programme aims to cover a wide range of interests, from philosophy and politics to history and religion, from food to fiction, and poetry to music.

VIDEO REPORT - GBGA new legal challenge in UK Courts

The Gibraltar Gaming and Betting Association will continue to challenge the United Kingdom’s plans to target locally-based gaming operators with large numbers of British customers.

Citizens' Advice Bureau at UK 75th anniversary conference

Representatives from the Citizens’ Advice Bureau recently attended a conference celebrating 75 years of CAB UK. The event focused on the future of the service and how it can further serve the changing needs of communities.