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Tuesday 31 March 11:41

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► Four bodies found in a house on Boschetti's Steps, including two young girls


The Royal Gibraltar Police is investigating the unexplained deaths of four people, whose bodies have been found in a house on Boschetti's Steps. At a press conference, the RGP has confirmed these were a 31 year old British male, a 37-year-old Spanish woman, a 4-year-old girl and a 6-week-old girl. ... Read More

► Boschetti Steps death, RGP Press Conference

Commissioner of the Royal Gibraltar Police, Eddie Yome, held a press conference after the Boschetti's Steps deaths.

Gibraltar scores first ever UEFA goal

Despite suffering a heavy defeat away in Scotland yesterday, Gibraltar managed to find the net for the first time in the UEFA qualifiers.

Convent protest illegal & dangerous incursion

An illegal and dangerous incursion by Spanish state vessels on Friday morning prompted an immediate complaint by the UK government to the Spanish Foreign Ministry. The stand-off in waters off the South Mole saw the Guardia Civil and a Spanish fisheries patrol boat motoring in a provocative manner close to two Spanish fishing boats.

Labour MEPs look to unblock Single Skies deadlock

Two Labour MEPs have set out a proposal aiming to unblock EU negotiations over revisions to the Single European Sky framework. In a letter to newspaper European Voice, the MEP for Gibraltar, Clare Moody, and the Chair of Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee, Claude Moraes, have proposed that the European Commission separate out the issues at stake, and set aside the sovereignty dispute, over which it has no authority.

Man pleads guilty to 'threats to destroy' City Hall

A local man has admitted to threatening to burn down City Hall. The case was heard at the Supreme Court this morning. It's said that last May Karl Henry Danino threatened to burn down City Hall with all its employees still inside, during a phonecall with an employee of the Housing Department.

Man charged with imprisoning and detaining a woman against her will

A man has been charged with imprisoning, assaulting and threatening to kill a woman. Mohamed Rida Boulaich Boulaich, of 47/4 Flat Bastion Road, appeared before the Magistrate’s Court, represented by Daniel Benyunes.

Santos earns sweep of awards at Drama Festival

Santos Productions took a sweep of awards at this year’s Drama festival, including the festival winner, and best original play. The awards were presented by adjudicator, Anna Beany, at the Festival’s Gala Night.

New route between Tangier and Gibraltar launched

A new route between Gibraltar and Tangier launched this weekend. Royal Air Maroc has launched a twice weekly, 30min connection flight.

Government emphasises Bunkering & ship-to-ship transfer safety

Gibraltar’s safety procedures for bunkering and ship-to-ship transfers are examples of industry best practice. This according to Number Six, who have responded to comments by the GSD, which – Government says – betray the low regard that the Opposition holds for the competence of Gibraltar’s emergency services and civil contingency authorities.

GSD insists possibility of Victoria Stadium as a Category 4 stadium remains open

The GSD insists the possibility of proceeding with the Victoria Stadium as a smaller capacity, category 4 stadium remains open. Its latest comments on the matter follow a statement by the GFA, confirming that it received a report from UEFA in 2012, stating a 5,000-seater venue would be eligible for this status. However the GFA also said this position was later reviewed; it was decided a minimum capacity of eight thousand was required.

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