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​Gibraltar at this year’s International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid after absence

Date: 16 January 2018

Gibraltar will be represented at this year’s International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid after an absence of a few years. The Tourist board will be part of the 5-day event, which opens in the Spanish capital tomorrow. The Government describes Fitur as an...

Gibraltar National Archives film night kicks off with 1953 film "The case of the missing ape"

Date: 16 January 2018

The Gibraltar National Archives film night kicks off tomorrow evening at the University of Gibraltar. It will be the first in a series of historic films that are to the screened over the coming months....

Next lecture in museum series will be on the "Sixth Extinction"

Date: 16 January 2018

The next lecture in the museum series will be delivered by Stewart Finlayson of the museum. It will take place at the John Mackintosh Hall on Thursday at 7pm and entrance is free. The lecture will centre on the Sixth Extinction, the present massive...

President of the European Council tells UK it's not too late to change your mind on Brexit

Date: 16 January 2018

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has told the UK there is still time for the UK to have a change of heart and remain a member of the European Union. In a statement to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Mr Tusk said if the UK sticks...

Spring Festival short story and logo competitions announced

Date: 16 January 2018

The Spring Festival Short Story Competition is now inviting entries. Open to all residents of Gibraltar there are four categories dependant on age. The winning entries will be printed in the Gibraltar Chronicle and cash prizes are up for grabs. The closi...

Gibraltar Finance team to attend annual Blockchain London Conference

Date: 16 January 2018

A team from Gibraltar Finance, led by Senior Executive Paul Astengo, will be attending the fourth annual Blockchain London Conference and Expo later this month.The first day will feature an expo of forty to sixty pre-eminent blockchain companies worldwide...

Six Algerians detained in custody as authorities work to establish their identities

Date: 16 January 2018

Six Algerian nationals have been detained in custody with Gibraltar authorities yet to establish their identities. The case has been adjourned until the 13th of February. If the identities of the men are established before, the authorities will make the...

Three juveniles charged with trespassing at Gibraltar College

Date: 16 January 2018

Three juveniles appeared before the Justices of the Peace charged with trespassing at the Gibraltar College.One of the juveniles was granted bail on the condition that he remains at a registered address between eight in the evening and eight in the mornin...

Juveniles charged with burglary denied bail a second time

Date: 16 January 2018

Two juveniles aged 13 and 14 have been denied bail for a second time, and have again been remanded to prison while arrangements requiring further exchanges with the Care Agency are made for an alternative sentence.The juveniles were arrested and charged w...

Opposition calls on Government to regulate temperatures in classrooms

Date: 16 January 2018

Both the GSD and Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon have called on the Government to take action to regulate the temperatures in classrooms during winter. Following a statement by the Teacher’s Union, NASUWT, GSD spokesman Edwin Reyes says it’s ...

Garcia says Clause 24 "shameful betrayal" of Gibraltarian 'remain' voters

Date: 16 January 2018

The Deputy Chief Minister, Joseph Garcia, said the inclusion of Clause 24 in the European Council’s guidelines was a ‘shameful betrayal’ of the 96% of Gibraltarians that voted ‘Remain’. He made these comments in an address to local students on ...

Government apologises for MTV festival move but says date unavoidable

Date: 16 January 2018

The Government has apologised to anyone who might be negatively affected by the Music Festival dates this year and trusts the issue will not arise in future. It claims that for reasons already given and reasons that will emerge as artists are announced, i...

Health Feature: Gym Routine

Date: 16 January 2018

We continue our look at keeping healthy in the new year and today our reporter Michael Beltran speaks to personal trainer Alex Rios at the Ocean Village Health Club about routines at the gym that will help the individual....

NASUWT says inadequate heating in schools

Date: 16 January 2018

Temperatures in classrooms are falling below acceptable levels according to the NASUWT. In a statement today, the teacher’s union said the thermometer in one classroom recorded 10 degrees celcius, rising to just 13 degrees after the heaters had been on...

Taourarte Educational Charitable Trust thanks GBC Open Day for £5,000 donation

Date: 15 January 2018

The Taourarte Educational Charitable Trust has thanked the GBC Open Day for its five thousand pound donation.The charity aims to provide access to education for the girls in a poor Moroccan village, which shares the charity’s name. After...

Taourarte Educational Charitable Trust thanks GBC Open Day for £5,000 donation

Date: 15 January 2018

The Taourarte Educational Charitable Trust has thanked the GBC Open Day for its five thousand pound donation.The charity aims to provide access to education for the girls in a poor Moroccan village, which shares the charity’s name. After...

Jewish constituents raise concerns MTV music festival coincides with the Sabbath

Date: 15 January 2018

Jewish constituents have reportedly expressed concern at the fact that they will not be able to attend this year’s music festival. The MTV Presents Gibraltar Calling Music Festival will take place over Friday and Saturday with this coinciding with...

Training session on Introduction to Learning Disabilities and Autism on Saturday

Date: 15 January 2018

A training session on Introduction to Learning Disabilities and Autism will take place on Saturday. A second session will take place in November. It will be delivered to voluntary groups, charities and non-governmental organisations.Advance registration...

Labour leader says party is neither in favour or against a referendum

Date: 15 January 2018

Labour is neither supporting nor calling for a second referendum. Its Leader, Jeremy Corbyn told ITV’s Robert Peston that what it wants is a meaningful vote in Parliament. Labour has been accused of sitting on the fence on its Brexit position with Sco...

Rower postpones attempt to become world’s first physically disabled person to row solo from Europe to South America

Date: 15 January 2018

Lee Spencer, The Rowing Marine, has postponed his attempt to become the world’s first physically disabled person to row solo from Europe to South America. In a statement issued this afternoon, Lee Spencer explains that his mother has been take...

Rower postpones attempt to become world’s first physically disabled person to row solo from Europe to South America

Date: 15 January 2018

Lee Spencer, The Rowing Marine, has postponed his attempt to become the world’s first physically disabled person to row solo from Europe to South America. In a statement issued this afternoon, Lee Spencer explains that his mother has been take...

Local man pleads guilty to multiple charges after police chase led to his arrest

Date: 15 January 2018

A 20-year-old man has appeared in court on theft related offences. Christopher Wink pleaded guilty to charges of tampering with a vehicle, going equipped for theft, and obstructing a police officer. His arrest at Laguna Estate, followed a chase on foot ...

Health Feature: Nutrition

Date: 15 January 2018

Now that we’re half way into January, how are you doing on your New Year’s Resolutions? This week our reporter Michael Beltran will be looking at how you can improve your health, watch what you eat and set realistic goals at the gym. Tonight he s...

Spanish national pleads not guilty to violent behaviour after knife incident on Flat Bastion Road

Date: 15 January 2018

A Spanish National resident in Gibraltar has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to violent behaviour.The 35 year old, is alleged to have threatened a resident on Flat Bastion Road with a knife, causing extensive damage to the property. Sanhayi Daabouz...

HMS Duncan leads NATO naval force with first visit to Malaga

Date: 15 January 2018

NATO’s Standing Group 2 has returned to the Mediterranean region and will conduct the first port visit in Malaga. The Royal Navy’s type 45 destroyer, HMS Duncan, has assumed the role of flagship, for a second time. Over the coming months the Nato na...

GBH trial begins at Supreme Court

Date: 15 January 2018

A man is standing trial accused of causing grievous bodily harm with the case starting at the Supreme Court this week. The court heard how 19 year old Leon Clinton of Waterport Terraces was involved in an altercation where a woman had her jaw fractured tw...

Court of Appeal orders re-trial of claim against Jyske Bank for allegedly assisting Marrache fraud

Date: 15 January 2018

The Court of Appeal has ordered a re-trial of a claim made against Jyske Bank for allegedly assisting the Marrache brothers to steal client funds. The three Judges sitting in the Court of Appeal - Sir Colin Rimer, Dame Janet Smith and Sir Maurice Kay -&n...

Lord Coe to visit Gibraltar next week

Date: 15 January 2018

The President of the International Athletics Association, Lord Sebastian Coe, will visit Gibraltar next week as a guest of the Gibraltar Amateur Athletics Association.The British politician won four Olympic medals and set 11 world records as a middle-dist...

HMS Sutherland in Gibraltar

Date: 12 January 2018

A Royal Navy anti-submarine warfare frigate is in Gibraltar for a short stop before moving on to Australia, the far east and the Gulf region.HMS Sutherland was launched in 1996 and is one of 16 Type 23 frigates. It left the UK earlier this week fo...

​The largest musical instrument in Gibraltar has been restored

Date: 12 January 2018

The largest musical instrument in Gibraltar has been restored. The 130 year old organ at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity will be enjoyed by parishioners this weekend at a rededication service, following major restoration works....