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Gibraltar-based gaming company Mansion ‘backs' the GFA

Date: 24 March 2019

Locally based gaming company Mansion is to sponsor the Gibraltar Men’s National Football Team. The Mansion brand will appear on the newly-launched training kit and equipment.The new “technical partnership” has been announced by the Gibraltar Fo...

Rock Theatre's production of ‘Bothered and Bewildered’ takes top prize at Drama Festival.

Date: 24 March 2019

Rock Theatre’s production of Gail Young’s ‘Bothered and Bewildered’ has won the best play at this year’s drama festival.The Gala Night took place on Saturday with a week’s programme of theatre adjudicated by Cherry Stephenson.ADJUDICATORS’ A...

St Michael's Cave comes alive for Regiment's 80th anniversary

Date: 24 March 2019

The Royal Gibraltar Regiment has started celebrating its 80th anniversary with music. The Royal Gibraltar Regiment Band and Drums performed with the Irish Guards' Band at Saint Michael's Cave last night.  A second charity concert will take ...

Republic of Ireland beats Gibraltar 1-0

Date: 23 March 2019

The Republic of Ireland has beaten Gibraltar by one goal to nil in the UEFA Euro Qualifiers.Strong display by Gibraltar, who seemed to surprise Ireland with a composed performance, coming close to an equaliser with late Lee Casciaro and Liam Wal...

Organisers of the "Put It To The People" campaign claim over a million people joined second referendum march

Date: 23 March 2019

As MPs struggle to find a solution to Brexit, the people again took to the streets calling for another referendum. Organisers of the "Put It To The People" campaign claim over a million people joined the march through central London on Saturday. The demon...

Weather warning issued for the weekend

Date: 22 March 2019

Police investigating multi-million pound theft at Natwest

Date: 22 March 2019

The Police is investigating a multi-million pound theft at Natwest Bank.It's believed that a former member of staff has been arrested, although the Royal Gibraltar Police has limited itself at this stage to saying that an investigation is ongoing.Nat...

Some nasty bits in Tax Treaty with Spain but overall 'a great thing to have', says senior tax professional

Date: 22 March 2019

There are “some nasty bits” in the Tax Treaty with Spain but “overall... it’s a great thing to have a tax treaty with Spain”.That's the opinion of Neil Rumford, Tax Partner at EY.He told our reporter Jonathan Scott that the treaty may not stop s...

GFSB annual dinner message "Gibraltar remains strong whatever happens"

Date: 22 March 2019

The Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses held its annual dinner last night at the Rock Hotel. Brexit was once again the focus of the evening, as guest speaker Fabian Picardo re-affirmed his belief that an Article 50 revocation was the best way f...

Irish Fans to receive Gibraltar welcome at matchday party

Date: 22 March 2019

Irish fans will be welcomed to Gibraltar at an official Matchday party organised by the Gibraltar Gaelic Football Association. Chairman Daniel Fox says members of the official fan club will be treated to a matchday breakfast at the IVY, where GFA and Iris...

​Comedy superstar Jason Manford to bring live tour ‘Muddle Class’ to Gibraltar 20th June

Date: 22 March 2019

Comedy Superstar Jason Manford will bring his live tour ‘Muddle Class’ to Gibraltar on 20th June 2019.The comedian, writer, actor & presenter has more than 250 tour dates across the UK. It’s his first comedy tour since his 2013/14 tour ‘F...

Gibraltar's three main unions to collaborate at May Day rally

Date: 22 March 2019

Gibraltar's three main unions will collaborate at the May Day rally this year. This has been announced in a joint statement by Unite Gibraltar, the GGCA and Gibraltar NASUWT.GBC understands they will not be sharing a stage with politicians at Casemat...

Local football player TJ De Barr to sign for Real Oviedo

Date: 22 March 2019

Gibraltarian football player, TJ De Barr, is to sign for Spanish second division team, Real Oviedo, this summer. This was confirmed by local team, Europa FC, for whom Mr De Barr currently plays.Europa FC tweeted that he would continue to be "an ...

Deliberately releasing gas-filled balloons now offence in Gibraltar

Date: 22 March 2019

Deliberately releasing gas-filled balloons is now an offence in Gibraltar.The Government says the new regulations bring the Rock's legislation in line with other countries around the world.It adds it follows its decision not to release balloons on Nationa...

No-deal planning: access to Spanish healthcare for 21 months if UK adopts reciprocal legislation

Date: 22 March 2019

The Government says Gibraltarians' access to Spanish healthcare providers would continue for just under two years following a no-deal Brexit, subject to the UK adopting reciprocal legislation. It adds access to healthcare in the UK would remain unaffected...

Sentencing of two Albanian men caught with false IDs at airport

Date: 22 March 2019

Two Albanian nationals who were caught with false ID at the airport were sentenced at the Magistrates' Court.One of them is to be deported back to Albania. The other has applied for asylum in Gibraltar, with his application awaiting approval.Andrea K...

Woman jailed for a week for violent behaviour in Magistrates' Court lobby

Date: 22 March 2019

A woman has been sentenced to a week in prison for violent behaviour, because the offence took place at the Magistrates' Court building. Ylenia Gomez slapped a woman and pulled her hair in the lobby of the court building, after the woman ha...

Qualifying period for agency workers reduced to 12 weeks

Date: 22 March 2019

The qualifying period for agency workers has been reduced from 52 weeks to 12 weeks.This was reflected in the Agency Workers Regulations under the Employment Act published in the Gibraltar Gazette yesterday.It is a direct reversal of the regulations intro...

Local man arrested following car crash at Devil's Tower Road

Date: 22 March 2019

A 21 year old local man was arrested for dangerous driving following a crash at Devil's Tower Road in the early hours of Friday morning.According to the Royal Gibraltar Police, he lost control of his car and slammed into the central reservation; the crash...

European Council offers conditional Article 50 extension

Date: 21 March 2019

The European Council has offered Prime Minister Theresa May an Article 50 extension till 22 May if MPs approve her deal next week.However if Mrs May fails to secure the backing of the House of Commons, the extension will only be valid until 12 April, at w...

Gibraltar's Jewish community celebrates Purim

Date: 21 March 2019

Gibraltar's Jewish community is celebrating Purim this week - one of the biggest holidays in its religious calendar.Purim commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in the Persian empire were saved from extermination.Christina Cortes ...

European Council reportedly set to agree short Brexit extension

Date: 21 March 2019

The European Council is reportedly set to agree to a short Brexit extension. However, discussions continue as to the conditions, and as to the deadline.Draft conclusions leaked on Thursday indicated the EU would approve an extension until the 22...

Parliament approves motion to appoint Gonçalves mayor; Santos new Deputy Mayor

Date: 21 March 2019

In Parliament on Thursday, John Gonçalves was unanimously approved as the next Mayor of Gibraltar, starting in April, with his new Deputy announced in Parliament as Christian Santos.The Chief Minister praised the work of both Mr Gonçalves and Mr Sa...

Queen's Birthday celebration at the Convent announced

Date: 21 March 2019

As is tradition, the Queen's Birthday Party will be celebrated at the Convent on Thursday 13th June.Those who would like to attend can apply for invitations by contacting the Convent on 200 45440.A draw will be held to choose attendees and the closin...

Youth Centre raises funds for Calpe House with photoshoots

Date: 21 March 2019

Developing teamwork and creativity in a photoshoot for a worthy cause: the Youth Centre's production team is raising funds with a new project, Sit for Calpe House.It's taking portraits of people sitting on a Gibraltar-themed throne, in return for a s...

Revoke Article 50 petition garners over two million signatures

Date: 21 March 2019

An online petition calling for Article 50 to be revoked has exceeded two million signatures, meaning it will now be debated in the UK's Parliament.The site has proven so popular it crashed several times as Theresa May made her way to Brussels to request a...

Revocation of Article 50 is the best option now, says Chief Minister

Date: 21 March 2019

The Chief Minister has said the best option for Gibraltar and the UK is to revoke Article 50.He said in the light of the EU making it clear it would only grant extension if given a good reason, the best deal for Gibraltar was clearly continued membership,...

Government's integrity questioned over tender process for Catalan Bay development

Date: 21 March 2019

The government is inviting expressions of interest to develop a plot at the northern end of Catalan Bay. In response to GBC questions, it's confirmed it was approached by a prospective developer regarding the plot. However, it says it has not decided whet...

Illegal fishing: GSD accuses Government of double standards

Date: 21 March 2019

Local fishermen are angry at the levels of illegal Spanish fishing taking place in our waters, according to the GSD.Environment spokesperson, Trevor Hammond, says he is approached ‘almost daily’ with reports of illegal net fishing in Gibraltar waters,...

Catalan Bay development; Government inviting expressions of interest

Date: 21 March 2019

The government is inviting expressions of interest to develop a plot at the northern end of Catalan Bay. The government says it would like a privately funded, low density residential development there.The plot measures 1450 square metres. Interested parti...