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  • Chess World No. 2, Fabiano Caruana, is top seed at Tradewise

    Chess World No. 2, Fabiano Caruana, is top seed at Tradewise
    • January 23, 2017

    Chess Grand Master Fabiano Caruana is looking forward to playing in “one of the strongest open tournaments in history” as the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival opens this week. Caruana is the current US champion and world No 2 and is the top-rated contender in this year’s event. The Tradewise Gibraltar Masters starts tomorrow, at 3pm,

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  • Hook Lecture

    Hook Lecture
    • January 21, 2017

    It was full house at the University of Gibraltar on Thursday evening as local artist Christian Hook presented the third of the Beacon Lecture Series. Its aim is to bring Gibraltarians of the highest calibre from the worlds of academia, business, the arts and civil society to the campus to share their thoughts, ideas and

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Latest News

  • Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will not block Article 50 despite revolt by MPs

    Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will not block Article 50 despite revolt by MPs
    • January 21, 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn has insisted Labour will not block Article 50 despite the prospect of a revolt by his MPs and peers. The Labour leader insisted the referendum result must be respected, with MPs being asked to support it “however difficult they might find that”. Theresa May could be forced to seek parliamentary approval for the

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  • Lazer Tag entrepreneur challenges security restrictions on licence

    Lazer Tag entrepreneur challenges security restrictions on licence
    • January 21, 2017

    A local businessman who organises ‘Lazer-Tag’ tag events is contesting restrictions imposed on his trade licence after police raised security concerns. The company hosted its events on local beaches and at Europa Point, dressing clients in military gear and equipping them with realistic laser weapons as part of harmless combat games enjoyed by children and

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Opinion

  • #ThinkingAllowed: Is the Cavalcade dying a slow death?

    #ThinkingAllowed: Is the Cavalcade dying a slow death?
    • January 20, 2017

    The cavalcade will slowly die – unless we do something about it. For years now the quality of the event has been on the decline, in sharp contrast to the numbers who line the streets to witness the parade which seems to be either steady or perhaps even on the up! Thousands of people view

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  • The issue is the border

    The issue is the border
    • January 19, 2017

    When it comes to Brexit, there is one challenge facing Gibraltar that overrides everything else: the border. Theresa May’s speech this week set out 12 key goals that Britain will focus on in forthcoming negotiations with the EU, many of them important to Gibraltar. Britain will leave the single market, while seeking as much access

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