Opinion

  • Wartime stories of Gibraltar and its people

    Wartime stories of Gibraltar and its people

    • November 14, 2017

    “Defending the Rock: How Gibraltar Defeated Hitler”, by Nicholas Rankin In early July 1940, a Royal Navy task force operating from Gibraltar bombarded French battleships in the naval base of Mers-el-Kébir, in the Algerian port of Oran. The British wanted to stop the French ships from joining the Vichy administration aligned with Nazi Germany, but

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  • #Stephen’sNiche: Azopardi favourite to become GSD leader?

    #Stephen’sNiche: Azopardi favourite to become GSD leader?

    • October 19, 2017

    Politics is a thankless business. Take, as an example, GSD leadership hopeful Roy Clinton. A successful chartered accountant and banker, he gave up his position as CEO of a locally based private bank two years ago to work full time with the Gibraltar Social Democrats, of which he’s been a member since 1990. He was

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