- July 20, 2016
Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
The Spanish Navy routinely monitors radiation levels in the Bay of Gibraltar every time nuclear-powered submarines call at the Rock, the Spanish Government has confirmed. Although the radiological surveillance had been reported before by the media, it had never been publicly confirmed by the Spanish authorities until now. The tests are conducted by a specialistREAD MORE
Spain’s Prime Minister and Ireland’s Taoiseach discussed the “unique circumstances” faced by Ireland as a result of Brexit during a wide-ranging meeting in Madrid yesterday. After Brexit the UK’s only land borders with the European Union will be between Northern Ireland and Ireland, and between Gibraltar and Spain, although the underlying political context in eachREAD MORE
Gibraltar will have to live “with its back to the European Union” if it rejects Spain’s joint sovereignty proposal, the country’s Foreign Minister warned yesterday, even as he accepted “there will be life outside” the bloc. Alfonso Dastis Quecedo said the only way for Gibraltar to have a post-Brexit relationship with the EU would beREAD MORE
Tighter EU border controls to be introduced in March will require systematic document checks for everyone crossing a Schengen border, including the one between Gibraltar and Spain. The amendment to the Schengen Border Code was first proposed in the wake of terrorist attacks in 2015 and finally approved by the European Parliament and the EuropeanREAD MORE