Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Gibraltar has been excluded from draft EU legislation to limit the impact of a ‘no deal’ Brexit on flights to and from the bloc, in a development that came with a legal twist as Spain sought to protect its position on the isthmus. The measure was provisionally agreed yesterday by the presidency of the EuropeanREAD MORE
Spain’s Cabinet will adopt a Royal Decree on Friday setting out “temporary and unilateral” contingency measures to mitigate the impact of Brexit, all of which will apply not just to British citizens and companies in Spain, but to those in Gibraltar too. The measures in the draft legislation would apply even in the event ofREAD MORE
The Development and Planning Commission yesterday deferred an application for a major revamp of the cable car, citing concerns about the management of increased visitor numbers to the Upper Rock Nature Reserve. MH Bland is seeking permission to demolish the existing upper and lower cable car stations and the three supporting towers. It hopes toREAD MORE
The European Council’s controversial footnote describing Gibraltar as “a colony” will be discussed again on Wednesday in three-way talks with the European Parliament and the European Commission, in a bid to unlock crucial legislation on reciprocal measures to ensure visa-free travel for Britons and EU citizens after Brexit. The footnote was introduced by the CouncilREAD MORE