Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
A Royal Gibraltar Police car physically prevented a Royal Air Force transport plane from taking off yesterday, in an unprecedented and sensitive legal row over jurisdiction in a criminal investigation. Local police officers wanted to question a serving member of the British military who was on the plane and was being flown to the UKREAD MORE
Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said yesterday he would “very much welcome” an opportunity to discuss Brexit with Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis, agreeing with La Linea mayor Juan Franco that Spain had softened its tone on Gibraltar since the departure of Jose Manuel García-Margallo. Mr Picardo told reporters that while Sr Dastis remained firm onREAD MORE
The University of Gibraltar is adjusting its strategy and exploring new markets in response to challenges posed by Brexit. The university had hoped to tap over 30% of its research funding from the European Union, but the UK’s withdrawal means it will have to rethink that plan. Likewise the impact of Brexit on freedom ofREAD MORE
The British Government will “respect” Gibraltar’s “particular interests” as it enters negotiations to withdraw from the European Union, the British Government said in a white paper on Brexit published yesterday. The 77-page document sets out the British Government’s negotiating strategy for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Launching the document in a statement to theREAD MORE