Eyleen Sheil is a reporter at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
HMS Ocean, an amphibious assault ship, the UK’s helicopter carrier and largest warship of the Royal Navy, is in Gibraltar following a six-month deployment. She spent the last three months of the deployment east of Suez as the Command platform for Combined Task Force 50, the principal warfighting commander in the Gulf. She was designedREAD MORE
The windy conditions that battered Gibraltar this week grounded planes, ripped up Astro turf at Victoria Stadium, felled trees and disrupted bunkering operations at the port. It was also noisy enough to keep some Rock residents awake at night. On Tuesday evening, two commercial flights managed to land but were subsequently unable to take offREAD MORE
Inequality between women and men exists in Gibraltar as it does in the rest of the world but “we are working towards correcting that” was the message from Equality Minister Samantha Sacramento on International Women’s Day. Ms Sacramento is one of two female politicians in Parliament, something that was noted in some speeches yesterday duringREAD MORE
A maritime search operation involving vessels from Gibraltar and Spain was unable to locate a man who was lost off a ferry sailing from Algeciras to Tangier-Med in Morocco. The initial search went on late into Sunday night and was resumed yesterday morning, without success. The man is believed to have entered the water lateREAD MORE