Gabriella Peralta is the Features Editor at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
By Gabriella Peralta and John von Radowitz A forgotten Roman whaling industry may have killed off two large species of whale in the Mediterranean Sea, new research suggests. Whale bones found in the ruins of a Roman fish processing factory in the Strait of Gibraltar were identified by scientists using advanced DNA analysis and molecularREAD MORE
An initiative aimed at tackling childhood obesity rates in Gibraltar held a healthy eating awareness day at Eastern Beach over the weekend. The Children, Healthy and Active Multi-agency Programme [CHAMP] handed out fruit on the beach in a bid to deter people from making unhealthy choices on what they eat. Currently one third of childrenREAD MORE
Young Enterprise team Burst have clinched the prize of ‘Best Presentation’ at the UK finals with their ‘no-ties’ shoelace product. Last month Burst won the local leg of the competition as well as a prize for Sales and Marketing at the Gibraltar final. Burst were one of 14 teams to make it to the UKREAD MORE
The new premises for Calpe House in London were formally unveiled yesterday at Norfolk Square, ready to provide accommodation for the over 800 local patients undergoing treatment in the UK. The charity’s trustees, sponsors and patients toured the building, which was purchased for £8.5m and extensively refurbished at a cost of around £6m, both financedREAD MORE