James Neish is a journalist and broadcaster. The former Head of Radio Gibraltar and GBC Online, he is currently in London completing an MA at City University. His #ThinkingAllowed column is published weekly.
I’m not a lawyer and despite the high number of them in Gibraltar, neither is the majority of the local population. Therefore, as people with limited knowledge of the law, is it wrong of us to have questions about the rules for parole? In Gibraltar prisoners can apply for parole after serving a third ofREAD MORE
I love to hear people’s stories. It’s one of the fascinating aspects of the career I have chosen. Only this week I met a fishmonger at the chain Poppies in London. They do a great fish and chips and won the National Fish and Chips Awards 2014. Yes, there is an award for that too!READ MORE
It was when I was back in Gibraltar for the Christmas break that I first heard the rumours about MTV taking over the Gibraltar Music Festival. As we know, very few things stay a secret in Gibraltar for long. “Wow”, I thought. That will be great for the profile of this festival. But, something wasREAD MORE
I’ve been following the recent debate on Gibraltarian bilingualism with interest. The arguments and benefits are plenty, including its importance for economic and business purposes, for the community generally and that it even has potential health benefits. They are all very valid points. I would go one step further. We need to make sure newREAD MORE