• Picardo delivers bullish budget despite Brexit uncertainty and GSD doubts

    Picardo delivers bullish budget despite Brexit uncertainty and GSD doubts0

    Gibraltar’s economy remains resilient in the face of Brexit uncertainty, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said yesterday as he delivered an upbeat, yet restrained budget that drew immediate flak from the Opposition bench. Mr Picardo pointed to economic indicators including record employment and strong revenue growth to underpin his assessment of a robust economy that continued

  • Hook, a Gibraltarian who ‘shines’

    Hook, a Gibraltarian who ‘shines’0

    Receiving the Freedom of the City of Gibraltar yesterday on board the Cunard cruise ship Queen Victoria, an emotional Christian Hook told those present this accolade “meant a great deal” to him. “I believe that my journey as an artist has only just began and no doubt it will take me to places far away

  • Nathan Payas completes Strait double

    Nathan Payas completes Strait double0

    Gibraltar’s Nathan Payas completed a gruelling double swim of the Strait of Gibraltar today, becoming the 13th swimmer ever to complete this feat and only the third British person to do so. He swam from Isla de Tarifa to Punta Cires on the Moroccan coastline and back again – a total distance of 37.6km –