• #Miscellanea: Of Time and the City

    #Miscellanea: Of Time and the City0

    ‘Every time a building is destroyed, you know that your memories are also being destroyed … and that a part of you will have gone with it.’ Sometimes, when I think about how much Gibraltar has changed in the last thirty or forty years, I feel a little like the narrator of Grant Gee’s wonderful

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  • Spanish police dismantle traffickers’ sophisticated surveillance network

    Spanish police dismantle traffickers’ sophisticated surveillance network0

    Spain’s Policia Nacional has released remarkable footage of a sophisticated radar surveillance system set up by drug traffickers in beachfront properties in La Linea. Officers raided two houses fitted with radars and high-tech antennae used by criminal networks to monitor law enforcement vessels and helicopters, enabling them to sneak drug shipments across the Strait of

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  • Diplomatic concerns keep secret Gib file firmly shut

    Diplomatic concerns keep secret Gib file firmly shut0

    The UK Government has refused to release a classified file on Gibraltar dating back to 1949, claiming its contents could harm Britain’s relations with Gibraltar and Spain. The file, held in the National Archives in London, contains a Colonial Office dossier with the innocuous name ‘Land and buildings: Gibraltar’. It is the last in a

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