• Parliament approves Hook’s Freedom of the City

    Parliament approves Hook’s Freedom of the City0

    Parliament yesterday unanimously passed a motion granting local artist Christian Hook the Freedom of the City of Gibraltar in view of his “magnificent accomplishments and successes” in the arts world internationally. Government and Opposition paid tribute to this young artist recalling many personal anecdotes of a “proud Gibraltarian” who lives and works locally and remains

  • Fresh exchanges in fence row

    Fresh exchanges in fence row0

    The GSD yesterday accused Chief Minister Fabian Picardo of an “intemperate, outrageous and politically hypocritical” response to its concerns about security and the frontier fence. The party was responding after the government accused it of being irresponsible for publishing a photograph of a hole in the frontier fence. The government said the GSD should have

  • Special Olympics Torch Runners

    Special Olympics Torch Runners0

    Gibraltar Law Enforcement officers and Special Olympic athletes yesterday participated in the annual Gibraltar Special Olympics Torch Run held in in conjunction with the Special Olympics National Games. The Torch Run started at 3pm from Saccone & Speed on Devils Tower Road and culminated at the start of the two event National Games at the

  • Costa signals parole review

    Costa signals parole review0

    A review of Gibraltar’s parole system and the amount of time that prisoners must serve before being eligible for release on license will be among the tasks before the Government’s proposed Law Commission. Speaking in Parliament yesterday Justice Minister, Neil Costa, said this is of particular relevance given the differences between the UK and local

  • Minute’s silence for victims of Grenfell tower and Finsbury Mosque attack

    Minute’s silence for victims of Grenfell tower and Finsbury Mosque attack0

    Parliamentarians united yesterday as they paid tribute to the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire and the Finsbury Mosque terror attack with a minute’s silence. Shortly before noon, the morning session of Parliament recessed and MPs made their way to the lobby to participate in the mark of respect for those who lost their lives

  • Well done team Calpe says CM

    Well done team Calpe says CM0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo yesterday congratulated Team Calpe (and their backup team and Calpe House Trustees) on their successful cycle ride from London to Gibraltar. He invited the team to his office at No.6. The challenge has raised around £20,000 for the Calpe House Trust.’ See feature page 12.