• Video games theme for fifth Gib face and body painting festival

    Video games theme for fifth Gib face and body painting festival0

    Gibraltar’s fifth annual international face and body painting festival took place over the weekend at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. This year’s theme was video games. The demonstration days saw artists design and paint their models. Some models attended the Bosom Buddies fashion show at Grand Battery House on Friday. One of the models taking part

  • Abandoned ferry sinks in Algeciras

    Abandoned ferry sinks in Algeciras0

    A ferry abandoned in the port of Algeciras took on water in heavy winds last night and began sinking. No one was injured and emergency services in the Spanish city sealed the vessel off with a boom, insisting there was no risk of pollution. The vessel, Panagia Parou, was abandoned several years ago and is

  • UK election likely to see King of Spain’s state visit deferred

    UK election likely to see King of Spain’s state visit deferred0

    The King of Spain’s state visit to the UK is likely to be rescheduled after his country’s foreign minister indicated that staging it during the UK’s general election would not be appropriate. King Felipe VI, accompanied by his wife, Queen Letizia, is due to tour the UK from June 6-8 after it was announced in

  • ‘Enjoy Miss Gib journey’ says former Miss World

    ‘Enjoy Miss Gib journey’ says former Miss World0

    The nine Miss Gibraltar 2017 contestants drew their numbers on Wednesday evening at the City Hall marking the start of their pageant experience. The event was hosted by the Mayor Kaiane Lopez in her first engagement as the mayor of Gibraltar. Addressing this year’s contestants Mrs Lopez drew from her own experiences in both the

  • Lifesaving donation to Rainbow Ward

    Lifesaving donation to Rainbow Ward0

    The Lifesaving Sports Association has raised £8,265 in order to purchase a handheld Abbott istat blood analyser, downloader and printer, which was donated yesterday to the Rainbow Ward at St Bernard’s. The Association organised several events to promote lifeguarding in order to compete internationally and to raise funds for the equipment. Some of these events

  • New kit for airport firefighters

    New kit for airport firefighters0

    The Airport Fire and Rescue Service unveiled their new fire-fighting kit in the presence of the Minister with responsibility for the Fire Services, Gilbert Licudi, and other dignitaries. In addition, the men received awards and certificates acknowledging the various courses each crew member had passed in the past months. The new kit sees a return