• Foreshore rubble irks volunteer

    Foreshore rubble irks volunteer0

    Construction rubble has been ‘temporarily’ dumped at the Europa Foreshore due to the clearing of a small tunnel system, angering a volunteer who had spent years clearing the site. Bart Van Thienen, who over the past five years has cleaned up the Foreshore, said he is disappointed Gibraltar Government’s decision to allow the rubble to

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  • Supermarkets nudge shoppers away from single-use plastic bags

    Supermarkets nudge shoppers away from single-use plastic bags0

    Single use plastic bags now cost 10p at Gibraltar’s two main supermarkets, Morrisons and Eroski. Eroski increased the price over last weekend from 5p to 10p. A notice placed by the tills in the supermarkets stated the environment was the reason behind the move. It is hoped that the increase would encourage customer to “use

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  • Chess is back in town

    Chess is back in town0

    The seventh edition of the Gibraltar Junior International Chess Festival starts today at the Caleta Hotel. The first move will be made by Sports Minister Steven Linares this morning. There will be two main events played over four days with over 135 youngsters – under 16 and under 12 over six rounds – from 14

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  • Referendum film screening on Commonwealth Park tomorrow

    Referendum film screening on Commonwealth Park tomorrow0

    Tomorrow (Friday 18 August) will see a public screening of the 1967 Referendum films that were shown during the John Mackintosh Hall exhibition in June this year. The exhibition was organised by the Gibraltar Government archives and now Government Archivist Anthony Pitaulgua has gone one further and organised a special event for tomorrow which will

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  • Kusuma Trust launches ‘Excellence Prize’

    Kusuma Trust launches ‘Excellence Prize’0

    The Kusuma Trust has launched an Excellence Prize today to coincide with the A Level results. . Up to three prizes of £3,000 will be awarded in one or more of STEM, the humanities, arts and sports for high achieving students who perform exceptionally well at A Level or undergraduate level and have obtained a

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  • HMS Queen Elizabeth is flagship for post-Brexit Britain, says First Sea Lord

    HMS Queen Elizabeth is flagship for post-Brexit Britain, says First Sea Lord0

    HMS Queen Elizabeth is the “embodiment of Britain in steel and spirit” and will act as a post-Brexit ambassador to the world, the head of the Royal Navy has said. First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones said after the Navy’s largest and newest warship arrived in Portsmouth: “We are gathered to witness another seminal

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