• University joins forces with Mayor’s office to mark Earth Hour

    University joins forces with Mayor’s office to mark Earth Hour0

    The University of Gibraltar is joining forces with the Mayor’s office to mark this year’s Earth Hour which takes place at 8:30pm this Saturday 24 March. Earth Hour is a global “Lights off” initiative which sees hundreds of millions of people from more than 7,000 cities and towns worldwide turn off their lights to raise

  • BAFTA film and a music festival about ‘borders’

    BAFTA film and a music festival about ‘borders’0

    The 2018 BAFTA winning British Short Animation film ‘Poles Apart’ will be screened locally as part of this year’s BrightMed and Gibraltar World Music Festival. The film will feature as one of a number of events throughout the three day festival. Local singer songwriter and musician Hollie Buhagiar formed part of the winning film team

  • RG soldiers mentor Gambian troops

    RG soldiers mentor Gambian troops0

    Captain Grant Smith and WO1 (RSM) Chris Canepa from the Gibraltar Regiment recently returned from a successful deployment to the Gambia in a bid to mentor the Gambian Armed Forces during pre-deployment training. The RG soldiers were able to tap into their extensive operational experience, preparing the GAF troops for deployment to South Sudan and

  • Strong international mix for song festival finals

    Strong international mix for song festival finals0

    The Gibraltar International Song Festival keeps on growing and gaining exposure in the international scene. That was the message at the launch of this year’s festival held at the Sunborn and which will take place on Saturday 2 June at the Tercentenary Sports Hall. The festival continues to receive hundreds of songs on an annual

  • New audio system for WWII tunnels

    New audio system for WWII tunnels0

    Minister for the Environment Dr John Cortes launched a new multi-language audio tour system in the World War II tunnels yesterday morning. He was accompanied by the Upper Rock Manager Dylan Sheriff and Chief Executive of the Ministry for Environment Dr Liesl Torres. The audio tour is available in six languages, Dutch, English, French, German,

  • Tree mark cross-border friendship bound by nature0

    The Director of the Parque Natural Alcornocales, Jorge Bezares, yesterday planted a tree in the Alameda Gardens on his retirement from the position and to mark the deep friendship both Gibraltar and Spain have shared on the park board. The Minister for Environment and fellow board member, Dr John Cortes, was present at the planting,