• Gib Wall Book will be launched at Literary Festival

    Gib Wall Book will be launched at Literary Festival0

    The Gibraltar Gibunco Literary Festival will see the launch of ‘The Story of Gibraltar’ a history of the Rock from its earliest times to the present day in the popular timeline Wallbook series. Christopher Lloyd returns to the fifth edition of the festival having acquired a large following of young readers and adults alike to

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  • Local artist launches new colouring book

    Local artist launches new colouring book0

    Local artist Ernest Mesilio has created another colouring book, with this year’s theme being images of Gibraltar. The success of Mr Mesilio’s first book last year, in which he raised money for Calpe House, prompted him to publish another book to raise money for local charities. There are 50 drawings with scenes ranging from no6

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  • Fairhomes scoops three property awards

    Fairhomes scoops three property awards0

    The Gibraltar-based international real estate investment and development company Fairhomes Group, won three awards in the European categories of this year’s International Property Awards in London. The currently under construction Imperial Ocean Plaza, in Ocean Village, won the Residential High-rise Development in Gibraltar category. “We are very proud to receive official confirmation of this honour,

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  • Navy stripping more vessels to maintain fleet, watchdog warns

    Navy stripping more vessels to maintain fleet, watchdog warns0

    The Royal Navy is increasingly forced to strip parts from its vessels in order to maintain other ships and submarines in the fleet, an investigation has found. Equipment “cannibalisation” increased 49% from 2012 to 2017 and spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO) said budget cuts in the last two years could have increased the

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  • Gaduzo stamps his mark with new urban landscapes

    Gaduzo stamps his mark with new urban landscapes0

    Local artist Leslie Gaduzo has just embarked on a new solo exhibition. This latest collection called ‘New Urban Landscapes’ offers a whole new focus on local heritage. The artist was recently asked to produce a series of paintings for a series of stamps by the Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau based on the Rock’s military heritage and

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  • Close encounter with a sperm whale

    Close encounter with a sperm whale0

    Stuart Mason and his colleague Nicholas Gill have recalled their “amazing” encounter with a sperm whale as they were at sea working on the pilot boats yesterday morning. It was not the first time Mr Mason has seen a sperm whale, but he said this latest encounter stood out above others. “I have seen many

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