• Six decades on, a confiscated toy car is returned

    Six decades on, a confiscated toy car is returned0

    A pupil and self-confessed “time waster” whose toy car was confiscated after he was caught playing with it in class has had it returned by his teacher – over six decades later. Back in 1956, Alicia Payas, then Miss Risso, took the toy car from Mr Labrador after she caught him playing with it in

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  • Europa FC head coach suspended in GFA betting probe

    Europa FC head coach suspended in GFA betting probe0

    The Gibraltar Football Association has imposed a one-year suspension from all football-related activity on the Europa FC head coach Juan Jose Gallardo. In the latest decision as part of the ongoing investigation into irregular betting activities, the Gibraltar Football Association’s Independent Disciplinary Board has sanctioned Juan Jose Gallardo Fernandez over breaches of the GFA’s betting

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  • Cross Frontier Group ponders Brexit Q+A initiative

    Cross Frontier Group ponders Brexit Q+A initiative0

    The Cross Frontier Group will be launching an initiative in the coming weeks to answer any questions people may have on Brexit. Chairman Lionel Chipolina told the Chronicle this was one of the things discussed at a meeting held between board members yesterday morning in La Línea. Any discussion held on Brexit “is speculation” because

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  • Rowing Marine is all set to resume trans-Atlantic challenge

    Rowing Marine is all set to resume trans-Atlantic challenge0

    Lee Spencer, the Rowing Marine, has resolved his boat’s technical issues and is set to leave Gran Canaria tomorrow at noon having also fully recovered from a bout of sea sickness. Eleven days ago, Mr Spencer was hit with sickness and technical issues with his AIS. In a bid to fix it he obtained technical

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  • Short story competition opens

    Short story competition opens0

    The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, the Gibraltar Chronicle and the Department of Education, will hold a Short Story Competition as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival 2019. The competition is open to both Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit one piece of work on any subject. There

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  • Rowing Marine makes brief pit-stop in Canaries

    Rowing Marine makes brief pit-stop in Canaries0

    The Rowing Marine, Lee Spencer, has arrived in the Canary Islands this morning after suffering illness and technical problems just days into his attempt to row solo across the Atlantic. Mr Spencer took the decision to carry out a brief stop in the Canary Islands after encountering problems with his AIS navigation system, which alerts

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