• HMS Sutherland stops off in Gib bound for Asia

    HMS Sutherland stops off in Gib bound for Asia0

    The Royal Navy warship HMS Sutherland sailed into Gibraltar yesterday ahead of deployment to Asia against the backdrop of recent tension in the Korean peninsula. The short logistics stop underlines Gibraltar’s strategic role as an important staging post for UK vessels deployed around the globe. The ship was escorted into port by several vessels from

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  • UK and Spain discuss Gibraltar during ‘productive’ informal meeting in Madrid

    UK and Spain discuss Gibraltar during ‘productive’ informal meeting in Madrid0

    Gibraltar was discussed at a “productive and constructive” informal meeting of UK and Spanish officials in Madrid yesterday, part of the UK’s wider engagement with EU governments to address the practical aspects of Brexit. Gibraltar was just one item on a longer agenda covering issues arising from Brexit of direct relevance to both governments and

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  • Police in La Linea seize 12 tonnes of drugs in 48 hours

    Police in La Linea seize 12 tonnes of drugs in 48 hours0

    Police in La Linea seized 12 tonnes of cannabis resin in the space of just 48 hours following four separate operations. This comes against the backdrop of a spike in drug trafficking activity in the region in recent days, with fast rigid-hulled inflatable boats clearly visible operating in the waters of the Strait of Gibraltar.

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