• Princess Anne visits Gibraltar House for literary festival reception

    Princess Anne visits Gibraltar House for literary festival reception0

    by Alice Mascarenhas in London Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal this week became the first member of the Royal Family to visit Gibraltar House in London. As Patron of the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival she attended a reception where she showed her support for the festival whilst acknowledging its growth and success in

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  • Two Catalan pro-independence leaders held in jail for sedition probe

    Two Catalan pro-independence leaders held in jail for sedition probe0

    A Spanish judge has ordered two leaders of Catalonia’s pro-independence movement jailed while they are investigated on possible charges of sedition. The judge jailed Jordi Sanchez of the Catalan National Assembly and Jordi Cuixart of the Omnium Cultural group after questioning them and two senior law enforcement officials. The National Court in Madrid is investigating

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  • Theresa May to meet EU bosses in bid to break Brexit deadlock

    Theresa May to meet EU bosses in bid to break Brexit deadlock0

    Theresa May is heading to Brussels for talks with European Union chiefs in a push to break the deadlock over Brexit. The Prime Minister will meet chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker just days after they said exit negotiations were deadlocked. Downing Street sources insisted the meeting had “been in the diary

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  • Classical season opens

    Classical season opens0

    Matthew Hunt – one of Europe’s leading clarinetists – was in concert in Gibraltar this week as the guest performer in the annual Autumn classical concert which took place in St Michael’s Cave. The concert, which opened the 2017/2018 Gibraltar Philharmonic Society’s season and organised on behalf of the Ministry of Culture saw the European

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  • Tower block fire-fighting exercise after Grenfell tragedy

    Tower block fire-fighting exercise after Grenfell tragedy0

    The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service working with the Ministry for Housing are carrying out controlled fire training exercises following the Grenfell Tower incident in London. Yesterday morning, under the observation of the Royal Gibraltar Police, an exercise was carried out at Referendum House in Glacis Estate consisting of fire fighters conducting a full scale

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  • Govt and Opposition signal unreserved support for Calpe House

    Govt and Opposition signal unreserved support for Calpe House0

    The Gibraltar Government and the Opposition – bar one independent MP – have rallied around Calpe House, expressing unreserved support for the charity and confidence in its trustees. Government ministers, GSD MPs and independent MP Lawrence Llamas backed a motion tabled by Joe Bossano following months of intense public scrutiny of Calpe House and its

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