• Govt reveals plans to ‘fortify’ border fence

    Govt reveals plans to ‘fortify’ border fence0

    The Gibraltar Government plans to “reconstruct and fortify” the frontier fence with ‘no climb’ fencing and has already discussed the project with Spanish authorities, it was revealed yesterday. The news came as the Gibraltar Government accused the GSD of being “entirely irresponsible” for issuing a photograph of a hole in the fence and a statement

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  • First stop Madrid as Davis seeks to build Brexit bridges

    First stop Madrid as Davis seeks to build Brexit bridges0

    Brexit Secretary David Davis met Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis in Madrid yesterday, a day after UK officials reluctantly agreed to the Brexit timetable set out by the European Commission’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier. The Brexit Secretary had wanted trade talks to take place in parallel with negotiations on the divorce from Brussels but the

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  • Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin

    Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin0

    Brexit negotiations which could define the UK’s political and economic future have begun, with David Davis calling for a “new deep and special partnership” between Britain and Brussels. The Brexit Secretary acknowledged there would be “challenging times ahead” as he met the European Commission’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier for the formal start of the talks.

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