• Alarm in La Linea as masked men free suspected drug trafficker

    Alarm in La Linea as masked men free suspected drug trafficker0

    There were calls for tougher action against drug trafficking gangs in La Linea yesterday after 20 masked men stormed the city’s hospital to free a suspected smuggler who was being treated for injuries. The men entered the hospital shouting and acting aggressively, before removing the suspect, who was still in handcuffs, from the custody of

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  • Liquidators win £1.1m claim against Marrache sibling

    Liquidators win £1.1m claim against Marrache sibling0

    The liquidators of Marrache & Co have successfully sued Raphael Marrache – a brother of Benjamin, Isaac and Solomon Marrache – for £1.1m he received from the law firm prior to its collapse in 2010. The judgement handed down by Acting Puisne Judge Liam Yeats was met with angry outbursts from Raphael Marrache, who robustly

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  • HMS Queen Elizabeth set for maiden call to Gibraltar

    HMS Queen Elizabeth set for maiden call to Gibraltar0

    The Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is expected to sail into Gibraltar this Friday for a short stay. Although the Ministry of Defence has not yet announced the visit formally, details of the ship’s arrival were revealed in a Notice to Mariners issued Tuesday by the Captain of the Port in conjunction

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  • Extra floor added to John Mackintosh Home

    Extra floor added to John Mackintosh Home0

    A wing at the John Mackintosh Home catering for elderly members of the Jewish community was formally opened yesterday. Conversion works created space for 16 additional beds at the ground floor of the John Mackintosh Home, as well as opening up space for two extra beds on the third floor of the building. Previously the

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  • Deal with NHS paves way for Gibraltarian organ donations

    Deal with NHS paves way for Gibraltarian organ donations0

    The Gibraltar Health Authority plans to make organ donations possible in Gibraltar within the next few months, with locals already able to sign up to the donor list. The online register is open for locals to opt-in to the UKs organ donation list that now caters for Gibraltar. Yesterday Dr Paul Murphy, alongside Dr Dale

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  • New name for chess in 2019: ‘Gibraltar International Chess Festival’

    New name for chess in 2019: ‘Gibraltar International Chess Festival’0

    Gibraltar’s world famous chess festival will be known as the Gibraltar International Chess Festival as from 2019. With Tradewise stepping down as its main sponsor after seven years the Gibraltar Government will now further support the festival through Gib Invest. The change of name and the continued Government support was revealed by Deputy Chief Minister

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