• CM’s budget points to strong economy despite Brexit

    CM’s budget points to strong economy despite Brexit0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo delivered a bullish budget yesterday that pointed to strong economic growth underpinning significant public investment, but stopped short of delivering a basket of pre-election goodies against the backdrop of Brexit. In his eighth budget as Chief Minister just months before a general election, Mr Picardo said Gibraltar’s economy had outperformed expectations

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  • Spain’s policy on Gibraltar ‘has achieved nothing’, La Linea mayor says

    Spain’s policy on Gibraltar ‘has achieved nothing’, La Linea mayor says0

    – Juan Franco hopes to attract Gibraltarian investment for his city’s projects Spain’s policy of “besieging” Gibraltar has “achieved nothing” but to alienate Gibraltarians and harden their resolve to remain British, Juan Franco, the mayor of La Linea, said this week, adding that the Rock “will never be Spanish” if Spain continues to pursue that

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  • Teachers back industrial action over pay claim

    Teachers back industrial action over pay claim0

    Members of Gibraltar NASUWT, the teachers’ union, have voted to back industrial action over what they say is the Gibraltar Government’s failure to respond appropriately to a pay adjustment claim. The teachers are frustrated that “proper negotiations” on pay have not begun despite a delay of over 10 months after they filed their claim in

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  • Trauma of border closure shaped Gibraltarian identity, Dr Garcia says

    Trauma of border closure shaped Gibraltarian identity, Dr Garcia says0

    The closure of the border between Gibraltar and Spain in 1969 was one of the “building blocks” of Gibraltarian identity, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia said yesterday, adding that the “traumatic event” hardened this community’s resolve to defend its British sovereignty. Dr Garcia was speaking at the launch of an exhibition marking the 50th

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  • Miss Gibraltar 2019 is Celine Bolaños

    Miss Gibraltar 2019 is Celine Bolaños0

    Cheers and tears of joy were shed as Celine Bolaños was crowned Miss Gibraltar 2019 during Saturday nights pageant. Miss Bolaños scored a hat trick winning the title of Miss Gibraltar 2019, Best Interview judged by the Gibraltar Chronicle, and Miss Top Model judged by pageant the YDS creative team. Miss Gibraltar 2018 Star Farrugia

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  • UK must ‘think again’ on Brexit – Sam Gyimah

    UK must ‘think again’ on Brexit – Sam Gyimah0

    A Conservative MP who resigned from a ministerial post last year in protest at Theresa May’s controversial Brexit deal was in Gibraltar yesterday with a clear message for the UK: “Think again.” Sam Gyimah, who quit as Minister for Universities and Science last November, believes the way forward on Brexit is to have another referendum.

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