• San Roque seminar ponders Brexit challenges

    San Roque seminar ponders Brexit challenges0

    The border between Gibraltar and Spain need not become “complicated or hostile” after Brexit, a Socialist Spanish MP said yesterday, as he encouraged Gibraltar, the UK and Spain to explore practical ways of strengthening cooperation irrespective of the progress of wider Brexit negotiations. Ignacio Sánchez Amor, the recently-appointed state secretary for territorial policy in the

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  • Spanish veto is ‘monstrous and wrong’, Commons told

    Spanish veto is ‘monstrous and wrong’, Commons told0

    The veto granted by the EU to Spain over Gibraltar’s inclusion in a Brexit deal is “monstrous and wrong” and the UK Government is right to oppose it, a Conservative MP told the House of Commons yesterday afternoon as the UK Parliament broke for its summer recess. In one of the last statements heard in

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  • Cabinet Office blocks release of Downing Street files on Gibraltar

    Cabinet Office blocks release of Downing Street files on Gibraltar0

    Historical Downing Street documents on Gibraltar have been withheld from public release for the third time in as many years. More than 500 Cabinet Office files will be made public today at The National Archives in west London, the majority dating from the early years of John Major’s government. However around a hundred files, including

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  • Rock’s Bluefin anglers land 12 tonnes of tuna in three weeks

    Rock’s Bluefin anglers land 12 tonnes of tuna in three weeks0

    Gibraltar’s sports fishermen caught 75 Bluefin tunas weighing a total of 12 tonnes in the space of just three weeks, including one enthusiast who caught over a tonne of the prized fish. Data released to the Chronicle by the Department of the Environment showed that 47 out of the 162 anglers licensed to fish for

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  • Third in Africa

    Third in Africa0

    The Gibraltar Youth Choir placed third at the World Choir Games in the pop ensemble category. The Choir travelled to South Africa to compete and performed a medley of songs, having also secured the seventh spot in the Show Choir category. See feature on pages 12 and 13 of today’s print or e-edition

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  • Police search for two migrants, arrest two more

    Police search for two migrants, arrest two more0

    Police are searching for two migrants who were part of a group that clandestinely landed in the area of the Eastside reclamation late yesterday afternoon. Another two men, both believed to be Moroccan nationals, were arrested by officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police for immigration offences. The group had been spotted by Customs officers landing

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