• Yome at border security conference

    Yome at border security conference0

    The Commissioner of Police, Eddie Yome, is attending the 10th annual conference on Border Security in Rome, Italy. The organisers have described this year’s conference as “…possibly the most relevant and topical event to date…the rise of cross border terrorism, the current migrant crisis growing in the Mediterranean and across Europe, Brexit raising questions over

  • Bird strike grounds easyjet flight

    Bird strike grounds easyjet flight0

    A bird strike on approach to landing at Gibraltar’s Airport on Tuesday night resulted in the easyJet flight from Bristol being grounded overnight. “The aircraft landed routinely,” said a spokesperson for the airline. The airplane was still grounded yesterday, and the spokesperson added engineers were “working on it as a part needs to be replaced.”

  • ‘No change’ on diabetes test strip, GHA says

    ‘No change’ on diabetes test strip, GHA says0

    Following some expressions of concern, the Ministry of Health has confirmed that the Gibraltar Health Authority has no intention of ending the use of blood test strips for diabetes patients. The GHA said the public should be guided only by official notifications regarding the provision of health services. “There have been some expressions of concern

  • Marrache appeal raised in Parliament

    Marrache appeal raised in Parliament0

    The potential cost to the public purse of the Justice Minister pursuing an appeal in the latest round of the Marrache saga was the subject of heated debate in Parliament yesterday. This comes as the Justice Minister, Neil Costa, was granted permission to appeal a Supreme Court ruling questioning his power to withdraw court proceedings

  • Court hears further evidence from Jyske employees in Marrache lawsuit

    Court hears further evidence from Jyske employees in Marrache lawsuit0

    A Jyske Bank employee who was responsible for overseeing the accounts of Marrache & Co told the Supreme Court yesterday that he had not regarded it as his job to “police” what was then a reputable Gibraltar law firm. Senior credit administrator Bill Bishop told the court he had not been in the “mind-set to

  • World Trade Center signals Gibraltar’s readiness for challenge ahead

    World Trade Center signals Gibraltar’s readiness for challenge ahead0

    Gibraltar’s World Trade Center was officially opened yesterday with a bullish message from the Chief Minister, who said it signalled Gibraltar’s readiness to face up to the challenge of Brexit. Addressing a packed reception, Fabian Picardo said many people had been keen to write Gibraltar off after the result of the referendum on EU membership