• Ban on balloons

    Ban on balloons0

    The Gibraltar Government has published Regulations to ban the deliberate release of gas-filled balloons. This is a measure that ratifies the voluntary decision taken some years ago not to release balloons on National Day, a move that gained great international acclaim. It will now be an offence to do so, and follows similar legislation in

  • Revoke Article 50 and take back control of Brexit, says Picardo

    Revoke Article 50 and take back control of Brexit, says Picardo0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has said that the only way for the United Kingdom to take back control of the Brexit process is to revoke the Article 50 notification. In doing so he flagged the reaction of EU leaders to Prime Minister Theresa May’s appeal for a delay to Brexit. He added that should MPs

  • Commonwealth vision inspires us, says Queen

    Commonwealth vision inspires us, says Queen0

    The Queen has used her Commonwealth Day message to praise how the family of nations inspires its member states to find ways of protecting the planet and its citizens. Millions of people are “drawn together” because of the collective values shared by the institution, the Queen says in her address to the 53 countries of

  • Francis to open Vatican archives on wartime Pope Pius xii

    Francis to open Vatican archives on wartime Pope Pius xii0

    Pope Francis said he has decided to open up the Vatican archives on Second World War-era pontiff Pius XII, who has been accused by Jews of staying silent on the Holocaust. Francis told officials and personnel of the Vatican Secret Archives that documents would be open to researchers starting on March 2 next year. Pius

  • GFRS deals with fire at Old Incinerator

    GFRS deals with fire at Old Incinerator0

    A gas explosion developed into a fire at the Old Incinerator site on Europa Advanced Road at approximately 7.30 on Tuesday evening. No one was hurt in the fire. The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service received an emergency call at 7.38pm. The GFRS responded with two appliances and eight fire fighters as per its pre-determined

  • Westminster to prevent May from running down Brexit clock, says Starmer0

    Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said that Westminster will be forced to step in to prevent Theresa May from running down the clock before the Brexit date. The Labour MP said that Parliament will have to intervene with a “hard stop” over concerns Mrs May will attempt to leave MPs with a choice