• Rise in number of financial sector jobs despite triggering of Article 50

    Rise in number of financial sector jobs despite triggering of Article 500

    The official triggering of Article 50 failed to spook the City jobs market, which saw a double digit rise in financial sector vacancies last month. The number of financial services jobs up for grabs in London grew 17% in March compared to a month earlier, and 13% year-on-year to total 8,145 new openings, according to

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  • Local macaques sampled for international disease research

    Local macaques sampled for international disease research0

    An international research project published in the Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases sampled 124 Gibraltar Barbary macaques and found all were free from infection. The project on diseases in free-ranging and captive macaques analyses data from around the world and in particular studied the prevalence of ‘Yaws’, a tropical disease that causes symptoms of bone

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  • Arron Banks on MP bid: ‘I know nothing about Clacton at all’

    Arron Banks on MP bid: ‘I know nothing about Clacton at all’0

    Former Ukip donor Arron Banks has admitted he knows “nothing at all” about the Essex constituency where he hopes to become MP in the June 8 general election. The millionaire businessman, who has business links to Gibraltar and bankrolled the Leave.EU campaign in last year’s Brexit referendum, has said he will challenge former Ukip MP

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  • GSD welcomes Govt ‘monumental U-turn’ on stadium

    GSD welcomes Govt ‘monumental U-turn’ on stadium0

    The GSD yesterday welcomed the announcement that the national football stadium will be located at the site of the Victoria Stadium describing it as a “monumental u-turn by the Government”. In a statement the Opposition also blasted the handling of the issue. “During the last four years the GSD has consistently maintained that the Victoria

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  • Stadium is good news but ‘don’t disrupt sport,’ Hassan Nahon says

    Stadium is good news but ‘don’t disrupt sport,’ Hassan Nahon says0

    Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon has congratulated the Gibraltar Football Association over the deal it has struck with the Gibraltar Government in respect of its purchase of the Victoria Stadium. In a statement Mrs Hassan Nahon said: “I would like to congratulate the Gibraltar Football Association for achieving this important deal with UEFA and FIFA

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  • Basque leader cites Gibraltar in nationalist speech0

    The president of the Basque Nationalist Party [PNV] cited Spain’s co-sovereignty proposal for Gibraltar as a model for a bilateral relationship between Madrid and the Basque country. Speaking at a party rally in Bilbao marking Basque ‘homeland day’ on Sunday, Andoni Ortuzar called on Basque parties to “pool together” to build “a Basque nation”. “If

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