• Safety review after glass pane hits car at Waterport Place

    Safety review after glass pane hits car at Waterport Place0

    A pane of glass from Waterport Place crashed to the ground yesterday during the installation process, hitting a vehicle and prompting an urgent meeting to review safety at the site. Longhorn Management Company Ltd, which is responsible for the building, confirmed there were no injuries as a result of the accident. The building has suffered

  • Path cleared for cemetery maintenance

    Path cleared for cemetery maintenance0

    Works to clear vegetation at the cemetery started last month and workers predict the project will take until November to complete. In June this year Dr John Cortes, the minister with responsibility for the cemetery, announced a maintenance programme to tackle the cemetery’s overgrown state. The Gibraltar Government then entered into a contract with Greenarc

  • Spain’s Mariano Rajoy gives evidence in court

    Spain’s Mariano Rajoy gives evidence in court0

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has told the country’s National Court he did not know anything about the ruling Partido Popular’s accounting practices when a corrupt scheme allegedly helped fund it. Wednesday’s highly-anticipated hearing was the first time that a prime minister has appeared in court while holding office since Spain transitioned to democracy four

  • Davis and Barnier kick off talks on ‘substance’ of Brexit

    Davis and Barnier kick off talks on ‘substance’ of Brexit0

    Brexit Secretary David Davis has said talks on the “substance” of EU withdrawal are now under way as a fresh round of negotiations began in Brussels. The European Commission’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier offered Mr Davis a “warm welcome” as the pair met ahead of intensive talks which he said would “delve into the heart

  • Skywalk’s vertical views, are not for the faint hearted

    Skywalk’s vertical views, are not for the faint hearted0

    Work is nearing completion on the Skywalk glass platform at the top of the Rock that will offer tourists breath-taking, vertiginous views but has proved a challenge to build. Engineers accompanied government officials on the second round of snagging last Friday, just days after a lift providing disabled access was commissioned at the site. The

  • Hassan Nahon wants a ‘citizens budget’

    Hassan Nahon wants a ‘citizens budget’0

    Ahead of the 2017 Budget, Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon has called for a more interactive way for MPs across the floor to deliver and manage this year’s budget address. Mrs Hassan Nahon proposes, once again, for MPs to take on the initiative of The International Budget Partnership which campaigns for increased public access to