• Missing person safe and well

    Missing person safe and well0

    A locally resident American woman missing in Spain for one week is safe and well, police said yesterday. Donna Lee Hoyvik, 56, became the subject of a missing person appeal after she was discharged from a hospital in Malaga with the last known sighting of her being on May 17. But the Royal Gibraltar Police

  • For Gibraltar, the border is ‘90% of Brexit’

    For Gibraltar, the border is ‘90% of Brexit’0

    Ensuring continued border fluidity is ‘90% of the Brexit challenge’ for Gibraltar, deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia said yesterday, even as he insisted that potential solutions already existed. Addressing delegates at a conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Dr Garcia said EU law already allowed for flexible controls on cross-border commuters in certain situations.

  • No change to Gibraltar threat level

    No change to Gibraltar threat level0

    The Gibraltar Contingency Council has reviewed local security in the wake of the Manchester terror attack which killed 22 people, including children, and injured 59 more. The GCC has maintained the threat level in Gibraltar at ‘substantial’, the third-highest grading in a five-step list that means an attack is “a strong possibility”, although there is

  • Childline tips on talking to children about terrorism

    Childline tips on talking to children about terrorism0

    Childline Gibraltar has issued advice for parents on how to talk to children about terrorism in the wake of the terrorist attack in Manchester yesterday evening. The charity offered its support stating: “Many tweens and teens in Gibraltar will be fans of Ariana Grande and will be shocked, as we all are, and confused about

  • DPC hears of new information system developed by RAF Gibraltar0

    Chris Purkiss, the Director of Civil Aviation in Gibraltar, gave a presentation to members of the Development and Planning commission on a new GIS layer that has been developed by RAF Gibraltar. GIS means Geographic Information System, which is a system for storing and manipulating geographical information. The new layer gives ObstacleLimitations Surfaces (OLS) height

  • GSD welcomes ‘idling’ measure for  vehicles

    GSD welcomes ‘idling’ measure for vehicles0

    The GSD has welcomed the initiative to encourage drivers not to idle their engines while waiting in queues in order to improve air quality in some areas. This follows the Government’s advice to motor vehicle owners to turn off their engines when stationary instead of letting them idle in a bid to reduce transport pollution.