• It’s about choice, not independence

    It’s about choice, not independence0

    by Shelina Assomull I could not begin to place myself in the shoes of the Catalan people in these darkest times of fighting for their right to vote. However, having spent the last year as a student in the city of gorgeousness that is Barcelona, I can’t help but feel attached to the people and

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  • Sr Dastis’s deafening silence on sovereignty… Catalonia anyone?

    Sr Dastis’s deafening silence on sovereignty… Catalonia anyone?0

    By Jeremy Sacramento In his recent visit to the ‘Campo’ area Sr Dastis reiterated his posture regarding Brexit and Gibraltar’s sovereignty, i.e. the non-existent one. In response to GBC’s Jonathan Sacramento’s question, Sr Dastis refrained from even uttering the word sovereignty, instead focusing on the continued fluidity of the border. This position could not be

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  • #ThinkingAllowed: Calpe House, our home from home in time of need, must be proactive to retain trust

    #ThinkingAllowed: Calpe House, our home from home in time of need, must be proactive to retain trust0

    I think I can say, without exaggeration, that every single Gibraltarian I know has at some point fundraised for or donated to Calpe House. Our community’s support for the charity has been immense. Calpe House has helped hundreds of local families at a time when they have needed it most. It has provided the warmth

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  • A movement is born, but where will it lead?

    A movement is born, but where will it lead?0

    In launching Together Gibraltar yesterday, Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon insisted: “This is a movement, it’s not a party.” In a packed room in the group’s new offices on Main Street, she explained that the aim of the initiative was to provide a platform for community participation and political engagement. Together Gibraltar wants to defuse

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  • #Stephen’sNiche: In global ranking, UK universities fare well

    #Stephen’sNiche: In global ranking, UK universities fare well0

    With a new academic year underway, many students will be thinking about their upcoming ‘A’ level exams and the possibility of going on to higher education. Some may have already decided what course they’d like to take and what universities they’ll apply to. Others may be poring over the prospectuses or perusing the relevant websites

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  • #Stephen’sNiche: Was it a miracle?

    #Stephen’sNiche: Was it a miracle?0

    An elephant statuette is drinking milk, they told me, get down there and investigate. Sure, I thought. And if I look out the window I might just see pigs flying. I had finished work for the day and was relaxing at home when the call came from the GBC newsroom. A “miracle” that had occurred

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