• #ThinkingAllowed: At sea with the RGP

    #ThinkingAllowed: At sea with the RGP0

    Chases at sea are challenging and dangerous.  This week one has made the headlines providing dramatic pictures.  Behind the news however are men and women who sometimes put their lives on the line in the quest to tackle criminal activity. Recently, whilst working on an independent project, I spent a few days with the RGP

  • We will not succumb to fear

    We will not succumb to fear0

    Once again, flags at half-mast after unspeakable horror. The hatred that drives someone to murder innocent people in the name of a warped belief can never be comprehended. The targets on this occasion were children and youngsters enjoying a night of music and fun. It makes the scale of what unfolded even more appalling. Yet

  • #Stephen’sNiche: Feetham’s ‘ring of steel’ and speed cameras (part 2)0

    So, the leader of the opposition considers that the media in Gibraltar are biased towards the government? Okay those weren’t Daniel Feetham’s precise words, but when the presenter of GBC’s “The Opposition, Your Questions” programme asked him this he didn’t deny it. Mr Feetham said the media does not ask the government the difficult questions

  • #Stephen’sNiche: Brexit bad for British territories’ biodiversity

    #Stephen’sNiche: Brexit bad for British territories’ biodiversity0

    Is there no limit to Brexit’s reach? It turns out that the repercussions of leaving the European Union won’t be felt just by people: It’s bad news also for birds. And lizards. And frogs. At least, for those in the remaining Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies it is. That was the view taken by delegates

  • Beyond Bitcoin – tapping into the blockchain’s potential

    Beyond Bitcoin – tapping into the blockchain’s potential0

    By Johann Olivera Bitcoin has gone quiet. At least it has in the mainstream media, despite the fact that the cryptocurrency’s value is almost 50% higher than it was during the heady days of late 2013. It was then that Bitcoin ceased being a secret known only to the initiated and became a worldwide phenomenon

  • #Stephen’sNiche: Up to speed?

    #Stephen’sNiche: Up to speed?0

    As a victim of a traffic accident some years ago I’m wholly in favour of combatting speeding on our roads. I therefore welcomed the news that speed cameras installed in some of our ‘hot spots’ are now operational and will be used to identify offending vehicles. Launching the initiative, transport minister Paul Balban revealed that