• #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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  • The voice of ‘67

    The voice of ‘670

    In Casemates yesterday, the past and the present were bridged as we celebrated National Day and the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum. Fifty years ago, 12,138 Gibraltarians sent a clear message to the world and chose to remain British. Their choice resonates to this day. On September 11, 1967, the Chronicle splashed ‘British We

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  • ‘UK will always back Gibraltar’

    ‘UK will always back Gibraltar’0

    By Sir Alan Duncan, Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office National Day, which I was delighted to be able to attend, represented an important and pivotal moment in Gibraltar’s history. 50 years ago yesterday; the people of Gibraltar voted overwhelmingly (over 99%) to remain part of the

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  • #ThinkingAllowed: ‘It was the will of the people’

    #ThinkingAllowed: ‘It was the will of the people’0

    On Sunday we mark a very special anniversary. It will be 50 years since the people of Gibraltar – we as a community – voted in the 1967 Referendum. It will mean that National Day takes on an even greater significance and I hope that it will be one of the biggest attended rallies and

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  • #Stephen’sNiche: Deciphering ‘agency speak’

    #Stephen’sNiche: Deciphering ‘agency speak’0

    Well, summer’s nearly over and I can report that I’ve turned a deeper shade of brown over the last couple of months. What’s tickled me pink between sunbathing sessions though is the language used by estate agents to try and persuade you to buy one of their properties. Let me explain. One of my wife’s

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