• 500 migrants smash through morocco border fence into Ceuta

    500 migrants smash through morocco border fence into Ceuta0

    Almost 500 migrants forced their way into Spanish territory in North Africa by breaking through gates in the 20ft fence that separates Morocco from Spain’s Ceuta enclave. The Ceuta regional government gave the figures, with officials saying it was believed to be the biggest border invasion in recent years. About 700 migrants attempted to smash

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  • Futuristic yacht arrested in €15.3m claim

    Futuristic yacht arrested in €15.3m claim0

    One of the world’s largest yachts has been arrested in Gibraltar over a €15.3m admiralty claim filed by the German shipyard that built it. The sleek, futuristic Sailing Yacht A attracted wide media attention when it sailed into port on Wednesday morning for what should have been a short refuelling stop. But just hours after

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  • Airline chief warns of flights suspension risk amid ‘cliff-edge’ Brexit

    Airline chief warns of flights suspension risk amid ‘cliff-edge’ Brexit0

    Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has warned there is a remote chance of all flights between the UK and Europe being suspended in March 2019 if the UK Government opts for a “cliff-edge” Brexit. The businessman said the current open skies arrangement hinges on recognising the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, which Prime Minister

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  • Green light for cannabis-based MS medicine

    Green light for cannabis-based MS medicine0

    The Gibraltar Government has changed drug regulations to allow doctors to prescribe the cannabis-based medicine ‘Sativex’. The cannabis-based oral spray treats symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis and has also been approved for healthcare use in the UK. The decision means MS patients will now have access to this medicine, while doctors can prescribe it without any

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  • Marrache appeal raised in Parliament

    Marrache appeal raised in Parliament0

    The potential cost to the public purse of the Justice Minister pursuing an appeal in the latest round of the Marrache saga was the subject of heated debate in Parliament yesterday. This comes as the Justice Minister, Neil Costa, was granted permission to appeal a Supreme Court ruling questioning his power to withdraw court proceedings

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  • Court hears further evidence from Jyske employees in Marrache lawsuit

    Court hears further evidence from Jyske employees in Marrache lawsuit0

    A Jyske Bank employee who was responsible for overseeing the accounts of Marrache & Co told the Supreme Court yesterday that he had not regarded it as his job to “police” what was then a reputable Gibraltar law firm. Senior credit administrator Bill Bishop told the court he had not been in the “mind-set to

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