• Book launch highlights importance of the Rock’s social history

    Book launch highlights importance of the Rock’s social history

    • August 10, 2018

    The Beanland’s, their extended family and friends gathered for the launch of the book ‘Journey to Gibraltar… Letters, Memoirs and Personal Diaries 1861-1951’ based on the family history and their arrival on the Rock 151 years ago. Written and compiled by Vanessa Beanland with additions by her father Malcolm and other family members, Deputy Chief

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  • Why too much sleep could be bad for your health

    Why too much sleep could be bad for your health

    • August 7, 2018

    Sleeping longer than the recommended seven or eight hours a night has been linked with a higher risk of premature death, according to new research. Researchers looked at data from 74 studies involving more than three million people and found those who slept for 10 hours were 30% more likely to die prematurely than those

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  • Gibraltar represented in international pilgrimage to WWI battlefields

    Gibraltar represented in international pilgrimage to WWI battlefields

    • August 7, 2018

    Members of the Gibraltar branch of The Royal British Legion will be joining thousands on a pilgrimage of Remembrance to World War One battlefields this month to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the war. The event recreates similar pilgrimage held in 1928 and will culminate with a parade and ceremony in Ypres.

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  • Chronicle launches new sport supplement

    Chronicle launches new sport supplement

    • August 3, 2018

    The Gibraltar Chronicle is launching a new monthly supplement on sport. Published on the first Saturday of every month, the 12-page supplement will take a deeper look at sport on the Rock, probing behind our daily coverage to offer insight into the trends, challenges and opportunities facing sportsmen and women in Gibraltar. From the business

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  • Harrison Ford’s Han Solo jacket to go under the hammer

    Harrison Ford’s Han Solo jacket to go under the hammer

    • August 1, 2018

    By Laura Harding, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent The jacket worn by Harrison Ford in his role as Han Solo in the Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back is expected to fetch up to £1 million when it goes under the hammer. It will be part of an auction of rare blockbuster film memorabilia,

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  • City walls come to life during history walk

    City walls come to life during history walk

    • July 31, 2018

    Gibraltar’s city walls have kept the enemy at bay for centuries and yesterday local children found out just exactly how they did that as they took part in ‘Walks through history’. The ‘Walks through history’ events are run by the Gibraltar Museum and form part of this year’s summer sports and leisure programme. Yesterday, a

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  • A night at the beach under a blood red moon

    A night at the beach under a blood red moon

    • July 31, 2018

    Hundreds of people took to the East side of the Rock on Friday evening to watch the lunar eclipse and the blood red moon that occurred as a result. Moon watchers were out with their telescopes, cameras and binoculars. Some people turned a day at the beach into a night at the beach complete with

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  • Lunar eclipse promises ‘blood red moon’

    Lunar eclipse promises ‘blood red moon’

    • July 27, 2018

    A total lunar eclipse will be visible from Gibraltar tonight. However, the moon will be too low over the horizon – when the moon starts passing the Earth’s shadow – to actually witness the event in its entirety. The event will result in a blood red moon, which should make for incredible photos, said William

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  • The moon may once have supported life, say scientists

    The moon may once have supported life, say scientists

    • July 24, 2018

    The “man in the moon” may not be so far from reality after all. Scientists believe the Earth’s desolate airless companion could once have supported life on its cratered surface. In fact there may have been two early windows of lunar habitability, according to new research. Conditions would have been suitable for simple life shortly

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  • Race across Europe

    Race across Europe

    • July 23, 2018

    Pic: Nikolas Khurana Long-distance cyclist Fritz Geer is pictured approaching the finish line at Europa Point last week, setting a record after cycling for 12 days from France to the Rock. This is the sixth year Gibraltar has hosted the finish of Europe’s ‘toughest’ ultracycling event, with cyclists pedalling non-stop for some 3000 miles. See

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  • Third in Africa

    Third in Africa

    • July 20, 2018

    The Gibraltar Youth Choir placed third at the World Choir Games in the pop ensemble category. The Choir travelled to South Africa to compete and performed a medley of songs, having also secured the seventh spot in the Show Choir category. See feature on pages 12 and 13 of today’s print or e-edition

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  • Rodriguez wins Alwani Summer Painting exhibition with ‘Sacred Heart’ view

    Rodriguez wins Alwani Summer Painting exhibition with ‘Sacred Heart’ view

    • July 13, 2018

    A painting by Sebastian Rodriguez ‘View of Sacred Heart’ has won the first prize in the 2018 Alwani Summer Painting Exhibition. The competition is opened annually to paid up members of the Gibraltar Fine Arts Association and carries a single winning prize of £5,000. This year’s winning entry will become the property of the Kishin

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