• Nautilus Project works with Algeciras school on beach clean-up

    Nautilus Project works with Algeciras school on beach clean-up

    • March 14, 2018

    The Nautilus Project, a local non-governmental organisation that raises awareness of the marine environment, joined A-level science students from Colegio La Inmaculada for a beach clean-up at El Rinconcillo in Algeciras last weekend. It is the second time The Nautilus Project (TNP) spend time with students from the school. Earlier this year they delivered a

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  • Delicate creatures have painful sting

    Delicate creatures have painful sting

    • March 14, 2018

    The Nautilus Project’s marine biologist Lewis Stagnetto issued a warning on the Portuguese Man O’War, a delicate creature with a powerful sting that has been washing up on Gibraltar’s beaches over the long weekend. “The Portuguese Man O’War are driven by winds and the recent storms have driven them in from the Atlantic waters which

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  • Morocco fossil find suggests ‘huge diversity’ of pterosaurs at point of extinction

    Morocco fossil find suggests ‘huge diversity’ of pterosaurs at point of extinction

    • March 13, 2018

    The numbers and diversity of pterosaurs alive as dinosaurs became extinct was much higher than previously thought it has been revealed following the discovery in Morocco of six new species. Researchers from the universities of Bath and Portsmouth found the fossils of the different types of the giant flying reptiles in northern Morocco, causing them

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  • Homage to girls in tech

    Homage to girls in tech

    • March 10, 2018

    The Tower of Homage was illuminated with the ‘Girls in Tech’ logo colours on Thursday in recognition of the achievements of a team of Westside schoolgirls. The girls not only made history by becoming the first all-girls team to compete in the Cyber Centurion finals, they won the female only section of the competition that

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  • Gib marks International Women’s Day

    Gib marks International Women’s Day

    • March 9, 2018

    International Women’s Day was marked yesterday with a stall held at the Piazza organised by the Gibraltar Women’s Association. Despite the rain the International Women’s Day awareness continued with stalls featuring representatives from the Royal Gibraltar Police, Health Promotion, Women in Business, the Gibraltar Breastfeeding Association, ‘No Means No’ and Gibraltar Samaritans. The event was

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  • In celebration of local performers

    In celebration of local performers

    • March 6, 2018

    Mayor Kaiaine Aldorino Lopez has held a reception at the Mayor’s Parlour in celebration of Gibraltar’s performers. Addressing all those present on the night she said part of her role as Mayor of Gibraltar was to “celebrate our community”. “As a former dancer I can relate to some of you when it comes to performing

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  • 100 Gibraltar students intern in Washington

    100 Gibraltar students intern in Washington

    • February 28, 2018

    100 young graduates from Gibraltar have had the benefit of working as interns in Washington since the scheme was established in 2013. Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, at a welcome breakfast yesterday organised by the American Chamber of Commerce said the Government would continue to improve commercial, educational and political links between Gibraltar and

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  • Parody wins top prize in young art show

    • February 27, 2018

    Perish, a painting by young artist Nathan Parody, has won the first prize in this year’s Young Art Competitive exhibition. Nathan is a promising young artist who last summer also won the Alwani Summer Painting exhibition prize. He was presented with The Ministry of Culture Prize of £1,000 last night by Minister for Culture Stephen

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  • Scouts award pays tribute to Gib Sea Scout Pipe Band  on Founder’s Day

    Scouts award pays tribute to Gib Sea Scout Pipe Band on Founder’s Day

    • February 27, 2018

    The Gibraltar Sea Scouts Pipe Band has this year won the annual Salvador Baldacchino Award for services of a most exceptional nature. Governor Edward Davis, Chief Scout of Gibraltar, presented the award at the celebrations of Founder’s Day and Thinking Day at the Tercentenary Hall on Saturday. Hundreds of Scouts and Guides gathered for the

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  • Young pianist wins ‘Musician of the Year’

    Young pianist wins ‘Musician of the Year’

    • February 27, 2018

    The thirteenth edition of the Gibraltar Festival for Young Musicians saw around 500 young people compete throughout the week in vocal, instrumental and performance sections for a place in the Gala night where the prizes and bursaries were awarded. Adjudicator Michael Johnson selected the best of the bunch for the Gala night live performances at

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  • Young art on display

    Young art on display

    • February 26, 2018

    Tonight sees the official opening of the Young Art competitive exhibition at the John Mackintosh Hall. This year there are 57 entries in total. The exhibition has been judge by local television and radio personality Davina Barbara who describes herself as an art enthusiast. She judged the works last week and the winners will be

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  • Pancakes raise over £6,400 for Cancer Relief

    Pancakes raise over £6,400 for Cancer Relief

    • February 24, 2018

    Cancer Relief Gibraltar raised over £6,400 at its fifth Pancake Day on Shrove Tuesday. But with monies still coming in the charity believes the total will not be known for some time. The total figure so far is £6, 480. The charity has again paid tribute to the generous support of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment

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