• Landmark discovery as archaeologists unearth Neanderthal tooth in Vanguard Cave

    Landmark discovery as archaeologists unearth Neanderthal tooth in Vanguard Cave

    • July 6, 2017

    Archaeologists working in Gibraltar’s world heritage site have discovered the milk tooth of a Neanderthal child who may have been devoured by hyenas over 50,000 years ago. This is only the third time that Neanderthal remains have been discovered in Gibraltar and is the first such find in nearly a century. It is also the

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  • Young writer makes final 100 in EU blogging competition

    Young writer makes final 100 in EU blogging competition

    • July 5, 2017

    Young local writer Chloe Cortes Dellipiani, 18, has made it into the final 100 of a European Union blogging competition with a piece titled “EU funding for Commonwealth Park.” The competition invited entrants to write about a project in their area that was funded by the EU. Her friend Jackie Caetano told her about the

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  • Fair back at Queensway site

    Fair back at Queensway site

    • July 5, 2017

    The annual Gibraltar Fair will take place at last year’s site, in Queensway, from Saturday August 19 to Sunday August 27, the Self Determination for Gibraltar Group announced yesterday. The events are being organised by the SDGG who confirmed that works on both sites will commence shortly to make way for this year’s Fair. The

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  • GRA in ‘broadband satisfaction’ survey

    GRA in ‘broadband satisfaction’ survey

    • July 5, 2017

    The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority conducted a broadband customer satisfaction survey on Main Street yesterday, to ascertain what residents and business owners on the Rock think of their internet service. The survey has questions starting with which provider customers use, whether they are satisfied with the quality of broadband being received, the billing process, customer service

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  • Lots of monkeying around at safari park after baby boom

    Lots of monkeying around at safari park after baby boom

    • July 4, 2017

    A pack of monkeys exported from Gibraltar to Scotland three years ago have started to breed. Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling is celebrating a primate baby boom after three macaques were born in recent weeks. Baby macaque Bressay was born on Monday and is the latest addition to the troop after female Bute entered

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  • Migrant meeting

    Migrant meeting

    • July 4, 2017

    Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia is pictured above meeting with two of the delegates attending the Encyclopaedia of Migrants conference in Gibraltar. Geneviève Letourneux is a Minister in Rennes with responsibility for gender equality and has a remit for culture. Gwénaël Blin represented the Institut Français. Also in the photo are Jennifer Ballantine, from

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  • Launch of ‘Barroco on the Rock’

    Launch of ‘Barroco on the Rock’

    • July 1, 2017

    A new book on Gibraltar was launched on Thursday afternoon at the premises of the Gibraltar Heritage Trust. Barroco on the Rock, which has been written by Richard Garcia, comprises four elements. At the heart lies the rich account of Gibraltar in the early Victorian era contained in the four chapters on Gibraltar written by

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  • Port tests oil boom system

    Port tests oil boom system

    • June 23, 2017

    Staff at the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) carried out testing of a newly acquired Offshore Speed Sweep System Oil boom in conjunction with contractors Brightside Services Ltd who are the Tier 1 and 2 responders locally. The system enables a single vessel to conduct the towing of the oil boom by use of a Ro

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  • Special Olympics Torch Runners

    Special Olympics Torch Runners

    • June 22, 2017

    Gibraltar Law Enforcement officers and Special Olympic athletes yesterday participated in the annual Gibraltar Special Olympics Torch Run held in in conjunction with the Special Olympics National Games. The Torch Run started at 3pm from Saccone & Speed on Devils Tower Road and culminated at the start of the two event National Games at the

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  • Payas attempts double crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar

    Payas attempts double crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar

    • June 22, 2017

    Local marathon swimmer Nathan Payas will attempt a double crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar today. Mr Payas is set to start his swim at 8am at Isla de Tarifa and hopes to complete it in around nine hours. This swim is in aid of the Calpe House Trust. Only 12 other swimmers have ever

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  • Well done team Calpe says CM

    Well done team Calpe says CM

    • June 21, 2017

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo yesterday congratulated Team Calpe (and their backup team and Calpe House Trustees) on their successful cycle ride from London to Gibraltar. He invited the team to his office at No.6. The challenge has raised around £20,000 for the Calpe House Trust.’ See feature page 12.

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  • UK students present their vision of Gib in post-Brexit era

    UK students present their vision of Gib in post-Brexit era

    • June 21, 2017

    Birmingham City architecture students yesterday unveiled their projects imagining Gibraltar in a post-Brexit era at the Garrison Library. The four students were given a brief to create structures on canvas visualising how the Rock would look in the years to come. The students John Fisher, Dhanesh Lakha, Navdeep Bilkhu, Mary Cooke-Fox arrived in Gibraltar for

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