• BA charges for food and drinks

    BA charges for food and drinks

    • January 11, 2017

    Passengers on-board British Airways flights to and from the UK will have to pay for their food and drinks from today. The airline claims the change has come about because its customers “want to choose from a wider range of premium products” on short haul flights. The food will be supplied by Marks and Spencer,

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  • G4 and Lesley Garrett film new music video on the Rock

    G4 and Lesley Garrett film new music video on the Rock

    • January 10, 2017

    Top British soprano Lesley Garrett and tenor group G4 filmed a promotional music video in Gibraltar inside St Michael’s Cave and in other tourist sites at the weekend. G4 is expected to release their new album ‘Love Songs’ on Feb 3 and chose Gibraltar to film the promotional music video of Lloyd Webber’s  Phantom of

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  • Governor pledges support for Childline

    Governor pledges support for Childline

    • January 10, 2017

    Governor Lieutenant General Edward Davis pledged his support for local charity Childline yesterday. Upon hearing of Childline’s work Lt Gen Davis and his wife Lorraine asked to meet with the charity to hear more about what it does for the local community. Chairwoman Jo Abergel detailed the charity’s work throughout the years and how its

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  • Gib Song Festival still accepting songs of 2017

    Gib Song Festival still accepting songs of 2017

    • January 9, 2017

    The 2017 Gibraltar Song Festival has extended its deadline for song entries until Sunday, 15 January. The organisation experienced technical problems on its website recently resulting in it being offline for over two weeks. The festival will be held at the Tercentenary Hall on Saturday, 6 May. “As a result of the problem potential participants were unable to

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  • ‘Wedding Singer’ for local dancer Simon Anthony

    ‘Wedding Singer’ for local dancer Simon Anthony

    • January 9, 2017

    Local dancer, actor and singer Simon Anthony, better known locally as Simon Bolland is about to embark on the UK National tour of the musical ‘The Wedding Singer’ based on the 1990s romantic movie comedy. Simon who left Arts Education almost two years ago after completing his degree in Musical Theatre took on the stage

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  • HMC Valiant in brief visit

    HMC Valiant in brief visit

    • January 7, 2017

    Yesterday saw the first visit of UK Border Force Cutter, HMC Valiant. She arrived in the early hours and, as she left at 1430, she was escorted into the Bay by the local vessel, HMC Seeker.

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  • Pledge to ensure the future of the Three King’s Cavalcade

    Pledge to ensure the future of the Three King’s Cavalcade

    • January 7, 2017

    President of the Cavalcade Committee has given his pledge and that of his committee to the future success of the Three Kings’ Cavalcade. Organising 2017 had not been easy, Eric Abudarham, told the participants of this year’s event at the prize giving ceremony on Thursday night but as organisers they were committed to ensuring the

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  • Cavalcade Winners

    Cavalcade Winners

    • January 6, 2017

    The Balloqui family won first place seniors with their Madagascar themed float as the Three Kings Cavalcade celebrated its 60th anniversary last night. the float featured around 40 children in animal costumes including many young football players from Europa FC. The top junior prize was awarded to the Youth Service for its Charlie and the

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  • Scottish man completes gruelling Med Step challenge

    Scottish man completes gruelling Med Step challenge

    • January 6, 2017

    Scottish man Paul MacGregor battled his way to the top of the Med Steps 10 times for Cancer Relief. The 54-year old Personal Trainer called the challenge one of the hardest things he had done for many years. Mr MacGregor began his ascent on January 2 at 8.20am, finishing 10 hours later at 6.15pm. He

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  • Marine experts ponder turtle findings

    Marine experts ponder turtle findings

    • January 6, 2017

    The recent discovery of two dead loggerhead turtles by local environmental officers was a rare occurrence and is likely attributed to the sustained period of strong easterly winds experienced at the time, according to marine experts at the Department of the Environment and Climate Change (DECC). Loggerhead turtles are relatively common to British Gibraltar Territorial

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  • Three King’s Cavalcade: 60 years of history

    Three King’s Cavalcade: 60 years of history

    • January 5, 2017

    Tonight Gibraltar celebrates 60 years of the Three King’s Cavalcade. This year there are  seven floats and three walking floats. The parade will also include as is traditional Miss Gibraltar and her two Princess’s, the Royal Gibraltar Regiment Band and the Sea Scouts Pipe and Drum Band. With the themes as always being kept secret

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  • Survey ship commander hails Mediterranean mercy mission

    Survey ship commander hails Mediterranean mercy mission

    • January 4, 2017

    The captain of a British survey ship that saved thousands of men, women and children from the Mediterranean has called the remarkable deployment a first for the Royal Navy. Commander Mark Vartan, who commanded HMS Enterprise for more than two years during the peak of the migrant crisis, said he was extremely proud of his

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