• Worries over future of Ireland’s ‘fluid’ border

    Worries over future of Ireland’s ‘fluid’ border

    • April 5, 2017

    For residents of the small Irish village of Bridgend, prime ministerial statements made in the distant Westminster Parliament are usually an irrelevant affair. But just days after Theresa May triggered Article 50, starting the process that will see Britain leave the EU, there are genuine fears on the impact this could have on the lives

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  • Gibraltar Lecture at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival

    Gibraltar Lecture at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival

    • April 3, 2017

    Minister for Tourism Gilbert Licudi introduced the Gibraltar Lecture at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival. The lecture was delivered to a packed auditorium by bestselling historian Laurence Rees who talked about his landmark publication on the Holocaust. In his book, Mr Rees examines two of the fundamental questions in history – how and why

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  • Young singer Coleing is GibFYM young musician of the year

    Young singer Coleing is GibFYM young musician of the year

    • April 3, 2017

    This year’s Young Musician of the Year award at the GibFYM was presented to young singer Julianne Coleing. The 12th Gibraltar Festival for Young Musicians Gala took place at the John Mackintosh Hall last Saturday in the presence of the visiting UK adjudicator Anthony Williams who had the unenviable task of judging some categories with

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  • Taxi in concert

    Taxi in concert

    • April 3, 2017

    Local group Taxi were back on stage this weekend at the Khaimi at the Rock Hotel proving they are still top rockers. The band which has had a string of hits over the years in Spain gave their fans a night to remember as they sang along to all their well known songs. Pic: Johnny

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  • Rowing for Charity

    Rowing for Charity

    • April 1, 2017

    Students of Bayside School are participating in a 24-hour row for charity. Rowers have been rowing in half-hour relays and will be covering a full 24 hours in order to raise funds for a charity they plan to launch: ‘Students4Students’. The marathon ends today.

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  • Artificial nests help attract Ospreys back to the Rock

    Artificial nests help attract Ospreys back to the Rock

    • April 1, 2017

    Artificial nests within the Gibraltar Nature Reserve are being installed to help attract a spectacular fish-eating bird of prey back to the Rock; the Osprey also known as the Fish Eagle. The project by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate change (DEHCC) has seen the nests built in Gibraltar by the Nature Reserve

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  • ISOLAS support Calpe House and dementia

    ISOLAS support Calpe House and dementia

    • March 30, 2017

    ISOLAS has committed to providing £30,000 to the Calpe House Trust to support their mission and help in funding the major development they are undertaking to set up a new Calpe House at a much larger facility. Peter Isola, Senior Partner of ISOLAS law firm, and Genevieve Bossino-Soussi, Trustee of The PJI Foundation, presented a

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  • Heritage Trust objects to Ince’s Hall graffiti art as works proceed

    Heritage Trust objects to Ince’s Hall graffiti art as works proceed

    • March 30, 2017

    The Gibraltar Heritage Trust yesterday reacted angrily to the Government announcement of a new art project featuring graffiti art on the façade of the Ince’s Hall Theatre. The work which is in the process of being painted forms part of a project introducing street art/graffiti in Gibraltar as part of an urban regeneration programme the

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  • Nine contestants for Miss Gib 2017

    Nine contestants for Miss Gib 2017

    • March 28, 2017

    The final two contestants for the Miss Gibraltar 2017 pageant signed up yesterday and the deadline for applications has now elapsed. This means there are a total of nine contestants who will be competing for the crown of Miss Gibraltar 2017. Sinead Benson, 18, and 21-year old Emma-Jane Gaivizo Victory signed at the Gibraltar Exhibitions

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  • Environment Department puts focus under water

    Environment Department puts focus under water

    • March 28, 2017

    The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change will be hosting an underwater photography presentation together with marine photography firm INON UK. Steve Warren is a co-developer of the INON UK underwater photography course and a contributing author to Martin Edge’s The Underwater Photographer, regarded as one of the best underwater text books currently

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  • Drama Festival Winner

    Drama Festival Winner

    • March 28, 2017

    The Trafalgar Theatre Group production of the play ‘Lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons…’ was the most awarded play at this year’s festival. It won best play and best director for Daniel Strain-Webber as well as best actor and best actress for Tim Seed and Erica McGrail. See pages 12, 13 and 14. Pic: Johnny Bugeja.

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  • Summer Nights to go on tour

    Summer Nights to go on tour

    • March 27, 2017

    The popular Summer Nights are set to go on tour around Gibraltar this summer. The event which has been organised over the past few years has normally been held at Casemates but this year will be taken to different locations. Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is working very closely with

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