• 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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  • Summer Sports Programme gets underway with chess

    Summer Sports Programme gets underway with chess

    • July 11, 2018

    The Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority has kicked off its Summer Sports Programme and this week saw children enthralled in their first chess moves. Under the wing of Grand Master Stuart Conquest the children are taking part in an introduction to chess and chess coaching sessions. The week-long programme will see children learn the rules

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  • Learn to Skate’ summer camp gets underway

    Learn to Skate’ summer camp gets underway

    • July 11, 2018

    Gibraltar Rock Stars Figure Skating Club is hosting a ‘Learn to Skate’ summer camp for children and adults this week as part of the Gibraltar Summer Sports and Leisure Programme. Coach Sue Walsh yesterday taught a group of children how to skate The Learn to Skate week is taking place in the Kings Bastion. The

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  • Royal portrait sketches unveiled to mark Prince of Wales’ birthday

    Royal portrait sketches unveiled to mark Prince of Wales’ birthday

    • July 3, 2018

    Portraits spanning four generations of the royal family will go on display in London to mark the Prince of Wales’ birthday. Sketches of the Queen Mother, the Duke of Edinburgh, and Charles’ sons the Duke of Cambridge and Duke of Sussex will be displayed at Buckingham Palace over the summer. The family portraits, from Charles’

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  • Measles remains threat to UK population, article suggests

    Measles remains threat to UK population, article suggests

    • July 3, 2018

    Measles “remains a threat” to the British public, despite global health leaders declaring that the infectious disease has been eliminated in the UK, according to an article in a medical journal. An editorial published in the British Journal of General Practice states that recent outbreaks of the disease have highlighted that it is an “ongoing

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  • Facebook rolls out advertising transparency tools

    Facebook rolls out advertising transparency tools

    • July 3, 2018

    Facebook says it is making advertising on the social network more “transparent” by publishing more information about the adverts firms are running on the site. The social network has added a new feature which enables users to see the adverts any firm with a Facebook page is running on the site at that time and

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  • Inquiry launched into effects of social media on young people’s mental health

    Inquiry launched into effects of social media on young people’s mental health

    • July 2, 2018

    A group of UK MPs has launched an inquiry into how to tackle the potential negative effects of social media on the mental health of young people. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Media and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing says it wants to establish the impact of social media on mental health

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  • Scientists counting seal pups in Thames estuary for first time

    Scientists counting seal pups in Thames estuary for first time

    • June 29, 2018

    By Alistair Mason, Press Association Scientists are attempting their first ever survey of the number of seal pups around the Thames Estuary. The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has led an annual count of the seal population in the area since 2013, but this year they will be specifically looking at pups for the first

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