• In Wellington Front, an Iftar meal brings religions and cultures together

    In Wellington Front, an Iftar meal brings religions and cultures together

    • June 2, 2019

    People from all cultures and religions joined together to share a meal at a Ramadan open air Iftar held in Wellington Front on Thursday. The event organised by Muslim Youth Gibraltar aimed to unite the community during this religious month in the Muslim calendar. Iftar is the first meal after the sun has set and

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  • Miss Gibraltar 2019 – meet the contestants

    Miss Gibraltar 2019 – meet the contestants

    • June 1, 2019

    Contestant number one: FULL NAME: Jyza Balban AGE: 20 OCCUPATION: Office Junior WHY DO YOU WANT TO BE MISS GIBRALTAR: First and foremost to put Gibraltar on the map, but most importantly to break the typical stigma of being a Beauty Queen as the majority of people think that it is all about being pretty

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  • Star Farrugia looks back on her reign as Miss Gibraltar 2018

    Star Farrugia looks back on her reign as Miss Gibraltar 2018

    • June 1, 2019

    Tonight Miss Gibraltar 2018 Star Farrugia will crown her successor at this year’s pageant. The pageant held at the Special Olympics Sports Hall will see eight contestants vie for the crown. Miss Farrugia told the Chronicle about some of the great memories she has made over the past year. For Star Farrugia her year as

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  • A look into this year’s Miss Gibraltar pageant

    A look into this year’s Miss Gibraltar pageant

    • June 1, 2019

    This year’s Miss Gibraltar pageant has seen a shake-up with new producers at the helm and the swimwear routine axed from the show. Eight contestants will be vying for the crown tonight at a new venue, the Special Olympics Sports Hall at St Christopher’s Alley. The show will be produced and staged by Yalta Pons

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  • Exploring Mexico’s ancient wonders

    Exploring Mexico’s ancient wonders

    • June 1, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature Janeve Freyone visits Mayan ruins in Mexico. by Janeve Freyone The Yucatan Peninsula in south eastern Mexico comprises three separate Mexican states: Yucatán, Quintana Roo and Campeche, as well as parts of Belize and Guatemala. As far as Mexican destinations go, the Yucatan Peninsula has it all, from ancient Mayan

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  • Top commendations awarded at investiture ceremony

    Top commendations awarded at investiture ceremony

    • June 1, 2019

    A group of six individuals were yesterday recognised for their professional and charitable achievements by the Governor of Gibraltar, Lieutenant General Edward Davis, at an investiture ceremony in The Convent. The Royal Gibraltar Police’s Assistant Commissioner, Richard Ullger, received the Overseas Territories Medal for his services to policing in Gibraltar. Jacqueline Dalli received the Imperial

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  • Miss Gibraltar 2019

    Miss Gibraltar 2019

    • May 31, 2019

    Tomorrow night Miss Gibraltar 2019 will be chosen from eight contestants at the Special Olympics Sports Hall. The winner of the pageant will go on to represent Gibraltar at Miss World 2019. This year’s Miss Gibraltar pageant has seen a shakeup with new producers at the helm and the swimwear routine axed from the show.

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  • Local triathlete to attempt ‘warrior’ challenge in aid of Little Smiles

    Local triathlete to attempt ‘warrior’ challenge in aid of Little Smiles

    • May 31, 2019

    James Howard will attempt the Blenheim Weekend Warrior this weekend in a bid to raise money once again for Little Smiles. The Blenheim Weekend Warrior is an extended version of the Blenheim triathlon which will take place this weekend. “Most people just swim, bike and run,” he said. “Weekend warrior is when you start on

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  • Sinead Desoisa scoops ‘Most Promising Artist’ award at Heritage Trust painting competition

    Sinead Desoisa scoops ‘Most Promising Artist’ award at Heritage Trust painting competition

    • May 28, 2019

    Young artist Sinead Desoisa received the David Gladstone Prize for Most Promising Artist at the Heritage Trusts 30th anniversary painting competition. The prizes were presented by the Minister for Education Dr John Cortes at the GEMA Gallery at Montagu Bastion. The competition, which celebrates its 30th year, took place earlier this month and saw participation

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  • Marathon runner raises £1,000 for Little Smiles

    Marathon runner raises £1,000 for Little Smiles

    • May 28, 2019

    Marathon runner Rosanne Walker Hosken has raised over £1,000 for Little Smiles charity following her participation in the London Marathon last month. It was the second time Mrs Walker Hosken had completed the 42km race around the English capital. In fact, it was her second marathon ever having only taking up running in 2017 at

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  • Local artist selected from thousands to exhibit in Cannes

    Local artist selected from thousands to exhibit in Cannes

    • May 28, 2019

    Maribel Matthews was recently selected to exhibit her art at this year’s Cannes Biennale which takes place during the Cannes Film Festival. Ms Matthews was invited by curator Heinz Playner to submit her works and was later selected from thousands of artists to take part in the Biennale. Artists from countries across the world such

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  • Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society gives talk on body image

    Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society gives talk on body image

    • May 28, 2019

    The Gibraltar Mental Welfare Society recently held a talk on body image at University of Gibraltar. The presentation titled ‘So what’s underneath?’ was delivered by Mark Montovio. The theme for this year’s Mental Health Week was body image. Mr Montovio looked at the impact that body image has on mental health throughout a persons the

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