• Calentita food festival, international and plastic free

    Calentita food festival, international and plastic free

    • June 24, 2018

    Last night’s Calentita drew hundreds of people to Casemates and Market Place to taste an array of cuisines from around the globe, watch international chefs take to the ‘kitchen’ stage, while also reducing the use of plastic. Both areas were a buzz with people all united in the one thing everyone loves regardless of age

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  • Burst takes Young Enterprise with ‘no-ties’ win

    Burst takes Young Enterprise with ‘no-ties’ win

    • June 23, 2018

    Young Enterprise team ‘Burst’ will represent Gibraltar at the London final with their ‘no-ties’ shoe product after winning the local leg of the competition. The team beamed as they picked up their award at the final of the 10th Gibraltar Young Enterprise competition. The win was a “double whammy” for the team who also won

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  • The story of two pianists on the Rock

    The story of two pianists on the Rock

    • June 22, 2018

    A 14 year old boy sat in the newly opened John Mackintosh Hall, a new theatre, listening to an American concert pianist performing a solo concert. That moment would prove to be a turning point in his life and one which would influence and inspire this young boy to dedicate himself to music and become

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  • NASA images shed light on the sun

    NASA images shed light on the sun

    • June 21, 2018

    Professor Robert W. Walsh is on the Rock with his exhibit ‘From the Earth to the Sun’, which shows images of the Earth’s closest star in an array of colours captured by the NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory. The NASA Solar Dynamic Observatory is a satellite that orbits the earth and stares at the sun continuously,

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  • Local veteran joins younger generations for RAF 100 track event

    Local veteran joins younger generations for RAF 100 track event

    • June 20, 2018

    As the Royal Air Force celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, RAF Gibraltar yesterday paid tribute to a 90-year old veteran who was born on the Rock and served here for five years. John Bautista joined Wing Commander John Kane, the Station Commander at RAF Gibraltar, local students and serving RAF personnel on a lap

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  • Street art winners announced

    Street art winners announced

    • June 19, 2018

    Gibraltar Cultural Services has announced the successful applicants for the creation of street art murals at various locations in Gibraltar. Eleanor Taylor Dobbs, will see her creation ‘A boat called hope’ on Fountain Ramp. This is collaboration between the artist and Gibraltarian children, which will explore with empathy the subject of justice and freedom. The

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  • Star Farrugia crowned Miss Gibraltar 2018

    Star Farrugia crowned Miss Gibraltar 2018

    • June 18, 2018

    The Miss Gibraltar 2018 pageant saw three contestants vie for the crown, with Star Farrugia awarded the title this weekend at the one hour-long event. The audience cheered as Miss Farrugia walked the runway for the first time as the reigning Miss Gibraltar. Just moments after she was crowned, Miss Farrugia told the Chronicle she

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  • Mascarenhas retires after 21 years at the Chronicle

    Mascarenhas retires after 21 years at the Chronicle

    • June 14, 2018

    Alice Mascarenhas, the Chronicle’s deputy Editor, retired yesterday after 21 years of service to the newspaper. Ms Mascarenhas, a prominent figure in local journalism throughout her professional career, joined the Chronicle as Features Editor after 20 years in broadcasting and theatre. She was instrumental in setting up the Chronicle’s feature section and played a central

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  • Bees can identify flowers by patterns of scent, research reveals

    Bees can identify flowers by patterns of scent, research reveals

    • June 13, 2018

    By Claire Hayhurst, Press Association Bumblebees can identify different flowers by the invisible patterns of scent across their surface, new research has found. The work, led by scientists from the University of Bristol and Queen Mary University of London, revealed how bees learn the patterns and distinguish between flowers. Flowers have different patterns of scent

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  • Children lack literacy skills to spot fake news – report

    Children lack literacy skills to spot fake news – report

    • June 13, 2018

    By Alexander Britton, Press Association Only one in 50 school pupils has the critical literacy skills to tell if a news story is real or fake, a report has suggested. Nearly half of children say they are worried about not being able to spot fake news, while six in 10 teachers believe fake news increases

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  • Runway fashion competition back on track

    Runway fashion competition back on track

    • June 13, 2018

    Runway, a fashion designing competition, has returned to the Rock after a two year break, with this year’s finalists announced. Kerry Cervan, Lisa Cronin and Tyan Borrell will be showing their collections in a bid to win the 2018 New Designer Competition. The event, which will now take place biennially, will see three local designers

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  • Ambrose ‘… still dancing in the shadows’

    Ambrose ‘… still dancing in the shadows’

    • June 13, 2018

    Local artist Ambrose Avellano is back with another solo multi-media Fine Art exhibition – a follow up to his 2014 exhibition ‘Dancing under The Shadows’. With some 20 works on show this latest exhibition is called ‘… still dancing under the shadows’ and officially opens today at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. The artist says there

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