• At Cape Verde life is ‘no stress’

    At Cape Verde life is ‘no stress’

    • February 9, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature, local traveller Shaun Yeo visits the stress free islands of Cape Verde in Africa. By Shaun Yeo The motto of the Cape Verdeans is “No Stress!” You hear it all over the streets, everywhere you go. It basically means they take life easy and don’t stress about any worries, and

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  • Gib Talks returns for a fifth year. Part two

    Gib Talks returns for a fifth year. Part two

    • February 9, 2019

    Local speakers took to the stage once again at the fifth annual edition of Gib Talks. The event saw people share their experiences and some deeply personal stories at the John Mackintosh Hall during the seven hour event. Sharing stories and life experiences is what Gib Talks is all about and in the afternoon session

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  • Gib Talks returns for a fifth year. Part one

    Gib Talks returns for a fifth year. Part one

    • February 9, 2019

    Local speakers took to the stage once again at the fifth annual edition of Gib Talks. The event saw people share their experience and some deeply personal stories at the John Mackintosh Hall during the seven hour event. Gib Talks returned for another year where people shared their trials and tribulations to a packed audience

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  • Gibraltar Chinese Association to celebrate the Chinese New Year today

    Gibraltar Chinese Association to celebrate the Chinese New Year today

    • February 7, 2019

    China and Chinese people all around the globe, including here on the Rock, are celebrating the New Year – the year of the Pig. The Gibraltar Chinese Association will mark the event today with a dancing lion, fireworks and displays by the local Tai Chi Club. Everyone is welcome to attend the event. Red Chinese

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  • Potentially invasive species located and ‘scored’ in Horizon scanning

    Potentially invasive species located and ‘scored’ in Horizon scanning

    • February 2, 2019

    A conference including experts from Gibraltar, the UK and different parts of the EU on Horizon Scanning for invasive species recently took place on the Rock. The aim of the event was to help identify potential invasive species that could affect Gibraltar’s terrestrial and marine environment. There were over 25 people taking part in the

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  • Technical theatre workshop

    Technical theatre workshop

    • February 2, 2019

    Local students at GAMPA will be acting as technical assistants at future productions after learning practical skills during a technical theatre workshop. As part of GAMPA’s development programme, the Academy organised a two-day workshop held at the Magazine Studio Theatre. The workshop aimed to introduce the students to the basic elements involved in Technical Theatre.

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  • Young Enterprise launch their company programmes

    Young Enterprise launch their company programmes

    • February 2, 2019

    The Young Enterprise launched this year’s businesses with many teams focusing on the environment. The students try to find solutions to everyday problems with their products, and through the year will learn how to pitch, sell and market these ideas. At the end of the academic year they will present their business and its progress

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  • Las Vegas: ‘Go big or go home’

    Las Vegas: ‘Go big or go home’

    • February 2, 2019

    Some 100 years ago in a sprawling desert with spectacular canyons and not much else Americans decided to build a city, added in casinos and called it Las Vegas. Situated in the arid Mojave Desert, the driest in North America, the ‘Go big or go home’ motto of Las Vegas is apparent from the outset.

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  • Bronze award participants gear up for adventurous journey training

    Bronze award participants gear up for adventurous journey training

    • February 1, 2019

    This weekend a group of young people undertaking the bronze award will travel to Spain to train for the Adventurous Journey Section of their programmes. The 44 participants, from the Open Award Centre, will be travelling to a campsite near Castellar de la Frontera to carry out training. Over the weekend the participants shall be,

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  • Gibraltar’s police dogs: From ‘Swiss army knife’ to bombs, drugs and guns

    Gibraltar’s police dogs: From ‘Swiss army knife’ to bombs, drugs and guns

    • January 26, 2019

    Following the passing out ceremony for the three new police dogs Flash, Nyx and Gus last week, there are now nine dogs in the Dog Section unit. Five are for general police operations, two for searching explosives and remaining two for drugs and firearms. The three new police dogs are all for general police operations

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  • ‘A mini Gibraltar in the middle of Ghana’

    ‘A mini Gibraltar in the middle of Ghana’

    • January 26, 2019

    Imagine you decide one day that you want to do something more in life, travel but at the same time be doing something useful which helps others. Now, imagine that you take the plunge and five years later you have built a school in a remote village somewhere in Africa. This is the way in

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  • Nook Gallery launches ‘Watercolours by Genny Whiteland’ exhibition

    Nook Gallery launches ‘Watercolours by Genny Whiteland’ exhibition

    • January 26, 2019

    Local artist Genny Whiteland recently opened her exhibition featuring new watercolour paintings at the Nook Gallery. Ms Whiteland has been involved in the arts locally since she came back to Gibraltar in the late 1980s. Over the years she has organised numerous exhibitions and was instrumental in reviving the life drawing sessions and the Fine

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