• Gibraltar Cadets train in the UK

    Gibraltar Cadets train in the UK

    • November 11, 2016

    Thirty six youngsters from the Gibraltar Cadet Force (GCF) flew to Manchester to take part in an exciting eight day winter camp, Exercise Jebel Tilmidh Eskry, at Holcombe Moor Training Centre in Lancashire. Accompanied by their Cadet Company Commander, Major Dominic Collado and a staff of six other adult instructors, the group trained in fieldcraft,

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  • John Shephard, a Chronicle stalwart, dies at 81

    John Shephard, a Chronicle stalwart, dies at 81

    • November 11, 2016

    One of Gibraltar’s most respected sports journalists, the doyen of the local sports community, John Shephard Snr has died at the age of 81. A veteran in his field and a long serving member and stalwart of this newspaper, John – who wrote under the pen-name JES – was still writing his column just a

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  • Local play on the ‘evacuation’ receives heritage award

    Local play on the ‘evacuation’ receives heritage award

    • November 10, 2016

    The White Light Company, which staged the play ‘Llevame donde Naci’ set on local historical events dating from 1929 to World War II, has been awarded the Gibraltar Heritage Trust first Group Heritage Award. The play was adapted by Jackie Villa and Andrew Dark from an original play by Rebecca Faller ‘A Civil Garrison’ which

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  • Bayside boys do Gibraltar proud with round-the-Rock swim

    Bayside boys do Gibraltar proud with round-the-Rock swim

    • November 9, 2016

    Two local 17-year olds yesterday entered the record books and raised over £3,000 for the Saffron Rose 4 Rett Charitable Trust in an epic four hour swim around the Rock. Max McGiffen and Jake Moreno are two of the youngest people to swim around the Rock, a journey of 12 kilometres, with Mr Moreno being

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  • New Christmas ‘Cookies’ stamps

    New Christmas ‘Cookies’ stamps

    • November 8, 2016

    Gibraltar has issued a set of six Christmas “Cookies” stamps. The colourful set has been designed by local graphics designer Stephen Perera with the theme “Christmas Cookies”. Modern Christmas cookies can trace their history to recipes from Medieval Europe biscuits, when many modern ingredients such as cinnamon, ginger, black pepper, almonds and dried fruit were

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  • Climate Crunch

    Climate Crunch

    • November 8, 2016

    French Environment Minister Segolene Royal, right, and conference president Salaheddine Mezouar stand by a globe during the opening session of the Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco. Climate negotiators have started work on implementing the Paris pact on global warming amid uncertainty over how the U.S. election will impact the landmark deal as temperatures and greenhouse

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  • International Art

    International Art

    • November 8, 2016

    Today sees the opening of the 43rd International Art Exhibition. This year the exhibition has seen 141 entries. These were judged yesterday by this year’s adjudicator Royal Academician Emma Stibbon. The winners will be announced this evening at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery at the opening of this year’s show. Ms Stibbons is an award winning artist

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  • Local dance author tops Amazon charts

    Local dance author tops Amazon charts

    • November 5, 2016

    Phil Morse, an author resident in Gibraltar, has once again entered the charts and hit number one in both Amazon’s music and dance music kindle best sellers list, this time with his second book ‘Rock the Dance Floor, the proven five-step formula for total DJing success.’ Coming in second was Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography ‘Born to

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  • ANNIVERSARY BALL GUEST DANCERS

    ANNIVERSARY BALL GUEST DANCERS

    • November 4, 2016

    Tomorrow the DSA Olde Tyme and Modern Sequence Dance Club will be holding its annual Anniversary Ball at Grand Battery House. In Gibraltar for the occasion is a young ballroom dance couple currently ranked fifth in the UK’s Under 21. Yesterday, shortly after their arrival on the Rock they were trying out the dance floor

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  • Hammond’s new ‘symphonic’ album in German chart

    Hammond’s new ‘symphonic’ album in German chart

    • November 3, 2016

    Albert Hammond is No. 1 in the official classical chart in Germany with his latest album ‘In Symphony’. The album has also entered the German Top 40 pop chart at number 30 this week. This latest album featuring 11 of his top hits was released just over a week ago in Germany and throughout Europe

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  • West One wins European property award

    West One wins European property award

    • November 2, 2016

    West One has won an award in the European Property Awards 2016-17 (Residential High Rise Development category). The international panel of judges, all property experts, is chaired by Lord Best. The development, currently under construction just to the south of Eurotowers, consists of 96 residential apartments, one floor of offices and a ground floor of restaurants. 

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  • MS Serenissima in inaugural ‘turnaround’ visit to the Rock

    MS Serenissima in inaugural ‘turnaround’ visit to the Rock

    • November 2, 2016

    MS Serenissima is in Gibraltar on its inaugural visit to the Rock. She arrived on Monday and will be carrying out a turnaround before departing the Rock tomorrow. The vessel belongs to the British cruise firm Noble Caledonia Ltd and has a gross tonnage of 2,598 tonnes, a length of 87 metres, capacity for 110

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