• Walking through history

    Walking through history

    • July 21, 2016

    The Moorish Castle and the former prison were the subject of the first of the ‘Walks through history’ organised by the Gibraltar Museum as part of the Summer Sports and Leisure activities. Professor Clive Finlayson, Director of the Gibraltar Museum, led the young group of enthusiast would-be historians and archaeologists, into the past. This was

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  • Nomad whale spotted back in the Strait of Gibraltar

    Nomad whale spotted back in the Strait of Gibraltar

    • July 20, 2016

    Volunteers from the cetacean conservation group CIRCE have photographed a sperm whale that first visited the Strait of Gibraltar 18 years ago. The whale, known as Amanita, was first seen in this area in 1998 and there have been several sightings since then. “Sperm whales normally visit the strait between March and July, when they

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  • Coffee Morning

    Coffee Morning

    • July 20, 2016

    An Alzheimer’s and Dementia Coffee morning was held at Latinos yesterday by the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group. The morning saw the members being treated to tea and nibbles. Pic: Johnny Bugeja  

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  • GDP trains Customs in search techniques

    GDP trains Customs in search techniques

    • July 20, 2016

    Instructors from the Gibraltar Defence Police Search Team have delivered ‘vital’ training to HM Customs personnel. In a statement the GDP said this was another example of cooperation between the two forces. The training took place over two days and covered basic search techniques with a particular focus on vehicle searches. HM Customs are routinely

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  • BBC features Gorham’s in Neanderthal series

    BBC features Gorham’s in Neanderthal series

    • July 19, 2016

    Gorham’s Cave is now featured on the BBC Earth website through a series of five mini documentaries on Neanderthal history. The five minute videos focus on the lives of Neanderthals and how they became extinct with a particular focus on those which lived locally within Gorham’s Cave. Professor Clive Finlayson and his team from the

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  • Mrs Gibraltar winners

    Mrs Gibraltar winners

    • July 19, 2016

    30-year-old Rachel Martinez was crowned Mrs Gibraltar 2016 at the 2nd annual pageant held at the Alameda Open Air Theatre last Saturday. Dawn Gaul was crowned 1st Princess and 2nd Princess went to Davinia Cano. Jessica Mendez is 3rd Princess and 4th Princess is Nadiuska Ghio. 12 contestants participated in the pageant and prizes such

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  • GDP constable retires after 42 years of service

    GDP constable retires after 42 years of service

    • July 19, 2016

    PC Derek Baglietto recently retired from the Gibraltar Defence Police having completed 42 years of loyal service to the Ministry of Defence. PC Baglietto began his career in 1974, as an apprentice at the Electrical Fitters Section at the Naval Base. After successfully completing his apprenticeship he stayed in this role for sixteen years and

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  • Local designer Howard wins Runway 2016

    Local designer Howard wins Runway 2016

    • July 13, 2016

    Gail Howard won this year’s Runway New Designer competition and will be showcasing her designs during London Fashion Week in February 2017. Mrs Howard stole the show with her fashions inspired by five strong women who are close to her heart. Her clothes featured sequins, feathers and bright colours. Emmy George and Kimberly Bautista exhibited

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  • Youth dart players in ‘Europe Cup’ in Budapest

    Youth dart players in ‘Europe Cup’ in Budapest

    • July 13, 2016

    The Gibraltar Darts Association Youth Academy is heading for Budapest, Hungary to participate in the World Darts Federation, WDF Europe Cup Youth. In the initial Team Group Stage Gibraltar will face Germany, Hungary and Turkey. They will play in Team, pairs and singles events. Team Gibraltar is made up of Craig Galliano, Ethan Smith, Jerome

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  • New ultrasound machine for GHA

    New ultrasound machine for GHA

    • July 13, 2016

    The Gibraltar Health Authority yesterday received a £33,000 ultrasound machine donated by the Parasol Foundation Trust. The ultrasound scanner, according to Critical Care Dr Auders Svendsen, will allow GHA staff to provide 24 hour care to the “most sick” patients. With this machine an ultrasound probe can be put through the heart to see any

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  • SECRETIVE CHICK

    SECRETIVE CHICK

    • July 9, 2016

    May Chincotta contacted the Chronicle to share her photos of a Barbary Partridge and its chick. She took the pictures at Windmill Hill, capturing the secretive bird on her iPhone on four different occasions.  

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  • Eight years on, police still search for Chaima Slim

    Eight years on, police still search for Chaima Slim

    • July 9, 2016

    Tomorrow is the eighth anniversary of Chaima Slim’s disappearance. Chaima, who is now 27 years of age, was last seen at around midnight on Sunday 10th July 2008, as she walked across the frontier into Spain. The Royal Gibraltar Police continue to carry out enquiries into her possible whereabouts and periodically review the investigation. Any

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