• Sian makes it seven

    Sian makes it seven

    • March 22, 2017

    The seventh Miss Gibraltar contestant signed onto the pageant yesterday with the deadline for applications this Friday. Sian Dean posed for photographs as she signed onto the Miss Gibraltar 2017 pageant at the Gibraltar Exhibitions of Modern Art Gallery. The 20 year old has entered the pageant as she believes it will be a great

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  • Maurice Xiberras, a pioneering Gibraltarian politician, dies at 80

    Maurice Xiberras, a pioneering Gibraltarian politician, dies at 80

    • March 22, 2017

    by Alice Mascarenhas and Clive Mendez Maurice Xiberras, a pioneering Gibraltarian politician who championed close links with Britain, died suddenly at the weekend at the age of 80 in the UK. Yesterday, the flag at the Gibraltar Parliament building flew at half-mast in his honour. A former teacher and trade unionist, Mr Xiberras served as

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  • Gib Stamps commemorate Queen’s 65th Anniversary accession to the throne

    Gib Stamps commemorate Queen’s 65th Anniversary accession to the throne

    • March 21, 2017

    The Government of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau have issued a set of stamps to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II 65th Anniversary accession to the throne – Sapphire Jubilee. Queen Elizabeth II is the first ever British Monarch to obtain such a historic achievement, which is one worthy of recognition, said a spokesperson. A set

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  • Kylie and Denille make it six contestants for Miss Gib

    Kylie and Denille make it six contestants for Miss Gib

    • March 21, 2017

    Miss Gibraltar 2017 saw its fifth and sixth contestants sign on for the annual pageant yesterday with the closing date having been extended. Kylie Lavagna and Denille Patterson both signed up at the GEMA – Gibraltar Exhibition of Modern Art gallery in Montagu Bastion. 24 year old Kylie is a customer service assistant and entered

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  • New York exhibition for Maribel Matthews

    New York exhibition for Maribel Matthews

    • March 21, 2017

    Local artist Maribel Matthews will see her work on exhibition in New York later this year. Approached by the Agora Gallery located in the heart of the famous Chelsea art district her work has been selected to form part of a joint exhibition entitled ‘Unbound Perspectives’ with three other artists from around the world. At

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  • Critical acclaim for local dancer in London

    Critical acclaim for local dancer in London

    • March 20, 2017

    Young Gibraltarian dancer Zoë Bishop, co-founder and co-owner of an emerging contemporary dance duet, Bite Dance, continues to receive great reviews in the UK press. Bite Dance is a collaborative work between dance artists Zoë Bishop and Alice White which has seen their most recent work ‘Still Laughing’ premiere at this year’s Resolution festival at

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  • Gibraltar exhibits at international cruise convention

    Gibraltar exhibits at international cruise convention

    • March 18, 2017

    Gibraltar participated at the Seatrade Cruise Global cruise and shipping convention in Fort Lauderdale this week. Nicky Guerrero, Chief Executive of the Gibraltar Tourist Board along with the Board’s Senior Product Manager Suyenne Catania, represents Gibraltar at the MedCruise stand. “The event brings together representatives from all sectors of the cruise industry and is invaluable

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  • GSLP youth cycle for Calpe House

    GSLP youth cycle for Calpe House

    • March 18, 2017

    The GSLP Youth Section will be raising funds for the Calpe House Trust through a 24 hour cycling challenge. The challenge held today at the Eclipse Lounge will begin at 10am and the public are invited to join in and support the event. This month the GSLY has begun its community initiative to fundraise for

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  • Hassans set to donate £30,000 to Calpe House Trust

    Hassans set to donate £30,000 to Calpe House Trust

    • March 17, 2017

    Hassans has committed to providing £10,000 to the Calpe House Trust each year for the next three years donating £30,000 overall. The first cheque for £10,000 was presented by Hassans Senior Partner James Levy and Managing Partner Javier Chincotta who met with Trustees of Calpe House, Vice President of the Trust Albert Poggio and Commissioner

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  • Trinity House unveils cutting edge technology for Gibraltar’s iconic lighthouse

    Trinity House unveils cutting edge technology for Gibraltar’s iconic lighthouse

    • March 16, 2017

    Gibraltar’s Trinity Lighthouse at Europa Point, which has kept mariners safe for 176 years, has been fitted out with modern LED beacons capable of beaming light 18 nautical miles out to sea. Trinity House, the General Lighthouse Authority responsible for the operation of Europa Point, said the new equipment unveiled yesterday is expected to last

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  • Loreto students quiz the CM

    Loreto students quiz the CM

    • March 15, 2017

    Year 6 pupils from Loreto School have interviewed the Chief Minister as part of the BBC’s School Report. The pupils asked questions, arranged studio lighting in No6 Convent Place and operated the two TV cameras. The resulting footage will now be sent to the BBC as part of this BBC project which involves young people

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  • Fatboy Slim joins MTV line up

    Fatboy Slim joins MTV line up

    • March 15, 2017

    Fatboy Slim is the latest act to join MTV Gibraltar Calling line up. The announcement was made today that the 90s star would join the line-up which so far also includes Craig David, Midge Ure andf the Village People. Fatboy Slim helped establish the big beat genre to achieve mainstream popularity in the 1990s and

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