• Winning photographer captures ‘a nation in an image’

    Winning photographer captures ‘a nation in an image’

    • August 23, 2016

    The photographic competitive exhibition, ‘Our Gibraltar,’ was officially opened yesterday at the John Mackintosh Hall. The exhibition was opened by the Minister for Culture, Steven Linares, who together with Miss Gibraltar Kayley Mifsud presented awards to the top five entrants. First prize went to William Anthony Williams with a piece titled ‘A view of our

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  • US guitarist brings flamenco touch to Brexit

    US guitarist brings flamenco touch to Brexit

    • August 22, 2016

    Vocemmus’ ‘Brexit por Bulerías’ is the latest production to hit the stage at the Gibraltar Inces Hall later this month. Performed by American musician Ronald Radford from Oklahoma, the show aims to show different perspectives on Brexit through flamenco. Mr Radford is a ‘Master Flamenco Guitarist’ and has performed in four continents. He said the show

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  • Maria Dolores celebrates 100 years

    Maria Dolores celebrates 100 years

    • August 20, 2016

    Local woman Maria Dolores Povedano celebrated her 100th birthday earlier this week. Maria who is commonly known as Lola is in relatively good health and said she has been able to live so long due to eating the good stuff “you no longer find nowadays.” According to family members Lola would still be cooking for

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  • Man’s best friend learns new tricks

    Man’s best friend learns new tricks

    • August 18, 2016

    Man’s best friend learnt a lesson or two at junior dog handling classes held at the Victoria Stadium. The furry friends had fun showing off tricks such as sit, stay and paw. The workshops were an opportunity for their young owners to learn new training methods and to guide their dogs through a small assault

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  • Water fun for ‘stay and play’ youngsters

    Water fun for ‘stay and play’ youngsters

    • August 17, 2016

    Children splashed around in the last Stay and Play swimming class yesterday as the Summer Sports and Leisure Programme approaches its end. The Stay and Play programme will officially close next Wednesday but the swimming classes will no longer continue this year. The annual programme organised by the Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority was a

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  • Seaweed invasion could lead to Western Beach closure

    Seaweed invasion could lead to Western Beach closure

    • August 17, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government has warned it may have to close Western Beach because of the seaweed invasion. As reported in the paper yesterday, beach goers are giving Western Beach a miss due to the mass amounts of seaweed swept onto the shoreline. But while the Government said it was “assessing the situation”, it added that

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  • Clubhouse presentation

    Clubhouse presentation

    • August 16, 2016

    The Gibraltar Amateur Boxing Association donated £900 to Clubhouse Gibraltar. Ernest Victory alongside the association members presented the cheque to CEO Emily Adamberry and Clubhouse thanked them for their continuous support.  

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  • Local volunteer highlights plight of refugees

    Local volunteer highlights plight of refugees

    • August 16, 2016

    Gibraltarian Dan Teuma, founder of CalAid, has turned his attention from the refugee crisis in Calais to that of Greece and the Mediterranean Sea. He will be giving a talk on his experiences in the past year on the refugee crisis tonight at 5.30 in the Yoga Centre. The talk will also include a question

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  • Summer athletics at Victoria Stadium

    Summer athletics at Victoria Stadium

    • August 13, 2016

    Local children enjoyed an athletics course as part of the Gibraltar Summer Sports and Leisure Programme. The children were split into three groups of 12 and took part in the relay, short put and long jump activities. The morning’s classes were held at the Victoria Stadium and the Sports Train continues next week. Across the

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  • ‘Where do Strait’s orcas go after tuna season?’

    ‘Where do Strait’s orcas go after tuna season?’

    • August 12, 2016

    The Campo cetacean conservation group CIRCE is poised to launch a two-month monitoring campaign to gather information on orcas in the Strait of Gibraltar following the closure of the Bluefin tuna season in Spain. Killer whales feed on tuna and interact with commercial fishermen while the tuna season is open. But CIRCE said understanding their movements

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  • Levanter dampens prospects for stellar display

    Levanter dampens prospects for stellar display

    • August 11, 2016

    The Perseid meteors will once again light up the night sky this week, with the largest shower expected in the early hours of Friday. In Gibraltar however, the Levanter cloud may leave star gazers frustrated. Sky watchers around the world can expect an extra dazzling display from the Perseid meteors this week as the Earth

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  • Long Service

    Long Service

    • August 10, 2016

    Pictured from left are Port Officer Matthew Ferrary, Captain of the Port Commodore Bob Sanguinetti and Port Officer Cecil Ghio. Mr Ferrary and Mr Ghio are holding their leaving gifts on their retirement after a combined length of 83 years of service at the Port. Mr Ferrary served 41 years at the port, while Mr

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