• RA exhibition helps put Gib on cultural map

    RA exhibition helps put Gib on cultural map

    • June 23, 2016

    Gibraltar’s Royal Academy show officially opened this week at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. The exhibition ‘Lines and Colours’ features Royal Academicians Barbara Rae, Ann Christopher and Anne Desmet. Their work fills up three of the vaults in the gallery showing three very different styles of work. All three artists have adjudicated Gibraltar’s International Art Exhibition.

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  • Parliament team ensure ‘smooth operation’ in landmark referendum

    Parliament team ensure ‘smooth operation’ in landmark referendum

    • June 22, 2016

    The final preparations are being put into place ahead of tomorrow’s landmark referendum on the UK and Gibraltar’s future within the European Union. With just one day to go, Returning Officer Paul Martinez and his team are working hard to ensure a smooth operation on polling day. The electorate will be casting their votes, deciding

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  • The Windsor Bridge is now open

    The Windsor Bridge is now open

    • June 22, 2016

    The Windsor Bridge, Gibraltar’s first suspension bridge, was officially opening by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo yesterday. Governor Edward Davis, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, Minister for Tourism Samantha Sacramento, Minister for Environment Dr John Cortes and Chief Executive of the Gibraltar Tourist Board Nicky Guerrero, were also present. Declaring the bridge open Mr

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  • Gibraltar Academy of Dance in Dance Proms 2016 at the Royal Albert Hall

    Gibraltar Academy of Dance in Dance Proms 2016 at the Royal Albert Hall

    • June 21, 2016

    The Gibraltar Academy of Dance will perform at this year’s UK Dance Proms 2016 at the Royal Albert Hall. They were selected from hundreds of entries from the UK and around the world and will form part of the Dance Proms Company 2016. They will perform their piece ‘The Chocolatier’ which will be one of

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  • MISS GIBRALTAR CHEQUES

    MISS GIBRALTAR CHEQUES

    • June 21, 2016

    The Minister for Culture Steven Linares presented Miss Gibraltar 2016 Kayley Mifsud and her princesses Joseanne Bear and Aisha Benyahya with the first instalment prize money, and Miss Gibraltar 2015 Hannah Bado received the second and last instalment of her prize cash. The cash was awarded to the pageant winners at the City Hall.  

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  • Royal Academy artists exhibit in Gibraltar

    Royal Academy artists exhibit in Gibraltar

    • June 21, 2016

    Tonight sees the opening of the first ever Royal Academicians Exhibition on the Rock. Described as a major landmark exhibition, ‘Lines and Colours’ at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery brings together three UK artists: Barbara Rae, Ann Christopher and Anne Desmet. It will be officially opened by Culture Minister Steven Linares and has been organised by

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  • New Lady Sponsor for the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron

    New Lady Sponsor for the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron

    • June 15, 2016

    The Governor’s wife, Lorraine Davis, has taken on the role of Lady Sponsor for the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron. At a ceremony in the Naval Base yesterday she addressed the navy personnel present and cut the cake with the youngest member of the squadron AB Michael Harkin. Accepting the position Mrs Davis said she was

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  • Artillery pieces celebrate Royal Engineers work in Northern Defences

    Artillery pieces celebrate Royal Engineers work in Northern Defences

    • June 13, 2016

    Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, has presented the Royal Engineers with two artillery pieces to mark the work they have undertaken at the Northern Defences. And their clean-up work continues tomorrow at the King Line – the large external area above the King’s Lines fuel depot and in front of the King’s Galleries. The

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  • Newborn macaque takes first steps

    Newborn macaque takes first steps

    • June 12, 2016

    A newborn Barbary macaque has been filmed taking its first tentative steps at the top of the Rock. The baby monkey frolicked while its parents relaxed in the shade. The monkey is one of a number of new additions to Gibraltar’s troops, which live in the wild in different locations around the Upper Rock nature reserve. Dr Eric

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  • Annual awards at Gibraltar College

    Annual awards at Gibraltar College

    • June 11, 2016

    The Gibraltar College held its annual Awards Ceremony this week. The event serves to recognise and reward students in a number of areas including improved performance, commitment to studies and good attendance. Yasmine Chahid received the award for best overall performance and Carl Figueras received the Roin Sampere Award for commitment and dedication.

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  • Port pitches services in Athens event

    Port pitches services in Athens event

    • June 10, 2016

    The Gibraltar Port Authority attended the Posidonia 2016 exhibition in Athens earlier this week. The maritime industry’s global showcase is held every two years in the Greek capital, this year’s event was opened by the Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras. Commodore Bob Sanguinetti, CEO and Captain of the Port said: “This is a major international

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  • Bryan Ferry for GMF 2016

    Bryan Ferry for GMF 2016

    • June 10, 2016

    Bryan Ferry, one of the biggest names of the British music industry of the seventies and eighties, will perform at GMF2016. Ferry was the lead vocalist and main songwriter of the glam art rock band Roxy Music with three number one albums and 10 top 10 singles in the UK between 1972 and 1982 – hits like Virginia Plain, Street Life and Love

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