• 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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  • GIBRALTAR TO MOROCCO RALLY

    GIBRALTAR TO MOROCCO RALLY

    • July 9, 2016

    Over 40 yachts sailed from the Rock yesterday on the annual 16th Gibraltar to Morocco Smir rally. The yachts set sail at 1pm from the starting line at the western side of the runway. Some 250 people make up the crews this year with one fifth of the boats participating locally owned. The rally hopes

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  • Summer storm hits Gib

    Summer storm hits Gib

    • July 8, 2016

    This dramatic image shows a summer storm creeping over Gibraltar yesterday afternoon.08Lightning sliced through the muggy air and thunder reverberated around the Rock, stopping people in their tracks and making buildings shake.  “Believe it or not, it is not that unusual for Gibraltar to experience summer storms, and more often than not, any rain that

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  • BUDGET MEASURES 2016

    BUDGET MEASURES 2016

    • July 6, 2016

    PUBLIC HOUSING Government residential rents will increase this year for the first time in 32 years by 3% which will amount to an average of 60p per week. There will be anual increases thereafter. IMPORT DUTIES Import Duty on Spectacles is reduced from 6% to 0% Import Duty on Spectacle lenses is reduced from 12%

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  • Neanderthal research to bring more archaeological students from UK

    Neanderthal research to bring more archaeological students from UK

    • July 5, 2016

    A new research collaboration agreement with the Gibraltar Museum and the Liverpool John Moores University will mean more archaeological students from UK will be able to work on the annual digs at Gorham’s and Vanguard caves. Making the announcement on site yesterday, Professor Clive Finlayson, together with senior lecturer from the university Dr Richard Jennings,

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