• Sir Joshua’s daughter takes seat in Jerusalem council

    Sir Joshua’s daughter takes seat in Jerusalem council

    • June 3, 2016

    Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, a daughter of the late Sir Joshua Hassan, has been inducted as a city councillor in Jerusalem. Ms Hassan-Nahoum, a lawyer and member of the Yerushalmim Party, was described in an article in the Jerusalem Post as an advocate of immigrant and women’s rights. In her induction speech, Hassan-Nahoum referred to growing up

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  • 21 GUN SALUTE FOR CORONATION

    21 GUN SALUTE FOR CORONATION

    • June 3, 2016

    A 21-Gun Salute was fired at midday yesterday marking the anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation in 1953. The Royal Gibraltar Regiment carried the Gun Salute at Grand Battery House with Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia as the Inspecting Officer. At Grand Battery House after the firing of the guns Dr Garcia said that an

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  • 5* and Rosette for the Sunborn

    5* and Rosette for the Sunborn

    • June 1, 2016

    The Sunborn Gibraltar has been accredited with a 5* accreditation by the AA Travel Guide. The Hotel has been commended for its luxurious accommodation, high levels of service as well as its range of outlets. Sunborn’s top deck Sky Restaurant has also been granted one Rosette which commends restaurants achieving standards that stand out in

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  • AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING

    AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING

    • June 1, 2016

    Year 4 children and teachers at St Joseph’s Middle School took part in a sponsored walk to raise money for local charities. A cheque for £400 was presented to The Cancer Relief Centre. The school is now well into its charity fund-raising season, with each year group undertaking a fund-raising activity and donating to a local charity of its

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  • New recruits at BCA

    New recruits at BCA

    • May 28, 2016

    The Borders and Coastguard Agency (BCA) has run three separate Recruit Schools so far this year. Each training school has consisted of a six week programme which was designed to cover a wide range of issues to prepare the recruits for life as a Borders and Coastguard Officer. The topics, covered by Andrew Victor, Michael

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  • Former Reuters man in Madrid walks to the Rock

    Former Reuters man in Madrid walks to the Rock

    • May 27, 2016

    Brian Mooney, a member of the Common Council of London and former Chief Correspondent for Reuters in Madrid, arrived in Gibraltar on Wednesday having walked from the Spanish capital. The last time Mr Mooney was on the Rock was in 1984 to bring the news of Spain opening the frontier gates to the rest of the

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  • Environmental cooperation with Junta de Andalucia

    Environmental cooperation with Junta de Andalucia

    • May 27, 2016

    The Minister for the Environment Dr John Cortes was in Cadiz with senior Departmental officials yesterday visiting the Junta de Andalucia’s head of Environment for Cadiz, the Delegado Provincial de Medio Ambiente, Angel Acuña at the Junta de Andalucia’s Cadiz headquarters. Present at the meeting were Dr Liesl Torres, Chief Executive of the Department of

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  • Ball set to track the weather for Team Britannia

    Ball set to track the weather for Team Britannia

    • May 26, 2016

    Local meteorologist, Steph Ball, has won the contract to provide weather services to Team Britannia for its round the world race departing Gibraltar this October. Mrs Ball is well known on the Rock for her ability to predict the weather and her passion for cloud formations – she also provides the weather for the Chronicle

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  • Maxi Priest films music video in Gibraltar

    Maxi Priest films music video in Gibraltar

    • May 25, 2016

    Maxi Priest’s latest song is about Gibraltar in the sun and carries as its working title the name ‘Gibraltar’. Currently working on his new album yesterday he was filming the video for the song on the Rock and will perform it live for the first time during his Gibraltar concert next month at St Michael’s

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  • VISUAL ART FOR SPRING FESTIVAL

    VISUAL ART FOR SPRING FESTIVAL

    • May 24, 2016

    Tonight sees the opening of the Spring Visual Art competition at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery in Casemates. This year there are prizes in five different categories with an overall winner which will be announced this evening by Culture Minister Steven Linares. This year there are 145 entries in all the various sections: painting, drawing prints

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  • Bassadone backs Randall’s Jerusalem walk

    Bassadone backs Randall’s Jerusalem walk

    • May 24, 2016

    Bassadone Automotive Group recently donated £500 supporting Lt Col (Rtd) Mark Randall’s charity walk to Jerusalem. Raymond Grech, from the company, presented a cheque to Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Ivor Lopez. Lt Col (Rtd) Randall is currently walking 8,000km’s from Gibraltar to Jerusalem in aid of four charities; The Royal Gibraltar Regiment Benevolent

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  • Young Shakespeare Company  in school performances

    Young Shakespeare Company in school performances

    • May 23, 2016

    Gibraltar pupils in the Middle schools last week enjoyed performances of ‘The Tempest’ by William Shakespeare presented by the Young Shakespeare Company. Back in Gibraltar for another year the performances have included a series of workshops as well as the performances. On Friday the players performed to pupils in St Anne’s Middle School. The visit

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