• Hundreds of passengers stranded as easyJet cancels flights

    Hundreds of passengers stranded as easyJet cancels flights

    • April 22, 2018

    Hundreds of easyJet passengers had their flights to the UK cancelled today and three of the airline’s Gibraltar bound flights were diverted to Malaga or Seville due to weather conditions at the airport. The airline told the Chronicle that the flights “were unable to land or depart due to weather conditions at Gibraltar being outside

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  • Tunnel vision

    Tunnel vision

    • April 21, 2018

    Progress on the runway tunnel is steady but the exceptionally bad weather caused some delays, the Gibraltar Government told the Chronicle. “We expect the completion date to be in the first half of 2019,” a spokesman said. Pic by Johnny Bugeja

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  • Board of Deputies of British Jews holds landmark meeting on the Rock

    Board of Deputies of British Jews holds landmark meeting on the Rock

    • April 21, 2018

    Some 115 members of the Board of Deputies of British Jews are on the Rock this weekend to show their “respect, affection and admiration” to Gibraltar’s Jewish community. For President of the Board of Deputies Jonathan Arkush, hosting a board meeting in Gibraltar has been a “long held ambition”. Tomorrow’s board meeting will focus on

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  • North Face inspection continues, but risk appears low

    North Face inspection continues, but risk appears low

    • April 21, 2018

    The Technical Services Department is in the process of carrying out a very detailed inspection of the North face of the Rock following the rock fall last March 2, but early indications are that the risk of a repeat incident on that scale is low. Immediately after the rock fall the Technical Services Department carried

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  • Temporary ban on fishing common octopus

    Temporary ban on fishing common octopus

    • April 20, 2018

    The Department of the Environment, Heritage and Climate Change (DEHCC) has implemented a temporary ban on Common Octopus fishing as from yesterday to May 31, inclusive. This follows on from last year’s successful implementation of a temporary fishing ban in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW). The measure has been discussed and agreed in consultation with

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  • New Mayor’s website

    New Mayor’s website

    • April 20, 2018

    The Mayor’s official website is now live. A spokesperson from the Mayor’s Office made the announcement informing everyone that the Mayor’s Awards nomination forms were now available on the website at the link http://www.mayor.gi/ The Awards Scheme, which up till 2012 only recognised persons who saved a life or participated in any such rescue operation

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