• Chamber urges Govt to reduce expenditure

    Chamber urges Govt to reduce expenditure

    • April 18, 2016

    The Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce has urged the Gibraltar Government to rein in public spending “even at the cost of popularity”. In its annual report, the Chamber said it that it had long recommended that government take steps to reduce recurring expenditure. But it said this was now even more important against the backdrop of

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  • EU court to consider Gibraltar firearms question

    EU court to consider Gibraltar firearms question

    • April 18, 2016

    The European Court of Justice has been asked to decide whether local shooting enthusiasts can travel around Europe with their firearms under an EU permit. The case is brought by members of the Gibraltar Target Shooting Association and raises the issue of the application to Gibraltar of an EU Directive on firearms. Among other things,

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  • Gorham’s provides ‘dramatic backdrop’ for BBC Horizon film

    Gorham’s provides ‘dramatic backdrop’ for BBC Horizon film

    • April 18, 2016

    BBC television’s Horizon team has been filming in Gibraltar in both Gorham’s and Vanguard caves for a one-hour Horizon programme in the current series expected to air sometime in September. Horizon is the BBC’s flagship documentary series, an ongoing and long-running British television series, which began in 1964 focusing on cutting edge science. Only 15 programmes

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  • Guardia Civil incursion as submarine sails into Gib

    Guardia Civil incursion as submarine sails into Gib

    • April 16, 2016

    A Guardia Civil patrol boat was challenged by the Royal Navy after it came too close to a US nuclear-powered submarine sailing into Gibraltar early this morning. The Guardia Civil launch Rio Cedeña attempted to cross in front of the submarine but was stopped by the actions the Royal Navy’s HMS Sabre and a rigid-hulled

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  • Couple linked to Islamic State arrested in Algeciras

    Couple linked to Islamic State arrested in Algeciras

    • April 16, 2016

    A couple allegedly linked to Islamic State were arrested in Algeciras as they tried to travel to Morocco, Spain’s Ministry of the Interior said in a statement today. The man, of Moroccan nationality, and his Spanish partner live in Granada and were travelling with their juvenile son at the time of their arrest. The arrests

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  • Rotary International recognises Gib Rotarians 50 years of service

    Rotary International recognises Gib Rotarians 50 years of service

    • April 16, 2016

    Rotary International yesterday presented the Gibraltar Rotary Club’s President, Penelope Pilley, with an award marking the local branch’s 50th year of membership. The Rotary Club of Gibraltar, which was admitted into the international family in April 1966, has been recognised for its dedication to the object of Rotary and its commitment to the ideal of

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