• Britain votes for Brexit

    Britain votes for Brexit

    • June 24, 2016

    Britain has voted to leave the European Union, dealing a blow to the European project and sending a shock through this community which voted overwhelmingly to remain in yesterday’s landmark referendum. After the final of the 382 counts was declared, Leave had 51.9% of the vote to 48.1% for Remain. Leave’s total vote was 17,410,742,

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  • Gibraltar will have a new bishop

    Gibraltar will have a new bishop

    • June 24, 2016

    The Judicial Vicar of Malta, Monsignor Carmelo Zammit, is expected to be appointed as the new Bishop of Gibraltar later today. The Chronicle understands the Vatican will make the official announcement at midday at the same time as it is announced in Gibraltar. The Rock has been without a Bishop for almost two years. Monsignor

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  • Gibraltar votes Remain

    Gibraltar votes Remain

    • June 24, 2016

    Gibraltar voted overwhelmingly to remain in the European Union, delivering the first result of the night in the UK-wide knife-edge referendum. Gibraltar voted by 19,322 votes to 823 to stay in the EU, meaning 96% of the electorate chose Remain. Turnout was 84%, with 20,172 of the 24,119 eligible voters participating in the historic referendum.

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  • Referendum turnout hits 84%

    Referendum turnout hits 84%

    • June 23, 2016

    Gibraltar registered massive participation in today’s referendum on EU membership. Figures released by Returning Officer Paul Martinez showed a total of 20,174 people cast a vote, representing 83.64% of the 24,119 eligible voters. Chief Minister Fabian Picardo described it as a “stunning and impressive” turnout. Turn out in GIBRALTAR a stunning and impressive 83.64%! —

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  • EU referendum: Gibraltar and the UK go to the polls

    EU referendum: Gibraltar and the UK go to the polls

    • June 23, 2016

    Polls have opened and the people of Gibraltar and the United Kingdom are now tasked with deciding if Great Britain should remain in the European Union or leave. The polls in the run-up to the big day have suggested the referendum result is on a knife-edge, with neither side able to surge ahead in the

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  • Air quality ‘better than ever’

    Air quality ‘better than ever’

    • June 23, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government has slammed the “poor calibre of the Opposition” as it hit back at the GSD’s comments on the Rock’s air quality. In a statement the Government accused the GSD of making “irresponsible” and “misleading” comments on the subject. “The latest Opposition press release on air quality is both poorly researched and scientifically

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