• Mind your language ON GIB, PSOE MP tells Margallo

    Mind your language ON GIB, PSOE MP tells Margallo

    • August 2, 2016

    Salvador de la Encina has called on Spain’s Acting Foreign Minister to be more “prudent” when making brash statements about Gibraltar. This weekend Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo in an extended interview with the ABC newspaper again insisted on the Spanish Government’s intent of convincing the Gibraltarians that the sooner they accepted the proposal of temporary

  • Franciscan frescoes shed light on Convent past

    Franciscan frescoes shed light on Convent past

    • August 1, 2016

    Franciscan frescoes dating back hundreds of years will be restored as part of a project that will give historians deeper insight into Gibraltar’s role as a launchpad for medieval Christian evangelisation in North Africa. The frescoes are in a room in the The Convent and most likely date back to the early 1500s, around four

  • Collision submarine sails from Gibraltar

    Collision submarine sails from Gibraltar

    • July 30, 2016

    A nuclear-powered Royal Navy submarine which was damaged in a collision with a merchant vessel last week sailed from Gibraltar yesterday. There was no confirmation of the vessel’s final destination but it is likely to be heading to the UK for repairs. HMS Ambush was forced to dock in Gibraltar after the collision on July 20 and had

  • GSD demands payment of tax rebates

    • July 29, 2016

    The GSD has called on the Gibraltar Government to pay millions of pounds in outstanding tax rebates. During the recent budget debate in Parliament the GSLP Government revealed that approximately £30m was owed to individuals and companies in tax rebates. “This is a debt owed by Government yet a provision to pay only £10 million

  • Govt hits back at GSD ‘point scoring’

    • July 29, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government has accused the GSD of attempting to “undermine and insult” the Chief Minister and the work of the Gibraltar Government. The government was responding to a GSD statement on the Limitation Act, which was passed in Parliament this week. The Opposition said the Chief Minister had said the amendments to the Act

  • Picardo meets Maltese PM to discuss Brexit

    Picardo meets Maltese PM to discuss Brexit

    • July 29, 2016

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo met with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat yesterday in a bid to explore post-Brexit commercial and economic links between the countries. Both countries have a historic relationship and Mr Picardo’s visit aimed to underscore the latest local developments since the UK voted to leave the EU. Mr Picardo also told Mr


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