• Spanish sports anglers get more time to fish

    Spanish sports anglers get more time to fish

    • March 10, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government has agreed to ease the restrictions on recreational fishermen from Spain who come to Gibraltar to fish. Sport anglers in La Linea said they were happy to obtain local licences but complained they could only fish two weeks at a time and that this period could coincide with bad weather. This was

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  • Tampin describes ‘humiliation’ of being laid off

    Tampin describes ‘humiliation’ of being laid off

    • March 10, 2016

    The former general secretary of the Gibraltar General and Clerical Association, Michael Tampin, was left “humiliated” when he was dismissed from his job after 13 years of service, an industrial tribunal was told yesterday. Mr Tampin, who is claiming for unfair dismissal, said it took just 20 minutes to lay him off, despite the fact

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  • HMS Ambush docks in Gibraltar

    HMS Ambush docks in Gibraltar

    • March 9, 2016

    The Royal Navy nuclear powered submarine HMS Ambush arrived in Gibraltar this morning. The Astute-class submarine is here as part of its operational tasking, according to HQ British Forces Gibraltar. As is routine with such visits, no further details were released. The submarine’s arrival was captured in the image above by Moses Anahory and below by

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  • Shell exhibition updates on LNG storage project

    Shell exhibition updates on LNG storage project

    • March 9, 2016

    An exhibition updating on progress with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Shell’s Gibraltar LNG project was held at the Fine Arts Gallery yesterday. It was a follow up to the exhibition that ran last December in the John Mackintosh Hall, which introduced the project to build a liquefied natural gas storage facility linked to

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  • GGCA restructure ‘costs taxpayer more’, tribunal told

    GGCA restructure ‘costs taxpayer more’, tribunal told

    • March 9, 2016

    A 2013 restructure at the Gibraltar General and Clerical Association slashed costs for the white collar union by shifting the financial burden to the taxpayer, an industrial tribunal was told yesterday. The claim was made by a lawyer representing Michael Tampin, the GGCA’s former general secretary who is accusing the union of unfair dismissal after

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  • No Brexit impact on PSOE’s ‘hand of friendship’ to Gibraltar

    No Brexit impact on PSOE’s ‘hand of friendship’ to Gibraltar

    • March 9, 2016

    Spain’s socialist party would continue to advocate “dialogue and friendship” with Gibraltar even if the UK voted to leave the European Union, the PSOE’s MP for Cádiz said yesterday during a visit to the Rock. Salvador de la Encina was speaking just days after the caretaker Minister for Foreign Affairs, José Manuel García-Margallo, suggested the

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