• Govt publishes Freedom of Information Bill

    Govt publishes Freedom of Information Bill

    • January 4, 2016

    Gibraltarians will soon have access to a mass of government information held by public authorities after a Bill for a Freedom of Information Act was published on Christmas Eve. This legislation will allow access to data held by the government and will establish a ‘right-to-know’ legal process where requests for government information may be made.

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  • Young dolphin rescued at Catalan Bay

    Young dolphin rescued at Catalan Bay

    • December 29, 2015

    A bloodied young striped dolphin was rescued in dramatic fashion after being battered against the rocks in stormy conditions at Catalan Bay on Boxing Day. Concerned citizens plunged into the winter sea, braving the strong currents and large waves to move the dolphin to a safe location away from the rocks. Members of the public

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  • Customs recovers cannabis worth £495,000

    Customs recovers cannabis worth £495,000

    • December 29, 2015

    Customs officers recovered 90kg of cannabis and chased drug smugglers out of Gibraltar waters and into the hands of the Guardia Civil. The separate incidents happened in the midst of the festive period last Monday. The first incident involved a high speed chase where officers of the Customs Marine Unit chased drug smugglers out of local waters

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  • Police officer injured in high speed boat chase

    Police officer injured in high speed boat chase

    • December 28, 2015

    A local police officer sustained an impact spinal injury during a high speed pursuit in rough seas on Sunday afternoon. The incident happened when a Royal Gibraltar Police vessel hit a large wave while chasing a suspicious rigid-hulled inflatable boat in British waters on the west side of the Rock. The chase was discontinued as

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  • Police Commissioner presents annual staff awards

    Police Commissioner presents annual staff awards

    • December 28, 2015

    The Commissioner of Police, Eddie Yome, presented a number of annual staff awards at a short ceremony held at New Mole House Police Headquarters. The Gavin Clinton Constable of the Year Award This year’s recipient of the award is Police Constable 126 Jonathan Barcio [pictured above], who received the highest number of nominations from both peers and management. Constable Barcio joined

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  • Commendations for Boschetti’s Steps investigators

    Commendations for Boschetti’s Steps investigators

    • December 28, 2015

    Members of Operation Indigo, the Royal Gibraltar Police investigation into the triple murder and suicide at Boschetti’s Steps earlier this year, received commendations from the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo together with the Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome. Also present at the presentation was Governor Alison MacMillan. Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Tunbridge and

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