• Gibraltar’s military history ‘is still alive’

    Gibraltar’s military history ‘is still alive’

    • November 18, 2017

    Journalist and author Nicholas Rankin has flagged the need to protect Gibraltar’s military heritage as he presented his latest book to an audience at the Garrison Library yesterday, delivering the Chronicle lecture as part of the fifth Gibraltar Gibunco International Literary Festival. Interviewed by Chronicle Editor Brian Reyes, Mr Rankin contextualised the book ‘Defending the

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  • Tusk sets December deadline for Brexit progress

    Tusk sets December deadline for Brexit progress

    • November 18, 2017

    European Council president Donald Tusk has set a deadline of the start of December for Britain to make further movement on its Brexit divorce bill and the future of the Irish border. Speaking after talks with Theresa May in Sweden, Mr Tusk said the EU has completed the internal work necessary to give the green

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  • ‘I’m very optimistic about Brexit,’ Ann Widdecombe says

    ‘I’m very optimistic about Brexit,’ Ann Widdecombe says

    • November 18, 2017

    Former Tory politician Ann Widdecombe said she is very optimistic for Gibraltar as the UK prepares to leave the European Union, adding that Britain will not desert the Rock and will ensure that it is “included in everything”. Miss Widdecombe, a Brexiteer, was speaking on the second day of the fifth edition of the Gibraltar

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  • Kishin Alwani marks 80th birthday with £1m philanthropic donation

    Kishin Alwani marks 80th birthday with £1m philanthropic donation

    • November 18, 2017

    As he turned 80 this week, local businessman Kishin Alwani marked the occasion by rebranding The Alwani Trust into The Alwani Foundation – and funding it with a one million pound donation. At a cocktail reception on Thursday evening, Mr Alwani also presented a total of £25,000 to five local charities. The rebranding of the

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  • Spanish fishing boat boarded on east side

    Spanish fishing boat boarded on east side

    • November 17, 2017

    A Spanish fishing vessel that has persistently entered British waters on the east side of the Rock to fish illegally with nets was boarded early yesterday morning and its master reported for process. The Virgen del Carmen I was challenged by the Environmental Protection and research Unit of the Department of the Environment and Climate

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  • ‘Let’s end the divisions’, Feetham tells GSD

    ‘Let’s end the divisions’, Feetham tells GSD

    • November 17, 2017

    Former GSD leader Daniel Feetham has called for an end to divisions within the party as the leadership election looms, telling members in a social media post that “we achieve nothing by turning on our own”. In doing so Mr Feetham, who stood down as Leader earlier this year prompting the election process, signalled that

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