• Customs in £30,000 tobacco haul

    Customs in £30,000 tobacco haul

    • March 28, 2017

    HM Customs have arrested a local man and seized £30,000 worth of tobacco as they carried out an ongoing anti-smuggling tobacco operation targeting the eastside. The case dates back to March 17 when Officers of HM Customs were engaged in operation Bayview. Officers kept surveillance of a residential address in Glacis estate that was suspected

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  • RGP warning on underage drinking

    RGP warning on underage drinking

    • March 28, 2017

    The Royal Gibraltar Police has again flagged the issue of underage drinking as it revealed that in the course of one night, six youngsters had alcoholic beverages confiscated and disposed of by police officers. In a statement the RGP said that during the course of the night of Friday March 24, officers were ‘once again’

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  • May meets Sturgeon for talks before triggering Brexit process

    May meets Sturgeon for talks before triggering Brexit process

    • March 28, 2017

    The Prime Minister has held talks with Scotland’s First Minister as she prepares to formally trigger the Brexit process. Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon met at a hotel in Glasgow for around an hour. The Prime Minister’s visit to Scotland came a day before the Scottish Parliament is expected to pass a vote in favour

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  • Costa had ‘ample power’ to end Marrache parole case, Lord Pannick says

    Costa had ‘ample power’ to end Marrache parole case, Lord Pannick says

    • March 28, 2017

    Lord Pannick, QC, one of the UK’s leading barristers, appeared for Justice Minister Neil Costa before the Court of Appeal yesterday, in a case stemming from a decision to release convicted fraudster Isaac Marrache from prison on parole. Lawyers for Mr Costa filed the appeal after Puisne Judge Adrian Jack ruled last February that the

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  • Gib’s post-Brexit relationship with EU ‘must have Spanish backing’, Rajoy says

    Gib’s post-Brexit relationship with EU ‘must have Spanish backing’, Rajoy says

    • March 28, 2017

    Any effort to agree a new relationship between Gibraltar and the EU must take into account Spain’s opinion and have its backing, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said at the weekend. Sr Rajoy made the comment in a Sunday interview with the left-leaning newspaper El Pais, the latest in a string of comments by senior

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  • ‘PALS’ a success, GHA says

    ‘PALS’ a success, GHA says

    • March 27, 2017

    The Gibraltar Health Authority has said its new Patient Advocacy and Liaison Service (PALS) has become an effective means of providing information and guidance on all aspects of the health service and its administrative procedures. PALS, set up in November 2016, is available to members of the community who wish to make an enquiry about

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