• Brother and sister arrive in Gib after failed trans-Atlantic rowing attempt

    Brother and sister arrive in Gib after failed trans-Atlantic rowing attempt

    • February 18, 2017

    A brother and sister who were rescued after they ran into trouble during a trans-Atlantic rowing attempt were reunited with their family in Gibraltar today. There were emotional scenes on the quayside in Gibraltar as Martin Cruickshank and Fenella McAlister were ferried ashore by a port launch that collected them from the cargo ship Glyfada.

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  • Blair urges cross-party movement to turn Brexit decision around

    Blair urges cross-party movement to turn Brexit decision around

    • February 18, 2017

    Tony Blair has called on pro-Europeans to form a new cross-party movement to persuade the public they were wrong to vote to leave the EU. In an impassioned speech, the former prime minister said “progressives” should make it their “mission” to reverse the outcome of the referendum last June. Speaking at the London headquarters of

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  • Co-sovereignty proposal is ‘very reasonable’, Rajoy says

    Co-sovereignty proposal is ‘very reasonable’, Rajoy says

    • February 18, 2017

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has defended his government’s co-sovereignty proposal for Gibraltar and reiterated that Spain will use Brexit to push its sovereignty aspirations over the Rock. Sr Rajoy made the comments during a wide-ranging interview with Agence France Presse. “I think that our proposal of shared sovereignty is very reasonable,” he told AFP.

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  • 500 migrants smash through morocco border fence into Ceuta

    500 migrants smash through morocco border fence into Ceuta

    • February 18, 2017

    Almost 500 migrants forced their way into Spanish territory in North Africa by breaking through gates in the 20ft fence that separates Morocco from Spain’s Ceuta enclave. The Ceuta regional government gave the figures, with officials saying it was believed to be the biggest border invasion in recent years. About 700 migrants attempted to smash

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  • Futuristic yacht arrested in €15.3m claim

    Futuristic yacht arrested in €15.3m claim

    • February 18, 2017

    One of the world’s largest yachts has been arrested in Gibraltar over a €15.3m admiralty claim filed by the German shipyard that built it. The sleek, futuristic Sailing Yacht A attracted wide media attention when it sailed into port on Wednesday morning for what should have been a short refuelling stop. But just hours after

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  • A&E waiting times prompt feisty exchange in parliament

    A&E waiting times prompt feisty exchange in parliament

    • February 17, 2017

    The Government and the GSD have clashed, in the second consecutive parliamentary session, over average waiting times at the Accident and Emergency department. In barbed exchanges, the Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Feetham, said the department faced “systemic” problems, drawing an angry reaction from the government. The exchanges at times even threatened to mirror events

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