• Gibraltarians in Barcelona describe shock at attacks

    Gibraltarians in Barcelona describe shock at attacks

    • August 19, 2017

    Gibraltarians on holiday were caught up in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Barcelona earlier this week. Two members of local sports club Mons Calpe were held in a lockdown for an hour inside a Corte Ingles store on Las Ramblas, just metres away from where a man rammed down pedestrians in a vehicle

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  • United in silence against terror

    United in silence against terror

    • August 19, 2017

    Gibraltar yesterday stood in solidarity with Spain yesterday, honouring those who died in Thursday’s terrorist attacks with a minute’s silence in Convent Place. As the clock struck noon, staff at No.6 Convent Place and The Convent bowed their heads to pay their respects. Traffic came to a halt with passers-by stopping to join in the

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  • No change to Gib’s threat level after Spain attacks

    No change to Gib’s threat level after Spain attacks

    • August 18, 2017

    Gibraltar’s threat level remains unchanged at ‘substantial’ following yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Spain. As co-chairs of The Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC), the Chief Minister and Acting Governor Nick Pyle met this morning to review security following the latest developments in Spain. As a result, the threat level for Gibraltar remains ‘Substantial’. That means an attack

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  • Overall 92% pass rate for local A-Level students

    Overall 92% pass rate for local A-Level students

    • August 18, 2017

    Students and teachers facing the A-Level exam shake-ups have had another successful results day, despite a 4% drop in the overall pass rate to 92%. This year 12 students achieved top grades securing a spot on the Gibraltar Scholar list with three A’s or above. The local pass rate between A* to E this year

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  • Gibraltar falls silent for victims of Barcelona

    Gibraltar falls silent for victims of Barcelona

    • August 18, 2017

    Convent Place in the heart of Gibraltar fell silent at midday today in memory of those who died in a terror attack in Barcelona on Thursday. The solemn coincided with similar marks of respect and solidarity held across Spain and Europe. Flags on official buildings including the iconic Moorish Castle are also flying at half

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  • Police kill five terrorists wearing fake bomb belts in second attack in Spain

    Police kill five terrorists wearing fake bomb belts in second attack in Spain

    • August 18, 2017

    Five terrorists wearing fake suicide belts have been killed by police following the Barcelona attack, while three suspects are in custody. Britons in the Catalonia capital and in the seaside town of Cambrils – the scene of a second attack in the early hours of Friday, around 70 miles (113km) west along the coast from

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