• Govt takes swipe at GSD over debt claims

    Govt takes swipe at GSD over debt claims

    • August 25, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government has accused the Opposition of being “downright reckless” with Gibraltar’s financial reputation as it hit back over the GSD’s comments regarding the government’s “excessive spending”. In a statement the Government also accused the Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Feetham, of not caring “what effect his misconceived and untrue rhetoric has on Gibraltar”.

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  • Tucked into CAS judgement, a landmark statement on Gibraltar’s rights

    Tucked into CAS judgement, a landmark statement on Gibraltar’s rights

    • August 25, 2016

    The legal decision that cleared the way for the Gibraltar FA to join FIFA includes an unequivocal statement that Gibraltar cannot be denied its rights at the whim of Spain, the Chronicle can reveal. The judgement from the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] represents a landmark decision that will have wider long-term legal implications

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  • Warning on careless fire risks

    Warning on careless fire risks

    • August 24, 2016

    The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service have reminded the public of its duty of care towards others and their surroundings. This follows a number of recent incidents involving the inappropriate disposal of smoking items that have caused harm to individuals and damage to personal property. Two incidents have been brought to the attention of the

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  • Teenage jet-ski thieves weep in court

    Teenage jet-ski thieves weep in court

    • August 24, 2016

    Three ‘naïve’ Spanish teenagers who tried to steal jet-skis worth over £16,000 from Ocean Village wept yesterday as they were remanded in custody by the Magistrates Court. Two men, aged 19 and 18, respectively, and a 17-year old juvenile boy pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted theft, going equipped and entering Gibraltar other than via the

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  • Govt slams GSD’s ‘irresponsible’ claims on LNG

    Govt slams GSD’s ‘irresponsible’ claims on LNG

    • August 24, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government has hit back at Opposition criticisms over LNG bunkering, accusing the GSD of “exaggeration” and “scaremongering”. Despite the Government having continued to work on the LNG facility now signed with Shell, the GSD had not mentioned the issue since it lost the election in November last year, No 6 Convent Place said

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  • Govt’s ‘reckless debt’ magnifies Brexit threat, GSD says

    Govt’s ‘reckless debt’ magnifies Brexit threat, GSD says

    • August 24, 2016

    High levels of debt resulting from the Gibraltar Government’s ‘excessive spending’ will magnify the threat posed by Brexit to Gibraltar, the GSD said yesterday. The GSD was reacting to comments made by the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, on BBC 4’s Today programme over the weekend, specifically that a “hard Brexit” would pose “an existential threat

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