• Gibraltar ‘will’ be included on FIFA Congress agenda – Infantino

    Gibraltar ‘will’ be included on FIFA Congress agenda – Infantino

    • May 4, 2016

    Gibraltar’s admission into FIFA will be included on the agenda for the annual congress of football’s world governing body in Mexico next week, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said yesterday. Mr Infantino confirmed the move during an address to the UEFA congress in Budapest, a day after the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] ordered FIFA

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  • Ciudadanos motion highlights tough stance on Gibraltar

    Ciudadanos motion highlights tough stance on Gibraltar

    • May 4, 2016

    Ciudadanos believes Spain must push for joint sovereignty over the Rock and launch an international campaign to alert other countries to “the grave situation” created by Gibraltar. In a parliamentary motion filed last week, the centre-right party led by Albert Rivera describes Gibraltar as “a tax haven” and a hotbed for smuggling that is damaging

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  • Willa opens ‘New Works’ exhibition

    Willa opens ‘New Works’ exhibition

    • May 4, 2016

    Artist WillaVasquez returns with a new solo exhibition at the Fine Art Gallery this evening with the official opening of ‘New Works’. The seven years since her last solo exhibition has seen the artist take a new direction and develop a new style. “I am at an age where I have painted hundreds of paintings,

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  • Tourism sector needs ambitious long-term plan, Chamber says

    Tourism sector needs ambitious long-term plan, Chamber says

    • May 4, 2016

    Gibraltar’s tourism product ‘falls short’ of its full potential, the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce has said as it called for greater investment and ambition for the sector. Gibraltar has a natural product and history yet this has never been fully exploited, the Chamber stated in its recently published annual report. It wants the Gibraltar Government

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  • Report urges protection for Rock’s ‘scenic heritage’

    Report urges protection for Rock’s ‘scenic heritage’

    • May 3, 2016

    Preserving Gibraltar’s iconic views from overdevelopment is the subject of a recently published report which also calls for a new planning scheme to address the issue. The Gibraltar Heritage Trust, in collaboration with the Environmental Safety Group and Gibraltar Ornithological and Natural History Society, is proposing a new scheme to safeguard Gibraltar’s “scenic heritage”. Views

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  • Garcia slams Spain in Washington seminar

    Garcia slams Spain in Washington seminar

    • May 3, 2016

    The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has accused the Spanish Government of behaving in a ‘cavalier and irresponsible manner’ in the waters around Gibraltar, “in a way which endangers the wider interests of the Western World”. He made the statements during a seminar in Washington organised by the Heritage Foundation entitled ‘Security in the

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