• Guardia Civil seize drugs and firearms after Puente Mayorga chase

    Guardia Civil seize drugs and firearms after Puente Mayorga chase

    • December 23, 2015

    Guardia Civil officers seized 450 kilos of cannabis resin and two loaded firearms after a car chase that started in Puente Mayorga, at the northern end of the bay. The driver of a Citroen C-5 tried to ram the officers before setting off at speed toward Jerez de la Frontera. He managed to evade detention

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  • Government opens consultation on same sex marriage

    Government opens consultation on same sex marriage

    • December 23, 2015

    The Gibraltar Government has paved the way for legalising civil marriage between same sex couples after publishing a Command Paper on the subject. The Government has completed drafting amendments to the Marriage Act to enable the consultation process to begin. This reflects the policy of the Government that such a consultation process should be commenced

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  • GBC sets new Open Day record

    GBC sets new Open Day record

    • December 23, 2015

    GBC has broken its Open Day record once again this year. With monies still coming in the total currently now stands at £135,000. This was confirmed by GBC’s CEO, Gerard Teuma, who said they had already surpassed last year’s figure of £130,000. “We are still waiting for Gib Oil’s contribution following their 1p per litre

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  • Endangered turtle found dead on Eastern beach

    Endangered turtle found dead on Eastern beach

    • December 23, 2015

    The remains of a female loggerhead turtle were washed up on Eastern beach yesterday, bringing into sharp relief the plight of this endangered species of nomads of the sea. Loggerhead turtles migrate across the entire globe, so it is likely that this animal travelled tens of thousands of kilometres in its life before ending up

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  • No. 6 graffiti damage arrest

    No. 6 graffiti damage arrest

    • December 23, 2015

    Police are investigating reports of criminal damage after extensive graffiti was sprayed on the walls of No. 6 Convent Place, the King’s Chapel and the Waterport entrance to Varyl Begg Estate yesterday evening. A 49-year old man was subsequently arrested and remains in police custody. Statements such as “Picardo we wont jobs” and “Look after

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  • Monarch launches London Gatwick Gibraltar route

    Monarch launches London Gatwick Gibraltar route

    • December 23, 2015

    Monarch airline group has announced the launch of flights from London Gatwick to Gibraltar as part of the carrier’s expansion of its network of routes for summer 2016. Offering four flights per week from the London airport, the service will start on May 1, 2016, with tickets now on sale. Flights will operate on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays

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