• Emergency services rehearse response to terror attack

    Emergency services rehearse response to terror attack0

    Gibraltar’s emergency services rehearsed their response to a terrorist incident in the Little Bay area yesterday, responding to a fictional scenario of an explosive device placed under a bus. The exercise, known as LIVEX, afforded the emergency services an opportunity to practise their response plans and their ability to work with other relevant agencies including

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  • Huge NATO exercise begins in Norway despite Russian anger

    Huge NATO exercise begins in Norway despite Russian anger0

    By Jan Olsen, Associated Press A huge Nato exercise has begun in Norway in a scenario that involves restoring the country’s sovereignty after an attack by a “fictitious aggressor”. Russia, which shares a border with Norway, was briefed by Nato on the Trident Juncture 2018 drill and invited to monitor it but Moscow is still

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  • All set for ‘Traffic Free Tuesday’

    All set for ‘Traffic Free Tuesday’0

    Tomorrow will mark Gibraltar’s second ‘Traffic Free Tuesday’, an initiative by the group Sustainable Gibraltar to encourage people to leave their cars at home for one day. Last month was the first event with the group aiming to raise awareness of their campaign and in turn have more participants. “There are definitely people out there

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  • Could this be the formula for preventing Alzheimer’s?

    Could this be the formula for preventing Alzheimer’s?0

    By Rod Minchin, Press Association A combination of sleep, exercise and alcohol could help prevent the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists have discovered that a good night’s sleep, increasing heart rate through exercise and 25ml of wine per day can help stimulate the brain’s own cleaning system. Previous studies have shown that Alzheimer’s disease is

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  • Walk briskly for 10 minutes a day to stay healthy, experts say

    Walk briskly for 10 minutes a day to stay healthy, experts say0

    By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent Adults should walk briskly for 10 minutes a day to stay healthy rather than focusing on distance or the quantity of steps, health officials have said. New guidance from Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of GPs suggests just 10 minutes of brisk walking a day

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  • Plater Youth Club residential at Wakana Lake

    Plater Youth Club residential at Wakana Lake0

    A group of fifteen young people from the Plater Youth Club recently took part in a fun packed weekend at Wakana Lake, Benalup. The weekend offered young people the opportunity to take part in outdoor adventure based activities including archery, a challenging high ropes course, 10 kilometre mountain biking trail, a 1.5 kilometre ‘Spartan’ mud

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