• Scribbled in the margins, a clear message to Spain

    Scribbled in the margins, a clear message to Spain0

    As they walked into the UN Fourth Committee session in New York on Tuesday, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Gibraltar delegation were expecting a full-frontal diplomatic assault from Spain. For days in the run-up to the meeting, the rightwing Spanish daily ABC, which can be relied on to reflect Madrid’s line, had prepared the

  • Cameron in ‘historic’ visit to Gibraltar

    Cameron in ‘historic’ visit to Gibraltar0

    David Cameron will be in Gibraltar today to campaign for Remain, in the first visit to the Rock by a serving Prime Minister since 1968. Mr Cameron will address a rally in Casemates Square at 5.30pm alongside Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, the leader of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party.  He is also expected to meet privately with local

  • Forget joint sovereignty, Picardo tells Spain

    Forget joint sovereignty, Picardo tells Spain0

    Gibraltar will never accept any joint sovereignty proposal  between the UK and Spain, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said in an interview published this weekend. He told Spanish newspaper El Mundo that the Rock would never be Spanish and that the Queen “will always rule over Gibraltar.” Mr Picardo was asked whether Gibraltar would sign up

  • Margallo ‘the patriot’ hits out at UK over Gibraltar

    Margallo ‘the patriot’ hits out at UK over Gibraltar0

    Britain is ‘in permanent breach’ of ‘a UN mandate’ urging bilateral sovereignty talks over Gibraltar, Spain’s acting Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo said yesterday as he presented awards to several Spanish law enforcement officers and officials for their work relating to the Rock. Sr García-Margallo presented Spain’s Order of Civil Merit to three Guardia Civil