• HMS Ocean in Gib call en route to Caribbean aid mission

    HMS Ocean in Gib call en route to Caribbean aid mission0

    The Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean will arrive in Gibraltar on Monday to pick up stores before deploying to the Caribbean to provide assistance and aid to British Overseas Territories hit by Hurricane Irma. The vessel, a helicopter carrier and amphibious assault ship, will join Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay providing logistical and medical support

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  • Blockchain investor sets up in Gibraltar

    Blockchain investor sets up in Gibraltar0

    An investment group focused on early-stage blockchain technology companies has set up a subsidiary in Gibraltar, in a boost to the Rock’s efforts to establish itself as a global hub for this growing sector. London-based Coinsilium Group, which finances and manages companies in this sector, has established a wholly-owned subsidiary called Terrastream to develop a

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  • Preview confirms Gibraltar map in Call of Duty: WW II

    Preview confirms Gibraltar map in Call of Duty: WW II0

    The latest edition of one of the most popular first-person shooting games of recent years will include scenes in Gibraltar, according to previews revealed by the specialist gaming magazine Game Informer. Call of Duty: World War II is due for release later this year and the preview shows a map that appears to be based

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  • Gibraltar U16 reach finals

    Gibraltar U16 reach finals0

    Gibraltar’s U16 basketball squad will be playing Armenia in tomorrow’s FIBA U16 European Championships for boys being played in Andorra. The Gibraltar team beat hosts Andorra 56-61 after coming from behind in the first quarter. Playing at the Andorra la Vella, Poliesportiu Sports Hall the young Gibraltarians went on to win the next three quarters to

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  • MoD announces £2m upgrade to Windmill Hill monitoring station

    MoD announces £2m upgrade to Windmill Hill monitoring station0

    The Ministry of Defence is to invest £2m to upgrade ‘Windy Hill’, its maritime monitoring facility overlooking the strategic Strait of Gibraltar. Sitting high above Europa Point, personnel at the monitoring facility keep an eye on 60,000 ships entering or leaving the Mediterranean, or crossing between Africa and Europe. They also play a crucial role

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  • Young macaques thrill visitors with Upper Rock nature show

    Young macaques thrill visitors with Upper Rock nature show0

    Gibraltar has 24 new Barbary macaques and the young monkeys are putting on a cute show for visitors to the Upper Rock nature reserve. Locals and tourists alike are being treated to the sight of infants ranging from weeks to days old. Some are so young they simply suckle their mothers or cling onto males

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