• Unite defends BCA action in face of ‘anti-democratic’ critics

    Unite defends BCA action in face of ‘anti-democratic’ critics0

    Unite the Union has again defended the industrial action carried out by its members at the Borders and Coastguard Agency, accusing critics of adopting an “anti-democratic” position that ignored workers’ fundamental rights. Unite also said it had received support from Spanish unions UGT and CCOO after the action, was slammed by business organisations in Gibraltar

  • Ascteg flags frontier delays for freight drivers

    Ascteg flags frontier delays for freight drivers0

    Ascteg, the Spanish cross-border workers’ association, has called on the Gibraltar Government to resolve lengthy delays faced by goods vehicles entering Gibraltar. According to Ascteg, some drivers have had to wait up to six hours to cross the border, causing tailbacks into La Linea and congestion on roads in the border area. The delays are

  • Time to queue

    Time to queue0

    There were lengthy queues to leave Gibraltar yesterday evening, with the Royal Gibraltar Police having to implement the third additional lane. At one point waiting times were estimated at over two hours and the tailback stretched into town along Line Wall road. The queues came after Chief Minister Fabian Picardo’s visit to La Linea, where