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  • Friday, September 8th 2023 - 10:31 UTC

    Falklands delegation present at Gibraltar National Day on Sunday

    Picture by Jim Watt

    A group of eighteen members from the House of Commons and the House of Lords will be in Gibraltar this week on a working visit for National Day, Sunday September 10. They will coincide with a separate delegation of leaders from the British Overseas Territories, including Falkland Islands representatives who will engage in preparatory work with a view to the next meeting of the Joint Ministerial Council with the UK in November.

  • Thursday, March 30th 2023 - 15:39 UTC

    Gibraltar Airport Tunnel Opens

    For the first time since 1941, the tunnel will enable free flow of vehicles and pedestrians across Gibraltar<br />

    Jim Watt - Gibraltar. The tunnel for traffic to access the frontier with Spain without having to cross the runway has been an ongoing project beset with delays.

  • Wednesday, June 8th 2022 - 23:53 UTC

    Royal visit to Gibraltar

    On Tuesday and Wednesday this week Gibraltar had a unique opportunity to express their unwavering loyalty to Her Majesty the Queen by welcoming The Earl and Countess of Wessex to the Rock who were visiting to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee with the people of Gibraltar.

  • Wednesday, July 7th 2021 - 21:38 UTC

    Second British Aircraft Carrier visits Gibraltar

    HMS Prince of Wales  in Gibraltar waters (Pic Jim Watt)

    HMS Prince of Wales arrived in Gibraltar on Tuesday 6 July for a programmed logistics visit. This inaugural visit to Gibraltar will also be her first non-UK port visit.

  • Thursday, June 11th 2020 - 17:44 UTC

    Gibraltar: New Governor a Royal Navy man

    Sir David took a stroll down Main Street from the Parliament to his new home at the Convent.  On the way he talked to a number of people, including the Chief Rabbi Ron Hassid

    This morning Gibraltar’s new governor was sworn in at the Gibraltar Parliament. Normally this is a high profile event with a guard of honour, residents lining the street outside and a packed crowd in the public gallery and a flurry of photographers. Sadly Sir David Steel missed out on that part of his welcome due to the COVID crisis.

  • Saturday, February 1st 2020 - 08:50 UTC

    Gibraltar Marks EU Departure

    The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo received the EU flag, and the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, who is the Minister for relations with Europe and the Commonwealth, handed over the Commonwealt

    Gibraltar originally joined the EU under the British Treaty of Accession in 1972. On the evening of Friday 31st January 2020 at midnight Central European Time the departure from the European Union at the appointed time the UK formally ceased being a member state.

  • Friday, October 18th 2019 - 11:08 UTC

    Alliance re-elected in Gibraltar

    The Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party (GSLP) and Liberal Party alliance, led by Fabian Picardo, has been elected for a third term of office.

  • Friday, May 17th 2019 - 19:42 UTC

    Brexit Party Candidate Visit Gibraltar

    James Glancy CGC is an accomplished leader, business founder and former military officer.

    James Glancy, the number two listed Brexit Party candidate for the European Elections in the South West and Gibraltar region was visiting here today and paid a courtesy call on the Gibraltar Government.