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THE CREATIVES EXHIBITION WITH LEGO BRICKS

Staff October 22, 2020

Following a lockdown challenge launched by the Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) in April, to those individuals and organisations interested in exhibiting their LEGO creations, considerable interes ...

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Staff October 22, 2020

Seconds before we went public with this week’s edition, we received this Press Release from Unite the Union, on the dispute between Gibtelecom and Umee and Gibfibrespeed,which we reproduce in ...

RGP OFFICERS NOW TRAINED TO TACKLE DOMESTIC ABUSE

Staff October 22, 2020

Following an initiative by the Minister for Equality, the Royal Gibraltar Police has finished an intensive two weeks of training during which every officer, over 250 in total, has attended a course ...

FULL LOCKDOWN? ITS UP TO YOU!

Staff October 22, 2020

Hearing the Chief Minister deliver his address over the new Covid measures was a stark reminder that the outcome of the virus attack on Gibraltar will, in the end, depend on each and every one of u ...

HIS EXCELLENCY VISITS THE GIBRALTAR TOURIST BOARD

Staff October 22, 2020

His Excellency the Governor, Vice Admiral Sir David Steel KBE DL visited the Gibraltar Tourist Board (GTB) offices on Friday 16th October. His Excellency was greeted by the Hon Vijay Dary ...

LIEUTENANT-GENERAL EDWARD CORNWALLIS (CONTINUED)

Manolo Galliano October 22, 2020

During one of the many extended absences of the Governor, Lieutenant-General Edward Cornwallis, from the Rock, an eventful natural disaster took place on the Rock on 30th December 1766, when it was ...

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BREXIT AND FISHING RIGHTS: WILL BATTLE FOR CONTROL OF SEAS TORPEDO TRADE DEAL?

Staff October 22, 2020

It is an industry that makes only a tiny contribution to the overall economy in the UK and the EU, and yet, fishing has cast a huge net over the Brexit trade talks from the beginning. As ...

8-YEAR-OLD GIRL PULLS 1,500-YEAR-OLD SWORD OUT OF SWEDISH LAKE

Staff October 22, 2020

An eight-year-old girl stumbled upon a 1,500-year-old sword while out swimming in Vidöstern lake near her family’s summer home. Swedish-American Saga Vanecek was “throwin ...

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THE FINAL EXTENSION?

Questor October 22, 2020

Is there a final deadline extension for a deal around the corner or is the bust up of last week real and it is all over? No 10 had been considering last week’s showdown long before ...

RIGHT WING POWER GRAB (PART ONE)

John Clear October 22, 2020

Ever since humans started organising into groups in order to protect themselves from other marauding groups, humanity started placing its trust on strong men who would organise the defence of the g ...

LAS EMPRESAS

El Tio October 22, 2020

De Gibraltar viven y comen muchos individuos y empresas. Muchas de estas empresas pagan bien a sus trabajadores y otras mejor aún. Sin embargo, también las hay que pagan absolutamente ...

EL CRONISTA

El Cronista October 22, 2020

¿Qué es la Verdad? (serie 8, Parte III) Las llamadas cloacas del estado solo fueron posibles porque el poder legislativo, el gobierno, apoyados por parte de la judicatura, a ...

A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD

The Editor October 22, 2020

Last week Gibtelecom advertised a new internet offer of 1Gbp symmetric fibre broadband for £65 per month. A few days later Umee in almost indecent haste, it seems, in order not to a ...

COVID STRATEGY A COMPLETE SHAMBLES? BY MICHAEL HOGG

Michael Hogg October 22, 2020

At the time of writing, the Covid strategy in Britain seems to be developing in to a complete shambles. The announcement of a three-tier system by Boris Johnson was not welcomed by everyone with op ...

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Staff October 22, 2020