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MAY DAY MESSAGE FROM FABIAN PICARDO

Staff May 06, 2021

The following is the text of Chief Minister and GSLP Party Leader, Fabian Picardo’s May Day Message. I join all working people in celebrating workers day on the 1st of May. ...

MAY DAY MESSAGE FROM GSLP PARTY CHAIRMAN

Staff May 06, 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters Tomorrow we would be celebrating together the 1st May in a special event organised by the Women’s Section as we have done in our Party since 1976. ...

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE EDWARD THE DUKE OF KENT (CONTINUED)

Manolo Galliano May 06, 2021

In due course, the Prince, who had grown increasingly restless in the strict confinements of the Rock, arranged sometime in September 1790, for a certain M. Fontiny, to ‘find for me a young l ...

GIBRALTAR HERITAGE ON HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY TWITTER

Staff May 06, 2021

We reproduce a tweet from the Household Cavalry Twitter page on work they carried out when they were recently in Gibraltar. “Lord Aireys Battery, in all its glory. #TrustedGuar ...

CRÊPE MAKING AT BAYSIDE

Staff May 06, 2021

Students of French at Bayside Comprehensive had a crêpe making session recently at the school. These traditional French treats were made during a cultural and gastronomic French lesson. Ms Li ...

GIBRALTAR CROSS-ROAD FOR EMIGRATION TO THE WEST: FROM GIBRALTAR TO THE AMERICAS (1870 TO 1930)

Staff May 06, 2021

Part 3 The Gibraltar Government, determined that Gibraltar would not be the gateway for Spaniards escaping their military service duties, duly tightened controls at the frontier. The Br ...

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TAX HIKE COMING

Staff May 06, 2021

A further impetus has been given to the Biden proposal for a minimum rate of company tax of 21% by the support from the EU for establishing this internationally. After Joe Biden proposed ...

MEPS RATIFY EU-UK TRADE DEAL MARKING BEGINNING OF POST-BREXIT WORLD

Staff May 06, 2021

MEPs in the European Parliament have voted to ratify the EU-UK trade deal nearly four months after the Brexit deal came into effect. The lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favour of formally approvi ...

UK OVERSEAS TERRITORIES’ AND CROWN DEPENDENCIES ENVIRONMENTAL MINISTERS COUNCIL

Staff May 06, 2021

Minister for Environment and Climate Change Dr John Cortes last week chaired the virtual meeting of the UK Overseas Territories’ (OTs) and Crown Dependencies’ (CDs) Environmental Minist ...

CONDOLENCES SENT TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL

Staff May 06, 2021

The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, has written to the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, to express his condolences on behalf of the people of Gibraltar following the rece ...

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EUROPEAN RECESSION FINAL

Questor May 06, 2021

Eurozone Gross Domestic Product (GDP) shrank by 0.6% in the first three months of this year, new figures from Eurostat show. That follows a 0.7% contraction in the fourth quarter of 2020, ...

A NEW ROYAL YACHT, A NECESSITY OF EXTRAVAGANCE?

Michael Hogg May 06, 2021

An item that is becoming prominent on social media and in some newspapers is that in the next few days an announcement will be made by Boris Johnson heralding the construction of a new Royal Yacht. ...

TO SHARE PART OF THE BURDEN

John Clear May 06, 2021

We all know that COVID and Brexit have been jointly responsible for the economic downturn and that it falls on society as a whole to pitch in to overturn this economic downturn and start functionin ...

SANDECES

El Tio May 06, 2021

Como todos los años en el primero de mayo, los llamados líderes políticos hacen declaraciones cuyo fin es convencer al trabajador de que su futuro depende de sus buenos oficios ...

EL CRONISTA

El Cronista May 06, 2021

¿Qué es la Verdad? (Serie III, Parte VII)   Para cada partido el resultado de las elecciones del 4 de mayo de Madrid, sin dejar de ser de suma impo ...

POLITICAL AMNESIA

t May 06, 2021

Nowadays precious little of what politicians do or say is forever forgotten. In the age of technology everything is recorded for posterity. A little political archaeology will produce plenty of res ...

NATURAL HISTORY FIELD CENTRE INAUGURATED

Staff May 06, 2021

The Minister for the Environment, Professor John Cortes, recently inaugurated a new Natural History Field Centre in the Gibraltar Nature Reserve. Located along Queen’s Road near Princess Caro ...

KEEP GIBRALTAR TIDY!

Staff May 06, 2021

This is a bin bag, it’s a very clever piece of kit, it can fold or roll down very small, small enough to even go in a pocket! Then it can make itself very big ! Big enough to hold a ...

MELTING GLACIERS

Joe Smith May 06, 2021

Satellites show world’s glaciers melting faster than ever. Glaciers are melting faster, losing 31 percent more snow and ice per year than they did 15 years earlier, according to thr ...

DISCARDING COVID-19 MASKS

Staff May 06, 2021

Please ensure that when you are throwing away your masks you do it properly AND that you cut the elastic so that there is no possible danger to wildlife!   ...