Thursday, 19 January 2017

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Possible border delays

AS PART of a decision to ensure that countries on mainland Europe who are members of Schengen are able to protect their borders, it has been agreed that anyone crossing in or out of a non-Schengen country will need to have passports checked. This of course applies to Gibraltar and…

Turtles found in Gibraltar

THE officers of the Environmental Protection and Research Unit of the Department of the Environment and Climate Change (DECC) saw the year close with the stranding of two Loggerhead turtles (classified as being part of a vulnerable species), the first at Eastern Beach and the second at Catalan Bay. The…

Gibraltar Song Festival 2017

THE organisers of the VIII Gibraltar International Song Festival (GISF) which will take place on Saturday May 6 are calling for entries with a closing date of January 15. Already, entries have been received from Gibraltar, Spain, the UK, South America, much of Europe and Morocco but there is always…

Well-known Gibraltarian Solomon Levy has died

The former Mayor of Gibraltar, well-known character and estate agent, Solomon (Momy) Levy sadly passed away today December 22 at St Bernard’s Hospital at the age of 80. Still active and proud Chairman of the Gibraltar Branch of the Royal British Legion, he will not only be remembered with affection…

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Diabetes the scourge of many

DIABETES as a disease is growing throughout the modern world and it has not spared the people of Gibraltar, so during Diabetes Awareness Month in November, the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) took a particular interest. In the latter part of the month the award winning Effective Diabetes Education Now (EDEN)…

Bethlehem Light of Peace has arrived in Gibraltar

ON Friday December 16 at the City Hall, His Worship the mayor, Adolfo J Canepa OBE GMH MP, received the Bethlehem Light of Peace on behalf of the people of Gibraltar. The Light was presented by the Scouts’ Association (Gibraltar Branch) as has now become traditional, following its collection this…

Bulgarian MEP visits Gibraltar on fact finding mission

THE latest parliamentarian to visit Gibraltar, Bulgarian MEP Ilhan Kyuchyuk met with Deputy Chief Minister Dr Richard Garcia on December 19. Mr Kyuchyuk is a vice president of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and sits on the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs as well as…

Gibraltar delegation appears before House of Lords committee

APPEARING before the House of Lords Select Committee for Europe on Tuesday December 13, Fabian Picardo, Chief Minister of Gibraltar told the committee that it needs to be able to retain access to the single market regardless of the actions of the United Kingdom, if necessary by considering the possibility…

Miss Gibraltar reaches one Miss World final

FROM the 117 girls competing in this year’s Miss World competition, Kayley Mifsud, Miss Gibraltar made it to the last 24 to compete for the title of Miss World Sportswoman Champion. Whilst this title doesn’t have any real bearing on the final itself which takes place on December 18, there…

House of Lords to review Gibraltar and Brexit

THE House of Lords European Union Committee announced on December 8 that it will launch a new short inquiry on the implications of Brexit for Gibraltar. The inquiry will examine: Reaction in Gibraltar to the referendum. Gibraltar’s existing relationship with the EU, and how it is likely to be affected…

First official Brexit meeting in London for Gibraltar

MINISTERS representing the governments of Gibraltar and the United Kingdom met in London on December 7 for the first formal engagement between the two under the structure of the new Joint Ministerial Council (Gibraltar EU Negotiations). This is the framework within which the United Kingdom and Gibraltar are developing plans…

Record passenger movements through Gibraltar International Airport

MORE services mean more passengers and for the first time ever, Gibraltar International Airport recorded more than 500,000 passengers in a year and in only 11 months! The record 500,000 passenger figure was achieved on Thursday November 24, when the passenger departed on the easyJet EZY8902 service to London Gatwick…
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