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Bunkering event puts spotlight on Rock’s high standards - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Port of Gibraltar’s commitment to high safety and environmental standards was highlighted during an international bunkering forum this week. Delegates discussed key international trends in the market and had a chance to see how Gibraltar suppliers ...
New law strengthens tobacco ‘stop and search’ powers - Gibraltar Chronicle
Police and customs officers have been given additional stop and search powers inside so-called tobacco ‘special zones’. Until now, officers required reasonable suspicion of a tobacco offence before they could stop vehicles and question the occupants.
Fishing row escalates into fresh exchanges - Gibraltar Chronicle
The Gibraltar Government and the GSD clashed again yesterday over the issue of Spanish fishing boats using illegal nets in British Gibraltar territorial waters. The exchanges came after the Chronicle published a photograph earlier this week of a Spanish ...
Eastern beach opened for dogs - Gibraltar Chronicle
Dog owners will be able to walk their pets on a section of Eastern beach during the winter months, under legislation published yesterday. Dogs are banned from Gibraltar’s beaches but under the change, the section north of the central groyne will be ...
GSD focuses concerns on LNG-bunkering risk - Gibraltar Chronicle
The GSD is calling on the Government to be “open and transparent” and confirm that all relevant reports have been carried out in relation to the new power station and its fuel supply. They ask that these should be published. The GSD says that it is the ...
Gibraltar’s old street names ‘immortalised’ - Gibraltar Chronicle
Six of Gibraltar’s old streets have been ‘immortalised’ through plaques describing the history behind the emblematic names which are slowly dying out in community use. The streets selected were ‘Calle Comedia’, Plaza de la Verdura’, ‘Calle ...
‘GSLP election promises on fishing in tatters’ says GSD - Gibraltar Chronicle
The GSD has said that the Government’s promises on fishing at the last election now lie in tatters. This comes after Spanish fishermen were photographed hauling in a net full of fish in the area of the artificial reef on Tuesday. In a statement the GSD ...
Naval incursion as Spanish pilots train outside British skies - Gibraltar Chronicle
Britain will protest to Spain over an illegal incursion into British waters by a Spanish warship yesterday morning, coinciding with a NATO air exercise in international airspace off the east side of the Rock. The vessel sailed into British waters as two ...
Dutch family receives closure on plane crash - Gibraltar Chronicle
A commemorative plaque was unveiled yesterday at the King’s Chapel in memory of a Dutch tail gunner who died in a plane crash 55 years ago. Louis Coenraad was lost at sea on 25 February 1960 following the crash of Grumman Avenger 028, 60 nautical miles ...
Mayor pays tribute to ‘Cheshire Home’ volunteers over 30 years - Gibraltar Chronicle
Mayor Adolfo Canepa this week hosted a reception at the Garrison Library in honour of the many local volunteers who have been a part of the Gibraltar Cheshire Home project. The reception to commemorate the Gibraltar Cheshire Home Support Group’s 30th ...
GHA launches Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm screening - Gibraltar Chronicle
Men reaching their 65th birthday will be invited to have an ultrasound screening for Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm, a potentially fatal condition that affects 6-9% of older men. The Gibraltar Health Authority will also be inviting men who have already attained ...
Almost 900 Gibraltarians at university abroad - Gibraltar Chronicle
Government yesterday described the near 900 Gibraltarian students at university abroad as its “huge investment in the future”. The remark comes after the figures were disclosed in an answer to an Opposition question in Parliament last week. “As ...
Gib reef nets large haul for Spanish fishermen - Gibraltar Chronicle
Spanish fishermen are pictured hauling a net full of fish from the sea off Gibraltar’s runway earlier yesterday morning. The boat is in the area of the artificial reef, which according to local environmentalists is helping to encourage marine life.
Gibtelecom signs €10m contract for 4G services - Gibraltar Chronicle
A €10m contract was signed yesterday by Gibtelecom and its partner, Ericsson, to upgrade its network and roll out 4G services by November this year. The upgrade of mobile equipment and network will cost over €5m with a new technology centre and support ...
US think tank highlights Rock’s military role - Gibraltar Chronicle
Gibraltar plays a ‘vital’ role for the US Navy’s submarine operations at a time of increased Russian naval activity, a US think tank said yesterday. The Heritage Foundation made the statement in its Index of US Military Strength 2015, a wide-ranging ...
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