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18:28

Gibraltar

Steady rise in Covid-19 cases to the highest number ever in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The number of active coronavirus cases in Gibraltar has risen to a record level in recent days, reaching a total of 88 on Thursday, an increase of ten cases in 24 hours. The numbers may still be low, even for a population of around 34,000, but a few ... weeks ago there were no cases at all for several days and people began to hope that the crisis was over. Many of those who have tested positive in Gibraltar have been asymptomatic, and there have been no deaths since the pandemic started. The ... health authorities on the Rock have one of the highest ratios of testing per population, with 55,677 tests having been carried out so far. This accounts to some extent to the rise in active cases, but it also seems to be the case that Gibraltar, like many

13:21

Gibraltar

Concern after seven players from visiting football team test positive for Covid-19

Debbie Bartlett

...the Gibraltar authorities, less than two hours before kickoff. UEFA protocols dictate that teams need to be tested no more than three days ahead of leaving their country of origin, and have to present a valid certificate with confirmation of the ... negative results. In the case of FC Prishtina, the team was tested again upon arrival in Gibraltar and instructed to isolate in their town centre hotel until the results came through. As they all held certificates confirming that they had tested negative in ... and seven members were found to be positive. All of the Lincoln Red Imps players, who had also been tested, were negative. In a statement later, FC Prishtina criticised the Gibraltar government for cancelling the match, saying it had other players

14:06

Gibraltar

Brexit and Covid-19, a potentially "perfect storm"

Debbie Bartlett

Gibraltar's deputy chief minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, has said that the combination of Britain leaving the EU and the Covid-19 pandemic have the potential makings of a "perfect storm", the consequences of which will be felt for years to come. Dr ... Garcia, who is the leader of the Gibraltar Liberal Party, was taking part in a panel discussion entitled "Brexit in times of Covid-19" during the UK Liberal Democrat conference which was completely virtual this year. The deputy chief minister shared the ... panel with Alistair Carmichael, who is MP for Orkney and Shetland and the Lib Dem shadow Home Affairs spokesman, and was previously responsible for Foreign Affairs. This provided a perspective on these issues from Gibraltar and from Scotland. The

14:05

Gibraltar

Gibraltar cross-border worker dies from coronavirus

Debbie Bartlett

There have been no deaths from Covid-19 in Gibraltar, but this week came the sad news that a cross-border worker, a woman in her 40s who lived and was diagnosed with the disease in Spain, has died. This week 22 people (11 staff members and 11

14:59

LifeStyle

'The sea and cancer both test your strength'

JUDITH ROMERO

...and the Strait of Gibraltar, stopping in the ports of Cadiz, Malaga and Valencia before berthing in Barcelona on 24 October. It will be a test for their bodies and their minds, but at the same time it will raise awareness of breast cancer (19

12:55

Gibraltar

Parliament House in Gibraltar to be restored

Debbie Bartlett

Parliament House in Main Street Gibraltar, which was built in 1817, is to be restored to its former glory, including taking back the commercial premises on the ground floor and returning them to their original use. The building began as the ... Exchange and Commercial Library, then housed the Gibraltar Legislative Council from 1950, then the House of Assembly after the 1969 Constitution and became the seat of Parliament following the 2006 Constitution.

14:28

Gibraltar

A very different look to Christmas and New Year in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The most magical time of the year is going virtual in Gibraltar this winter. Unless the pandemic situation improves and the ban on large gatherings is lifted, the Christmas Festival of Lights, the Christmas attractions in John Mackintosh Square

14:23

Gibraltar

Online locator form for travellers entering Gib from 'relevant areas'

Debbie Bartlett

Passengers flying into Gibraltar who have been in a so-called 'Relevant Area' in the previous 14 days will have to complete an online locator form from now on. This online form replaces the existing manual ones, and the government will use the

11:46

Gibraltar

Gibraltar border problems lie ahead for people and some goods if no Brexit agreement reached

Debbie Bartlett

Potential problems for people and some goods crossing the border between Gibraltar and Spain have been spelled out in detail recently through two Technical Notices issued by the Gibraltar government. The first document explains that if there is ... no agreement which covers the future relationship of Gibraltar with the European Union, the situation at the border will change considerably because British nationals will be subject to the same controls as those from other non-EU countries. This ... means their passports will have to be stamped every time they cross the border in either direction, and their documents scanned into the Schengen Information System. People crossing from Gibraltar into Spain would only be able to spend 90 out of any

13:01

Gibraltar

San Roque Golf to sponsor Gibraltar disability team

Debbie Bartlett

San Roque Golf Club has agreed to sponsor a three-person team of disability golfers from Gibraltar at the 2021 edition of the Cairns Cup, a biannual competition organised by British Inclusive Golf for golfers with a range of disabilities from Europe

15:28

Gibraltar

Government says 'not an inch' of sovereignty will be ceded as part of Brexit

Debbie Bartlett

The chief minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo, has warned people against taking any notice of speculation about the future of the Rock in the media, saying they should "absolutely ignore" such reports and trust the government to deliver on its ... promises, even in the midst of a pandemic. The press and social media often feature claims that Gibraltar will be "handed back" to Spain as part of the Brexit negotiations, or that the Gibraltar government will want to do a deal with Spain because ... of the year on Brexit, and as I said on National Day, this is an area where the Government of Gibraltar, led by me, will give not an inch....We will never agree to anything that dilutes British sovereignty, jurisdiction or control over Gibraltar in

14:23

Sport

Gibraltar, Unicaja's back-up home for Eurocup matches

JUAN CALDERÓN

...host team would also have to foot the bill. In the case of Unicaja they have found a close and feasible solution with an international airport: Gibraltar. Such an arrangement has already been sounded out; Gibraltar plays in minor FIBA competitions and ... has a court approved for international matches. The president of the Gibraltar Federation, John Goncalves, confirmed to Unicaja that they have the court at their disposal if needed throughout the season. In the group phase of the Eurocup, Unicaja

21:29

Gibraltar

Easter eggs delivered to local pensioners

Debbie Bartlett

This is a difficult time and there may be a lockdown in force but Easter just wouldn't seem like Easter without chocolate eggs and any residents of the four 'pensioner estates' in Gibraltar who were worried about missing out found their fears were ... unfounded. Thanks to the generosity of the local branch of Marks & Spencer, Easter eggs and other goodies were delivered to their homes for them to enjoy. Gibraltar's Minister for Housing, Steven Linares, said he was very grateful to Marks & Spencer for

16:29

Gibraltar

A National Day like no other in Gibraltar, due to the coronavirus

Debbie Bartlett

September 10th is National Day in Gibraltar and as anyone who has ever been there will know, it is one hell of a party. Casemates Square filled with crowds dressed in the traditional colours of red and white, the political rally with UK and ... people of Gibraltar that it broke his heart not to be able to celebrate in Casemates Square as usual, but he said that next year "we will be back" for "the biggest party in our history" and to "celebrate our success against all the challenges of 2020".

20:26

Gibraltar

Gib chief minister sends out messages to the Queen and Boris Johnson

Debbie Bartlett

The chief minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo, sent a message to the Queen after her televised message on Sunday evening, saying her speech had been gratefully received "as we too rally together and brave this storm to protect our loved ones".

13:25

Gibraltar

Gibraltar increases restrictions as coronavirus cases rise

Debbie Bartlett

As of today, Friday 21 August, everyone over the age of 11 in Gibraltar must wear a mask inside shops and stores unless they have a medical condition or disability which exempts them from doing so. Masks are recommended for children under 11 as ... The move to tighten restrictions comes as the number of Covid-19 cases in Gibraltar continues to rise. The authorities say many recent cases have been among young people who have been socialising on the Costa del Sol this summer. Local residents are ... also concerned that many people are failing to comply with social- distancing measures when out enjoying themselves in Gibraltar in the evenings and that the rules are not being enforced.

19:04

Gibraltar

Vandals blamed for damage Moorish castle lighting

Debbie Bartlett

The iconic Moorish castle in Gibraltar is illuminated in blue every evening in tribute to the health workers and essential services, but on Tuesday night some of the lighting didn't appear to be working and when technicians went to investigate they

18:41

Gibraltar

Cruise liner coming to take on fuel

Debbie Bartlett

Cruise ships are no longer able to visit Gibraltar, but the World Dream will be coming on Saturday 21 March for a purely technical call. The ship is carrying no passengers and the crew will not be permitted to disembark, nor will shore-based

18:37

Gibraltar

Flights cancelled due to travel restrictions

Debbie Bartlett

Easyjet cancelled its flight from Bristol to Gibraltar on Thursday, apparently because of a lack of demand for the service. The airline also contacted passengers due to fly to or from Gatwick and Manchester to say their flights have been ... cancelled. Royal Air Maroc, which flies from Tangier to Gibraltar, has also suspended all international flights.

18:17

Gibraltar

Gibraltar retains place in second-highest tax transparency category

Debbie Bartlett

Once again Gibraltar has achieved the second-highest OECD rating of 'largely compliant' in the latest Peer Review of tax information exchange carried out by a team of OECD Global Forum expert assessors. This places Gibraltar on the same level as the ... USA, Germany, the UK and Spain. The review included an onsite visit to Gibraltar by a Global Forum assessment team in 2019. The expert assessors are tax officials drawn from tax authorities of OECD Global Forum member jurisdictions with "substantial ... consolidating Gibraltar's solid reputation as an internationally-cooperative jurisdiction, notably in terms of transparency and the exchange of information for tax purposes". Albert Isola, the Minister for Financial Services, said the report confirms the 2014

14:29

Gibraltar

Gibraltar steps up action after first coronavirus case confirmed

Debbie Bartlett gibraltar

A case of coronavirus, or COVID-19, was confirmed in Gibraltar on Tuesday and the authorities stepped up their actions to try to prevent the risk of the illness spreading. The patient's identity has not been revealed to protect his privacy, but it ... is known that he and his partner had been to northern Italy and had no symptoms when they arrived back in Gibraltar. They are in self-isolation and he is said to be recovering well. The government issued a statement following the confirmation, ... explaining that the young couple had not been in the category of people that Public Health England advised should be tested for the virus. They returned to Gibraltar from northern Italy before the date that Public Health England advised was relevant for

16:45

Gibraltar

Gibraltar Finance to partner Hackathon

Debbie Bartlett

Gibraltar Finance, the government's business development arm, is to be an official partner in the Post-Covid Hackathon, a global online initiative to bring together a number of teams and create new open-source solutions to overcome the health, ... The Hackathon is being organised by Indorse, a tech skills-matching platform, and Coinsilium, a Gibraltar-based investor and advisor supporting early-stage blockchain technology companies and the digital token economy.

14:22

Gibraltar

Further new Covid-19 restrictions now in force in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

On Wednesday evening the Gibraltar authorities announced that further anti-Covid measures would come into force today, Friday 28 August. The number of active cases of the virus has been steadily increasing in recent days and was 67 on Wednesday, but ... Gibraltar is carrying out large-scale testing of its population and cross-border workers, so the rise in figures is not unexpected. Under the new measures, people in Gibraltar must now wear a mask in all covered public spaces, and socialising is ... time being. Changes have also been announced for Gibraltar's National Day celebrations. The traditional firework display has been cancelled and no large screens will be installed in public places to broadcast the online events, to avoid people

16:37

Gibraltar

Staff at three Gibraltar schools accredited as Climate Change teachers

Debbie Bartlett

Seven teachers at Bayside, Westside and St Bernard's Upper Primary schools have now been accredited as Climate Change teachers. The course includes topics such as climate change science, gender and the environment, children and climate change, cit

20:30

Gibraltar

Easyjet resumes flights from Bristol to Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

To the relief of many who travel regularly to and from the UK, the Easyjet airline announced earlier this week that it would be resuming flights to Gibraltar from Bristol from Sunday, 2 August. The flights are scheduled to run on Tuesdays, Thursdays ... offering a restricted service between Gatwick, Manchester and Gibraltar earlier this month. At present, Gibraltar residents who have not visited Spain recently do not have to self-isolate on arrival in UK.

19:02

Gibraltar

Gibraltar hopes for ambitious EU relationship post-Brexit

Debbie Bartlett

Deputy chief minister Dr Joseph Garcia, who holds the Brexit portfolio for the Gibraltar government, has chaired a meeting of the Brexit Strategic Group to discuss further the situation should the UK and EU fail to reach an agreement by the end of ... the transition period on 31 December. In a press release issued after the meeting, Dr Garcia stressed that this does not mean that the Gibraltar government is not expecting an agreement to be reached, but it has a duty to prepare for different ... possible outcomes. Indeed, he said, "the Government is confident that a good economic partnership can be agreed that will greatly benefit Gibraltar in the context of our involuntary departure from the EU and that such a partnership can produce an area of

12:10

Gibraltar

Upper Rock picnic sites revamped for spring

Debbie Bartlett

...at the old Willis' Guard room, at the opposite (northern) end of the Upper Rock. The Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society was consulted beforehand to ensure that there would be no negative impact on wild animals or plants.

12:08

Gibraltar

Call for information about poisoned gulls

Debbie Bartlett

The Environment Department is asking people to come forward if they have any information about the deaths of a number of yellow-legged gulls who appear to have been poisoned. It is illegal to kill any wild birds on Gibraltar, including gulls, and

12:06

Gibraltar

RGP appoints LGBT liaison officer

Debbie Bartlett

The Royal Gibraltar Police has appointed PC Allan Bartram as liaison officer for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. He will wear rainbow epaulettes on his uniform and raise awareness among colleagues and promote understanding

13:36

Gibraltar

GibSams awareness campaign now on public transport

Debbie Bartlett

Information posters about the Gibraltar branch of the Samaritans, GibSams, are being displayed on buses and bus stops as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the service it provides. GibSams have a confidential helpline offering a listening

13:34

Gibraltar

Entries invited for competition for young local artists

Debbie Bartlett

Entries are invited from Gibraltar residents attending years 9 to 13 in local schools or local artists aged up to 24 for the Annual Art Competition for Young Artists. The closing date is 6pm on 14 February. Entries must be original and

13:33

Gibraltar

Christmas tree recycling scheme launched on the Rock

Debbie Bartlett

Those with real Christmas trees to dispose of can do so in an environmentally-friendly manner by taking them to the Civic Amenities Facility in Europa Advance Road. The trees, which would not survive in the local climate if planted, will be shredde

13:56

Gibraltar

Performer dropped from Reggaeton festival

Debbie Bartlett

...the comment "Gibraltar is Spanish". The comment was made by his cousin. Original Elias and his cousin later apologised and said it had just been a joke, but it caused so much bad feeling in Gibraltar that the organisers decided it would be best to

13:50

Gibraltar

Gifts donated for children in need

Debbie Bartlett

...the public in general. On behalf of WTC Gibraltar Mariela Gancheva, said "We are so overwhelmed and grateful to all the people who contributed to the campaign this year. Thank you for your help in making this Christmas that little bit more magical

16:28

Local

New chaplain installed at St George's, Malaga

SUR in English

A licensing service for the new chaplain, the Rev Louis Darrant, took place at St George's Anglican Church in Malaga, on Saturday. The service was led by the Ven David Waller, Archdeacon of Gibraltar, and was attended by members of the Anglican

20:51

Gibraltar

Women in Business amalgamates with GFSB

Debbie Bartlett

The members of the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses have voted unanimously at a recent EGM to unite with the Women in Business Gibraltar association, which was founded in the 1990s as The Gibraltar Business Network. Following approval of ... the decision, the GFSB WIB will continue to focus on providing networking opportunities and support for professional women and the move will enable the GFSB to implement diversity and inclusion policies impacting its membership and Gibraltar

20:53

Gibraltar

GibSams, there to help in the festive season

Debbie Bartlett

Many people struggle with loneliness and different problems at Christmas and New Year, but Gibraltar has its own branch of the Samaritans, GibSams, who are there to help. The hotline number is 116 123 (the same number as UK) and it offers a

16:48

Gibraltar

The Rock to see in the New Year in style

Debbie Bartlett

Gibraltar will be seeing in the New Year in style, with live music starting at 10.30pm in Casemates Square on Tuesday 31 December and continuing until 3am on New Year's Day. The entertainment includes a spectacular firework display at midnight,

16:47

Gibraltar

Gibraltar government files criminal complaint against Vox in Spain

Debbie Bartlett

The government announced on Wednesday that it has begun legal proceedings against the Spanish far-right party Vox for inciting hatred towards the people of Gibraltar, including statements urging violent action. It says Vox is abusing the right of ... leader of Vox in La Línea recently resigned, accusing the national party leadership of fomenting hatred against Gibraltar. Since the recent election, Vox has had a significant political presence in the area.

16:42

Gibraltar

GibAir issues apology for Easyjet luggage mix-up

Debbie Bartlett

GibAir has apologised after Easyjet passengers' luggage was accidentally loaded onto the wrong planes last Sunday. The bags for the Gatwick flight were put into the hold of the plane heading to Manchester, and vice versa. Passengers were reunited