Gib art in Camden

Yesterday, 1st September 2014

New works by local artists Karl Ullger, Chris Anne Alcantara and Kim Soiza form part of this year’s annual art show in Camden Gallery in London themed ‘twisted fairytale’. All three artists have created new works for the exhibition which opens this week on Friday and will be on show until the end of the month. The picture show Kim Soiza, Karl Ullger and Chris Anne Alcantara in the studio. Also represented at this exhibition will be artists from the UK and China.  

GBC to screen Gibraltar 2016 EURO Qualifiers

Yesterday, 1st September 2014

GBC TV has become an official Broadcast Partner with UEFA and will televise all ten of the EURO 2016 European Qualifiers ‘Gibraltar’ games.
The Gibraltar v Poland match this Sunday from the Estadio Algarve in Faro, Gibraltar’s temporary home stadium, will be the first to be televised as from 8.35pm.

Forensic probe under way following crane collapse

Yesterday, 1st September 2014 - by Brian Reyes

 The Health and Safety Inspectorate is awaiting a full forensic analysis to determine what caused a crane to collapse at the Eastern Beach affordable housing scheme last month.

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GSD again questions transparency in Hernandez investigation

Yesterday, 1st September 2014

The Opposition has expressed surprise that the Gibraltar Government has not commented on the statement by Unite the Union criticising the amount of time it is taking to conclude the investigation into allegations of bullying made against Joanna Hernandez.
In doing so, the GSD noted that Unite had also expressed concerns that the line of questioning being used by the investigating officer and his board had “placed additional anxiety on our members”.

Living nature

Saturday, 30th August 2014

Youngsters taking part in the Alameda Gardens activities this summer as part of the Summer Sports and Leisure Programme gathered one last time for a morning of fun activities. The events brought to a close all they had done and learnt over the summer getting to grips with nature. The sessions were conducted by Andrew Abrines and the team at the Alameda Gardens. Pic: Johnny Bugeja
 

Poor turnout at La Linea ‘social justice’ rally

Saturday, 30th August 2014

There was a poor turnout at yesterday’s demonstration in La Linea calling for social justice and an end to border queues.
Around 500 protestors - 250 according to the Policia Local - gathered at the bull ring and marched to the Plaza de la Constitucion. 

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GFA mulls alternative design for Europa Point stadium

Saturday, 30th August 2014 - by Eyleen Sheil

The Gibraltar Football Association is drawing up an alternative design for the proposed stadium at Europa Point after its initial plans received a lukewarm response from a large cross section of the community. 

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Two civil servants arrested at No 6

Saturday, 30th August 2014

Two civil servants were arrested following allegations that they consumed drugs at No 6 Convent Place. The Gibraltar Government confirmed the arrests but did not comment on the nature of the alleged offence.

Jail for woman who punched elderly man

Saturday, 30th August 2014 - by Cristina Cavilla

A local woman who tried to steal a 77-year old man’s wallet and then punched him in the face when he defended himself was yesterday sentenced to 23 weeks in prison. 

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Cameron announces tougher terror laws

Saturday, 30th August 2014

David Cameron has announced new laws to crack down on terror suspects as he warned that extremism in Iraq and Syria poses a greater danger to Britain than al Qaida.
The statement came as the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) raised the threat level from substantial amid fears over British jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria to carry out atrocities.

 

Care Agency Elderly Residents at Gibraltar Fair

Saturday, 30th August 2014

 The annual visit to the fair for residents of the Care Agency Residential Services is proving ever more popular as the years go by, said the Government.
The evening consisted of the now customary stroll around the fair and the participation in some of the traditional fairground attractions. Residents were entertained whilst taking supper at the Family Pavilion and the evening rounded off with hot chocolate and churros. The Friends of Mount Alvernia once again supported residents of Mount Alvernia and in conjunction with the Care Agency’s activities team have facilitated two outings for 65 residents.