Gibraltar Chronicle Logo

Local News

Local News

Nine arrests in joint RGP/Guardia Civil anti-money laundering operation

Nine people were arrested during the course of a major anti-money laundering investigation in Gibraltar this week, in a joint operation that saw Guardia Civil officers present in Gibraltar during raids at local properties. On Tuesday a mass of police activity saw search warrants executed in nine residences in locations throughout Gibraltar including Varyl Begg...

Local News

Promotions in the Royal Gibraltar Police

Commissioner of Police Ian McGrail, with the approval of the Gibraltar Police Authority, has announced several promotions in the force arising from retirements and some resignations of serving officers. These are as follows: Police Sergeants Jonathan Desoiza, Craig Goldwin and Paul Barker have been promoted to Inspector, while Police Constables Gerry Martinez, Ian Waters, Joseph...

Local News

New look RGP website to be launched

The new Royal Gibraltar Police website www.police.gi will be officially launched tomorrow Thursday, at 2pm. “The enhanced website reflects the RGPs desire to increase public confidence and greater community engagement as identified in the Annual Policing Plan,” said a RGP statement. “It will include many new features including online reporting tool for non-emergency crime, missing...

Local News

Royal Marines Association (Andalucía) parade Remembrance weekend

The Royal Marines Association (Andalucía) will once again gather over the Remembrance weekend in November to hold an Act of Remembrance and wreath laying ceremony at the Royal Marines memorial in Ocean Village. On Saturday November 9, there will be a parade with members coming from all over southern Spain and 12 former Royal Marines...

UK/Spain News

UK/Spain News

Amazon failing to stem 'flood' of fake reviews - Which?

By Josie Clarke, PA Consumer Correspondent Amazon is failing to stem a "flood" of suspicious and fake reviews on its marketplace that risk misleading millions of customers, according to consumer group Which? The watchdog studied a selection of devices made and sold by relatively unknown Chinese brands, all of which had "exceptionally high" ratings on...

UK/Spain News

It takes two minutes to fall in love with a dog, new study reveals

Dog adoption website reveals it takes just over two minutes before we know a dog is 'the one' Scientific studies reveal oxytocin levels rise when humans gaze into a dog's eyes - this is known as the 'love hormone' and we associate trust, love and attachment with it Soul singer Beverley Knight knew within minutes...

UK/Spain News

Social media linked to poor sleep among teens - study

By Jane Kirby, PA Health Editor Teens who use social media for three hours or more per day have problems falling asleep and then struggle to get up for school the next morning, experts say. Their new study found that using sites such as Facebook and Twitter also led to frequent wakings and problems getting...

UK/Spain News

Number of children gambling falls slightly on last year, survey suggests

By Josie Clarke, PA Consumer Correspondent Some 11% of 11 to 16 year olds have spent their own money on gambling in the past seven days, compared with 14% in 2018, survey findings have suggested. The Gambling Commission said the percentage of young people classified as "problem" gamblers was unchanged from last year at 1.7%,...

Editors Choice

$exclude = array(1, 3, 4); $x = 0; $category = get_the_category(); ?>
Brexit in chaos after parliament defeats Johnson's ratification timetable
$exclude = array(1, 3, 4); $x = 0; $category = get_the_category(); ?>
Chief Secretary sets out plans for civil service reform, drawing union flak
$exclude = array(1, 3, 4); $x = 0; $category = get_the_category(); ?>
Gibraltar is ‘ready for Brexit’, Chief Secretary says
$exclude = array(1, 3, 4); $x = 0; $category = get_the_category(); ?>
Defiant La Linea calls on Madrid not to use cross-border workers as Brexit 'cannon fodder'