The snap election call yesterday will certainly create some excitement if only because it will decide the destiny of some political hopefuls and give us a real litmus test on how those in power and opposition are doing.
Whether or not the EU referendum debate will do more damage to David Cameron’s leadership than it might do to Gibraltar and even Britain itself if the vote takes place and it favours withdrawal has yet to be seen.
It’s an important factor in the leadership of any organisation that the man at the top can work with his team to move culture and policy with the times.
Last Thursday night a Gibraltar style welcome – St Michael’s Cave, RG Band, bagpipes, indeed the works – will have undoubtedly left an impression on guests from Sevilla and the Campo.
Workers’ Memorial Day is held to remember workers who were killed, disabled or injured in their working environment. It clearly recalls the important point that many protections we enjoy today were not previously available to most workers.
It could be a long debate as to whether or not the rules that the Broadcasting Act set out were rightly or wrongly interpreted by GBC’s news team - depending on how deep you go in interpreting each aspect of the rules and whether you take a legalistic or common sense approach.
A man of great conviction and driven by principle, Charles Bruzon, mourned by Gibraltar today, was perhaps one of the most unlikely people to become a politician.
Whatever the merits or not of declarations made by either side in the row over GBC which prompted their long statement, there can be no doubt that GBC needs to change from the direction it has been taking for some time.
Fair and considered as the decision from the Supreme Court undoubtedly is, and swift as the Government has responded to review the practices has been, something seems missing from the whole process.
Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy followed his meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday stating that he is “absolutely willing” to pursue dialogue in relation to Gibraltar and find a new framework for that relationship. This is clearly a reference to PPs determination to ditch the tripartite process in support of its criticism of the PSOE government’s approach to the Gibraltar question.