Gibraltar

Gibraltar government is rushing through new bill with ‘sole purpose’ of imposing banning order, claims lawyer in corruption inquiry

A LAWYER in the upcoming McGrail inquiry has accused the Gibraltar government of having a restriction order ‘ready to go’ as soon as new legislation is passed. Adam Wagner, representing former Police Commissioner Ian McGrail in the investigation into the government’s conduct, called this the ‘sole or major purpose’ of rushing the legislation through two […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


John Galliano speaks in new documentary: Gibraltar designer, 63, apologises for vile anti-Semitic comments after mounting comeback this year

A NEW documentary will showcase the rapid rise and fall of controversial Gibraltarian fashion designer John Galliano. High and Low: John Galliano, directed by Academy Award-winning Scot Kevin Macdonald, coincides with the enigmatic and flawed Galliano’s attempts to revive his career following a catwalk comeback in Paris this year which was received by a five-minute […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


Gibraltar’s senior citizens get medical travel insurance deal for emergency treatment in Spain’s Andalucia

A MEDICAL insurance scheme for senior citizen residents travelling to Spain has been unveiled by the Gibraltarian government. Older people going across the border will be able to register for emergency medical insurance cover but this will only apply to the Andalucia region. The announcement has been made by Gibraltar’s Minister for Justice, Trade, and […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


Elderly woman, 67, jailed for 20 months over ‘intricate’ €50,000 Gibraltar embezzlement scheme

A 67-year-old woman has been handed a stint in the slammer after being convicted of syphoning off company funds through her role as an accountant. Wendy Simpson spent eight months fraudulently transferring a total of €50,000 in cash to her personal bank accounts in the UK. Between August 2022 and April 2023 Simpson systematically snaffled […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


EXCLUSIVE: Meet the British expats set to appear on A New Life in The Sun from TONIGHT as they launch their glamping business in Portugal 

A NEW Life in The Sun will feature two British expats juggling life between Portugal and Gibraltar.  READ MORE: This is the best all-inclusive hotel in Spain – according to the World Travel Awards The Channel 4 programme has launched its latest series featuring a cohort of aspirational British expats.  Pauline Olivera, 58 and her […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


Gibraltar on high-alert for plastic pellets washing up on its beaches after sightings were reported in nearby Tarifa

THE recent environmental crisis on the shores of northern Spain, marked by the spill of plastic pellets into the ocean, has prompted immediate action from authorities in Gibraltar and Malaga.  Gibraltar’s Department of the Environment has intensified its coastal monitoring following the discovery of these pellets on Bolonia beach in nearby Tarifa.  This response comes […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


The highs and lows of Gibraltar’s 2023: Diplomats fail to agree an EU treaty as Picardo and Sanchez retain office

THE year 2023 has proven to be another milestone in Gibraltar’s post-Brexit limbo but a lot more happened that stole the headlines. Here are the highlights of the year and a sneak preview of what 2024 could bring. Hope seemed on the cards for Gibraltar from January 2023 with Jose Manuel Albares claiming Spain was […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


Chief Minister claims ‘an economic boom’ awaits the Gibraltar and its surrounding area if EU treaty is signed

CHIEF Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo said that a successful EU treaty could bring ‘an economic boom’ to the local area on a leading Spanish radio programme. Picardo’s comments to Angels Barcelo on the ‘Hoy por Hoy’ Cadena Ser national radio programme broadcast live from Gibraltar. He claimed that UK Foreign Minister David Cameron was […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


Vietnamese Eastside developer collects banking award with Gibraltar ministers at London event

THE Vietnamese investor at the heart of some of the largest construction projects in Gibraltar’s history picked up awards at the 2023 Bank of the Year awards with Gibraltar ministers. TNG Global Foundation founder Tuan Tran insisted on having Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Financial Services Minister Nigel Feetham at the event. The businessman got […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …


Religious leaders in Gibraltar hold one minute silence for peace at government building

GIBRALTAR’S religious and political leaders held a one minute silence for peace at No.6 Convent Place after the Pope’s message to preserve the local interfaith harmony. Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Garcia hosted the religious leaders at the local government building. The governor Sir David Steel, mayor Carmen Gomez was at […] Gibraltar News – The Olive Press Spanish Newspaper …