"We are looking into this incident and are concerned about reports, apparently confirmed by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that the Spanish vessel instructed boats in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters to leave. Our Ambassador has raised these concerns with the Spanish Government."
The Government has said it condemns the incursion by the Spanish navy into British Gibraltar Territorial Waters (BGTW) yesterday. "This is yet another senseless provocation that achieves nothing expect generating an atmosphere of mistrust and hostility which benefits nobody."
In November, the European Union and the United Kingdom concluded the terms of an agreement for the orderly departure of the UK from the European Union. Gibraltar was part of that agreement. The Withdrawal Agreement includes a transitional phase until the end of 2020, which also covers Gibraltar.
San Roque Golf Club recently held a charity tournament for the benefit of Special Olympics Gibraltar, whose athletes have been practising at the club in preparation for the World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi next month.
A Northern Gannet which was found unwell on the shoreline near Waterport Terraces earlier this week, did not recover, despite the best efforts of the Department of the Environment’s Environmental Protection and Research Unit, the rehabilitation unit of the Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society (GONHS) and of the Gibraltar Veterinary Clinic (GVC).
Hassans continues to be considered at the top of its game by both local and international clients according to rankings announced this week by the globally renowned legal directory, Chambers Global.
The Gibraltar and United Kingdom Governments have met again in Gibraltar in preparation for the departure from the European Union. This meeting centred on plans for no deal Brexit, which means leaving without the Withdrawal Agreement that was concluded between the UK and the EU in November.
The University has built a strong relationship with Gibraltar’s business community since opening its doors in 2015 and being able to offer work placements to its students is testament to this.
Four men were arrested by RGP officers yesterday afternoon in connection with an anti-drugs operation carried out at the Queen’s Hotel government hostel.
Abortion Support Network (ASN), a small UK-based charity providing financial assistance, practical information and accommodation to those living in countries with restrictive abortion laws, announced today that it has launched its service to people resident in Malta and Gibraltar.
The Government has decided that this year Gibraltar students will visit the UK and Commonwealth institutions in London instead of the EU institutions in Brussels. This was revealed this morning to the combined upper forms of Bayside and Westside Comprehensive Schools by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia.
The Organising Committee of the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games has announced Hassans International Law Firm as a Platinum Sponsor to this year’s event.
The Gibraltar Dialysis Patients and Friends Association held their Annual General Meeting on Sunday 11th February 2019. The Association invited the Minister for Health, Care and Justice, the Honourable Neil F. Costa MP, to open the meeting.
The prestigious international journal Quaternary Science Reviews has just published a paper which has involved the participation of Gibraltarian scientists from the Gibraltar National Museum alongside colleagues from Spain, Portugal and Japan.
The Port of Gibraltar has been nominated for an award at the Small Scale LNG Summit being held in Milan, Italy on 12th of February.
Local entrepreneur Jimmy Attias has today presented a cheque for £30,000 to Clubhouse Gibraltar. It’s the largest single donation by a private individual or entity the organisation has ever received.
The Department of Education has said it has been rolling out a key teaching and learning initiative in both upper and lower primary schools.
The Ministry for Infrastructure & Planning have announced improvements to the taxi rank at the Gibraltar International Airport.