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Gibraltar youth rising through the ranks to take on chess elite

A total of 11 local young players participated in the Gibraltar Tradewise International Chess Festival. Top player, Stephen Watley, who will feature in an article later this week, faced up to a long list of top chess stars from around the world in the Masters event.At Round 8 Artemiev Vladislav

When Gibraltar feels like UK

There have been few times in history that the political panoramas of the UK and Gibraltar have so much reflected each other. While in the House of Commons Theresa May hangs on to a deal which has already been voted out, on the Rock, Fabian Picardo defends his Memorandums of

What does our top playwright think about society?

Six short plays directed by Gibraltar's top directors shed some light on how society has lost its way in the eyes of Julian Felice. The Gibraltar playwright showed off some of his latest work at the Bayside Drama Theatre this week. As fans of local theatre we asked Julian first of

Why short-term contracts could affect the rest of Gibraltar workers

Hundreds marched down Main Street today in a combined union demonstration against temporary government contracts. Unite the Union teamed up with the NASUWT teachers's union and the GGCA to protest against the precarious agency employment that has allegedly left many young people working for years without job security. “This is a protest

Will the Sky TV fiasco ever be sorted out?

Dear Editor, Well, at the risk of saying 'I told you so', I told you so. After years of listening to howls of outrage and whataboutery when I questioned the legality of Sky and other channels being available in Gibraltar, and at little or no cost compared to the UK,

Why new party leader thinks a no deal EU exit could hurt Gibraltar

A No-Deal Brexit could leave us with “more brick walls” said the leader of newly formed party Together Gibraltar. With the odds not looking good for Theresa May’s Brexit deal, Independent MP Marlene Nahon-Hassan is dreaming that there will be some way to turn back the clock. “If we really are going to leave the

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