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September 13, 2018 7:10 AM Spain says Gibraltar row will NOT stand in way of Brexit as minister panics over no-deal

A BREXIT deal will not be held up by disputes over Gibraltar, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said as he warned of the turmoil his country would face over a no-deal. More than 300,000 UK citizens are living in Spain and Spanish companies are heavily invested in the UK economy. The EU terms of the guidelines on Brexit negotiations gives Spain a veto on whether 6

September 10, 2018 2:59 PM ‘Gibraltar is BRITISH!’ Gibraltar marks national day with HUGE message to Spain

GIBRALTAR has marked its national holiday with a huge show of patriotism - and a clear warning to Spain, who still dispute British sovereignty of the Rock. Waving banners and flags, one of which was emblazoned with the words “Gibraltar is British”, hundreds of Gibraltarians took to the streets of the Rock to celebrate today. The holiday commemorates 11

September 6, 2018 3:42 PM ‘Dictatorship!’ Gibraltar FURY as bitter Spain BANS athletes from using own flag

SPANISH officials have sparked outrage in Gibraltar after banning athletes from the Rock from taking part in a major competition under their own flag. Organisers of the World Master Athletics (WMA) Championships in Malaga imposed the ban after pressure from the Spanish government, which said it does not recognise the British territory as a separate country 17

August 15, 2018 11:00 PM Chaos on Gibraltar border as Spanish police stage rowdy protest sparking BRAWLS with Brits

A BRITISH woman was filmed getting out of her car at the Spanish side of the border of Gibraltar to confront Spanish protesters who harassed her as she drove through them. The video shows the Gibraltar local struggling to drive among protesters waving Spanish flags and harassing Gibraltar-registered cars as they attempted to cross the border. The protest 9

June 30, 2018 5:18 PM The Latest: Spain rescues 63 migrants near southern coast

Spain's Maritime Rescue Service says it has picked up 63 people trying to reach the country's southern Mediterranean coast while authorities look for another missing boat. RETRANSMISSION OF XAP116 TO IMPROVE QUALITY - Migrants aboard a rubber dinghy off the Libyan coast receive aid from rescuers aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish 16

June 23, 2018 11:01 PM Folkestone band Orfila discover family links to actress Michelle Keegan

A family band from Folkestone have discovered they may be related to actress Michelle Keegan after watching TV show Who Do You Think You Are? Orfila, made up of Abi, Louise, and Matt Orfila, were watching the family history programme last week when a familiar name came up: Mrs Keegan’s great-grandmother Leonor Orfila. Louise Orfila, 25, said: “It was incredibly 72

June 23, 2018 11:59 AM Over 400 migrants saved off Spain: rescue service

A total of 418 migrants were rescued in three operations off the coast of Spain on Saturday, the national rescue service said. In the largest of these, 262 people on 15 vessels were rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar, Salvamento Maritimo said on Twitter. Twenty-seven others were found in the Mediterranean between Spain and Morocco and 129 more off the Canary 15

June 18, 2018 7:12 AM Safe after a week at sea: Ships carrying 630 African migrants including pregnant women and children finally dock in Spain after being refused entry to Italy and Malta

Three ships carrying a total of 630 migrants from Africa have finally docked in Spain after they were rescued off Libyan shores and Italy and Malta refused them entry. Italian coastguard vessel Dattilo arrived just before 7am on Sunday with 270 migrants on board, followed by the NGO-managed Aquarius ship carrying 106 and Italian navy boat Orione with the final 13 1

May 18, 2018 10:01 AM Highworth GP begins 1,500km bike ride for Gloucester House

A DOCTOR at a Highworth surgery has set off on a 1,500km bike ride to Gibraltar. Dr John Bestwick of Westrop Medical Practice has taken on the challenge to raise money for Gloucester House. The Highworth drug and rehabilitation centre is run by the Salvation Army. Grove Hill Care Home residents Sidney Adams, 97,and Dorothy Hodgson, 86, and Highworth’s 21

March 17, 2018 12:46 PM Gibraltar ready to EMBARRASS EU in COURT over 'illegal and hostile' move to ISOLATE Rock

GIBRALTAR has threatened to take the EU to court over Spain's persistent threats to the Rock, as the territory's deputy chief minister said that Madrid's hostility and constant veto threats were "illegal" and could no longer be tolerated. Joseph Garcia, the deputy chief minister of Gibraltar, has issued a tough message to Spain and said the Rock is ready 33