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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 9

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 25

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 9

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 10 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 17

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 30

March 8, 2018 1:42 PM 'They CHANGED their minds' BBC host SHUTS DOWN Clegg over Gibraltar remaining in EU claim

BBC host Nick Robinson shut down Remoaner Nick Clegg as he claimed voters in Gibraltar continued to overwhelmingly oppose Britain's decision to leave the European Union. "Stamping your foot and saying ‘we’ll be tough’ is fine, everyone will do that. Actually protecting the rights of Gibraltarians is going to be a lot harder. By the way, that’s the reason 20

January 12, 2018 11:10 PM Spain 'breaks EU ranks' to DEFY Angela Merkel and back minimum tariff Brexit deal with UK

SPAIN has backed minimum tariffs for a post-Brexit agreement with the UK, despite Angela Merkel taking a much harder line against Theresa May as the PM seeks to unshackle Britain from the Brussels bloc. Both Spain and the Netherlands have agreed to push for a Brexit deal “that keeps Britain as close to the EU as possible”, it has been reported 23

October 7, 2017 9:25 PM Greece up to second after win in Cyprus

NICOSIA, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Greece leapt up to second in their World Cup qualifying group after a crucial 2-1 away win over Cyprus on Saturday, almost certainly eliminating Bosnia in the process. Greece have 16 points from nine games in Group H, nine behind group winners Belgium and two ahead of Bosnia who lost 4-3 at home to the Belgians earlier on Saturday 7

September 23, 2017 1:52 AM Russian oligarch's £360million Super Yacht A appears to dwarf a TANKER as it is spotted sailing into Gibraltar

The £360million super yacht belonging to Russian oligarch Andrey Melnichenko has been spotted sailing into Gibraltar. Sailing Yacht A - which has eight floors, a helicopter pad, an underwater observation room and three spa pools - can be seen floating by a massive tanker, and still appears to dwarf the vessel. The staggeringly huge vessel is 468ft long and has three 10