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Brexit casts shadow over Gibraltar's future

Gibraltar - With its traditional British red phone boxes, pubs serving fish-and-chips and tax-free shopping, Gibraltar has long drawn day-trippers from neighbouring Spain.

Op-Ed: Iranian tanker leaves Gibraltar in spite of US seizure warrant

Gibraltar - The Iranian oil tanker formerly the Grace 1 was seized back on July 4 off Gibraltar by UK marines allegedly on the request of the United State. Gibraltar announced it was free to leave as of Thursday but it left only on Sunday.

Iran tanker departs after Gibraltar rejects US demand

Gibraltar - The Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a diplomatic dispute has departed from Gibraltar after the British overseas territory rejected a US demand to seize the vessel.

Gibraltar orders Iranian tanker release despite US detention bid

Gibraltar - Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favour of releasing an Iranian supertanker seized on suspicion of shipping oil to war-torn Syria in breach of international sanctions, in a blow to the United States which had tried to block the vessel's d...

Gibraltar, Iran officials hold talks on seized oil tanker

Gibraltar - Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said Thursday he had a "constructive and positive" meeting with Iranian officials in London aimed at defusing tensions around an oil tanker carrying Iranian oil being held in the British territory's waters.

Gibraltar to hold referendum on anti-abortion laws

Gibraltar - Gibraltar said Thursday it will hold a referendum next year on whether to ease the tiny British territory's laws against abortion, which are among the harshest in the world.

Iran condemns detention of oil supertanker in Gibraltar

Gibraltar - Iran on Thursday condemned the "illegal interception" of one of its oil tankers in Gibraltar where authorities said they suspected it was carrying crude to Syria in violation of EU sanctions.

Op-Ed: Brexit, and yet another Foot In Mouth moment

London - What more can you possibly say about this farcical mess? Having lost yet another vote, Britain’s Least Talented politicians then went on to say that "they wanted to win, to show unity to Brussels". Tell the world, eh?

Disabled former British marine to attempt Atlantic solo challenge

Gibraltar - A former British marine on Tuesday launched his attempt to become the first physically disabled person to row solo and unsupported across the Atlantic from mainland Europe to South America.

Gibraltar rebuffs talk of joint sovereignty

Gibraltar - Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo on Monday rejected talk of Spain sharing sovereignty of the tiny territory with Britain after Brexit, saying the concept was "as dead as a dodo".

Gibraltar: Tiny, rocky outcrop risks derailing Brexit deal

Gibraltar - As Britain heads for a weekend summit designed to seal its impending departure from the European Union, Spain is threatening to throw a last-minute spanner in the works over the tiny peninsula of Gibraltar.

Brexit dims outlook for both sides of Spain-Gibraltar border

Gibraltar - It's morning rush hour at the border between Spain and Gibraltar and virtually all the traffic is flowing from the downtrodden Spanish city of La Linea de la Concepcion into the wealthy British territory.

Op-Ed: Brexit ‘Doomsday’ plans — Is it really that bad? Looks like it is

London - Britain’s plans for a worst case Brexit scenario are stupefyingly horrific. The theory goes that the country could run out of food, petrol, medicine, etc. British plans to deal with these risks are, to put it mildly, bizarre.

Brexit could threaten Gibraltar's online gaming sector

Gibraltar - Deep inside the Rock of Gibraltar are vaults harbouring a prized treasure: the servers that power the websites of online gaming companies, the territory's biggest source of income.And their future could be under threat from Brexit.

Gibraltar bets on holding online gambling top spot

Gibraltar - Gibraltar Friday vowed to do whatever it takes to keep its position as a leading online gambling jurisdiction despite Britain's looming exit from the European Union.

Tensions as Spain ship enters disputed Gibraltar waters

Gibraltar - A Spanish warship sailed into disputed waters off Gibraltar on Tuesday, the British overseas territory said, at a time of high tension between London and Madrid over the fate of the Rock.

Op-Ed: Britain would go to war over Gibraltar? You’re kidding?

Gibraltar - A senior Tory, Michael Howard, a former party leader, has made the equation between Gibraltar, a major bone of contention with EU member Spain, and the Falkland Islands war of the 1980s. It’s hard to tell if this is fact or fiction.

Gibraltar's leader furious over EU Brexit proposal

Gibraltar - Gibraltar's leader Fabian Picardo on Friday hit out at an EU proposal to give Spain a say in the future of the British overseas territory post-Brexit, branding it "unnecessary" and "discriminatory.

In Gibraltar, Union Jack still favoured despite Brexit

Gibraltar - Gibraltarians voted by 96 percent to remain in the European Union but as Brexit looms, they say their attachment to the United Kingdom still prevails, unlike some in Scotland who would rather remain in the bloc.

Snooker: Shaun Murphy wins Gibraltar Open Special

England’s former world snooker champion Shaun Murphy won the second Gibraltar Open, beating Judd trump in the short-sprint final, by 4 frames to 2. With the tournament afforded ranking points, this was Murphy’s seventh major win.
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