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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.

Spain to challenge low-tax Gibraltar post-Brexit: report

Madrid - Spain will challenge "unfair competition" from Gibraltar after Brexit, a foreign ministry report seen Wednesday said, singling out a low-tax regime operated by the British overseas territory to attract foreign investors.

Gibraltar traffic jams as Brexit row heats up

Madrid - Gibraltar on Wednesday accused Spain of causing long traffic jams with tightened border controls, saying it was "clearly a response" to rising political tensions over the British territory.

Flashpoint Gibraltar missing from MEPs' Brexit red lines

Strasbourg - The European Parliament omitted to mention the topic of Gibraltar in its red lines for Brexit negotiations on Wednesday, after heated debate on the British outcrop bordering Spain.

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.

'Keep calm' over Gibraltar, EU's Barnier tells Britain

Luxembourg - The EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier urged Britain Tuesday to "keep calm and negotiate" after a row broke out over the fate of the rocky outcrop of Gibraltar.

Gibraltar: a Brexit negotiating weapon for Madrid, EU

Madrid - Madrid and London are once again locking horns over Gibraltar, a British overseas territory that appears to have become a Brexit negotiating weapon for Spain and the EU and signals difficulties ahead for Britain.

UK minister voices support for Gibraltar in Madrid talks

London - Brexit minister David Davis voiced Britain's "steadfast" support for Gibraltar in talks with Spain's foreign minister in Madrid on Monday amid a bitter sovereignty row over the tiny outcrop.

Spain surprised at British tone on Gibraltar

Madrid - Spain voiced surprise at Britain's tone on the future of Gibraltar on Monday after a former British political leader compared the dispute over the Rock with the Falklands conflict.

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.

Spain must have a say in Gibraltar's future post-Brexit: EU

Madrid - Spain must have a say over whether any post-Brexit deal applies to Gibraltar, the EU said Friday, angering the British overseas territory which fears that Madrid will seek sovereignty over the Rock.

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.

Gibraltar accuses 'predator' Spain of Brexit ploy

London - The head of the tiny British overseas territory of Gibraltar, which is hugely dependent on a free-flowing border with Spain, has accused Madrid of acting like a "predator" by trying to exploit Brexit.

Britain and Gibraltar 'one EU entity': court advisor

Luxembourg - Britain and Gibraltar count as one EU state in terms of a key aspect of the single market, a senior EU lawyer said Thursday, in an opinion that could effect the territory's life after Brexit.

Spain, Gibraltar police seize hashish after high-speed boat chase

Gibraltar - Spanish and Gibraltarian police on Thursday recovered hashish worth nearly five million dollars that was thrown into the Bay of Gibraltar by drug traffickers to escape a high-speed chase.

Spain court probes far-right 'torture' claim in Gibraltar

Madrid - Spain's top criminal court said Wednesday it was probing claims members of far-right party Vox were subjected to "torture" when they were arrested in Gibraltar after one of them unfurled a Spanish flag on the Rock.

Spain, Gibraltar in increasingly strident row

Madrid - A row between Madrid and Gibraltar stepped up a notch Thursday as the overseas British territory furiously rejected claims by Spain's foreign minister that he would hoist his country's flag on the Rock.

Spain draws angry response at UN with Gibraltar proposal

Madrid - Spain has told a UN gathering it has formally presented Britain with a proposal for joint sovereignty of Gibraltar -- an offer angrily rejected by the British overseas territory.

Spain seeks 'urgent' answers from London after nuclear sub collision

Madrid - Spain said Thursday it had asked London for "urgent" explanations after a British nuclear submarine collided with a vessel off the coast of Gibraltar, forcing it to dock in the disputed territory.

Spain summons UK envoy over 'reckless' Gibraltar boat

Madrid - Spain on Monday summoned Britain's ambassador following what it said were "reckless" moves by a Gibraltar police patrol boat, the latest in a long line of diplomatic spats over the disputed territory.

Brexit: Spain proposes 'shared sovereignty' over Gibraltar

Madrid - Spain proposed on Friday sharing sovereignty over Gibraltar after Britain voted to leave the European Union, saying this could be a prelude to bringing the overseas territory back under its control.

Stay home, Spain tells Cameron before Gibraltar trip

Madrid - Spain's acting prime minister took a swipe Thursday at his British counterpart David Cameron who is due in Gibraltar to campaign against Brexit in a "historic" trip, telling him to stay home.

If Brexit happens, Spain suggests joint Gibraltar sovereignty

Madrid - Spain's foreign minister on Tuesday revived the idea of sharing sovereignty over Gibraltar with Britain if Brexit happens, saying it would allow the Rock to maintain access to the European Union.

Gibraltar leader fears Spain sovereignty push over Brexit

London - Spain may try to force the issue of joint sovereignty with Britain over Gibraltar in the event of a Brexit, the territory's chief minister said in an interview aired Saturday.

Don't rock the boat, Gibraltar pleads as Brexit breeds fear

Gibraltar - It's early morning and the sun shines down on a line of cars in southern Spain waiting to cross into Britain... or rather its overseas territory Gibraltar where a potential Brexit has set alarm bells clanging.

Newborn baby, child among four found dead in Gibraltar flat

Gibraltar - Police in Gibraltar are investigating the death of a family of four, including a six-week-old baby girl and her four-year-old sister, who were found dead on Monday in a flat in the tiny British territory.

Neanderthal art in Gibraltar unveils the iconic 'hashtag'

Gibraltar - Anyone who thinks the hashtag character is recent didn't know the Neanderthals. Recent discoveries in the British territory of Gibraltar have uncovered stone carvings resembling either "tic-tac-toe" or the proverbial hashtag character itself.

EU urges Gibraltar, Spain to probe cigarette smuggling

Gibraltar - The EU's anti-fraud office on Monday urged Gibraltar and Spain to launch legal action after it found signs that organised crime was behind a rise in cigarette smuggling in southern Spain.

Gibraltar voted '6th crappiest town in the UK' in guide book

Gibraltar - While strictly speaking a "British Overseas Territory" and not a British town, Gibraltar has been voted the 6th crappiest town in Britain in the third edition of the controversial UK guidebook "Crap Towns Returns."
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