Customs officials this morning arrested two Spanish residents of Algeciras on Winston Churchill Avenue on the suspicion that they were in possession of a commercial quantity of cigarettes. The 37 and 22 year old were stopped and challenged in a Spanish registered vehicle. Following a search of the vehicle 11,000 cigarettes were found.
The Environmental Safety Group has called for the closure of Western Beach given the ongoing, general low standard of water quality.
Yesterday evening marked the final day of the increasingly popular Comic-con event that pulls in thousands of visitors every year. Now, a convention centered predominantly around a love of comic books, sci-fi and video game characters is generally more catered towards the international nerds of society, however, with the growing international acceptance of the five day convention, it seems to now cater for a spectrum of individuals with differing interests.
Recorded crime has dropped by 18% according to the Gibraltar Police Authority’s Annual Report. The report covers the period from April 2012 to the end of March this year.
We’ve all heard of horse meat in burgers but what about a live horse in a burger joint? That’s exactly what happened in a Greater Manchester branch of McDonald’s when a woman turned up riding a horse up their drive-through lane.
Gibraltar is currently competing in international Jewish athletic competition, the Maccabiah. The event is organised by the Maccabi Federation and is open to Jewish athletes and other Israeli athletes, regardless of religion.
This year’s games are being held in Jerusalem at Teddy Stadium. The event is separated into three separate competitions including ‘open’, ‘Juniors’ and ‘Masters’.
From 0700 on 20/07/13 to 0700 on 22/07/13
1 Report of Assault Occasioning actual bodily harm
In response to the Chief Minister’s letter to David Cameron following last month’s jet ski incident, Mr Picardo has now received a reply from the Prime Minister.
In his letter, Mr Cameron says that he ‘was very concerned by reports of the incursion and that he raised this directly with the Prime Minister of Spain.