The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge yesterday evening announced the chosen name for their son, the future heir to the throne. On Tuesday the world was granted the first peek of His Royal Highness George Alexander Louis Prince of Cambridge.
Jul 25 - Employment Up in Spain Due to Record Tourist Season
According to Spain’s National Statistics Institute, unemployment figures have dropped from a record high of 27.2% to 26.3%. This drop suggests the first sign of growth within the economy, for two years. The newest figure follows statistics recorded in the second quarter of the year, this signifies that the number of unemployed individuals in Spain has dropped to just below six million.
Jul 25 - Mayor’s Tenure Extended as Parliament Passes Motion
During this morning’s Parliament session, a motion was passed to extend the Mayor’s tenure to the end of the financial year. The motion was supported by both sides of the house, with the Chief Minister noting that there was no question that current Mayor Tony Lima had done anything other than a perfect job as mayor, as others have done before him.
Jul 25 - Tourist Board Deploys New ‘Aqua-Park’ At Western Beach
The Gibraltar Tourist Board has announced the installation of the Rock’s first ever aqua-park at Western Beach. The inflatable facility is already in full swing and will enhance the safe enjoyment of the beach for both adults and children alike.
Jul 24 - Gibraltar Welcomes the Launch of its First MAC Counter
Gibraltar today welcomed the opening of its first MAC counter. The world-renowned high-end make-up brand can be found at S.M Seruya’s central store at 139 Main Street.
MAC has fact become one of the most popular make-up brands, with its fair prices and long lasting properties. It was once marketed for use by make-up artists but has taken over as one of the leading brands for consumers.
Jul 23 - Dr Giraldi Inquiry Second Preliminary Hearing
Sir Jonathan Parker, QC, the chairman of the Dr Giraldi Home Inquiry, opened the second preliminary hearing this morning by saying that a “great deal of hard work” had already been undertaken in the collection and preparation of witness statements.
Gibraltar is in a longlist of so-called “crap towns” for inclusion in the second edition of the Crap Towns book. The list of 100 towns will be cut down to a 50 town shortlist to be featured in the book which is described as a guide to the UK’s “worst places to live.”