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UN chief says coronavirus outbreak is ’a very dangerous situation’  13h15 18 février
Press Association
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press The UN secretary general has said the coronavirus outbreak that began in China is not out of control but it is a very dangerous situation . Speaking in an interview with the Associated Press, Antonio Guterres said: The risks are enormous and we need to be...
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Dylan Duo Jnr takes third ranking event  08h30 18 février
Stephen Ignacio
On Thursday 13th February the Gibraltar Darts Youth Academy hosted their third Ranking event of the 2019 20 season. The ranking took place at the George Federico Darts Hall , the home of darts in Gibraltar. Just like the first and second ranking events it was another brilliant night, with a great...
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Gibraltar encouraged by Spanish pragmatism’ on post-Brexit ties, Dr Garcia tells Brussels conference  07h01 18 février
Chronicle Staff
Gibraltar is encouraged by Spain’s pragmatism on its key demand that the border remain fully open after the Brexit transition period expires at the end of 2020, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia said yesterday. Dr Garcia told delegates at a briefing in the European Policy Centre in Brussels...
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Peter Schirmer, old school reporter and generous mentor  06h52 18 février
Brian Reyes
For any reporter, veteran or newbie alike, a 30-minute chat with Peter Schirmer was a true gift. There were colourful stories of Fleet Street in the 1960s and 70s, and tales of being a newsman in South Africa and Argentina during turbulent times. There were stories too of his time in Crete and his...
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Peter Schirmer, veteran journalist, dies at 85  06h50 18 février
Chronicle Staff
Peter Schirmer, a veteran journalist who for over two decades wrote a weekly finance column for this newspaper, died at the weekend aged 85. Mr Schirmer was highly respected throughout Gibraltar’s financial services sector and his column was a must read for top executives and political decision...
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Gibraltar to play Malta and Liechtenstein in March  05h46 18 février
Stephen Ignacio
Gibraltar looks to be heading to both Malta and Liechtenstein next month for their international friendly fixture schedules. According to the latest fixtures listed by Sky Sports and BBC in their international fixture lists Gibraltar will be playing against Malta on March 26th and Liechtenstein on...
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Chiclana mayor explores maritime and tourism opportunities with the Rock  05h39 18 février
Priya Gulraj
Tourism and the maritime sector were at the heart discussions yesterday between Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Mayor of Chiclana, Jose Maria Roman. The Socialist mayor led a business delegation to Gibraltar to discuss future opportunities with GibDock and the Rock’s tourism sector,...
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Gibraltar Under 17s beat Israel day after losing Super Cup  05h19 18 février
Stephen Ignacio
The Gibraltar Netball Under 17s we’re back in action against Israel Under 17s just twenty-four hours after their defeat at the hands of Tameside in the Super Cup final. The match proved to be a very different affair with the Under 17s providing a confident display from the start which had them...
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Who Done It? Hitchcock the Master of Suspense  01h06 18 février
Guest Contributor
The Arts Society Gibraltar recently held a talk on Alfred Hitchcock in the Garrison Library, delivered by guest speaker John Francis. By Julian Guilliano John Francis described Hitchcock as an unrecognised genius, a hero and perhaps one of the most underrated film directors of the 20th century. Mr...
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Family history of heart disease? Here’s what you need to know  01h00 18 février
Press Association
By Abi Jackson It’s always alarming when a loved one develops cardiovascular disease or suffers a heart attack. As well as worrying about them, it might make you consider your own health too - especially as these things can run in families. So, if you do have a family history of heart disease and...