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Monday, February 19, 2018

TRADE UNIONIST – Manuel Cortes on international solidarity

Manuel Cortes, 49, was re-elected in December as General Secretary of the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association for a second five year term which started in January...

JUDGE JANET – The Rt. Hon. Dame Smith DBE

Dame Janet Smith, now 76, is the first woman to be appointed to the Gibraltar Court of Appeal following a highly successful career as...

DEPUTY GOVERNOR – Privileged lifestyle of diplomats

Nick Pyle, 56, who is married to Ros Day, has two sons and one daughter. Nick was awarded the MBE in 1999 and the...

POLITICAL NERD – Mark Montegriffo – The next generation

I think many, if not most youngsters, especially at an early age, would say ‘no way’ when asked if they’re interested in politics -...

HAMMOND IN SYMPHONY – Albert’s new album has been released

Albert Hammond was born in London on 18 May 1944, an evacuee baby. From an early age he showed a precocious talent for music...

CULTURAL RESEARCH – Professor Dr Andrew Canessa

Professor Andrew Canessa, 51, lives in Colchester with his wife, Laura Pountney. Together, they have seven children. Andrew spent the first years of his...

NO ENEMY SHALL EXPEL US – The Royal Gibraltar Regiment 1939...

words | Mike Brufal Dr Matthias Strohn is the author of the history of The Royal Gibraltar Regiment 1939-2014 which will be launched later this...

ON MY RETIREMENT – Emilio Acris

Emilio Acris attended the Sacred Heart Grammar School in his teens. Sensing he was thrown in with a slightly brainier lot he opted for...

GABY’S FINEST – Career in film and TV script writing

Gaby Chiappe, 53, is a screen writer and the daughter of William and Mary Chiappe. She was born on the Rock, but the family...

OUR SALVADOR – Man of the People

July 1st marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Sir Joshua Hassan. Last week, I was shown footage from 1997 of the service...