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Thursday, May 24, 2018

50 YEARS LATER – The day we denied Franco

At this juncture, it is hard to deny that the most crucial political challenge is Brexit. The UK narrowly voted in favour of leaving...

MIRACLE OF DELIVERANCE – Gibraltar was General’s reward for Dunkirk retreat

Gibraltar must have seemed like a dream posting after the hell of Dunkirk but General Gort was a soldier of action and he accepted...

MYSTERIES OF HALLOWEEN – Unveiling its morbid past

words | Nicole Macedo With October comes the promise of crisp auburn oak leaves, milky mid-evening sunsets, an extra layer of clothing and the likelihood...

Britain’s Female Aviation Heroes

The drunk holding court at the Queen’s Hotel in his crumpled suit and stained tie looked nothing like the playboy aviator he claimed to...

LEFT BEHIND – World War II: Gibraltar’s finest hour

  “We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with...

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...

MAIN STREET – The history behind our signage

  Have you ever wondered when walking or driving along Gibraltar’s thoroughfares how roads, streets, lanes and alleyways get their names? Many are derived from...

DARTMOOR – WW2 plane crash

As I watched the above scene unfold from my small flat in the Devon village of Moretonhampstead my thoughts turned to the luckless World...