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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Driving Force: Jimmy Dalmedo

Jimmy has no airs about him, despite having chauffeured for no less than five of our Chief Ministers - only missing out on CM...

Drawing Lines

For almost a century, only a string of widely-spaced sentry boxes marked Gibraltar’s border with Spain in an easy arrangement between London and Madrid...

50 Years On

At 30 minutes to midnight on June 8th 50 years ago, as the heavy black iron gates marking the crossing of the Gibraltar-Spanish frontier...

April Foolery

On a small island in the heart of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, a 50ft relative of the sausage tree towers above waters where hippopotami snort...

Cargo, Convoys, and Commanders

By Dr Benjamin Coombs and Dr Christine Guluzian During World War I, when the Allied forces were entrenched in an epically dangerous game of cat-and-mouse...

My Valentine

  Cards that come with love and XXXs. More than half a century has passed since I last received a Valentine's Day card, and more than...

The Ghosts of the Ghetto

  The iron workers’ Venetian island was a melting pot for European Jewry. Ghosts - some tragic, some heroic - lurk in the porticos, narrow lanes...

Descendants of Drake

  The unrelated Drake buried in Gibraltar’s bay. What did they call ‘Fake News’ in 1933? The article pictured here reporting the death of Edward Tyrwhitt-Drake...

Operation Snatch – Missing in action

  Gibraltarians should have a close look at any old videos stored away. If they happen to have a copy of the movie Operation Snatch...

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...