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Seaweed’s Origin Confirmed

By Martin Myall

The University of Granada has confirmed that the seaweed found off La Rábit is indeed of the Asian variety that is causing problems near Cádiz. »

Looming Seaweed Problem

By Vivienne Hughes

Fishermen came across a strange 'catch' in their nets off La Rábita on Wednesday - a mass of seaweed looking like a kind normally found in the Pacific. »

140 Kilometres Dragging a Cross

By Martin Myall

When people say that somebody has a cross to bear, he usually means it metaphorically, but this is not the case concerning Justin Márquez. Nope, Justin has dragged a bloody great wooden cross from Málaga to Gibraltar along the old main road. »

Gibraltar

By David Darby

An interview with Gibraltar residents about life under the border checks »

Málaga Contraband Climbs

By Martin Myall

Thanks to the crisis, one of the few business sectors that is growing in the province of Málaga is the illegal contraband in tobacco and alcohol. Of course, Málaga isn't the only province where this is happening, nor is the phenomenon anything new, because smuggling is as old as the hills and always... »

Three Spain Articles

By Duncan Inglis

Three Spain articles from the December edition, including a conman who was kidnapped by his victims and two articles about the rather bristly Britain/Spain/Gibraltar relationship. »

La Linea Rebels

By Editor

Signs of Discord The Spanish border town in front of Gibraltar; La Linea, has finally removed the road signs that made it impossible for drivers to enter the crossing point without committing a traffic infringement. The Town Hall decided to back down after the Abogado del Estado denounced the Town Council of putting road... »

Boat Booty

By Héloïse Nolan

The Guardia Civil recently intercepted a boat three miles off the coastline of Motril, whose occupants were clearly up to no good on their arrival. Firstly, one of the occupants of the boat (which was called Wiwi and flying a Gibraltar flag), was thrown out of the boat into the icy waters followed quickly... »

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