Spanish refuse to recognize Gibraltar’s philatelic identity!

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by Leo OliveroWould you believe it, the Spanish are at it again! This time they refuse to recognize Gibraltar Philatelic identity – postage stamps, that is – and in the process they forced the local philatelic society to pull out of a recent prearranged exhibition hosted in Estepona!
Gibraltar stamps have been issued since 1886. [...]

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Spanish fishermen in court

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Date : 
21/09/12

Spanish fishermen in court

Gibraltarian lawyer Patrick Canessa was instructed by the Spansh fisherman to represent him in court this morning. At the short hearing Mr Canessa requested the docket of evidence and applied for an adjournment. The case has been adjourned until the 18th January.

Pictured here talking to the meda at Convent [...]

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Foreign Secretary meets Spanish Foreign Minister

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30/05/12

Foreign Secretary meets Spanish Foreign Minister

Foreign Secretary William Hague said that the UK and Spain maintain a “strong bilateral relationship following his meeting with the Spanish Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo.
Foreign Secretary meets Spanish Foreign Minister (crown copyright)
Speaking after the meeting the Foreign Secretary said:
“It was a great pleasure to welcome Spanish Foreign Minister [...]

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Spanish trawler defies Gibraltar

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28 May 2012
Last updated at 12:11 GMT

Gibraltar police boats have confronted a Spanish trawler but did not stop it fishing off the Rock, in an incident similar to a stand-off last week.
About four police vessels and a Royal Navy patrol boat intercepted the [...]

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Spanish fishing row off Gibraltar

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24 May 2012
Last updated at 19:57 GMT

Tensions over fishing rights around the British territory of Gibraltar have been raised, following an incident involving Gibraltarian police boats and British Royal Navy, and Spanish police.
It comes after several days of dispute in which Spanish [...]

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Picardo misleading public on Spanish Fisherman to cover up self inflicted crisis

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10/05/12
Ref   : 
PR63/2012

Picardo misleading public on Spanish Fisherman to cover up self inflicted crisis

Mr Picardo and the Government are clearly out of their depth in relation to the crisis that they have themselves unnecessarily brought upon Gibraltar in relation to Spanish Fishermen. Mr. Picardo’s latest statement is both untrue and intentionally misleading.
Until now Mr. Picardo has [...]

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Cigarette Seizure – Spanish national arrested

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11/04/12
Ref   : 
237/2012

Cigarette Seizure – Spanish national arrested

A 31 year old Spanish national was arrested by HM Customs yesterday evening after Customs Officers searched a Spanish registered vehicle under her control in a car park near Catalan Bay Road; 15,000 cigarettes (75 cartons) were found in the car.
The woman arrested has [...]

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