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  1. The Latest: 7 bodies of migrants found near Spain, off coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Daily Journal

    Spain's maritime rescue service says the bodies of seven African migrants have been found dead along the Strait of Gibraltar since Friday. The latest casualty was a woman who was found dead late Saturday aboard a drifting boat along the coast of Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta.

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  2. Dozens of migrants are feared dead after a boat carrying 100 people ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... bodies of six migrants were found washed up on beaches near Algeciras, the port on the southern tip of Spain near Gibraltar, the Spanish sea rescue service said on Saturday.

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  3. .com | Migrant boat sinks - scores missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | News24

    ... bodies of six migrants were found washed up on beaches near Algeciras, the port on the southern tip of Spain near Gibraltar, the Spanish sea rescue service said on Saturday.

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  4. Nearly 100 refugees missing after boat sinks off LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    ... bodies of six people were found washed up on beaches near Algeciras, the port on the southern tip of Spain near Gibraltar, the Spanish sea rescue service said on Saturday. More than 361,000 refugees and migrants reached European shores by boat last ...

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  5. Body of Brit tourist found floating in Spanish marina sparks police...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Daily Star

    Police were alerted just after midday yesterday and pulled his body out of the water before confirming there was nothing they could do to save him. The unnamed 71-year-old, who came from Dundee, was staying on the sailing boat near to where he was found at the marina in the border town of La Linea opposite Gibraltar.

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  6. Gibraltar approves same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Washington Blade

    Gibraltar has become the latest jurisdiction in Europe to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. Members of the Gibraltar Parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that would extend marriage rights to same-sex couples.

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  7. Piece of history found in a wastepaper basketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | The Countywide

    ... as this happen almost everywhere," Luis says. He thinks the picture was taken in Algeciras - six miles west of Gibraltar. He bases that prediction on the clothing of some of the people in the photograph. "One of the guysa looks like he is of berber ...

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  8. Spain steps up efforts to share control of Gibraltar after BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    Gibraltar overwhelmingly voted to stay in the EU, but the UK looks set to stand fast on the sovereignty issue. Gibraltar overwhelmingly voted to stay in the EU, but the UK looks set to stand fast on the sovereignty issue.

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  9. 'Violent episode' revelations prompt Spanish police into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Daily Record

    ... from Alexandria, Dunbartonshire , is feared dead after disappearing from her expat home in Guadiaro near Gibraltar on November 4 last year. Boyfriend Simon Corner, 34, has been held in jail on suspicion of killing her since being detained in Denmark ...

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  10. Gibraltar looks to reinvent itself after BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Fox News

    Gibraltar, a rocky British enclave on Spain's southern tip that has positioned itself as a springboard for finance to the European Union, may have to reinvent itself after Britain voted to split from the bloc. Fund managers and insurers have been drawn to "the Rock" because of an attractive tax and regulatory regime, location in mainland Europe and proximity to the European market.

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  11. Gibraltar Weighs Post-Brexit Reinvention if UK Loses Passporting RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    Gibraltar, a rocky British enclave on Spain's southern tip that has positioned itself as a springboard for finance to the European Union, may have to reinvent itself after Britain voted to split from the bloc. Fund managers and insurers have been drawn to "the Rock" because of an attractive tax and regulatory regime, location in mainland Europe and proximity to the European market.

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  12. How to Get the Most out of Urban Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | StrongTowns

    ... to urbanism. I had always enjoyed the downtown of my hometown, but it was in Algeciras, across the bay from Gibraltar and the Straits from Morocco, that I met Alberto Cantero JimA nez, his brother Jorge, and their friends and I realized how ...

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  13. 2015 centennial to be belatedly marked by a 100...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Coin World

    The government of Gibraltar will soon issue a polymer A 100 bank note to commemorate, a year after the fact, the 100th birthday of Sir Joshua Hassan. The government of Gibraltar said on Aug. 24 that it will soon issue a polymer A 100 bank note to commemorate, a year after the fact, the 100th birthday of Sir Joshua Hassan.

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  14. COSCO Shipping makes plans to expand its European footprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | People's Daily Online

    ... has a total quay lane of 810 meters. It is located in southern Spain and faces to the northeast of the Strait of Gibraltar, connecting the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. China COSCO Shipping has been expanding in Europe since merging with ...

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  15. Sunken Virgin Mary Statue Makes Fleeting Appearance Above GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Switched

    A beloved statue of the Virgin Mary made a brief appearance on Monday in a southern Spanish city before returning to its underwater resting place. Known in the city of Algeciras as the Virgin of Palm, the statue spends most of the year inside a cave in the Bay of Gibraltar.

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  16. Spanish find 737 Swiss assault rifles in containerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Swissinfo

    ... said. Officers had opened a "suspicious" ship's container from Ghana in the port city of Algeciras, which is near Gibraltar. They found 737 assault rifles and 72 grenade launchers, which were Swiss made, said the Civil Guard. A video of the haul can ...

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  17. Spain summons UK Ambassador over Gibraltar 'incident'Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Newstime Africa

    ... in the Iberian Peninsula - voted 96 percent in favor of remaining in the EU. "The Spanish flag on the Rock [Gibraltar] is much closer than it was before," Spain's foreign minister, Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo, told Spanish radio the day the Brexit ...

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  18. Chilcot report: Remembering the 179 Brits killed during the war in IraqRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Metro UK News

    ... the Iraq War is taking place (Picture: PA) Royal Marines from 42 Commando prepare to board a helicopter near Camp Gibraltar, northern Kuwait to be flown to positions on the Al Faw peninsular, southern Iraq (Picture: PA) 40 Commando firing phosphorus ...

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  19. Gibraltar: where to eat, drink and stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | This Is London

    ... members of a historical re-enactment society wore red British Army uniforms to welcome a new Monarch Gatwick to Gibraltar service, which brought the total number of weekly UK flights to around 50. When you factor in the 200-plus cruise ships ...

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  20. Gibraltar will be harder to protect outside the EU, admits foreign secretary Philip HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warned that Britain will find it harder to protect Gibraltar's interests outside of the EU The enclave took part in Thursday's EU referendum as a British overseas territory within the EU, and delivered the most emphatic support of any area for continued membership, with 19,322 votes for Remain against just 823 for Leave. A Spanish government call for 'co-sovereignty' in the wake of the dramatic result was firmly rejected by First Minister Fabian Picardo, who said: 'Gibraltar will never be Spanish, in whole, in part or at all.'

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