La Linea (Spain)

Type: City
Name: La Linea (Spain)
Country: Spain
Latitude: 36.169998
Longitude: -5.36
population: 61,369
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Paul McGinley Extends His Investment In CLUBSTOHIRE

Europe’s Ryder Cup captain also commits to represent club rental firm till 2021Fresh from naming his three picks and additional Vice-Captains, Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has announced another decision ahead of leading the European team against the ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Gibraltar - Time to get off the fence

This Command Paper sets out the Government's response to the Foreign Affairs Committee's report of 1 July 2014 on the Government's policy towards Gibraltar. The Committee's conclusions and recommendations are set out in bold and grouped into themes. Unless ... [Published Typically Spanish - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Yanito - a tale of two languages

Temporary shack built by Spanish workers in La Línea (1950s). SURFor any English speakers who have visited Gibraltar, there’s a good chance you’ve stumbled into a ‘Spanglish’ conversation.Maybe you’ve been greeted with a warming “buenos morning” while ... [Published SUR - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Protest on Friday at La Linea over frontier queues

at 06:47La Linea will be the focus of a mass protest on Friday evening over a number of issues, including a demand for a solution to the frontier queues.  The City’s bull ring will play host to a number of lobby groups calling for an end to injustice ... [Published GBC Television - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

ESG asks Green MEP to support its work and lobbying efforts

at 08:13The Environmental Safety Group says it regrets the missed opportunity of meeting with Green MEP, Molly-Scott Cato, who recently visited the Rock. The ESG says in a climate where most MEPs can enjoy meeting directly with Government, something that ... [Published GBC Television - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Picardo says Gibraltar will investigate Olaf claims

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has said that law enforcement agencies in Gibraltar will investigate individuals and companies named in a report into tobacco smuggling prepared by the European Anti-Fraud Office [Olaf].In an interview with the Spanish newspaper ... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Spain seeks to ‘criminalise’ Gibraltar and the Campo with tobacco claims

The Gibraltar Government has called on Spain to stop trying to ‘criminalise’ Gibraltar and the Campo de Gibraltar with ‘sensationalist’ data about tobacco smuggling.In a statement, it said data provided by the Spanish government’s representative in the ... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Aug 15 2014]
Entities: Gibraltar, Spain, Tobacco
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Gibraltar rejects Spanish border plans

Gibraltar has criticised Spain’s efforts to end chaos at the border calling plans to introduce a "fast track" for Spanish workers on the Rock as 'discriminatory' Spain’s government announced on Tuesday it planned to introduce a "fast lane" for workers ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

EU dismisses Spanish claims over Gibraltar reef

Madrid humiliated as the European Union throws out Spanish demands that Gibraltar dismantles the artificial reef at the centre of a bitter diplomatic dispute between Britain and Spain The European Union has rejected Spanish demands that Gibraltar dismantles ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Morocco or Gibraltar?

MY HUSBAND AND I ARE DOING AN INSIGHT TOUR OF MOROCCO IN SEPTEMBER, THEN WANT TO VISIT GIBRALTAR, SEVILLE AND GRANADA. I CANNOT FIND DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM MOROCCO. WOULD WE BE BETTER TO GO TO TANGIER BY TRAIN, THEN FERRY?J. BORTON, MORNINGTONYour logical ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 25 2014]

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...The Committee makes the comment in its full report that "It is hard to discern whether this high number of summonses is a positive signal that the FCO is taking robust action, or whether it is a sign that the measure is not working and is rather seen in Spain as a mere slap on the wrist." (Paragraph 73)
"Over the years our group has been instrumental, via public and behind the scenes campaigns, in seeing through fundamental improvements at the Oil Refinery as a result of using EU pressure, cross border campaigns and gathering of scientific data. It is still necessary for the ESG to highlight particular episodes of heavy contamination to the EC as they occur, as well as periodically check that ongoing improvements are indeed happening to bring the plant up to modern environmental standards, as it is realistically impossible to shut down this monster."
"The reality is that the Spanish authorities make life difficult for people and vehicles crossing the border for political reasons and because they want to. All that Madrid has to do is to improve the flow rate of cars and persons and operate proper red and green channels. This alone will reduce waiting times to cross the frontier" the statement issued by No.6 Convent Place said
...is, as a matter of policy, deliberately impacting on the economy of a British Overseas Territory," said a report by the Foreign Affairs Committee. "It is time for the government to get off the fence and take a tougher lin."

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Paul McGinley Extends His Investment In CLUBSTO... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 16 2014]
Gibraltar - Time to get off the fence [Published Typically Spanish - Sep 13 2014]
Yanito - a tale of two languages [Published SUR - Sep 05 2014]
Protest on Friday at La Linea over frontier queues [Published GBC Television - Aug 26 2014]
ESG asks Green MEP to support its work and lobb... [Published GBC Television - Aug 22 2014]
Picardo says Gibraltar will investigate Olaf cl... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Aug 20 2014]
Spain seeks to ‘criminalise’ Gibraltar and the ... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Aug 15 2014]
Gibraltar rejects Spanish border plans [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
EU dismisses Spanish claims over Gibraltar reef [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
Morocco or Gibraltar? [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Spain accused of blocking GIbraltar aid to Phil... [Published Telegraph - Dec 21 2013]
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