La Linea (Spain)

Type: City
Name: La Linea (Spain)
Country: Spain
Latitude: 36.169998
Longitude: -5.36
population: 61,369
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Power station won't be ready by election time, concedes Garcia

at 02:33The Deputy Chief Minister has conceded that the new power station will not be ready by the time the next general election is called. Speaking on the first episode of a new series of GBC’s Viewpoint, Dr Joseph Garcia also revealed the Government ... [Published GBC Television - Sep 26 2014]
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 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]

Quotes

...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)
...Noting the new plans for the border, a statement issued by Gibraltar’s government said: "It is expected that in practice this will apply mainly to EU nationals who live in Spain and who work in Gibraltar - the bulk of whom are Spanish."
...Commission opened an investigation and, according to a letter seen by the Telegraph, has rejected all Spanish claims in a letter to Madrid. "I would like to inform you that my services have now assessed the standpoints of both member states and based on the evidence produced have come to the conclusion that we are unable to identify any breach of EU environmental legislation" said the letter from Karl Falkenberg, the head of commission's environment department
...Fabian Valerga, warehouse manager with Redwood, said: "It’s crazy. We do not know at present if these instructions have been given by Madrid, or the Customs administrator is abiding strictly with the law, which I am sure with some goodwill a special permit could have been obtained for such a cause for a one off occasion."

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Power station won't be ready by election time, ... [Published GBC Television - Sep 26 2014]
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]
Gibraltar rejects Spanish border plans [Published Telegraph - Jul 30 2014]
EU dismisses Spanish claims over Gibraltar reef [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
Spain accused of blocking GIbraltar aid to Phil... [Published Telegraph - Dec 21 2013]
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