La Linea (Spain)

Type: City
Name: La Linea (Spain)
Country: Spain
Latitude: 36.169998
Longitude: -5.36
population: 61,369
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

SOFA GRILLING

TodayChief Minister Fabian Picardo is pictured above being interviewed by Risto Mejide for a future episode of ‘Viajando con Chester’, the popular series on Cuatro television. The Spanish interviewer is well known for his dry, cutting humour and incisive ... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Royal Navy car stopped at La Linea

at 07:20A Royal Navy car was stopped by Spanish police near the frontier for not having the proper number plates.  The Europa Sur newspaper says the unmarked vehicle had Royal Navy plates with which it's illegal to drive around in Spain.Police stopped ... [Published GBC Television - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

UK ambassador urges ‘practical’ dialogue

Simon Manley, Britain’s ambassador to Spain, has told a Spanish newspaper that British people hold Gibraltar ‘close to their hearts’ and that delays at the border are politically motivated.The ambassador underscored Britain and Gibraltar’s desire to engage ... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Lidington insists on diplomacy to counter ‘unlawful’ Spain

A senior Foreign Office minister yesterday raised the past spectre of a closed border and warned that Britain must be careful how it responds to ‘unlawful’ Spanish pressure on Gibraltar, suggesting that Madrid could be capable of even tougher measure ... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Unions and employers from Spain and Gibraltar join forces to end border restrictions

Unions and employers from Spain and Gibraltar have joined forces for the first time to call on the UK government and politicians of all political parties to press the Spanish government to end the restrictions hurting workers and businesses on both sides ... [Published Unite the Union - Apr 02 2014]
Entities: Gibraltar, Spain, Workers
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Gibraltar at a crossroads

In politics, opportunism is always to be rejected, because politics should be based on principles and convictions. But there are also opportunities. They help to clarify the position of each political option to the voters.The Government of Gibraltar has ... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

EC reminds Spain to improve frontier flow

at 08:43The European Commission has again reminded Spain that she needs to make crossing the Gibraltar frontier easier for EU citizens.Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told the European Parliament she had recent reports of long waiting times ... [Published GBC Television - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

FHF change hunger strike to 48 hour vigil

For a Humanitarian Frontier, a group of concerned citizens from both sides of the frontier, has renamed their hunger strike to a ‘48 hour vigil’.The change was considered following a meeting with the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, last week to discuss ... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Dec 21 2013 - Updated Dec 21 2013 - 1 reports

Spain accused of blocking GIbraltar aid to Philippines

Spain has been accused of acting in a "hateful fashion" as it banned emergency food from Gibraltar destined for the typhoon-hit Philippines Spain's customs officials prohibited food donated in a charity drive on the Rock from entering Spain where it was ... [Published Telegraph - Dec 21 2013]
First reported Nov 15 2013 - Updated Nov 16 2013 - 1 reports

EU says 'no evidence' Spain violated rules on Gibraltar border controls

Finding comes after EU observers visited border to investigate British claims of punitive delays amid a row over fishing The EU executive on Friday said it had found no proof of British claims that Spain had violated European Union rules on border and ... [Published Telegraph - Nov 15 2013]
First reported Nov 15 2013 - Updated Nov 16 2013 - 1 reports

European Commission Backs Spain Over Gibraltar

A bonkers judgement from the European Commission today, who have: “not found evidence to conclude that the checks on persons and goods as operated by the Spanish authorities at the crossing point of La Línea de la Concepción have infringed the ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Nov 15 2013]

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Luis Gonzalez the chief spokesman for Madrid’s Customs and Excise department said that food was denied access into La Linea as the office there "is not enabled by European legislation for the importation of products intended for human or animal consumption"
But the Commission said "the management of this crossing point is nevertheless challenging, in view of the heavy traffic volumes in a relatively confined space and the increase in tobacco smuggling into Spain."
"We have determined that there is no reason to move the blocks because we are not doing anything that really affects these fishermen's ability to fish" Mr Picardo added
...Journal on Tuesday under the title "We need to talk about Gibraltar", he argued that Spain had "no doubt" over the sovereignty of the waters. "They are off the isthmus connecting Gibraltar to Spain, which was never ceded by Spain to the UK under the Treaty of Utrecht. These waters and this land therefore have always remained under Spanish sovereignty" he said

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SOFA GRILLING [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
Royal Navy car stopped at La Linea [Published GBC Television - Apr 08 2014]
UK ambassador urges ‘practical’ dialogue [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Apr 08 2014]
Lidington insists on diplomacy to counter ‘unla... [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Apr 04 2014]
Gibraltar at a crossroads [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Apr 02 2014]
Unions and employers from Spain and Gibraltar j... [Published Unite the Union - Apr 02 2014]
EC reminds Spain to improve frontier flow [Published GBC Television - Mar 31 2014]
FHF change hunger strike to 48 hour vigil [Published Gibraltar Chronicle - Mar 12 2014]
Spain accused of blocking GIbraltar aid to Phil... [Published Telegraph - Dec 21 2013]
EU says 'no evidence' Spain violated rules on G... [Published Telegraph - Nov 15 2013]
European Commission Backs Spain Over Gibraltar [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Nov 15 2013]
Spanish fishing boats could return to Gibraltar... [Published Telegraph - Aug 23 2013]
Britain rejects Spanish demands for direct talk... [Published Telegraph - Aug 20 2013]
Spanish fishermen stage Gibraltar artificial re... [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2013]
Spanish fishermen stage Gibraltar protest ahead... [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2013]
UK calls for EC Gibraltar monitors [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 17 2013]
British navy sails for Gibraltar as tensions es... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Aug 14 2013]
The Spanish must take their hands off Gibraltar... [Published Telegraph - Aug 11 2013]
Fisherman at centre of Gibraltar row: 'I just w... [Published Telegraph - Aug 07 2013]
Gibraltar: Spanish government 'hypocrites' for ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 06 2013]
Gibraltar, as its 30,000 residents like to boas... [Published Telegraph - Aug 05 2013]
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A bonkers judgement from the European Commission today, who have: “not found evidence to conclude that the checks on persons and goods as operated by the Spanish authorities at the crossing point of La Línea de la Concepción have infringed the ...
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