Weekly round-up: politics, business and news from Gibraltar

The best news articles on Gibraltar this week. 

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  1. Hammond reaffirms Tory pledge to Gibraltar

Gibraltar Chronicle reports: “A Conservative government will never discuss the future of Gibraltar’s sovereignty against the wishes of its people, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told the House of Commons this week.”

  1. Gibraltar police and customs given additional tobacco stop and search powers

Merco Press reports: “Gibraltar police and customs officers have been given additional stop and search powers inside so-called tobacco ‘special zones’.”

  1. Gibraltar sack manager Allen Bula after internal investigation

BBC reports: “Gibraltar's Football Association has decided to part company with coach Allen Bula with immediate effect.”

  1. Garcia briefs Japanese delegation

Gibraltar Chronicle reports: “The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia met yesterday with representatives of the Japan Local Government Centre to speak about political and economic affairs in Gibraltar.”

  1. Gibraltar International Song Festival chooses 14 entries for the Final Gala

GBC News reports: “The Gibraltar International Song Festival will be taking place on Saturday 9th May at 9pm. The event received around 700 entries from all over the world, with 14 reaching the Final Gala at the Tercentary Sports Hall.”