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  • ‘They come, they see the seaweed and they leave’

    ‘They come, they see the seaweed and they leave’
    • July 29, 2016

    This was the scene at Western Beach yesterday, where piles of seaweed lay rotting on the sand. Beachgoers said it had been like this for nearly a fortnight, with no effort made to remove the algae. Coupled to persistent concerns about sewage, it is ruining this beach which was once very popular, particularly for parents

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  • GFA sets ‘home grown’ rule

    GFA sets ‘home grown’ rule
    • July 28, 2016

    Local football clubs will have to field at least three “home grown” players in their starting line-ups as from the start of the new season, the Gibraltar Football Association said in a circular. The GFA defines “home grown” players is defined as those eligible to play in the Gibraltar National squad. The new regulation comes

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  • GSD demands payment of tax rebates

    • July 29, 2016

    The GSD has called on the Gibraltar Government to pay millions of pounds in outstanding tax rebates. During the recent budget debate in Parliament the GSLP Government revealed that approximately £30m was owed to individuals and companies in tax rebates. “This is a debt owed by Government yet a provision to pay only £10 million

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  • Govt hits back at GSD ‘point scoring’

    • July 29, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government has accused the GSD of attempting to “undermine and insult” the Chief Minister and the work of the Gibraltar Government. The government was responding to a GSD statement on the Limitation Act, which was passed in Parliament this week. The Opposition said the Chief Minister had said the amendments to the Act

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Opinion

  • Boris knows Spain’s game on Gibraltar

    Boris knows Spain’s game on Gibraltar
    • July 15, 2016

    When he comes to assess Spain’s current stance on Gibraltar, Boris Johnson, Britain’s new Foreign Secretary, would do well to refresh his memory by looking at his own cuttings file. Back in August of 2013, when Spain tightened the screws and the border ground to a standstill, Mr Johnson, then the mayor of London, penned

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  • In the Commons, reassurance laced with uncertainty

    • July 1, 2016

    At a reception in the House of Commons this week, a Conservative MP and longstanding friend of Gibraltar reflected on the upheaval sweeping through British politics in the wake of the Brexit vote. He was one of a group of MPs who had met the Chief Minister earlier in the day to hear Gibraltar’s concerns

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