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  • Convent joined in Childline #8008challenge

    Convent joined in Childline #8008challenge

    • March 25, 2017

    The Convent this week joined in the Childline Blue Week #8008 challenge by baking – and eating a cake displaying the Helpline number. Governor, Lt Gen Edward Davis, was accompanied by the Mayor, Adolfo Canepa and the Convent Staff on the day in order to help raise awareness about Childline Gibraltar and their freephone Helpline

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  • Tense time for RG trainers in recent Gambia deployment

    Tense time for RG trainers in recent Gambia deployment

    • March 24, 2017

    Officers and soldiers of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment have been deploying to the Gambia on a bi-annual basis since 2006, but their latest training mission came against the backdrop of political unrest in the west African country. Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh lost elections last December to Adama Barrow, but refused to back down despite

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  • Education department staff  join in #8008challenge

    Education department staff join in #8008challenge

    • March 23, 2017

    Staff at the Department of Education yesterday walked for eight hours and eight minutes on Commonwealth Park in support of Childline Gibraltar joining in the #8008challenge. All 27 members of staff including Education Minister Dr John Cortes and Acting Director for Education Darren Grech joined in the walk which has raised around £200. The aim

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  • Entrepreneurial initiative flags post-Brexit opportunities for Gibraltar

    Entrepreneurial initiative flags post-Brexit opportunities for Gibraltar

    • March 23, 2017

    Startup Grind, an entrepreneurial community launched locally last week, is focusing on Gibraltar’s business future despite the challenges of Brexit. The international initiative is backed by Google and aims to nurture start-ups in 85 countries. Locally, Startup Grind will host seminars to inspire and promote entrepreneurs. Chief Minister Fabian Picardo opened the first ‘Fireside Chat’

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  • GHA launches logo competition for schools

    GHA launches logo competition for schools

    • March 24, 2017

    The Gibraltar Health Authority is organising a painting competition in conjunction with the Department of Education to design the new official logo of the GHA. The competition will be open to children from all local schools on a voluntary basis. The closing date for entries is April 21 2017. The successful logo designer will be

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  • Terrorists ‘will not defeat us’, May says

    • March 24, 2017

    British people have shown terrorists they “will not defeat us” by carrying on with their lives as normal after the “sickening” Westminster attack, Theresa May told the House of Commons yesterday. The Prime Minister said Parliament was sending out the message following Wednesday’s attack by a knife-wielding terrorist that “we will never waver in the

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Opinion

  • #Stephen’sNiche: A short-lived love-in with Scotland

    #Stephen’sNiche: A short-lived love-in with Scotland

    • March 25, 2017

    Is the romance, such as it was, between Fabian Picardo and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon over? Listening to the Chief Minister on GBC’s Direct Democracy programme last week it would seem so. When the UK as a whole voted in last year’s EU Referendum to leave the European Union Gibraltar was left casting about

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  • ‘Red Len’s’ message to the Rock

    ‘Red Len’s’ message to the Rock

    • March 22, 2017

    By Len McClusky Gibraltar is uniquely exposed to the hard Brexit being pursued by Theresa May as she prepares to trigger Article 50. The implications for Unite members here are deep and serious. The extent of trade and social links between Gibraltar and Spain present the Rock’s industries with profound challenges. Unite members, Gibraltar residents,

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