• UK financial sector could lose 200,000 jobs over Brexit uncertainty, MPs told

    UK financial sector could lose 200,000 jobs over Brexit uncertainty, MPs told0

    The UK’s powerhouse financial sector would face heightened risk and an exodus of 232,000 jobs without certainty over Britain’s Brexit deal, MPs in the House of Commons have heard. Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSE), said two thirds of the job losses would be felt outside Greater London, with the blow coming

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  • Schengen changes will bring tighter border controls

    Schengen changes will bring tighter border controls0

    Tighter EU border controls to be introduced in March will require systematic document checks for everyone crossing a Schengen border, including the one between Gibraltar and Spain. The amendment to the Schengen Border Code was first proposed in the wake of terrorist attacks in 2015 and finally approved by the European Parliament and the European

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  • Dastis ‘realistic’ about joint sovereignty

    Dastis ‘realistic’ about joint sovereignty0

    Spain has little prospect of gaining joint sovereignty over Gibraltar, Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said this weekend as he acknowledged that Gibraltarians “have a right” to reject the offer. In an interview with leading Spanish newspaper El Pais, Sr Dastis insisted any post-Brexit relationship between Gibraltar and the EU must first be agreed by

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