• Checkpoints signal increased police presence in Campo

    Checkpoints signal increased police presence in Campo0

    Spanish police officers mounted checkpoints in La Linea yesterday and intensified random controls in the wake of a string of recent incidents of violence against officers. The Policia Nacional has reinforced its presence in the Spanish border city and deployed additional rapid response officers. The Guardia Civil has separately also deployed special units to the

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  • 1967 referendum message spans generational gap

    1967 referendum message spans generational gap0

    Younger generations “need to share in the feeling of the choice made” in the 1967 referendum to remain British Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said yesterday at the opening of the 50th Anniversary exhibition commemorating the events of the 10 September at the John Mackintosh Hall. Not yet born in 1967, Mr Picardo together with his

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  • Political turmoil and a silver lining

    Political turmoil and a silver lining0

    Theresa May called the June 8 election in the hope of securing a stronger hand as the UK went into Brexit talks. Instead, the Conservatives have come out weakened and there is a question mark over the Prime Minister’s future. Short of a parliamentary majority, Mrs May is clinging to an alliance with the Democratic

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  • Gibraltar’s valiant attempt at getting its first points ends in last minute defeat

    Gibraltar’s valiant attempt at getting its first points ends in last minute defeat0

    Gibraltar’s national team put in the shift of their lives on the pitch to try and secure Gibraltar’s first ever official competitive football. It was a valiant attempt which brought Gibraltar the closest it has been at getting points, was to end in defeat. With 86 minutes gone, Gibraltar were at 1-1 against Cyprus. A

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  • Wake up call

    Wake up call0

    The death of a police officer in La Linea on Wednesday puts into sharp focus the risks that law enforcement agents on both sides of the border face daily. The officer, named yesterday as 46-year old Victor Sánchez, was tackling a suspected tobacco smuggler when he was hit by a police van involved in the

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  • Theresa May to form new government with DUP support

    Theresa May to form new government with DUP support0

    Theresa May has said she will form an administration to govern Britain for the next five years, despite disastrous results in a snap election which left her short of the MPs she needs to command an overall majority in the House of Commons. In a statement in Downing Street, the Prime Minister made clear that

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