• Gibraltar and UK focus on detail of Rock’s post-Brexit future

    Gibraltar and UK focus on detail of Rock’s post-Brexit future0

    The UK and Gibraltar will establish a mechanism to ensure Gibraltar is consulted on any trade agreements negotiated by Britain outside the EU, both governments said in a joint statement. The two governments will also set up a working group on gambling as part of wider Brexit-related discussions already covering financial services, insurance and taxation.

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  • Gibraltar ‘won’t be a victim of Brexit’, Picardo says

    Gibraltar ‘won’t be a victim of Brexit’, Picardo says0

    Gibraltar will “energetically and enthusiastically” work to deliver a successful Brexit, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said on Sunday even as he warned that the Rock would not be “a victim” of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Speaking on Sky News’ Sunday morning politics show Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Mr Picardo said Gibraltar

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  • Developer aims high for Main Street project

    Developer aims high for Main Street project0

    Plans have been filed to redevelop a property in the heart of Main Street and double its number of floors from four to eight. The property at 91 Main Street currently has four floors facing onto Main Street but the plans envisage this increasing to six, with an additional two floors set back toward the

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  • Meet Mercedes, Gibraltar’s oldest monkey

    Meet Mercedes, Gibraltar’s oldest monkey0

    Mercedes, the Rock’s most loved Macaque, attracts the attention of many a passer-by, but sometimes the comments about her appearance are negative. The average life expectancy for a macaque is 25 but Mercedes is in her mid-30’s, and showing her age. “She is over 100 years old in human terms,” said Dr Eric Shaw, who

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  • Family time

    Family time0

    Daniel Feetham’s decision to step down as leader of his party was no surprise to anyone fine-tuned to the minutiae of local politics. It was a decision that had been brewing for months, but one that was accelerated by events during last week’s budget session. Mr Feetham is not to everyone’s liking. No top-level frontline

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  • ‘My family must come first,’ Feetham says as he steps down

    ‘My family must come first,’ Feetham says as he steps down0

    Daniel Feetham yesterday confirmed his decision to step down as Leader of the GSD citing the impact politics has had on his family, particularly his wife and children. “They must come first,” an emotional Mr Feetham told reporters at a conference at party headquarters yesterday. Flanked by his GSD colleagues he reiterated that he will

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