• Westside girls shrug off female stereotypes

    Westside girls shrug off female stereotypes0

    With a love of subjects such as maths, activities such as sports and career goals ranging from becoming a novelist to working as an engineer, some of the girls at Westside are becoming more vocal about their future and how they will not conform to female stereotypes. Yesterday was ‘International Day of the Girl Child’

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  • Dialysis Unit named after Douglas Ferro

    Dialysis Unit named after Douglas Ferro0

    The newly named Douglas Ferro Unit at St Bernard’s Hospital, named in honour of a former dialysis patient, was unveiled yesterday by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. Mr Ferro was remembered at yesterday’s event honouring his work in the Dialysis Patients and Friends Association. His advocacy for dialysis resulted in the Government looking into the possibility

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  • Fire Safety Personnel attend Fire Investigation Course in UK

    Fire Safety Personnel attend Fire Investigation Course in UK0

    Following an intensive three day course in the UK, two members of Gibraltar’s Fire Safety Department completed a Practical Development Refresher course on Fire and Arson Investigation. The course hones on their skills in the methodical examination of fire compartments and vehicles together with sessions dealing with forensic challenges, fatal fires, information gathering, documentation and

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  • Brexit brings Gib closer to UK’s devolved administrations – Garcia

    Brexit brings Gib closer to UK’s devolved administrations – Garcia0

    Brexit has brought Gibraltar and the UK’s devolved administrations closer than ever before, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia said yesterday as he highlighted “historic and deep” links with Scotland. Dr Garcia was speaking in Glasgow during the Gibraltar reception on the sidelines of the Scottish National Party’s autumn conference. Scotland’s External Affairs Minister, Fiona

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  • Scottish minister blasts UK Brexit ‘fantasy’

    Scottish minister blasts UK Brexit ‘fantasy’0

    Scotland’s Brexit Secretary has said there is no prospect of the UK becoming a “glorious trading nation” after leaving the European Union. But Michael Russell also said if no deal is reached with the EU, the result would be “chaos” and accused the Government of pursuing a “fantasy”. The comments come after Prime Minister Theresa

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  • Gib Sams launches helpline on World Mental Health Day

    Gib Sams launches helpline on World Mental Health Day0

    The Gibraltar Samaritans launches its helpline service today in order to aid people who are distressed and need someone to talk to in confidence. The launch of ‘Gib Sams’ coincides with World Mental Health Day – a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma surrounding mental health. On the eve

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