• Sacramento meets Barness Williams on sidelines of UN meeting

    Sacramento meets Barness Williams on sidelines of UN meeting0

    Samantha Sacramento, the Minister for Equality, met with Baroness Williams of Trafford at the United Nations Headquarters in New York this week. Baroness Williams, UK Minster for Equalities, was leading the UK’s delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women of which Ms Sacramento was a part in an observer capacity. The meeting centred

  • Threat level remains at ‘substantial’

    Threat level remains at ‘substantial’0

    The Gibraltar Contingency Council met yesterday afternoon in order to review security and civil contingency matters, maintaining the current threat level at ‘substantial’. The meeting was co-chaired by the Governor Lieutenant General Edward Davis and the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, deputising for the Chief Minister. The current ‘substantial’ threat level means an attack

  • Smokers encouraged to quit

    Smokers encouraged to quit0

    Yesterday was ‘No Smoking Day’ and members of the health promotion team set up an information stall at the ICC to help those who want to quit. Daya Dewfall and Emily Lopez from the Health Promotion Department answered questions from people who approached the stand and directly went up to speak to smokers themselves in

  • Govt publishes ICO white paper

    Govt publishes ICO white paper0

    The Government of Gibraltar yesterday published a white paper covering the much-awaited ‘token sales regulation’, regulating so-called initial coin offerings [ICOs]. The white paper explains the background to ICO’s, highlights the key issues associated with them and sets out Gibraltar’s proposed regulatory response. It follows a discussion paper published in December 2017 and will be

  • GRA issues new guidance on data protection

    GRA issues new guidance on data protection0

    The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority has published its fifth guidance note on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which will come into force in Gibraltar on May 25, 2018. The introduction of the GDPR will represent a significant development in data protection law, with new or revised requirements including the appointment of staff to ensure

  • Nautilus Project works with Algeciras school on beach clean-up

    Nautilus Project works with Algeciras school on beach clean-up0

    The Nautilus Project, a local non-governmental organisation that raises awareness of the marine environment, joined A-level science students from Colegio La Inmaculada for a beach clean-up at El Rinconcillo in Algeciras last weekend. It is the second time The Nautilus Project (TNP) spend time with students from the school. Earlier this year they delivered a