• CM hears from woman caught up in frontier demo0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo yesterday met with the local woman who was assaulted by one of the demonstrators during the course of Wednesday’s border protest by an organisation representing Spanish police and Guardia Civil. In dramatic scenes, a scuffle broke out after local woman, Erika Gonzalez, stepped out of her car to confront a protestor

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  • Gibraltar’s A-Level students deliver a 94% pass rate

    Gibraltar’s A-Level students deliver a 94% pass rate0

    Students and teachers in Gibraltar celebrated A-Level results yesterday morning with an improved pass rate of 94%. This was an increase from last year’s overall pass rate of 92% for A* to E grades, but still slightly lower than the UK’s overall pass rate of 97.6%. This year, nine students made it onto the Gibraltar

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  • Aquarius decision sparks row between GSD and Govt

    Aquarius decision sparks row between GSD and Govt0

    The decision of the Gibraltar Maritime Association to terminate the MV Aquarius’ permission to operate as a rescue vessel under the Gibraltar flag last night sparked a spat between the Gibraltar Government and the GSD. Commenting on the development over social media, GSD leader Keith Azopardi criticised the move, describing it as a “knee-jerk” and

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  • Eight new nurses for GHA

    Eight new nurses for GHA0

    Eight nursing students from the School of Health Studies have completed their three-year programme of study, concluding with the award of Registered Nurse as well a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Adult Nursing. The eight students have undertaken their degree in Gibraltar. The degree is awarded by St George’s University of London and Kingston

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  • Border protest over Spanish police pay turns nasty

    Border protest over Spanish police pay turns nasty0

    By Gabriella Peralta and Maria Jesus Corrales A protest by an organisation representing Spanish police and Guardia Civil officers flared into chaotic scenes at the border yesterday, as a number of Gibraltarian drivers were targeted and physically intimidated. In dramatic scenes, a scuffle broke out after a local woman stepped out of her car to

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  • Government plans National Drugs Database to help tackle misuse

    Government plans National Drugs Database to help tackle misuse0

    The Gibraltar Government is building a National Drugs Database as part of a wider strategy to collect evidence of drug abuse in Gibraltar. The database will be developed alongside research studies designed to collect data about the scale of drug misuse in this community as part of an evidence-based, bespoke response to the problem. The

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