• Strong community interest as Samaritans prepare for launch

    Strong community interest as Samaritans prepare for launch0

    The Director of the UK’s largest Samaritan branch, Maggie Galliano, support the Gibraltar Samaritans first Information Day last Saturday ahead of its launch later this year. The Information Day at the O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel saw a turnout of around 70 prospective volunteers and the charity hopes to launch later this year. The Samaritans is an

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  • Westside raises awareness on mental health matters

    Westside raises awareness on mental health matters0

    Westside School’s Mental Health Matters awareness campaign culminated at break-time yesterday with a variety of activities. Forming part of Mental Health Week the event and the weeklong activities were the brainchild of Kerri Scott, who is in charge of looking after the welfare of all Westside students. School Principal Michelle Barabich also gave the initiative

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  • Gibraltar’s Michael Llamas appointed to FIFA’s Ethics Committee

    Gibraltar’s Michael Llamas appointed to FIFA’s Ethics Committee0

    Michael Llamas, the president of the Gibraltar FA, was elected as a member of FIFA’s Ethics Committee, a highly prestigious and key judicial section of football’s international governing body. Mr Llamas will represent European federations on the committee’s Investigatory Chamber, which is responsible for probing possible infringements of the FIFA Code of Ethics. The appointment

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  • ArtDance opens tonight with local and international talent

    ArtDance opens tonight with local and international talent0

    Gibraltar’s first international dance platform ‘ArtDance’ begins tonight at the John Mackintosh Hall. The two-night event that closes tomorrow is part of this year’s Gibraltar Spring Festival and is organised by Nathan Conroy, who has led an international performance career over the past 16 years and now teaches local dancers in his Art In Movement

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  • Gibraltar ‘planning for a hard Brexit’, Tipping tells Brussels

    Gibraltar ‘planning for a hard Brexit’, Tipping tells Brussels0

    Gibraltar is preparing for a hard Brexit but expects new opportunities for its financial services sector despite the challenges ahead, Finance Centre Director James Tipping told a European Parliament committee in Brussels yesterday. Mr Tipping told the parliament’s Committee of Inquiry into Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion that Gibraltar’s finance centre was “small

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  • Germany sees scope for ‘sensible’ agreement on Gibraltar – report

    Germany sees scope for ‘sensible’ agreement on Gibraltar – report0

    The German Government believes Brexit offers “a possibly historic opportunity” for the UK and Spain to reach “a friendly and sensible” political agreement over Gibraltar’s legal status, according to Spanish press reports. Martin Schäfer, spokesman at the Foreign Ministry, was asked about Gibraltar during a press conference and made clear that the German Government would

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