• GGCA samples appetite for industrial action over cap on public sector pay rise

    GGCA samples appetite for industrial action over cap on public sector pay rise0

    The Gibraltar General and Clerical Association has asked its members in the civil service and public sector whether they want to be balloted for industrial action over the recent pay cap announced by the Gibraltar Government. A bulletin sent by the white collar union this week asked members to complete an online poll to establish

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  • RGP set to launch drugs and alcohol testing policy

    RGP set to launch drugs and alcohol testing policy0

    – Govt signals ‘low tolerance’ to substance abuse across public sector Police officers could be tested for alcohol and drug abuse under new rules that will be introduced by the Royal Gibraltar Police later this year, the first stage in a broader ‘drugs at work’ policy that the Gibraltar Government plans to roll out across

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  • Basketball gold

    Basketball gold0

    Gibraltar’s U18 women’s team celebrated their historic victory in the FIBA U18 European Championship Division C tournament held in Andorra last weekend. Gibraltar beat Malta 56-49 to bring home a gold medal from their first final in 29 years. Pictured above with the trophy are Annabella De La Chica [on the right] and Camille Dignat

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  • Gibraltarians among those evacuated after dramatic Manilva fire

    Gibraltarians among those evacuated after dramatic Manilva fire0

    A former Westside School teacher yesterday described the wildfire that broke out in the Manilva area in the early hours of Monday morning as “the most dramatic fire” he had ever seen. Many Gibraltarians, including Charles Durante and his wife Barbara, were among the 400 people evacuated from their homes in the area as the

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  • Garcia highlights border and airport opportunities as Brexit looms

    Garcia highlights border and airport opportunities as Brexit looms0

    The EU rules that would apply at the border between Gibraltar and Spain in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit are the same ones that are currently in place today, deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia said last Friday, as he emphasised that legal solutions existed to guarantee frontier fluidity after the Rock’s withdrawal

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  • Migration drama unfolds on a beach near Tarifa

    Migration drama unfolds on a beach near Tarifa0

    Sunbathers witnessed the migration drama in the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday as a group of young men landed their packed dinghy on a Spanish beach near Tarifa, then scattered into the surrounding sand dunes and woodland. The migrants threw their life-jackets overboard as they approached the shore and jumped onto the beach as beachgoers looked

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