• Rajoy urges Catalan secession leaders to back down

    Rajoy urges Catalan secession leaders to back down0

    Spain’s prime minister has urged Catalonia’s leaders to back down from their bid to gain independence, a day before a central government deadline that could significantly deepen the country’s political crisis. Mariano Rajoy has given Catalan president Carles Puigdemont until Thursday morning to clarify whether he is making the wealthy region independent. The Madrid government

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  • A-level system ‘narrow and outdated’, says royal society president

    A-level system ‘narrow and outdated’, says royal society president0

    Students are being put at a disadvantage by a narrow A-level system that is no longer “fit for purpose”, a leading scientist has said. The UK is at risk of falling behind other nations by holding on to the qualifications, which encourage teenagers to specialise in a small number of subjects, according to Sir Venki

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  • Action for Housing critical of Govt’s housing list policy

    Action for Housing critical of Govt’s housing list policy0

    Action for Housing said yesterday that it would continue to pressure government for as long as there were shortcomings in Gibraltar’s public housing system. In a statement, the group welcomed statements made by Housing Minister Samantha Sacramento on GBC’s Viewpoint programme last week, during which she outlined the government’s intention to clamp down on people

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  • EU using time pressure to get more money out of UK: David Davis

    EU using time pressure to get more money out of UK: David Davis0

    David Davis has accused the European Union of using time pressure to see if they “can get more money out of us”. The Brexit Secretary also told MPs the UK is “ready and well prepared” to start discussions with the EU on its future trading relationship after Brexit, although it is “still some way” from

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  • Brexiteers not fully aware of what they voted for, says Bill Clinton

    Brexiteers not fully aware of what they voted for, says Bill Clinton0

    Bill Clinton has warned that the Brexit vote was about people thinking differences are more important that what they have in common. The former US president also suggested that some people who backed the split from the EU last year were not fully aware of what they had voted for. After being honoured by Dublin

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  • Gib MEPs join ‘stop Brexit’ rallies

    Gib MEPs join ‘stop Brexit’ rallies0

    Gibraltar MEPs Julie Girling and Molly Scott-Cato joined thousands of anti-Brexit protestors across the UK last weekend in a series of ‘stop Brexit’ rallies. People took to the streets of London, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Newcastle, York, Nottingham, Cardiff, Reading, Liverpool and Birmingham on Saturday as Gibraltar’s MEPs joined protestors in Bristol. “I completely refute the idea

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