• Legislative move will boost scope for renewable energy0

    Customers of the Gibraltar Electricity Authority will be able to feed electricity generated at home from renewable sources back into the grid, under draft legislation published by the Gibraltar Government yesterday. The proposed change to the Gibraltar Electricity Authority Act is aimed at encouraging renewable energy micro-generation in the home. Customers who install such equipment

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  • Government launches new public health website0

    Gibraltar’s Public Health service has undergone a re-branding, with a new website launched yesterday by Minister for Public Health, Dr John Cortes, and the Health Promotion team at a press conference at No.6 Convent Place. The website is distinct from that of the GHA, and provides information and advice on several aspects of healthy living,

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  • UK and EU clinch Brexit ‘breakthrough’ and move to trade talks

    UK and EU clinch Brexit ‘breakthrough’ and move to trade talks0

    Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal yesterday that paves the way for arduous talks on future trade ties, easing immediate pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. Mrs May rushed to Brussels before dawn to seal a European Commission agreement that “sufficient progress” had been made

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  • ‘Enraged’ Picardo ‘lectured’ Prime Minister over Brexit letter, book claims

    ‘Enraged’ Picardo ‘lectured’ Prime Minister over Brexit letter, book claims0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo was “enraged” by the UK Government’s failure to include an explicit reference to Gibraltar in its Article 50 letter triggering Brexit last march – and “lectured” Prime Minister Theresa May about her advisors when she called to placate him. Amid political fallout in the UK over Gibraltar’s exclusion from the letter,

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  • Brexit talks finally make ‘sufficient progress’ after May and Juncker do deal

    Brexit talks finally make ‘sufficient progress’ after May and Juncker do deal0

    The European Commission has announced that “sufficient progress” has been made in the first phase of Brexit talks. The announcement came after Theresa May and David Davis made an early-hours journey to Brussels to meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. It followed talks which continued

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  • Govt reviews postal delivery times

    Govt reviews postal delivery times0

    The Gibraltar Government is conducting a review of local postal services to test whether established time scales for the delivery of mail are being adhered to, the Minister for Commerce, Albert Isola, told Parliament yesterday. In a question and answer session, Mr Isola said the results of the review will be announced in the first

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