• ERG supports Clinton on Consultative Council position

    ERG supports Clinton on Consultative Council position0

    The Equality Rights Group has backed the decision of GSD Leader Roy Clinton in refusing to attend the inaugural meeting of the Gibraltar Consultative Council. In a statement ERG Chairman Felix Alvarez expressed agreement with Mr Clinton on the question of the Consultative Council, a new body proposed by the Gibraltar Government in 2015 and

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  • Brexit ‘could see parents abduct children and take them overseas’

    Brexit ‘could see parents abduct children and take them overseas’0

    Brexit could lead to a rise in the number of parents abducting their children and taking them overseas, a law firm has claimed. Lawyer Cara Nuttall, a partner at JMW Solicitors, said the firm had already seen a spike in inquiries from parents about disputes over travel plans and applications for dual citizenship, as well

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  • China offers opportunities and challenges for Gibraltar

    China offers opportunities and challenges for Gibraltar0

    Despite the massive difference in the sizes of population – Gibraltar’s 30,000 and China’s billion – as the world’s second biggest economy seeks to expand its global footprint even further there were surprising synergies which the Rock could exploit. That was the core of Commerce Minister Albert Isola’s opening remarks at yesterday’s strongly attended China

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  • Gibraltar’s ‘best brains’ exchange views in the national interest, drawing some criticism

    Gibraltar’s ‘best brains’ exchange views in the national interest, drawing some criticism0

    The Gibraltar Consultative Council met for the first time yesterday afternoon to discuss matters in the national interest, even as it faced criticism that its structure was “elitist” and “undemocratic”. The Council, which aims to make use of the “best brains” in Gibraltar, included among its number former Chief Ministers Sir Peter Caruana and Adolfo

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  • Boat owners now need insurance

    Boat owners now need insurance0

    Boat owners will be required to buy third party insurance for their vessels under new regulations published by the Gibraltar Government. The new rules are in the form of two amendments to the Seaside Pleasure Boat Rules 1989 and aim to enhance safety of navigation in the port and in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters. The

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  • Gibraltar will follow UK’s lead on ‘microbeads’

    Gibraltar will follow UK’s lead on ‘microbeads’0

    Gibraltar will follow the UK’s lead and ban the sale of cosmetics and toiletries that contain tiny plastic pieces known as “microbeads”, as part of efforts to stop plastic waste entering the oceans. The UK’s Environment Secretary Michael Gove confirmed on Friday that legislation would be introduced in Britain this year to ban the sale

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