• GSD hits back at Govt ‘smokescreen’ over stadium

    GSD hits back at Govt ‘smokescreen’ over stadium0

    The GSD has hit back at the Gibraltar Government in a fresh exchange in the row over Victoria Stadium. While welcoming plans to develop the stadium for football alongside additional sporting infrastructure around the Rock, the GSD insisted the move amounted to a U-turn by the government. It accused Chief Minister Fabian Picardo of poor

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  • Dementia residential facility opens today

    Dementia residential facility opens today0

    The new dementia residential facility Hillsides will officially open today and will welcome patients in phases over the next coming months. Each phase will take around four weeks and will continue until the premises are at full capacity with 52 beds. Last Friday Health Minister, Neil Costa, gave the press a tour of the new

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  • Regulator marks out new approach to financial crime

    Regulator marks out new approach to financial crime0

    The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission has fixed a spotlight on financial crime ahead of an expert international evaluation next year. The evaluation by Moneyval, a monitoring body of the Council of Europe, will look into money laundering and terrorist financing risks, and how these are regulated, monitored and dealt with locally. Ahead of the assessment,

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  • GFSC’s new business plan has an eye on Brexit

    GFSC’s new business plan has an eye on Brexit0

    The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission will actively supporting the development of new markets and activities in Gibraltar, against the backdrop of Brexit. In its latest business plan the Commission sets out its priorities for the year ahead including strengthening its position in the international community of regulators and ensuring that the firms it regulates are

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  • State visit by King of Spain postponed until July to avoid election clash

    State visit by King of Spain postponed until July to avoid election clash0

    The King of Spain’s state visit to the UK has been postponed after his country’s foreign minister indicated that staging it during the UK’s general election would not be appropriate. The visit of King Felipe VI and his wife, Queen Letizia, had been scheduled for June 6-8, which would have coincided with polling day, but

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  • Hassan Nahon urges wider smoking ban

    Hassan Nahon urges wider smoking ban0

    Independent Minster for Parliament Marlene Hassan Nahon is calling on the Government to ban smoking in outdoor parks. Welcoming and congratulating the Government on the recent no smoking law for Bayside Sports Complex, she would like the ban to be extended. “I echo the Government’s philosophy that ‘no sportsperson or spectator, especially no child, should

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