• Costa restates policy on ‘repatriated’ medical services

    Costa restates policy on ‘repatriated’ medical services0

    Health Minister Neil Costa has reiterated the Gibraltar Government’s policy with regards to where patients are entitled to receive chemotherapy, amid claims some patients are “being forced” to undergo treatment in Gibraltar against their wishes. This comes after Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon flagged the issue and said the policy had confused patients who were

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  • European Commmission to boost EU cross-border trade and investment

    European Commmission to boost EU cross-border trade and investment0

    The European Commission has launched a new initiative offering expert tailored support to break down cross-border barriers to jobs and investments. The initiative, named ‘Border Focal Point’, aims to unlock the economic potential of EU border regions. “For businesses, workers and students, navigating between different administrative and legal systems remains complex and costly,” the Commission

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  • Costa signals progress on juvenile detention centre

    Costa signals progress on juvenile detention centre0

    The Gibraltar Government is pushing ahead with a plan to provide a detention centre for juvenile offenders and has already identified “a potential location”, Justice Minister Neil Costa has told Parliament yesterday. Gibraltar’s courts use custody as a last resort for juvenile offenders but when detention becomes necessary, the only option is the adult at

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  • Tensions rise as 12 held in Catalan government raids ahead of secession vote

    Tensions rise as 12 held in Catalan government raids ahead of secession vote0

    Spanish police have arrested at least 12 people in raids on Catalan government offices, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region’s preparations for a secession vote which Spain said is illegal. It is the first time Spanish authorities have detained Catalan officials since the campaign to hold a vote on Catalonia’s independence began

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  • Princess Royal to attend Gibraltar House reception

    Princess Royal to attend Gibraltar House reception0

    Princess Anne will attend a reception in Gibraltar House in London next month in her capacity as patron of the Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival. In doing so, she will become the first member of the UK’s royal family to visit Gibraltar House. The event, which is being hosted by the Gibraltar Government, will mark

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  • Gib-based alternative lender shrugs off Brexit concerns

    Gib-based alternative lender shrugs off Brexit concerns0

    Gibraltar is a great place for business despite Brexit, said Sancus CEO Andrew Whelan at a lecture on the future of alternative finance yesterday. Mr Whelan was speaking at an event hosted by Sancus held at the Garrison Library, where he said Gibraltar had shown itself to be growing and prospering. His company Sancus is

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