• Armed police on trains across UK in wake of Manchester terror attack

    Armed police on trains across UK in wake of Manchester terror attack0

    Armed police officers are patrolling on board trains nationwide for the first time. British Transport Police (BTP) announced the measure in a bid to “disrupt and deter criminal activity” on the rail network after the UK terror threat level rose to critical in the wake of the Manchester attack. Armed officers have been patrolling on

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  • Gibraltar prepares counter terrorism legislation

    Gibraltar prepares counter terrorism legislation0

    Gibraltar has worked ‘very closely’ with the United Kingdom security services in order to draw up new counter terrorism legislation for the Rock, including provisions for the detention of terror suspects. Speaking following a minute’s silence outside No.6 Convent Place for the victims of the Manchester Arena attacks, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said the Gibraltar

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  • Gibraltar falls silent for Manchester

    Gibraltar falls silent for Manchester0

    Gibraltar fell silent yesterday in unison with the United Kingdom as a mark of respect for the victims of the Manchester Arena atrocity and their families. Shortly before the clock struck 12 noon, the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo made the short walk from No.6 Convent Place to join the Governor, Lieutenant General Edward Davis, outside

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  • Equality Means Business: making the business case for being inclusive

    Equality Means Business: making the business case for being inclusive0

    The Ministry of Equality, as part of its Equality Means Business series of lectures, hosted a working breakfast seminar for over 60 attendees yesterday to look at why being inclusive makes business sense. The session was opened by Minister for Equality, Samantha Sacramento, who explained that the rationale for the lecture series was to inform

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  • Missing person safe and well

    Missing person safe and well0

    A locally resident American woman missing in Spain for one week is safe and well, police said yesterday. Donna Lee Hoyvik, 56, became the subject of a missing person appeal after she was discharged from a hospital in Malaga with the last known sighting of her being on May 17. But the Royal Gibraltar Police

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  • No change in Gib as UK threat level rises to ‘critical’

    No change in Gib as UK threat level rises to ‘critical’0

    Gibraltar’s threat level will remain at ‘substantial’ despite the United Kingdom upping its terror alert to ‘critical’, its highest level. The Gibraltar Contingency Council met on consecutive days to review security measures on the Rock following Monday night’s attack at the conclusion of a pop concert in the Manchester Arena which left 22 people dead

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