• Boris Johnson: UK must not remain locked to EU rules

    Boris Johnson: UK must not remain locked to EU rules0

    Boris Johnson has warned it would be “mad” to end up with a Brexit settlement that does not allow the UK to enjoy the “economic freedoms” of leaving the European Union. Signalling the need to diverge from EU rules after leaving the bloc, Mr Johnson insisted that the UK should not remain locked into alignment

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  • Draft legislation envisages DPC approval for Govt projects

    Draft legislation envisages DPC approval for Govt projects0

    All Gibraltar Government projects will have to be cleared by the Development and Planning Commission [DPC] under a proposed overhaul of planning legislation. While major government projects are currently placed before the DPC, the Commission’s advice is not binding as is the case with private projects. Under a draft Town Planning Bill published by the

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  • Sensitive private details removed from GPA report

    Sensitive private details removed from GPA report0

    An amended version of the Gibraltar Police Authority’s [GPA] latest annual report was tabled in Parliament yesterday, replacing an earlier version that had to be withdrawn because it contained sensitive personal details about identifiable individuals. The personal information was contained in the Royal Gibraltar Police’s latest annual report, which formed part of the GPA document

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  • Children bring happiness to Casemates

    Children bring happiness to Casemates0

    Pupils from Notre Dame School brought happiness and random acts of kindness to passers-by in Casemates yesterday as part of the Mindfulness in Schools project. Shianne Walker-Peliza, from the Mindfulness in Schools project and Jeanette Gonzalez, the special needs coordinator for the school, have been working together to make yesterday’s event possible. “The idea is

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  • Plans filed for apartment project on site of Continental Hotel

    Plans filed for apartment project on site of Continental Hotel0

    Developer Gilman Holdings Ltd is seeking outline planning permission to demolish the existing Continental Hotel at 1 Engineer’s Lane and construct a seven-storey block of 22 apartments. The plans, which have been filed with Town Planning but have yet to be discussed by the Development and Planning Commission, envisage a building that is higher than

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  • Govt dismisses GSD/Hassan Nahon initiative

    Govt dismisses GSD/Hassan Nahon initiative0

    The Gibraltar Government last night hit back at the statement issued jointly by the GSD and Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon, insisting it has “no substance” and “contributes nothing at all” to the current discussion on education. “The education of children and successive generations is the main driving force of the GSLP Government, as it

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