• Parliament clears major legislative overhaul for legal services

    Parliament clears major legislative overhaul for legal services0

    Lawyers face tighter regulation under a new law approved by Parliament this week overhauling existing rules unchanged for five decades. The new legislation creates a modern framework for the regulation of the legal profession and establishes disciplinary rules in respect of the conduct of lawyers. “That this review is necessary is not in doubt,” said

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  • Protesters call for release of Catalan officials held over independence vote

    Protesters call for release of Catalan officials held over independence vote0

    Thousands gathered today to demand the release of a dozen Catalan officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence that Spanish authorities are challenging as illegal. The demonstrators, who met at the gates of Catalonia’s judicial body in Barcelona, answered a call by pro-independence civic groups to stage long-term street protests against the police

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  • Announcement on new housing imminent, Picardo says

    Announcement on new housing imminent, Picardo says0

    A detailed announcement regarding the construction of further affordable homes will be made before the end of September, the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo told Parliament yesterday. Mr Picardo confirmed the news during a question and answer session and said “the changes and the technical issues” that gave rise to the delay in making an announcement

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  • Gib-link food company praised as May promotes UK trade

    Gib-link food company praised as May promotes UK trade0

    A Manchester-based food company founded by a Gibraltarian businessman and his two partners has been cited by Prime Minister Theresa May to illustrate the UK’s global trade opportunities. Ten Acre, which was set up by local entrepreneur Jimmy Attias together with friends Tony Goodman and Ronen Derber, has landed a deal with a Canadian wholesaler

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  • 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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