• Kentish released without charge as STM confirms HQ move from Gibraltar

    Kentish released without charge as STM confirms HQ move from Gibraltar0

    Locally-based cross-border financial services provider STM Group will relocate its headquarters “out of Gibraltar”, it confirmed in a statement to investors yesterday. The announcement, which had been flagged last month, came as the Royal Gibraltar Police disclosed it had released the group’s arrested chief executive, Alan Kentish, without charge. STM also said it was challenging

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  • Gib and UK in ‘seven hours of talks’ over Brexit

    Gib and UK in ‘seven hours of talks’ over Brexit0

    There were seven hours of detailed intergovernmental discussions relating to Brexit between the United Kingdom and Gibraltar Governments in London yesterday. The meeting provided an opportunity for the different Brexit working groups to report back on their activities and on their work streams going forward, the Gibraltar Government said in a statement. The Gibraltar delegation

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  • Bank of England reveals cut-off date for UK’s paper £10 notes

    Bank of England reveals cut-off date for UK’s paper £10 notes0

    The old UK £10 note must be spent by March next year after the Bank of England revealed the date for when it will cease to be legal tender. A use by date of March 1, 2018, has been slapped on £10 paper notes following the introduction of the plastic tenner on September 14. However,

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  • Governor leads Gib in Remembrance Sunday tribute

    Governor leads Gib in Remembrance Sunday tribute0

    The Governor Lt Gen Edward Davis lead the Rock in honouring the war dead on Remembrance Sunday. The traditional two-minute silence was observed at midday followed by the laying of wreaths and an inter-denominational service. The wreaths were laid at the British War Memorial by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, Leader of the Opposition Roy

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  • Cross-border workers uneasy over frontier delays

    Cross-border workers uneasy over frontier delays0

    Queuing times for vehicles and pedestrians crossing from Gibraltar into Spain have spiked on a number of occasions in recent weeks, prompting concerns among cross-border workers fearful of the impact of Brexit on the border. Data from the Gibraltar Government shows that vehicles had to wait up to two hours last Friday evening to cross

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  • 50/50 house poses legal assistance dilemma single mum

    50/50 house poses legal assistance dilemma single mum0

    A single mother who earns less than £5,000 a year was denied a publicly-funded lawyer for a civil case recently – and told she could instead sell her flat to fund her legal costs. Chief Justice Anthony Dudley ‘sympathised’ with the woman, but said as a homeowner she had passed the threshold for legal assistance.

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