• Blair urges cross-party movement to turn Brexit decision around

    Blair urges cross-party movement to turn Brexit decision around0

    Tony Blair has called on pro-Europeans to form a new cross-party movement to persuade the public they were wrong to vote to leave the EU. In an impassioned speech, the former prime minister said “progressives” should make it their “mission” to reverse the outcome of the referendum last June. Speaking at the London headquarters of

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  • Co-sovereignty proposal is ‘very reasonable’, Rajoy says

    Co-sovereignty proposal is ‘very reasonable’, Rajoy says0

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has defended his government’s co-sovereignty proposal for Gibraltar and reiterated that Spain will use Brexit to push its sovereignty aspirations over the Rock. Sr Rajoy made the comments during a wide-ranging interview with Agence France Presse. “I think that our proposal of shared sovereignty is very reasonable,” he told AFP.

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  • A&E waiting times prompt feisty exchange in parliament

    A&E waiting times prompt feisty exchange in parliament0

    The Government and the GSD have clashed, in the second consecutive parliamentary session, over average waiting times at the Accident and Emergency department. In barbed exchanges, the Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Feetham, said the department faced “systemic” problems, drawing an angry reaction from the government. The exchanges at times even threatened to mirror events

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  • Route 8 gets bus tracker0

    The Bus Tracker Web App for Route 8, a route that services the Eastern side, has been launched. The Bus Tracker Web App Service will be complete when the Night Bus and Route 7 becomes available shortly. The Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, Paul Balban, said, “I cannot thank the IT & LD enough for

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  • GHA resignations have ‘no impact’ on appointments, Govt says

    GHA resignations have ‘no impact’ on appointments, Govt says0

    The Gibraltar Government has confirmed doctors’ appointments will not be affected despite recent resignations. In a statement yesterday the government criticized the GSD for “misleading” the public and politicising a doctor’s personal decision to leave the Gibraltar Health Authority. The government ensured no appointments would be cancelled as responsibilities will be covered by locums until

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  • Yome at border security conference

    Yome at border security conference0

    The Commissioner of Police, Eddie Yome, is attending the 10th annual conference on Border Security in Rome, Italy. The organisers have described this year’s conference as “…possibly the most relevant and topical event to date…the rise of cross border terrorism, the current migrant crisis growing in the Mediterranean and across Europe, Brexit raising questions over

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