• RGP report no foul play in Eurotowers death

    RGP report no foul play in Eurotowers death0

    The Royal Gibraltar Police have ruled out any foul play in the death of a young man who fell from an upper balcony at Eurotowers. The RGP conducted extensive investigations into the death of a 25-year old local man including Scene of Crime, forensic medical examinations and a post mortem conducted by a UK Home

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  • Major Brexit conference announced for next month

    Major Brexit conference announced for next month0

    A three-day symposium entitled “Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of the Empire” will be held at the Garrison Library next month. The conference will commence after an opening speech by Dr Joseph Garcia, and throughout the event speakers will analyse different aspects of Brexit in detail. It is being organised by Dr

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  • Fresh exchanges in parking row

    Fresh exchanges in parking row0

    The GSD yesterday said the Gibraltar Government is “running scared” over public parking enforcement concerns – and immediately drew a stinging reaction from No.6 Convent Place. This comes after the Opposition expressed concern over the number of erroneous parking fines being issued which, it insisted, was a waste of both public and police time. But

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  • Minister visits refurbished schools

    Minister visits refurbished schools0

    Minister for Education John Cortes, accompanied by officials from the Department of Education and staff from the schools, has visited three schools that are undergoing extensive renovation works over the summer. In a statement the Government reiterated that it will refurbish and improve all those school buildings that are not being replaced. It said that

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  • E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist UK MPs

    E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist UK MPs0

    Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates, MPs have said. Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking and the two should not be treated as the same, according to a report by the UK’s Science and Technology Committee. There should be an urgent review to make it easier for

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  • Govt appoints new Captain of the Port

    Govt appoints new Captain of the Port0

    The Gibraltar Government has confirmed the appointment of Manuel Tirado as the new Captain of the Port and chief executive of the Gibraltar Port Authority. Mr Tirado started working at the Port Department in 1983 as a deckhand in an era when all vessels had to be physically boarded and technology was basic. Over the

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