• Davis and Barnier kick off talks on ‘substance’ of Brexit

    Davis and Barnier kick off talks on ‘substance’ of Brexit0

    Brexit Secretary David Davis has said talks on the “substance” of EU withdrawal are now under way as a fresh round of negotiations began in Brussels. The European Commission’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier offered Mr Davis a “warm welcome” as the pair met ahead of intensive talks which he said would “delve into the heart

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  • Skywalk’s vertical views, are not for the faint hearted

    Skywalk’s vertical views, are not for the faint hearted0

    Work is nearing completion on the Skywalk glass platform at the top of the Rock that will offer tourists breath-taking, vertiginous views but has proved a challenge to build. Engineers accompanied government officials on the second round of snagging last Friday, just days after a lift providing disabled access was commissioned at the site. The

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  • Hassan Nahon wants a ‘citizens budget’

    Hassan Nahon wants a ‘citizens budget’0

    Ahead of the 2017 Budget, Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon has called for a more interactive way for MPs across the floor to deliver and manage this year’s budget address. Mrs Hassan Nahon proposes, once again, for MPs to take on the initiative of The International Budget Partnership which campaigns for increased public access to

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  • Tourism initiative puts focus on Morocco

    Tourism initiative puts focus on Morocco0

    Twenty travel agents, tour operators and journalists from Morocco visited Gibraltar on a one day familiarisation visit recently. The visit was organised by Travelhub, a fully licenced travel agency based in Gibraltar, a branch of Moroccan tour operator Setitours. Abdel Leyhan, son of Moroccan Gibraltarian Mohamed Leyhan who was part of the management team at

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  • 30% of teenage boys cry due to exam stress, poll finds

    30% of teenage boys cry due to exam stress, poll finds0

    Around three in 10 teenage boys admit they have cried because they are stressed out by exams, according to a poll in the UK. It also suggests around half of young people have felt so anxious before sitting a paper that they thought they could not do it – with girls more likely to feel

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  • Hassan Nahon welcomes focus on security

    Hassan Nahon welcomes focus on security0

    Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon has thanked Gibraltar’s essential services for standing by and implementing tougher security measures on roads and public areas in the wake of the terror attack in London over the weekend. In a defiant message, Mrs Hassan Nahon also urged the Government to ensure that these structures are being constantly reviewed

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