• Asteroid photos ‘show no sign of smooth area for spacecraft landing’

    Asteroid photos ‘show no sign of smooth area for spacecraft landing’0

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    • December 13, 2018

    By Maria Yamaguchi, Associated Press More than 200 photos taken by two small rovers on an asteroid show no signs of a smooth area for the touchdown of a spacecraft early next year, Japan’s space agency said. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said the two solar-powered rovers have become inactive and are probably in

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  • GSD questions affordability of new housing project

    GSD questions affordability of new housing project0

    The GSD has described the Government’s new affordable housing plans as a “repeat” of promises made to the electorate in their now “mothballed Blue Waters Project”, as it questioned the “affordable” nature of the project. In a statement the GSD flagged how despite first announcing the building of Hassans Centenary Terraces as part of the

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  • Training exercise bus catches fire

    Training exercise bus catches fire0

    The bus used in Thursday’s LiveX training accidentally caught fire yesterday as workers attempted to dismantle the vehicle. No one was hurt in the incident which took place yesterday afternoon in the Europa area. A worker was welding inside the vehicle, which had been used by the emergency services the day before as part of

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  • 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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