• Catalan road and rail network disrupted in pro-independence general strike

    Catalan road and rail network disrupted in pro-independence general strike0

    Pro-independence protesters have blocked roads and stopped commuter trains on Wednesday in Spain’s Catalonia region as part of a general strike to protest the jailing of ousted Catalan government officials and secessionist activists. Many of the blockades were on roads leading to major Catalan cities, including the regional capital Barcelona, and major highways, the Catalan

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  • KING FELIPE CRITICISES CATALAN AUTHORITIES OVER INDEPENDENCE VOTE

    KING FELIPE CRITICISES CATALAN AUTHORITIES OVER INDEPENDENCE VOTE0

    The Catalan authorities have deliberately bent the law with their “irresponsible conduct”, Spain’s King Felipe VI has said. He said the state needs to ensure constitutional order and the rule of law in Catalonia. King Felipe spoke out as tens of thousands of people joined marches across Barcelona in protest against the Spanish government’s actions

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  • RGP issue warning over counterfeit notes

    RGP issue warning over counterfeit notes0

    Counterfeit versions of the new polymer sterling five pound notes have been identified and seized in Gibraltar, the Royal Gibraltar Police’s Economic Crime Unit warned yesterday. The polymer notes feature a wide range of security features intended to make counterfeiting as difficult as possible. However, for these to be effective it requires that the public

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  • Local environment team meet Sea Shepherd crew

    Local environment team meet Sea Shepherd crew0

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    • September 26, 2017

    Minister for Environment and Climate Change Dr John Cortes, accompanied by senior and environmental protection staff from the Department paid a courtesy call on the Sea Shepherd vessel Sam Simon when she recently called at Gibraltar Port. Dr Cortes and his team discussed marine conservation and wildlife protection methods and the possibility of collaboration in

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  • Raising Alzheimer’s awareness this World Alzheimer’s Month

    Raising Alzheimer’s awareness this World Alzheimer’s Month0

    The Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society held its annual World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day on Saturday outside the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned. September marks the sixth global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness of dementia and challenge stigma. Chairperson of GADS Daphne Alcantara said a day like Saturday was always a

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  • Moorish Castle goes green

    Moorish Castle goes green0

    The Moorish Castle went green this weekend as the charity Mito Action attempted to break a Guinness Book of World Records in order to raise awareness about Mitochondrial Diseases. Over the course of the weekend the aim was to lighting up 55 world monuments in green lights. 55 monuments, because it was 55 years ago

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