• Spain will support Brexit deal for expats – report0

    Spain will support a Brexit deal that allows British expatriates to remain on the Costas with their benefits intact, including access to healthcare, it was reported yesterday. According to The Times, Madrid would “in principle” favour an agreement that would allow Britons living in Spain and other parts of the EU to retain existing rights.

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  • School pupils ‘should be taught to recognise fake news’

    School pupils ‘should be taught to recognise fake news’0

    Children should be taught in schools how to recognise “fake news”, a leading international education expert has said. In a modern digital age, schools need to teach pupils how to think critically and analyse what they read on social media and news sites, according to Andreas Schleicher, the OECD’s director of education and skills. He

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  • Nicola Sturgeon to warn PM against blocking second independence vote

    Nicola Sturgeon to warn PM against blocking second independence vote0

    Nicola Sturgeon is to warn the Prime Minister she will “shatter beyond repair” the notion that the UK is a partnership of equals if she turns down a request from the Scottish Parliament to hold a second independence referendum. MSPs are expected to back the First Minister’s call for a Section 30 order to be

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  • Tony Blair: Labour must support staying in EU to be competitive

    Tony Blair: Labour must support staying in EU to be competitive0

    Tony Blair has said Labour must back staying in the European Union to “recover its strategic grip on affairs and be competitive”. The former prime minister said he was not being disloyal, but that it is simply not credible to pretend that his party’s position is anything other than “serious”. He warned that even removing

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  • Employment leaflet sets out key info

    Employment leaflet sets out key info0

    The Department of Employment has printed a leaflet with essential information for anyone considering setting up a business, trade or profession in Gibraltar. The leaflet, the first of its kind in Gibraltar, also informs employees of the statutory minimum and their entitlement. “The Department for Employment has, for the first time, published this essential information

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  • Sturgeon condemns Downing Street vow to reject independence vote request

    Sturgeon condemns Downing Street vow to reject independence vote request0

    A move to block a second independence referendum would be a “democratic outrage”, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Downing Street is to reject calls for another vote before Brexit after Theresa May said “now is not the time”. The Prime Minister’s position was confirmed by Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who said Ms Sturgeon’s timetable for

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