• THE US WILL BE ‘STEADFAST ALLY’ TO THE UK DURING BREXIT, REX TILLERSON PLEDGES

    THE US WILL BE ‘STEADFAST ALLY’ TO THE UK DURING BREXIT, REX TILLERSON PLEDGES0

    The United States will be a “steadfast ally” to the United Kingdom during the Brexit process, Rex Tillerson has declared. The US Secretary of State, who was in London for talks with Boris Johnson and Theresa May, said Washington would stand by Britain as it faces the “unique challenges” of leaving the EU. Mr Tillerson

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  • Girling sends National day message

    Girling sends National day message0

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    • September 9, 2017

    Conservative MEP Julie Girling has sent the people of Gibraltar a message of congratulation and support ahead of National Day this weekend. The celebrations on September 10 will commemorate Gibraltar’s first referendum of 1967, in which Gibraltarians were asked whether they wished to either pass under Spanish sovereignty or remain under British sovereignty. Mrs Girling,

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  • Relief efforts under way on islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma

    Relief efforts under way on islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma0

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    • September 8, 2017

    Relief efforts are under way on islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, with one British territory being “pummelled” overnight and another declaring a state of emergency. Some already-ravaged areas are preparing for further possible damage as a second hurricane travels through the Atlantic. Medical supplies and other aid is being flown from the UK to the

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  • Gibraltar Chamber joins European network

    Gibraltar Chamber joins European network0

    The Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce has been welcomed as a member of the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE). In a statement the Gibraltar Chamber explained that COBCOE provides a “unique and powerful” international network of more than 7,000 businesses, ranging from major multinationals to small and medium sized enterprises. The COBCOE

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  • Govt ‘insensitive’ to special needs, Llamas says

    Govt ‘insensitive’ to special needs, Llamas says0

    Independent MP Lawrence Llamas has accused the Government of being “insensitive” to the very specific requirements of children with special needs, as the row over the use of porta-cabins at St Martin’s school escalated yesterday. This comes after Mr Llamas flagged how two “porta-cabin” classrooms were built to meet demand at the school. In response

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  • Davis condemns Labour over ‘cynical’ bid to block ‘only viable plan’ for Brexit

    Davis condemns Labour over ‘cynical’ bid to block ‘only viable plan’ for Brexit0

    Brexit Secretary David Davis has accused Labour of a “cynical political exercise” to undermine the “only viable plan” to deliver withdrawal from the European Union. His attack came as MPs clashed in the House of Commons over the Government’s flagship Brexit Bill, which Labour has denounced as an undemocratic “power grab” by ministers. Meanwhile, it

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