• New Year Message for 2019 from The Hon Dr Joseph Garcia MP Deputy Chief Minister and Leader of the Liberal Party

    New Year Message for 2019 from The Hon Dr Joseph Garcia MP Deputy Chief Minister and Leader of the Liberal Party0

    Brexit is the challenge of this generation. In less than three months’ time, barring a major surprise, the United Kingdom and Gibraltar will leave the European Union. So far, Gibraltar has already overcome a number of challenges in this our collective journey forward. No doubt, there will be more. However, we are confident at the

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  • Year-end Brexit blues

    Year-end Brexit blues0

    Paddy Ashdown, the highly-respected Liberal Democrat peer who died just before Christmas, had clear views about the madness of Brexit. In June 2016, a fortnight before the referendum that set the UK – and by extension Gibraltar – on a turbulent two-year course to withdrawal, Lord Ashdown told guests at a dinner in Gibraltar that

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  • Unite’s wish list for 2019

    Unite’s wish list for 20190

    by Gillian Birkett Unite the Union wishes a Happy and Prosperous New Year to all working people, whether in employment or not. 2019 will be both a challenging and uncertain year. As Gibraltar Plc is not in the driving seat, we do not only control events, but we are not clear as to what changes

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  • A Christmas message from the Governor of Gibraltar

    A Christmas message from the Governor of Gibraltar0

    Merry Christmas Gibraltar. At this special time of year, Lorraine and I would like to wish the People of Gibraltar all the uplifting happiness and ‘humanness’ that flows from the festive season when we take time to get together with our family and friends; when we take time to listen, understand and empathise with each

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  • How Sir Joe Bossano is ‘breaking the civil service’

    How Sir Joe Bossano is ‘breaking the civil service’0

    How Sir Joe Bossano is breaking the civil service – a response to the political broadcast of December 10, 2018 by Wendy Cumming, President of the Gibraltar General and Clerical Association Sir Joe Bossano’s political broadcast was dramatic indeed. Starting out with a fervour of nationalism, it quickly evolved into a civil/public service denigrating exercise

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  • Calm before the Brexit storm

    Calm before the Brexit storm0

    Can Theresa May find a way to rescue her Brexit deal?  That is the question that dominated the discussion in Westminster and Brussels at the end of a tumultuous week in which the Prime Minister saw off rebels in her party who called a vote of no confidence in her leadership. Mrs May won two

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