• Police set sights on ‘subtle’ forms of domestic abuse

    Police set sights on ‘subtle’ forms of domestic abuse0

    Police would welcome the addition of a new offence to target subtle, non-physical forms of domestic abuse. Behaviours such as isolating a person from their friends or family, or restricting their access to money, are lesser known forms of domestic abuse that would be caught by a law criminalising ‘controlling or coercive behaviour in an

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  • Government launches new public health website0

    Gibraltar’s Public Health service has undergone a re-branding, with a new website launched yesterday by Minister for Public Health, Dr John Cortes, and the Health Promotion team at a press conference at No.6 Convent Place. The website is distinct from that of the GHA, and provides information and advice on several aspects of healthy living,

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  • ‘Enraged’ Picardo ‘lectured’ Prime Minister over Brexit letter, book claims

    ‘Enraged’ Picardo ‘lectured’ Prime Minister over Brexit letter, book claims0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo was “enraged” by the UK Government’s failure to include an explicit reference to Gibraltar in its Article 50 letter triggering Brexit last march – and “lectured” Prime Minister Theresa May about her advisors when she called to placate him. Amid political fallout in the UK over Gibraltar’s exclusion from the letter,

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  • Housing estate question prompts exchanges on profits – and losses

    Housing estate question prompts exchanges on profits – and losses0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo yesterday told parliament that the Gibraltar Government made a profit of over £1 million on the two affordable housing estates, in exchanges that dredged up losses incurred by the former GSD government in respect of earlier housing developments. This comes as Mr Picardo was quizzed by Independent MP Lawrence Llamas as

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  • Fresh plans filed for Risso Bakery site

    Fresh plans filed for Risso Bakery site0

    An outline planning application for 50 serviced apartments at 29-37 Engineer Lane – better known as the site of the Risso Bakery – has been filed with the Town Planners. The development, called ‘The Suites’, has seven floors, although some it includes higher sections set back from the facade. It starts at the basement level,

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  • Phillips formally recognised as Leader of the Opposition

    Phillips formally recognised as Leader of the Opposition0

    Elliott Phillips was formally recognised by Parliament as the Leader of the Opposition yesterday, but insisted it was Keith Azopardi who would lead the GSD. Speaker Adolfo Canepa told a meeting of Parliament that long-established convention was that the post of Leader of the Opposition was held by the MP on the opposition bench who

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