• Govt calls on drivers to ‘turn off your engines’

    Govt calls on drivers to ‘turn off your engines’0

    The Government is set to encourage motor vehicle owners to turn off their engines when stationary instead of letting them idle in a bid to reduce transport pollution. A series of signs are expected to be placed in various locations across the Rock asking drivers not to let their engines run idly. “The first thing

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  • A call to end ‘scandal and corruption’ in Spain

    A call to end ‘scandal and corruption’ in Spain0

    The Chair of Transparency International, José Ugaz, has urged the Spanish Government to act immediately in order to stop grand corruption scandals and end systemic corruption. Transparency International is a non-governmental organisation that aims to combat corruption and prevent criminal activities arising from corruption. In a statement the group said Spain has been systematically engulfed

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  • Brexit comes into focus in CPA regional conference on the Rock

    Brexit comes into focus in CPA regional conference on the Rock0

    Brexit will be the main issue under discussion at the 47th Regional Conference of the British Islands and Mediterranean Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association being held on the Rock. The four day conference of 40 Parliamentarians from 11 Commonwealth countries under the banner of “Strengthening the role of the BIMR region; considering the role

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  • GSD calls on the CM to ‘calm down’

    GSD calls on the CM to ‘calm down’0

    The GSD says the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo should exercise greater care and restraint in the public statements he makes. Earlier this week Chief Minister had claimed that the Opposition was trying to undermine the Government on Brexit. In the latest exchanges GSD Deputy Leader Roy Clinton said Mr Picrdo “really needs to calm down

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  • At UN decolonisation seminar, contrasting views on joint sovereignty

    At UN decolonisation seminar, contrasting views on joint sovereignty0

    The UN’s annual decolonisation seminar this week heard two sharply contrasting versions of Spain’s co-sovereignty proposal: For Madrid, the “generous offer” was in line with UN resolutions and would safeguard the “socioeconomic wellbeing” of Gibraltar and the Campo de Gibraltar in the face of Brexit. For Gibraltar, the proposal was “a farce” that ignored the

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  • Opposition Try to Undermine the Government on Brexit

    Opposition Try to Undermine the Government on Brexit0

    The Gibraltar Government has accused the GSD Opposition of trying to divide Gibraltar over the effect of leaving the European Union. “It is clear that they have no sense of duty or of loyalty to a common cause and that they are placing party-political considerations over the wider national interest,” the Government said in a

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