• No change to Gib’s threat level after Spain attacks

    No change to Gib’s threat level after Spain attacks0

    Gibraltar’s threat level remains unchanged at ‘substantial’ following yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Spain. As co-chairs of The Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC), the Chief Minister and Acting Governor Nick Pyle met this morning to review security following the latest developments in Spain. As a result, the threat level for Gibraltar remains ‘Substantial’. That means an attack

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  • Gibraltar falls silent for victims of Barcelona

    Gibraltar falls silent for victims of Barcelona0

    Convent Place in the heart of Gibraltar fell silent at midday today in memory of those who died in a terror attack in Barcelona on Thursday. The solemn coincided with similar marks of respect and solidarity held across Spain and Europe. Flags on official buildings including the iconic Moorish Castle are also flying at half

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  • In unprecedented step, Chief Justice wades into row over fourth judge

    In unprecedented step, Chief Justice wades into row over fourth judge0

    The Chief Justice of Gibraltar, Anthony Dudley, has called on the Gibraltar Government to reconsider its decision not to continue funding a fourth judge for the Rock’s Supreme Court. Mr Justice Dudley made the plea in an unprecedented statement amid controversy over the employment of Puisne Judge Adrian Jack, whose fixed three-year contract expired on

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  • Avoiding Irish border checks is top priority for Brexit negotiations

    Avoiding Irish border checks is top priority for Brexit negotiations0

    Avoiding check points or any other physical infrastructure on the Irish border is the UK Government’s number one priority when negotiating post-Brexit arrangements for its only land frontier with the EU, a Whitehall position paper will state. The document outlining the Department for Exiting the European Union’s aims in talks with Brussels will also suggest

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  • Govt to clamp down on illegal rubbish dumping

    Govt to clamp down on illegal rubbish dumping0

    The Gibraltar Government will use CCTV footage to clamp down on persons who dump household refuse and bulky items outside refuse bins. Any persons found littering could face a fine of up to £250. “Our surveillance cameras are already operating in key areas. Additional cameras will shortly be deployed in known hotspots identified by the

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  • Repainting of ‘referendum steps’ nears completion

    Repainting of ‘referendum steps’ nears completion0

    The repainting of Devil’s Gap Steps for the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum is expected to be completed by the end of this week. Young volunteers at the Gibraltar Youth Service have been hard at work every morning since last Thursday repainting the steps in time for the anniversary celebrations. The youngsters learnt about

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