• GCC reviews security ahead of festive season

    GCC reviews security ahead of festive season0

    The Gibraltar Contingency Council yesterday briefed Gibraltar’s community leaders ongoing security efforts ahead of forthcoming multi-faith events during the festive season. The briefing followed a meeting of the GCC co-chaired by the Governor, Lieutenant General Edward Davis, and the deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, who reviewed current risk assessments. In common with many other

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  • Opposition MPs to receive further Brexit briefing

    Opposition MPs to receive further Brexit briefing0

    The Chief Minister will convene a meeting of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Exiting the European Union in order to brief GSD and independent Opposition MPs and keep them abreast of recent developments. In a statement the Government indicated that this will happen upon the return of the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, to

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  • GFSC flags post-Brexit regulatory challenges in annual report

    GFSC flags post-Brexit regulatory challenges in annual report0

    With the uncertainties of Brexit as much a factor in the decision-making processes of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission as they are to the economic sectors it regulates, cooperation with counterparts in the EU and elsewhere is an increasingly vital factor in shaping Gibraltar’s future. That is the main thrust of both Dr Johnathan Spencer,

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  • 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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