• Winners announced for autumn poetry and bookmark competition

    Winners announced for autumn poetry and bookmark competition0

    The annual Poetry Competition attracted 233 entries this year with Levi Attias receiving the prize of overall winner. The Governor Lt Gen Edward Davis and the Minister for Culture Steven Linares presented the awards for both the Poetry and Bookmark competitions yesterday evening at the Convent. At the prize giving Lt Gen Davis was formally

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  • GSD highlights mental health support ‘deficiencies’

    GSD highlights mental health support ‘deficiencies’0

    The GSD has claimed that the results of its ‘Healthy Minds Matter’ survey have highlighted a number of “deficiencies” in the care of people needing mental health support. This comes as the party published the results of the survey which was launched last month to gage how current mental health services are performing. The survey

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  • WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption

    WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption0

    Antibiotics are used far more in some countries than in others, a survey by the World Health Organization showed on Monday, suggesting that urgent action was needed to slash unnecessary consumption of the medicines. In Gibraltar, the Gibraltar Health Authority said it had noted the findings of the study. The Rock’s antibiotic use is higher

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  • GSD would welcome second Brexit referendum

    GSD would welcome second Brexit referendum0

    Photo caption: A rain damaged placard in Westminster in favour of a second Brexit referendum features pictures of former Brexiteer Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his brother, Jo Johnson, who backed Remain and resigned as Transport Minister last Friday over concerns about the UK’s handling of Brexit. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls The GSD has said that while

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  • Brexit can still be stopped, says Labour’s Starmer

    Brexit can still be stopped, says Labour’s Starmer0

    Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union can still be halted. In the event of a no-deal Brexit, Sir Keir said “all options must be on the table” – including a second referendum. His comments appeared to be at odds with party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who said

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  • Parliament sets focus on animal welfare

    Parliament sets focus on animal welfare0

    The sale of puppies and kittens in pet shops in Gibraltar could be banned under new legislation mirroring legal developments in the UK that aims to stop the poor treatment of animals in so-called ‘puppy farms’. Under new UK legislation known as ‘Lucy’s Law’ those wanting to buy or adopt a pet younger than six

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