• UK committed to ensuring fluid border, Lords told

    UK committed to ensuring fluid border, Lords told0

    The UK will work with Gibraltar and Spain to ensure the border continues to function well after Brexit, the House of Lords was told this week. The comment was made by Lord Bridges of Headley, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, in answer to questions regarding the similarities in land border

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  • Gibraltar seeks post-Brexit electoral commitments from UK parties

    Gibraltar seeks post-Brexit electoral commitments from UK parties0

    The Gibraltar Government is calling on Britain’s political parties to make “clear and explicit commitments” to Gibraltar in their manifestos for the June 8 general election. Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said his government would seek assurances on Gibraltar’s post-Brexit future from parties contesting the UK election. “We’ll asking political parties in the UK to feature

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  • UN committee publishes latest working document on Gibraltar

    UN committee publishes latest working document on Gibraltar0

    The United Nations’ Special Committee on Decolonization has published its annual working paper on Gibraltar, in which it sets out the contrasting views expressed by the UK, Gibraltar and Spain regarding the Rock’s future. The working paper prepared by the Committee of 24 will be discussed at a regional meeting in St Vincent and the

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  • Govt and Unite agree GHA plan, but concerns linger

    Govt and Unite agree GHA plan, but concerns linger0

    The Gibraltar Government and Unite the Union yesterday agreed a “structured way forward” to resolve all long-standing industrial issues at the Gibraltar Health Authority. This comes after a planned protest at St Bernard’s Hospital was halted last week following a last minute meeting between unions and Health Minister Neil Costa. At a “very positive” meeting

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  • Emmanuel Macron vows to unite France ahead of Elysee decider with Marine Le Pen

    Emmanuel Macron vows to unite France ahead of Elysee decider with Marine Le Pen0

    Centrist Emmanuel Macron pledged to unite France as defeated opponents gave their allegiance to him in his battle for the French presidency with far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Mr Macron and Ms Le Pen secured the two berths for the run-off in May 7 in a result that saw the two movements that have dominated

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  • Dementia residential facility opens today

    Dementia residential facility opens today0

    The new dementia residential facility Hillsides will officially open today and will welcome patients in phases over the next coming months. Each phase will take around four weeks and will continue until the premises are at full capacity with 52 beds. Last Friday Health Minister, Neil Costa, gave the press a tour of the new

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