• 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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  • RGP officers give evidence to Spanish judge after cross-border drugs chase

    RGP officers give evidence to Spanish judge after cross-border drugs chase0

    The crew of a Gibraltarian police boat has given evidence to a Spanish magistrate investigating a high-speed drugs chase that started close to the Rock but strayed into Spanish waters. The Royal Gibraltar Police confirmed that three officers appeared before the magistrate in La Linea to recount the events surrounding the chase, which culminated in

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  • Conservatives remain committed to Gib, says election manifesto

    Conservatives remain committed to Gib, says election manifesto0

    By Alice Mascarenhas and PA The Conservative Party has vowed to protect the democratic freedom of the people of Gibraltar and all overseas territories to remain British “for as long as that is their wish” in its electoral manifesto. The pledge from the Conservatives, which was expected, has been well received locally and adds strength

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  • UK Lib Dem’s pledge to ‘protect’ Gib rights

    UK Lib Dem’s pledge to ‘protect’ Gib rights0

    The UK Liberal Democrat Party has pledged to protect Gibraltar in its electoral manifesto. A brief mention of Gibraltar is included in its 95 page manifesto promising in its campaign that the party would protect the rights of the people of Gibraltar. In the section ‘fighting a hard Brexit’ highlighting its commitment during the negotiations

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