• Govt slams GSD’s ‘cutthroat and reckless’ attack on Isola

    Govt slams GSD’s ‘cutthroat and reckless’ attack on Isola

    • May 17, 2016

    The GSD is “lazy, reckless and negligent” in its approach to Gibraltar politics, the Gibraltar Government said yesterday as the row over Albert Isola’s personal declaration of interests in Parliament flared up again. The Gibraltar Government and the Opposition have become embroiled in bitter exchanges after the GSD revealed Mr Isola had not filed his

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  • FIFA membership opens new era for Gibraltarian football – Beiso

    FIFA membership opens new era for Gibraltarian football – Beiso

    • May 17, 2016

    Membership of FIFA will open up a new era for Gibraltarian football, the secretary general of the Gibraltar FA said yesterday on his return from Mexico City. Dennis Beiso was part of a five-strong GFA team that attended the FIFA Congress in Mexico and lobbied hard ahead of last Friday’s vote. In another development, the

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  • Constitutional reform could have ‘unintended pitfalls’ – Sir James Dutton

    Constitutional reform could have ‘unintended pitfalls’ – Sir James Dutton

    • May 16, 2016

    Gibraltar’s 2006 Constitution “works well” and any move to change it must weigh up the potential risk of “unintended consequences”, former Governor Lieutenant General (Retd) Sir James Dutton has said. Sir James, who resigned as Governor last year, made the comments during a briefing to the European-Atlantic Group in the House of Commons recently and

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  • Republican Congressman puts focus on Russians in Ceuta

    Republican Congressman puts focus on Russians in Ceuta

    • May 14, 2016

    Republican Congressman Joe Pitts has tabled a motion before the US Congress urging Spain to stop allowing Russian Navy warships to refuel in Ceuta. The motion – known as a Sense of Congress resolution – has yet to be accepted for debate but should it be adopted then theUS would ‘make clear’ its disapproval of Spain’s

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  • Govt pledges support for Gibraltar’s ‘sanctuary in London’

    Govt pledges support for Gibraltar’s ‘sanctuary in London’

    • May 14, 2016

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo visited the three Victorian buildings in Norfolk Square which have been stripped bare and linked together to create the new Calpe House in London.  “To the patients of Calpe House, may it be their recovery,” Mr Picardo said as he raised his glass of champagne in a special toast in the

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  • Gibraltar joins FIFA

    Gibraltar joins FIFA

    • May 13, 2016

    Gibraltar became the 211th member of FIFA yesterday, bringing to a culmination over two decades of work by the Gibraltar FA to join world football’s governing body. The FIFA Congress in Mexico City voted overwhelmingly in favour of admitting Gibraltar after a decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] a fortnight ago cleared

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