• Picardo heads to San Roque

    Picardo heads to San Roque

    • February 12, 2016

    The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, will meet San Roque Mayor, the PSOE’s Juan Carlos Ruiz Boix, during his first formal visit to the Campo area following the general election. Mr Picardo will meet Sr Ruiz Boix at the town council in San Roque to discuss cross-border cooperation, focusing on opportunities to develop cultural and business

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  • ‘Notorious’ tobacco problems are in the past – Judge

    ‘Notorious’ tobacco problems are in the past – Judge

    • February 11, 2016

    A 2002 ministerial direction that curtails the granting of new wholesale tobacco licences has been labelled as ‘antiquated’ by a Supreme Court judge, who said the ‘notorious problems’ associated with the sector in the 1990s had been ‘reduced, if not eliminated’. Puisne Judge Adrian Jack made the comments in a judgement on a longstanding appeal

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  • GHA approves limited acupuncture treatment

    GHA approves limited acupuncture treatment

    • February 11, 2016

    The Gibraltar Health Authority has formally approved a policy allowing patients to receive acupuncture for lower back pain. The new treatment, which will be delivered by trained GHA physiotherapists, was established and approved yesterday at a GHA Board Meeting. Acupuncture training has been carried out by the physiotherapy department and although there was some initial

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  • Gibraltar celebrates Chinese New Year

    Gibraltar celebrates Chinese New Year

    • February 11, 2016

    Gibraltar celebrated, for the first time ever yesterday, the Chinese New Year with a lion dance outside City Hall and a parade up Main Street. Two lions one bright yellow and the other deep red danced and wowed the crowds while three men played traditional Chinese music, marking the year of the monkey. The celebrations

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  • Gibraltar marks Chinese New Year wanting to ‘develop cultural and commercial’ links

    Gibraltar marks Chinese New Year wanting to ‘develop cultural and commercial’ links

    • February 11, 2016

    Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has said that the Government of Gibraltar wants to develop cultural and commercial ties with China. He said the Government was already in discussion with Chinese companies over a number of commercial projects and recalled the recent successful State visit to London by the Chinese President saying “Gibraltar too

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  • Wobbles donation to help provide therapy for Jay

    Wobbles donation to help provide therapy for Jay

    • February 11, 2016

    Jay, a five-year-old boy with severe autism will be able to attend much needed therapy thanks to a £4,000 donation from Wobbles. This marks the charity’s biggest donation of the year. Founders Frankie Hatton and Debbie Garcia and Patron Justin Picardo presented the cheque totalling £4,494.84 to Jay’s mother and father Katharine Hanglin and Jason

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