• We will not sign off bad Brexit deal, says Labour’s European Parliament leader

    We will not sign off bad Brexit deal, says Labour’s European Parliament leader

    • September 25, 2017

    Labour’s leader in the European Parliament has said she and her colleagues will not sign off on a bad Brexit deal. Glenis Willmott said Labour and other left-wing parties would not support a deal that undermined things like workers’ rights and the peace process in Northern Ireland. The final Brexit deal would need approval by

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  • GHA and Unite announce ‘regularising’ of posts

    GHA and Unite announce ‘regularising’ of posts

    • September 25, 2017

    The Gibraltar Health Authority and Unite the Union have today announced that 81 permanent contracts have been offered to nursing and industrial workers who were previously on temporary contracts. In a joint statement the GHA and Unite explained that the “regularisation” of posts followed “close collaboration” and discussions as part of “positive industrial relations” The

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  • Telephone sick notes free up appointments

    Telephone sick notes free up appointments

    • September 25, 2017

    Over 700 appointments a month at the Primary Care Centre are being freed up following the sick notes and repeat prescription service reforms. The measures were introduced earlier this year with the aim of alleviating GP appointment spaces. The telephone sick note reform has seen over 200 appointments a month saved. The initiative means patients

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  • Gibraltar exercises its anti-terrorist plans

    Gibraltar exercises its anti-terrorist plans

    • September 25, 2017

    Senior staff from across Gibraltar have been planning and rehearsing the action to be taken in the event of a terrorist incident on the Rock. The table-top exercise last Thursday was wholly based in the Civil Contingencies suite in No.6 Convent Place. Named Exercise Assure, it involved officials from the Government, the Royal Gibraltar Police,

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  • As thousands rally, Spain and Catalonia argue over who controls regional police

    As thousands rally, Spain and Catalonia argue over who controls regional police

    • September 24, 2017

    Spain’s central government and regional Catalan authorities argued this weekend over who controls the regional police force that is considered key to the success of a planned independence vote for the north-eastern region. The exchanges came as thousands of Catalan separatists rallied in public squares in Barcelona and other towns on Sunday in support of

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  • Jeremy Corbyn resists his MP’s pressure for post-Brexit single market commitment

    Jeremy Corbyn resists his MP’s pressure for post-Brexit single market commitment

    • September 24, 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn is resisting pressure from Labour MPs to commit the party to keeping the UK in the EU single market after Brexit. As activists gathered in Brighton for the start of Labour’s annual conference, 30 senior figures have written an open letter calling for the party to do whatever it takes to keep Britain

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