• Co-operation on justice ‘too precious for bargaining’ in Brexit talks, MPs warn

    Co-operation on justice ‘too precious for bargaining’ in Brexit talks, MPs warn

    • March 27, 2017

    Criminal justice co-operation is a critical part of the Brexit negotiations and should be dealt with separately from other matters, MPs in the UK say. They warned the issue of Britain’s links with the European Union on tackling cross-border crime is “too precious to be left vulnerable to tactical bargaining”. In raising the issue, the

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  • Samaritans set up in Gibraltar

    Samaritans set up in Gibraltar

    • March 27, 2017

    A new helpline service, Gibraltar Samaritans, will be launching on the Rock later this year. Chairman of the Gibraltar Samaritans, Marielou Guerrero, is looking for volunteers to help set up and run the charity locally. She has been joined by Chairman of Clubhouse Dr Rene Beguelin and told the Chronicle about the upcoming plans which

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  • EU chiefs ‘should visit to understand Gib’

    EU chiefs ‘should visit to understand Gib’

    • March 27, 2017

    The head of the DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion unit of the European Commission, Nicolas Gibert-Morin, has urged the EU’s hierarchy to visit the Rock “because it is the only way you can understand Gibraltar”. Mr Gibert-Morin is a member of an EU Commission Mission which visited Gibraltar last week to see first-hand how

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  • Spain ‘will be constructive’ over Gib, Dastis says

    Spain ‘will be constructive’ over Gib, Dastis says

    • March 25, 2017

    Spain will be “constructive” in its approach to Gibraltar once Theresa May triggers Article 50 next week and commences the Brexit process, the country’s Foreign Minister said yesterday, insisting there would be no “drastic” measures at the border. Alfonso Dastis said the Spanish Government would also focus on protecting the interests of the Campo de

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  • Russian surveillance flight passes close to Rock

    Russian surveillance flight passes close to Rock

    • March 25, 2017

    A Russian Air Force surveillance plane was tracked flying at low altitude north of Gibraltar yesterday, in what appears to have been an approved flight through Spanish airspace. The plane, an unarmed passenger jet, flew south along the length of the Costa del Sol before cutting inland north of the Rock and over the Strait

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  • GHA launches logo competition for schools

    GHA launches logo competition for schools

    • March 24, 2017

    The Gibraltar Health Authority is organising a painting competition in conjunction with the Department of Education to design the new official logo of the GHA. The competition will be open to children from all local schools on a voluntary basis. The closing date for entries is April 21 2017. The successful logo designer will be

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