• European attitudes to Brexit have hardened in months since vote, experts say

    European attitudes to Brexit have hardened in months since vote, experts say

    • December 23, 2016

    European attitudes towards Brexit have hardened in the six months since the referendum, with support for Britain declining “significantly” because of the approach Theresa May has taken, according to a new report. The report, by a group of academics working on the UK in a Changing Europe initiative, warns that many in continental Europe regard the UK

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  • GSD slams dementia facility ‘planning fiasco’

    GSD slams dementia facility ‘planning fiasco’

    • December 23, 2016

    The GSD has slammed the delayed opening of the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Residential Facility as “a planning fiasco”. The criticism follows exchanges in Parliament during which the Gibraltar Government, in response to Opposition questions, revealed that the building for the residential facility had not yet been handed over by the contractor. Health Minister Neil Costa

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  • Randall’s new challenges and ‘team Gibraltar’

    Randall’s new challenges and ‘team Gibraltar’

    • December 23, 2016

    Mark Randall today celebrates his 54th birthday. Still coming to terms with his enormous achievement having walked/cycled 7,000kms from Gibraltar to Jerusalem he is already setting his sights on new challenges – although his broken body and sore feet need time to recover. His latest idea is to get together a Gibraltar team to carry out

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  • Furious exchanges in Parliament over 28% pay rise for top civil servants

    Furious exchanges in Parliament over 28% pay rise for top civil servants

    • December 23, 2016

    There were furious exchanges in Parliament yesterday as the GSD sought justification from the Gibraltar Government for a 28.21% pay increase that had pushed the salaries of Gibraltar’s two top civil servants to £157,978. Opposition MP Roy Clinton said the increases awarded to the Chief Secretary and the Principal Auditor flew in the face of

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  • Momy, a quintessential Gibraltarian, dies at 80

    Momy, a quintessential Gibraltarian, dies at 80

    • December 23, 2016

    Former Mayor Momy Levy, one of the Rock’s most colourful and well-loved personalities, has died at the age of 80. Always impeccably dressed in his bright suits and colourful ties Momy was known and respected by people from all walks of life and all religions. He always had a good word for everyone and had

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  • Marked change of tone as Dastis sets out Gib policy

    Marked change of tone as Dastis sets out Gib policy

    • December 22, 2016

    Spain might accept “some sort of future relationship” between Gibraltar and the European Union after Brexit, Spain’s new Foreign Minister said yesterday, even as he insisted Madrid’s underlying position “remains the same”. In his first detailed public comments on Spain’s foreign policy aims, Alfonso Dastis Quecedo offered a marked change of tone on Gibraltar from

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