• Local agencies team up for international football

    Local agencies team up for international football

    • January 21, 2017

    With a host of international football matches on the horizon, the Gibraltar Football Association, Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority and Royal Gibraltar Police have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to tackle the challenges this will present. The document was signed at a ceremony at City Hall yesterday by representatives from each organisation including the chairman

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  • Brexit poses challenge University of Gibraltar

    Brexit poses challenge University of Gibraltar

    • January 21, 2017

    Brexit poses a serious challenge to the development of the University of Gibraltar, whose business plan relied in large part on access to the European Union for funding, research partnerships and students. The potential impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on the fledgling university’s business plan is laid out in a briefing paper

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  • Gibraltar and UK ‘are one’ in EU services, legal opinion states

    Gibraltar and UK ‘are one’ in EU services, legal opinion states

    • January 20, 2017

    Gibraltar and the UK should be treated as one single EU Member State in their freedom to provide services, the European Court of Justice was advised yesterday. The opinion by Advocate General Maciej Szpunar is not binding but will be taken into account by the European court when it rules on the issue in the

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  • Unite revamps private sector branch

    Unite revamps private sector branch

    • January 20, 2017

    Unite the Union is revamping their private sector branch with an aim to continue fighting against “inequalities” faced by local private sector employees. The branch has appointed new shop stewards that represent a cross section of Unite’s members. It is hoped the new stewards will bring new ideas and a modern approach. The union promised

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  • Spain would oppose ‘special deal’ for Gibraltar or Scotland, PP spokesman says

    Spain would oppose ‘special deal’ for Gibraltar or Scotland, PP spokesman says

    • January 20, 2017

    Spain will oppose any special treatment for Gibraltar or Scotland as part of the Brexit process, the Partido Popular spokesman in the European Parliament said this week. During a speech in Strasbourg, Esteban González Pons said only the UK could negotiate its withdrawal and that any deal would “affect the entirety” of the country. “We

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  • Picardo to address Commons Brexit select committee

    Picardo to address Commons Brexit select committee

    • January 20, 2017

    The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, has been invited to give evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on Exiting the European Union. According to No. 6 Convent Place, Mr Picardo will appear before the Committee on Wednesday January 25. He will be accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, who is also Minister

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