• Isola signals confidence as gaming giants mull post-Brexit options

    Isola signals confidence as gaming giants mull post-Brexit options

    • March 24, 2017

    by Peter Schirmer Although 888, one of Gibraltar’s biggest on-line gaming companies, is considering a possibility that post-Brexit it might have to move its headquarters from the Rock to Malta, this was “not a negative”, Commerce and Gaming Minister Albert Isola told the 7th KPMG gaming summit yesterday. “Everyone will be making possible choices on

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  • Dastis briefs Barnier on Spain’s Gib Brexit position

    Dastis briefs Barnier on Spain’s Gib Brexit position

    • March 24, 2017

    Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis stated again yesterday that any future relationship between Gibraltar and the EU must be agreed between Spain and the UK. Sr Dastis was speaking to reporters after meeting Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator, and briefing him on Spain’s priorities for the Brexit negotiations. Earlier this week Mr

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  • Francis gets gold from Arnie in winter first for Gib

    Francis gets gold from Arnie in winter first for Gib

    • March 24, 2017

    Special Olympics Gibraltar yesterday achieved its first gold medal in skiing at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. This is the first Gibraltar wins a gold medal at a winter games having competed in four other such events since 1993. Actor and politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger, yesterday presented a surprised 19-year old Francis Avellano

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  • Terrorists ‘will not defeat us’, May says

    • March 24, 2017

    British people have shown terrorists they “will not defeat us” by carrying on with their lives as normal after the “sickening” Westminster attack, Theresa May told the House of Commons yesterday. The Prime Minister said Parliament was sending out the message following Wednesday’s attack by a knife-wielding terrorist that “we will never waver in the

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  • Theresa May leads Commons praise for MP Tobias Ellwood’s ‘huge professionalism’

    • March 24, 2017

    The Prime Minister has praised the “extraordinary” bravery of Tobias Ellwood as calls grew for him to be given an honour after he battled to save the life of a police officer in the Westminster terror atrocity. Mr Ellwood, a Conservative Foreign Office Minister who was once an aide-de-camp to a Gibraltar governor, ran towards

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  • Westminster attacker was British extremist known to police, PM says

    Westminster attacker was British extremist known to police, PM says

    • March 23, 2017

    The Westminster attacker was a British citizen who was known to the police and security services and had been investigated some years ago over violent extremism, the Prime Minister has revealed. Theresa May told MPs he was a “peripheral” figure, adding: “He was not part of the current intelligence picture.” Delivering a defiant message to

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