• Gib ‘dismisses’ Spanish ambassador’s aviation suggestions

    Gib ‘dismisses’ Spanish ambassador’s aviation suggestions

    • February 25, 2017

    Gibraltar has dismissed suggestions that the diplomatic impasse holding up EU aviation legislation could be resolved by excluding the Gibraltar dossier from any proposed agreement on common airspace. Instead it argued that the solution lies in the application of European Union aviation measures to its airport in accordance with Gibraltar’s status under European Union law.

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  • DPC says no to Village Inn scheme

    DPC says no to Village Inn scheme

    • February 25, 2017

    A project for 73-77 Catalan Bay – site of the Village Inn – was ‘not approved as submitted’ by the Development and Planning Commission during a meeting earlier this month. An objector to the proposed development of the existing site, which will see the creation of a four storey residential and commercial building, also address

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  • Garrison conference uncovers ‘the true Gibraltarian identity’

    Garrison conference uncovers ‘the true Gibraltarian identity’

    • February 25, 2017

    A three year study on Gibraltarian identity, ‘Bordering on Britishness’, is presenting its findings at an international conference which opened yesterday at the Garrison Library. The project that covers a century of Gibraltarian identity involved research with over 400 interviews conducted with people from a cross section of local society aged 16 to 101. The

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  • Remain campaign outspent Leave by £5m in EU referendum

    Remain campaign outspent Leave by £5m in EU referendum

    • February 24, 2017

    The Remain campaign outspent Leave by a margin of more than £5 million in last year’s EU referendum, new figures have revealed. But investigations have been launched into the spending returns of both lead campaigns in the contest – Stronger In and Vote Leave – after the Electoral Commission watchdog found they had failed to

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  • More than 1,000 migrants rescued in 48 hours from Mediterranean

    More than 1,000 migrants rescued in 48 hours from Mediterranean

    • February 24, 2017

    More than 1,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea during several operations since Wednesday, and many more are expected to attempt the perilous journey as winter ends. Rescuers found 332 people on Thursday in three separate rubber boats travelling north of the Libyan coast, according to Proactiva Open Arms, the non-profit organisation that

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  • Fresh exchange in union row

    Fresh exchange in union row

    • February 24, 2017

    Unite the Union has accused the civil service union of misconstruing its comments with regards to the Master Service issue and then capitalising on this. As the row over the matter continued yesterday, Unite, in an open letter, underscored that it is not against nationalisation and said it has requested the nationalisation of Master Service

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