• Man arrested for dangerous driving and tobacco offences

    Man arrested for dangerous driving and tobacco offences

    • June 12, 2016

    A 22-year old man local man was arrested this weekend by police in the early hours for dangerous driving and tobacco-related offences. The arrest came shortly after the individual allegedly drove a locally registered vehicle dangerously along North Mole Road while attempting to interfere with a HM Customs vehicle that was in pursuit of another vehicle. Following his arrest for

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  • GDP Federation in UK conference

    • June 11, 2016

    The GDP Federation Chairman Martin Hosken attended the Defence Police Federation (DPF) Conference this week in London Stansted. During the Conference Mr Hosken was able to engage with the Defence Police Federation Committee, the MDP Chief Constable and other stakeholders such as legal advisors and the Police Firearms Officers Association (PFOA). “The DPF share similar

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  • Insults on Speak Freely end in arrest

    • June 11, 2016

    A local man was arrested yesterday for posting insults on popular Facebook page Speak Freely. The 24-year-old man was arrested for improper use of a public telecommunications network after posting on the social networking site. He is on police bail and pending further enquiries will return to New Mole House at a later date. A

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  • Court ponders interest rate dilemma

    Court ponders interest rate dilemma

    • June 11, 2016

    A creditor who won a costs award in a civil claim has lost out on thousands of pounds of interest because, for nearly a decade, ministers have failed to set the applicable rate at which that interest should be paid. Local legislation allows creditors to claim the interest accrued on financial awards from the moment

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  • RGP officers head Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016

    RGP officers head Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016

    • June 11, 2016

    Royal Gibraltar Police Officers, Chief Inspector John Caruana and Police Constable John Ballantine, have both been awarded Overseas Territories Medals (OTM) (Police) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Both receive their awards for services to policing on the Rock. The Governor has also awarded the Gibraltar Award (the Governor’s Certificate and Badge of Honour)

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  • Gull cull is ‘well justified’, Govt says

    Gull cull is ‘well justified’, Govt says

    • June 10, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government said yesterday that the culling of gulls was “unfortunate but well justified”. The government was reacting to public outcry after a commercial flight was forced to abort it take-off after a bird was sucked into an engine. The Department of the Environment and Climate Change said Yellow-legged gulls fed on refuse generated

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