• Rodriguez is Gib’s new Scout Chief Commissioner

    Rodriguez is Gib’s new Scout Chief Commissioner

    • December 15, 2015

    Mark Rodriguez is the new Chief Commissioner of the Scouting movement on the Rock. His appointment with immediate effect has been confirmed by the Scouting Association. He becomes Gibraltar’s youngest Chief Commissioner in the history of the movement. Professionally, Mr Rodriguez is a Quantity Surveyor for Gibraltar Joinery and Building Services. “I am hugely excited,”

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  • Constitutional development is ‘one way road’ to greater emancipation – Picardo

    Constitutional development is ‘one way road’ to greater emancipation – Picardo

    • December 15, 2015

    Constitutional development is “a one way road” toward greater emancipation for the people of Gibraltar “short of independence”, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said this week as he looked ahead to a review of the 2006 Constitution marking its tenth anniversary next year. Along with the UK’s referendum on EU membership, the constitutional review will dominate

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  • Picardo calls on community to champion ‘In’ vote in UK referendum

    Picardo calls on community to champion ‘In’ vote in UK referendum

    • December 14, 2015

    Gibraltarians will be urged to champion EU membership in the run-up to the UK’s referendum on whether to leave the European bloc. The Gibraltar Government has already stated publicly on many occasions that it backs Prime Minister David Cameron’s efforts to keep the UK within a reformed EU. But Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has called

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  • DPC takes decision on Northern Defences wall

    DPC takes decision on Northern Defences wall

    • December 14, 2015

    A World War II plug within the walls of the Northern Defences will be retained and access into the historical site will be given via the section of the wall that is already demolished. The decision came during last Friday’s meeting of the Development and Planning Commission. That section of the wall was demolished amid

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  • Verdicts of unlawful killing and suicide delivered in Boschetti’s Steps inquest

    Verdicts of unlawful killing and suicide delivered in Boschetti’s Steps inquest

    • December 12, 2015

    A mother and her two daughters were attacked and killed by her British partner who later took his own life while the balance of his mind was disturbed. That was the finding of the inquest set up to establish the circumstances surrounding the deaths of the family of four in No 2 Boschetti’s Steps in

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  • Queen’s Frigate takes a rest in Gibraltar

    Queen’s Frigate takes a rest in Gibraltar

    • December 11, 2015

    ‘The Queen’s Frigate’ HMS Lancaster – named so after it was launched by the monarch in 1990- is currently in Gibraltar as she nears the end of a nine month deployment. The Type 23 frigate recently sailed over 30,000 nautical miles and made over 23 port visits to 18 countries in the South Atlantic while

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