• GGCA ‘acted unconstitutionally’ in Tampin redundancy, tribunal hears

    GGCA ‘acted unconstitutionally’ in Tampin redundancy, tribunal hears

    • March 8, 2016

    The Gibraltar General and Clerical Association is facing a claim for unfair dismissal from its former general secretary Michael Tampin. At an opening session of an industrial tribunal yesterday, lawyers for Mr Tampin argued that the white collar union had “acted unconstitutionally” in terminating his employment. The GGCA counters that Mr Tampin’s role is now

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  • Picardo and Feetham in constructive talks on Brexit and Constitution

    Picardo and Feetham in constructive talks on Brexit and Constitution

    • March 8, 2016

    The Gibraltar Government and the GSD met yesterday to discuss the forthcoming EU referendum and the way forward regarding a review of the 2006 Constitution. This comes off the back of heated parliamentary and media debate on the potential consequences for Gibraltar of a ‘Brexit’, as well as differing views on constitutional reform. The Chief

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  • Gibraltar offers logistical support in Nato migrant operation

    Gibraltar offers logistical support in Nato migrant operation

    • March 8, 2016

    A UK Border Force cutter will stop in Gibraltar today on its way to the Aegean Sea as part of a Nato deployment to tackle people smugglers. HMC Protector will stop in the Naval Base to pick up fuel and stores before sailing east into the Mediterranean. The vessel is part of a wider deployment

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  • Cortes tours power station site

    Cortes tours power station site

    • March 7, 2016

    The Minister for Energy, Dr John Cortes, visited the ongoing works at the site of the new power station at the North Mole. Most of the piling is now complete and construction of the separate chambers that will house the new engines is well underway. Jean-Franciois Conci of Bouygues, the French firm awarded the tender

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  • Loans signed in business nurturing scheme

    • March 7, 2016

    The Government of Gibraltar said successful applicants to the Gibraltar Business Nurturing Scheme (GBNS) had now entered into their loan agreements. The selection of loan applicants and ongoing monitoring of the loans will be administered under the auspices of the Ministry of Business and Employment while the loans will be sourced from Credit Finance Company

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  • Prosecutors drop charges in raking case

    Prosecutors drop charges in raking case

    • March 7, 2016

    Prosecutors have dropped the charges against two of the three Spanish fishermen accused of raking illegally in British waters on Boxing Day in 2014. The case against Juan Antonio Lopez Mensuri and Jose Antonio Gonzalez Fernandez, the captains of two La Linea based fishing boats, was discontinued by the Government Law Offices last week. A

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