• Police officer injured in high speed boat chase

    Police officer injured in high speed boat chase

    • December 28, 2015

    A local police officer sustained an impact spinal injury during a high speed pursuit in rough seas on Sunday afternoon. The incident happened when a Royal Gibraltar Police vessel hit a large wave while chasing a suspicious rigid-hulled inflatable boat in British waters on the west side of the Rock. The chase was discontinued as

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  • Police Commissioner presents annual staff awards

    Police Commissioner presents annual staff awards

    • December 28, 2015

    The Commissioner of Police, Eddie Yome, presented a number of annual staff awards at a short ceremony held at New Mole House Police Headquarters. The Gavin Clinton Constable of the Year Award This year’s recipient of the award is Police Constable 126 Jonathan Barcio [pictured above], who received the highest number of nominations from both peers and management. Constable Barcio joined

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  • Commendations for Boschetti’s Steps investigators

    Commendations for Boschetti’s Steps investigators

    • December 28, 2015

    Members of Operation Indigo, the Royal Gibraltar Police investigation into the triple murder and suicide at Boschetti’s Steps earlier this year, received commendations from the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo together with the Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome. Also present at the presentation was Governor Alison MacMillan. Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Tunbridge and

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  • Same sex marriage: ‘We’re not quite there yet’ says ERG

    Same sex marriage: ‘We’re not quite there yet’ says ERG

    • December 28, 2015

    Equality Rights Group Chairman Felix Alvarez has thanked the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Equality Minister Samantha Sacramento following the Government’s announcement of the publication of a Command Paper on same sex marriage. In a statement Mr Alvarez said: “Government ensured I was both fully briefed prior to the public announcement and made a party

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  • Gibraltar Govt publishes draft legislation ahead of Britain’s EU referendum

    Gibraltar Govt publishes draft legislation ahead of Britain’s EU referendum

    • December 28, 2015

    The Gibraltar Government has published draft legislation to enable Gibraltar to participate in the UK’s forthcoming referendum on EU membership. Publication of the European Union Referendum (Bill) 2016 comes after the UK Government earlier this month introduced legislation to hold the in/out referendum by the end of 2017. The exact date of the referendum is

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  • Guardia Civil seize drugs and firearms after Puente Mayorga chase

    Guardia Civil seize drugs and firearms after Puente Mayorga chase

    • December 23, 2015

    Guardia Civil officers seized 450 kilos of cannabis resin and two loaded firearms after a car chase that started in Puente Mayorga, at the northern end of the bay. The driver of a Citroen C-5 tried to ram the officers before setting off at speed toward Jerez de la Frontera. He managed to evade detention

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