• Picardo seeks ‘dialogue, understanding and cooperation’ with Spain’s new PM

    Picardo seeks ‘dialogue, understanding and cooperation’ with Spain’s new PM0

    Gibraltar will seek “dialogue, understanding and cooperation” with Spain’s new Socialist government, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo told the Gibraltar Parliament on Friday. Addressing Gibraltarian MPs, Mr Picardo said the importance to Gibraltar of the political change in Spain “cannot be underestimated”. Mr Picardo, the leader of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party, said he had already

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  • CM urges Spain to ban RHIBs

    CM urges Spain to ban RHIBs0

    The Gibraltar Government yesterday urged Spain to push ahead with legislation to prohibit the use of large rigid-hulled inflatable boats, pledging the Rock’s “genuine desire” to strengthen cross-border cooperation between law enforcement agencies. The message came a day after the tragic death of an eight year old child in a collision between two boats off

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  • Unite protests over Interserve cuts, with support from No.6

    Unite protests over Interserve cuts, with support from No.60

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo joined more than 200 workers outside No.6 Convent Place yesterday as they demonstrated against job cuts by the Ministry of Defence contractor Interserve. In a show of solidarity, Mr Picardo joined workers who had marched from the naval base to The Convent, as they brandished banners and chanted ‘Enough is enough’.

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