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UEFA punishes Rangers for 'sectarian chants' during home match against Gibraltar's St Joseph's

Rangers have been ordered to close a section of Ibrox against Legia Warsaw after UEFA ruled some of their fans were guilty of "racist behaviour" - specifically "sectarian chants". At least 3,000 seats will lie empty for next Thursday's Europa League play-off second leg following the decision by UEFA's control and disciplinary body. The offending...

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Joint drugs search underway

A bulk carrier currently anchored in the Bay having arrived in Gibraltar from Colombia this morning is being searched by law enforcement officers who suspect the vessel is involved in the importation of drugs. A joint operation, involving officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police, HM Customs and the Gibraltar Defence Police, was launched after the...

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E-Billing for housing tenants

If every Government housing tenant took up e-billing to pay their monthly rent bills it would save 120,000 pieces of paper per year, the Gibraltar Government said as it urged tenants to consider switching to this more environmentally friendly initiative. This is in line with the Government’s Go Green campaign to preserve and protect the...

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Solid GCSE results as students prepare for life in new schools

Gibraltar’s students collected their GCSE results from the old Westside and Bayside schools for the last time yesterday. As from September, the students will be walking the halls in the new school in Waterport Road. This year, students at Westside and Bayside achieved a pass rate of 99.6% for grades 9-1 under the new grading...

UK/Spain News

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BA pilots to strike in dispute over pay

British Airways pilots are to stage a series of strikes next month in a dispute over pay. The British Airline Pilots' Association (Balpa) said its members will walk out on September 9, 10 and 27. The union said it put forward a number of packages during several days of talks at the conciliation service Acas...

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Home Secretary seeks talks as dozens of migrants try to cross Channel

Home Secretary Priti Patel will hold talks with her French counterpart after dozens of migrants attempted to cross the Channel. In four separate events on the south coast on Thursday, the Border Force dealt with a total of 37 people, including six children, who tried to reach England in small boats. And a fifth incident...

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British PM Johnson's party takes 14 pct point lead over Labour - Kantar poll

By Guy Faulconbridge and Costas Pitas British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has opened up a 14 percentage point lead over the opposition Labour Party as Mr Johnson's tougher stance on Brexit wins back supporters, according to a poll published on Wednesday. Mr Johnson, a Brexiteer who won the premiership a month ago, has...

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Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the centre of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel. Tehran said any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have...

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