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10cc to perform at Gibraltar Calling

English rock band 10cc will be back in Gibraltar to perform their greatest hits on the classic stage at Gibraltar Calling. The band last performed on the Rock in 2013 and will be back with some of their biggest hits ‘I’m not in love’, ‘dreadlock holiday’, and ‘rubber bullets’. The band’s current line-up includes Graham...

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Lord Patten to deliver Governor’s Lecture at Literary Festival

Lord Patten of Barnes will deliver the Governor’s Lecture at this year’s Literary Festival, that will be held from November 14 to 17. Lord Patten became MP for Bath in 1979 and held several Ministerial posts, becoming Secretary of State for the Environment in 1989 and Chairman of the Conservative Party in 1990. Lord Patten...

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Children discover sailing at summer programme

Local youngsters learnt how to sail yesterday during a fun summer outing as part of the GSLA summer sports and leisure programme. A group of 17 children attended the Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club where they were introduced to sailing. Over the course of this week the children will learn the basics on how to sail...

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Johnson or Hunt? Tory leadership election closes, with new PM set to take office

A new prime minister will enter Number 10 tomorrow as the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative party draws to a close. Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been battling for the top job after beating rival MPs to make the final two last month, with the result of the leadership...

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Animals 'not able to adapt quickly enough to keep up with climate change'

By Nina Massey, PA Science Correspondent Animals like roe deer and magpies are not able to adapt quickly enough to keep pace with the changing climate, scientists say. Although some species respond to increasing temperatures, research suggests these adaptations may not be happening at a rate that guarantees the long-term persistence of some populations. Populations...

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Heathrow third runway will be 'critical' for new pm, says airport boss

By Neil Lancefield, PA Transport Correspondent Heathrow expansion is "a fait accompli" and will be a "critical part of any new prime minister's agenda", the boss of the airport said. Chief executive John Holland-Kaye refused to reveal when he last discussed the third runway with Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson, but insisted the project "is...

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Nicola Sturgeon voices 'profound concerns' over Boris Johnson as new pm

By Katrine Bussey, PA Scotland Political Editor Nicola Sturgeon has insisted Scotland must have the right to determine its own future as she highlighted "profound concerns" about the new Conservative leader Boris Johnson. After the Brexiteer was officially unveiled as Theresa May's successor and the UK's next prime minister, the Scottish First Minister made clear...

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Johnson's appointment sparks polarised reaction in Northern Ireland

By Rebecca Black, PA The appointment of Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party has sparked a polarised reaction among politicians in Northern Ireland. The DUP welcomed the announcement that Mr Johnson will become the next prime minister, while the SDLP voiced concern at the potential implications for Brexit. Arlene Foster's party has been...

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Children's Health Centre unveiled
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Gibraltar is ‘the beacon to follow’ as Island Games comes to a close
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Hunt: Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees given cargo not bound for Syria