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Two migrants refused entry in Tangier after Moroccan repatriation mix-up

Two Moroccan migrants who were being repatriated home were turned away by Moroccan authorities and sent back to Gibraltar because immigration officials in Tangier had not been informed of their arrival in advance, even though the process had been cleared by the Moroccan Government. The Royal Gibraltar Police described the incident as “unfortunate” and said...

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New water plant arrives and restrictions end, AquaGib confirms

A new temporary reverse osmosis plant has arrived in Gibraltar, AquaGib has confirmed, with the nightly water restrictions ended. The water shortages followed a fire in Power’s Drive Tunnel which affected AquaGib’s pipes to its Governor’s Cottage reserve osmosis (RO) plant. After days of shortages and temporary pipes fitted, AquaGib announced the reverse osmosis plant...

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University of Gibraltar opens ‘clearing’ window

The University of Gibraltar has opened its late application window, which allows prospective students until August 26 to submit their application to study at the university. The opportunity provides prospective students with the chance to apply for university outside of the standard application window. “The university still has a limited number of places available,” the...

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RGP Crime Scene Investigators complete fingerprint training

Two of the Royal Gibraltar Police’s Crime Scene Investigators have improved their ability to match fingerprints against databases of stored prints as part of their continuous professional training.  PCs Caitriana Parker and Amandine Vallee successfully passed a one-week training course run by Ladislav Brenvasser of Thales Group, the manufacturer of the RGP’s fingerprinting equipment.

UK/Spain News

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NHS understaffing poses ‘serious risk to patient safety’

By Jane Kirby, PA Health Editor Persistent understaffing in the NHS is creating a serious risk to patient safety, MPs have said in a damning report. The cross-party Health and Social Care Committee said health and social care services in England face “the greatest workforce crisis in their history” and the Government has no credible...

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More queues at Dover amid fears for ‘vulnerable’ summer

By Neil Lancefield and Rebecca Speare-Cole, PA Queues are building at the Port of Dover amid fears that the severe disruption seen in recent days could return to Kent throughout the summer. Ferry operator DFDS told passengers that there were “queues of around an hour” for French border checks on Monday morning, and to “allow...

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Vox MP defiant after Supreme Court defamation ruling

An MP with the Spanish far-right political party Vox has dismissed a ruling of the Supreme Court that ordered him to pay £20,000 in damages for defaming Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. Agustin Rosety Fernandez de Castro, the Vox MP for Cadiz and a retired general, posted defiant tweets on Thursday in which he said he...

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Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss to face off in race to be Tory leader and PM

By David Hughes and Sam Blewett, PA Political Staff Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will battle it out over the coming weeks to be the UK’s next prime minister. The former chancellor and the Foreign Secretary finished in the top two places after five rounds of voting by Tory MPs, with Penny Mordaunt eliminated from...