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Govt protects graves of historical interest

The Gibraltar Government has afforded protection to nine graves and one monument at the North Front Cemetery after an addendum to the Schedule of monuments protected under the Heritage and Antiquities Act (2018). This is a first step towards the protection of more graves of historical interest, following a study of all the graves at...

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Mental health is both a challenge and an opportunity in the workplace

With the world constantly changing due to technology and the aftermath of a global pandemic where no two days are the same, there are mental health pressures on people that impact in the workplace, Lawrence Webb, the president of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), said during a recent event in Gibraltar. Mr...

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Deadline extended for tax returns

The Gibraltar Government has extended the deadline for filing tax returns to December 16 after many people experienced problems completed their filing online. “The Government understands your concerns and the difficulties that some of you may be experiencing in filing your tax return,” No.6 Convent Place said. “For this reason, the filing date has been...

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GSD meets Unite to hear union’s concerns

The GSD met with Unite the Union on Wednesday afternoon for a wide-ranging discussion on issues affecting Gibraltar, public finances, cost of living issues, the public service and the wider economy. The GSD was represented by Leader of the Opposition, Keith Azopardi, MPs Damon Bossino and Edwin Reyes as well as Atrish Sanchez, from the...

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New Alzheimer’s drug hailed as ‘beginning of the end’ in search for treatment

By John Besley and Ella Pickover, PA Experts have hailed the “beginning of the end” in the search for effective Alzheimer’s treatments after a new drug reduced memory decline among patients with early stages of the disease. Lecanemab, which is designed to target and clear amyloid – one of the proteins that builds up in...

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Sunak signals ‘evolutionary leap’ in British foreign policy

By Dominic McGrath, PA Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has offered a vision of “robust pragmatism” in standing up to global competitors like China, as he signalled an “evolutionary leap” in British foreign policy. In his first major foreign policy speech, Mr Sunak indicated to international dignitaries and business leaders on Monday that he would set...

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UK Government accused of ‘watering down’ Online Safety Bill

By Sophie Wingate, PA Political Correspondent The UK Government has dropped measures to ban “legal but harmful” web content, in what campaigners called a “watering down” of the Online Safety Bill that is “very hard to understand”. Removing the restrictions marks a more “common sense” approach as they could have led to an “erosion of...

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Starmer seeks to woo business chiefs with focus on economic stability

By David Hughes and Sam Blewett, PA Political Staff Sir Keir Starmer acknowledged that some cherished Labour policies would have to be shelved if he entered Downing Street in order to focus on dealing with the battered economy he would inherit. The Labour leader, who sought to woo business leaders with a promise of a...