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Walk the Miles to celebrate World Heart Day

The Gibraltar Cardiac Association is celebrating World Heart Day by organising a fund raising event ‘Walk the Miles’ this Saturday starting from Casemates at 10.30am. Everyone has the choice to walk one, two or three miles, thereby people from all ages can take part. There is also the option of cycling it. The Gibraltar Cardiac...

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The Nautilus Project introduces scouting badge

In a bid to acknowledge the support and engagement that The Nautilus Project charity has received from the local scouting community, over the last couple of years it is introducing The Nautilus Project badge to all the Gibraltar Scouting Community. TNP believes the badge will to further encourage more awareness of Gibraltar’s coastline. “Gaining TNP...

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Gibraltar Hearing Issues and Tinnitus Association 10th Anniversary

This year is the Gibraltar Hearing Issues and Tinnitus Association 10th Anniversary and it is trying to make it “a memorable and fruitful one”. It has planned a number of events for its campaign week and everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in. This evening there is a hearing services and assistive communications workshop...

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Over 300 patients treated in St Bernard’s chemo unit

Some 344 cancer patients have been treated locally since the opening of the chemotherapy unit in St Bernard’s Hospital, with prostate cancer being the most commonly diagnosed cancer last year. Three years ago the Ayling-Buttigieg Chemotherapy Unit was opened in a bid to treat cancer patients in Gibraltar instead of travelling abroad. Currently 115 patients...

UK/Spain News

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Major repatriation launched after Thomas Cook collapses

By PA Reporters The UK's largest peacetime repatriation has been launched after travel giant Thomas Cook collapsed. An estimated 150,000 tourists are being brought home by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in a flight programme costing £100 million. Thomas Cook ceased trading in the early hours of Monday morning after failing to secure a last-ditch...

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Twitter suspends 259 accounts linked to PP

Twitter said it had suspended 259 accounts used by Spain's Partido Popular political party to artificially boost engagement. Facebook later said it had removed 65 Facebook accounts and 35 Instagram accounts used by "individuals associated with Partido Popular" after receiving a tip from Twitter. The party said in a statement: "The PP has never set...

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Spanish police arrest ‘highly radicalised’ Islamic State suspect in Algeciras

A 51-year old man arrested in Algeciras had shared a video in which he swore allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, prompting investigators to believe he may have been poised to carry out a terrorist attack, Spanish police said on Saturday. The man, identified only as N.E.A in a police statement, was arrested on suspicion...

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Tens of thousands join climate change protests across world

By Rod McGuirk, Associated Press Tens of thousands of protesters have joined rallies across Australia on a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to tackle climate change. Some of the first rallies in what is being billed as a "global climate strike" began in Sydney and Canberra, with demonstrators calling on leaders in Australia,...

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Angry at climate change, people around the globe take to the streets
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For ancient mariners, Gibraltar was home to the Gorgon Medusa
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Unveiling ‘Calpeia’, the face of the first known Gibraltarian
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