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Bank manager jailed over seven years for £2m fraud

A bank manager who “destroyed” the lives and careers of her former colleagues in a “sophisticated” £2m fraud was jailed on Tuesday for seven and a half years. Gillian Balban, 52, was convicted two months ago after a 10-week trial for defrauding the Royal Bank of Scotland International out of hundreds of thousands of pounds...

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80th anniversary of D-day commemorative service set for Kings Chapel

The Royal British Legion (RBL) Gibraltar Branch, will be commemorating the 80th anniversary of the D Day landings and the Battle of Normandy with a special service at the Kings Chapel at noon on June 6. The event will be open to all veterans as well as families and descendants of Normandy veterans. The D-Day...

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New intake and head of training at Training Centre

The Minister for Equality, Employment, Culture, Tourism, Christian Santos, has welcomed a new cohort of apprentices to the Gibraltar Training Centre. He and the centre team have worked towards improvements of the facility and an overhaul of the processes to ensure everything was in place for the intake that commenced this week. As part of...

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Gibraltar National Museum Open Day this Saturday

The Gibraltar National Museum annual Open Day will be held on Saturday June 1, from 10am to 6pm, in celebration of International Museum Day. This year's theme is ‘Museums for Education and Research’, and was set by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Since 2002, International Museum Day has been celebrated in Gibraltar with an...

UK/Spain News

UK/Spain News

‘We owe Gibraltar a good deal,’ Sir Bob Neill says in final Commons speech

Conservative MP Sir Robert Neill, the chairman of the All Party Group on Gibraltar in the House of Commons, spoke of the “absolutely essential” importance of cross-border fluidity to the Rock in his final speech in Parliament on Friday. Sir Bob, as he is best known, is stepping down as an MP and will not...

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Treaty negotiations to continue as Sunak calls July 4 election

The UK General Election called by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday will not stop negotiations for a UK/EU treaty on Gibraltar, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo told Parlament.The Prime Minister called a General Election for July 4, saying it was “the moment for Britain to choose its future”. The election comes at a critical time for the...

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Spain’s Pedro Sanchez stays as Prime Minister with call for ‘dignity and respect’ in politics

Pedro Sanchez on Monday said he would remain as Prime Minister of Spain, calling on society to reflect and reject what he termed the “politics of shame”. Mr Sanchez was speaking during a live broadcast to the country after announcing last Wednesday in a letter on X that he was considering resigning. The letter came...

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Pedro Sanchez considers quitting and asks: ‘Is it all worth it?’

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday that he was considering quitting, as he asked: “Is it all worth it?” Mr Sanchez made the shock announcement in a letter posted on X in which he announced he was suspending public duties while he reflected on his future in frontline politics. Carta a la ciudadanía....