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Fraudsters scam local business out of £1m

A fraudster pretending to be bank employee scammed a local business out of £1m on Monday, an RGP spokesman has confirmed, following a slew of reported frauds. The spokesman confirmed that six businesses have been asked to hand over their username and passwords in the past week, and two have suffered a loss of money....

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Gibraltar FA to make formal complaint after Spanish national team chants ‘Gibraltar Español’

The Gibraltar FA will make a formal complaint to UEFA against the Spanish national team following Monday’s Euro 2024 champions parade in Madrid, where the team sang “Gibraltar Español” on stage. After Spain’s victory over England in Euro 2024, the Spanish national team celebrated with a traditional open bus tour through Madrid and presented the...

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GRA survey highlights local vulnerability to online misinformation

The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority has underscored concern over findings in a media literacy survey that showed some local adults and children are not confident in identifying misinformation online. In a 28-page report, the GRA set out its findings in their ‘Media Literacy Matters’ survey, which saw 6,240 respondents. The survey, split in two parts with...

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Pope Francis sends special message for Bishop Zammit’s 50 years in priesthood

At a solemn and joyous Golden Jubilee celebration as a priest Bishop Carmel Zammit received a special message from the Holy Father at the Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned. The message in Latin from Pope Francis was read out at a special thanksgiving Mass on Sunday evening by the Apostolic Nuncio to the United...

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Hoyle: Assassination attempt on Donald Trump a warning for us all to protect MPs

By Richard Wheeler, PA Parliamentary Editor An assassination attempt on Donald Trump is a “warning for us all” to ensure everything is in place to protect MPs, according to Sir Lindsay Hoyle. The Commons Speaker said it is “hard to believe” such an attack still happens in modern America, adding it was a “stark reminder”...

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Business and Trade Secretary to tell G7 ‘Britain is back’ and ‘open for business’

By Helen Corbett, Political Correspondent Business Secretary Jonathan Reynolds will say a “confident, outward-looking” UK is “open for business” at the G7 trade ministers’ meeting. He will set out the new Labour Government’s strategy to reset relations and remove barriers to trade during his first international visit as Business and Trade Secretary. The trip comes...

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Starmer says ‘Britain belongs on world stage’ at end of first summit as PM

By David Hughes, PA Political Editor in Washington Sir Keir Starmer declared the UK was back playing a leading role on the world stage at the conclusion of his first international summit as Prime Minister. Sir Keir said he would “reset” the UK’s relationship with Europe, “return to leadership” on climate change and “engage more deeply” with developing...

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Healey sets out UK’s path to close defence co-operation with EU

By David Hughes, PA Political Editor in Washington Defence Secretary John Healey said the UK would seek to join more European Union military programmes as the world deals with “a decade or more” of Russian aggression. At the Nato summit in Washington, Mr Healey said the Government’s review of defence policy and spending would be...