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Gibraltar comes off FATF grey list

Gibraltar was on Friday removed from the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force, the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog. The announcement was made by FATF President T. Raja Kumar during a press conference following a plenary session in Paris. Gibraltar was one of four countries that came off the grey list...

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Governor's Meadow Lower Primary School and CSRO collaborate on an engaging interactive visit

The Civil Status and Registration Office (CSRO) Governor's Meadow Lower Primary School joined forces for a captivating interactive visit aimed at promoting education and civic awareness among young pupils. The visit centred on the intriguing topic of transport, providing them with firsthand insights into the world of passports and international documentation. The children learnt that...

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Royal Gibraltar Regiment success at the Brazilian jiu-jitsu championships

Cpl Mathew Hall from the Royal Gibraltar Regiment (RG) Explosive Ordnance Disposal department brought home a bronze medal after he travelled to he Combat Centre in Aldershot, UK to take part in the British Army Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships 2024. He was one of two members of the RG to attend. The championships, which took place...

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Special Educational Needs and Disability public meeting

The Department of Education has commissioned Una Geary, a NHS public health specialty registrar based in the UK, to work with Director of Public Health, Dr. Helen Carter, and Jenny Victory from the Supported Needs and Disability Office, to carry out a review of factors linked to increased prevalence of special educational needs among children...

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Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle under pressure after Gaza vote chaos

By Sophie Wingate, PA Political Correspondent The Speaker of the House of Commons is under pressure over his handling of a debate on Gaza, which resulted in MPs passing Labour’s amendment calling for an “immediate humanitarian ceasefire” amid scenes of chaos. The motion was approved but only after Sir Lindsay Hoyle upended parliamentary convention by selecting Labour’s...

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King back at work with first Privy Council and PM audience since cancer revealed

By Laura Elston, PA Court Reporter The King has held his first face-to-face official duties – an audience with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and a Privy Council – since being diagnosed with cancer. Charles met Mr Sunak at Buckingham Palace late on Wednesday afternoon, marking the restart of their weekly encounters to discuss matters of Government. Beforehand,...

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Cameron arrives in Falklands to show support for ‘valued part of British family’

By David Hughes, PA Political Editor in the Falkland Islands Lord Cameron has become the first foreign secretary to visit the Falkland Islands in 30 years, in a high-profile demonstration the overseas territory is a “part of the British family”. Lord Cameron said that the archipelago’s sovereignty is “not… up for discussion” while the islanders wish to...

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Guardia Civil deaths lead to groundswell of popular opinion against drug traffickers

by Maria Jesus Corrales The deaths of the two Guardia Civil divers from the underwater rescue and recovery squad (GEAS, from Especialistas en Actividades Subacuáticas) in Barbate last Friday has led to a nationwide groundswell in Spain of disgust and indignation towards drugs smugglers. There have been other deadly incidents between traffickers and law enforcement...